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The Morristown Planning Department will review all of its policies and regulations concerning methadone and suboxone clinics after the Board of Zoning Appeals denied a business license to a Nashville-based recovery clinic, officials said Tuesday.

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Members of the Cocke County Legislative Body agreed Monday evening to explore the feasibility of locating a justice center on the county owned Jack farm. The site currently is a soybean field.

Local Sports

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Editor’s Note: This is the third part in an eight-part series chronicling each of Carson-Newman football’s positions. Associate head coach Mike Clowney details the Eagles’ running backs for this report.

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DANDRIDGE — Monday night was the unveiling of the renovated Leroy Shannon Field as the Jefferson County Lady Patriots’ soccer team was the first squad to play an official game on the new turf.


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Gabbie and Joe Ward, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Harrison Lee Ward, born July 28, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz. Harrison is the brother of Braxton and Emma Rose, and the grandson of Victor and Etta Feezell, and G.W. and Debbie Ward.

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Anna Sutton and John Sutton, daughter and son of George “Eddie” and Erin Sutton of Morristown, enjoyed their birthday celebrations during the summer.


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Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, Strawberry Plains, has six openings in new tablet classes to be held 1 – 3 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 19-21. Registration is required. Call 865-933-1311 to register. Above, graduates of earlier computer and tablet classes inclue, front row from left, Carolyn …

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Trojan Nation settles into school year


Fred J. Rymer, 89, of Morristown passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20,…

Jean A. McMahan, 89, of Morristown passed away Monday, Aug. 19…

Mary Yvonne Marion, 63, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at…

Arts & Entertainment

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The newly-cut jewel in Morristown parks system will be on public display for the first time on Nov. 16, and plans made over recent weeks and bookings finalized on Friday promise a daylong event that bests any show that’s ever rolled into this town.

OAK RIDGE - Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder will perform on Saturday, Aug. 17 for the next Summer Sessions concert event presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union. Summer Sessions is a free concert series for the community featuring bluegrass and American bands from throughout the region.

JOHNSON CITY – Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will headline East Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association Fall Major Concert as part of his 2019 “Beyond the Fluffy” World Tour on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

Summer is the time of year that can be the hardest on the eyes. More sun exposure means more… Read more