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The Carson-Newman Student Success Center invites those attending the university’s Sept. 28 home football game against Virginia-Wise to help “Pack the Pantry” against food insecurity.

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JEFFERSON CITY — Morristown East’s girls golf team finished first while the boys placed second in a tri-match against Jefferson County and Cocke County at Patriot Hills Golf Club.

Announcements

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Rochelle and Chris Baxley, of Bulls Gap, announce the birth of a son, Amos Lynn Baxley, born Aug. 7, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz. Amos is the brother of Abel Stone Baxley, and the grandson of Alvin and Melissa Baxley, and Robert and Sherry Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee (Bob and Gwen) Cates celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The couple was honored at a reception the next day hosted by Brock and Kathy Henry at Talbott Baptist Church.

Education

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The Carson-Newman Student Success Center invites those attending the university’s Sept. 28 home football game against Virginia-Wise to help “Pack the Pantry” against food insecurity.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE – Milligan College’s annual “Church Planting Emphasis Week,” Sept. 23-27, will feature two preachers committed to forming new churches in the U.S. The week is presented in partnership with Stadia, a worldwide church planting organization. The events are free and open to the public.

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GREENEVILLE – Dr. Desirae Matherly, chairwoman of Tusculum University’s English and Fine Arts Department, will read from her new collection of essays, “Echo’s Fugue,” Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Clem Allison Gallery on the Greeneville campus.

Obituaries

Louise L. Jones, 96, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sep…

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Bernard Lee Hall, 68, of Russellville went to be with the Lord…

Kermit Seals, 76, of Morristown passed away Friday, Sept. 20, …

Arts & Entertainment

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The ConAgra Foods Foundation Core Group, along with partners and friends, is inviting the community to attend a fundraiser to benefit The Hope Project of Cocke County.