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Hamblen County residents will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the process of extending an Urban Growth Boundary on Thursday when city and county officials will hold a joint public hearing concerning the Hamblen County Growth Plan Update and City of Morristown’s review of its Urba…

Monday Mile walkers enjoyed a beautiful fall evening on Sept. 19 at Fulton Hill Park in Morristown as part of the Healthy Hamblen initiative. The next Monday Mile will be tomorrow at Cherokee Park and is open to the community. Walkers should meet at the Veterans Building at 5:30 p.m.

Local Sports



Fifty-one cadets graduated from the Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy on Aug. 15. These cadets mark the 125th class at the academy.

Tennessee Tech University is participating in a new initiative that focuses on accelerating the progress of local communities towards computer science education for all learners and increasing access to computer science learning opportunities through the CSforALL Accelerator Program.


Emma A. Wilson, age 79, of Russellville, passed away, Monday, …

Lisa Kay Owens, age 56, of Russellville, passed away Friday, S…

Arts & Entertainment

The 45th Mountain Makins Festival will return to Rose Center Saturday, October 22, from 10 to 5, and Sunday, October 23, from 11 to 5. As always, the festival will feature fine crafts, Appalachian music, dancing, storytelling, authors, children’s activities, the Country Store, and lots of fa…