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The Cocke County Legislative Body spent time Monday evening discussing issues with regard to first responders. There is continuing concern First Call ambulances often are not available to respond to emergencies, in part because of COVID-19 issues.

Local Sports

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NEW TAZEWELL- Grainger moved up a spot to fifth in this week’s girls basketball rankings and played like they are one of the best teams in the state as the Lady Grizzlies cruised to a 69-22 win over Claiborne.


Brianna Walker and Dustin Fingleman Jr., of Bean Station, announce the birth of a daughter, Oaklynn Fingleman, born Nov. 20, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz. Oaklynn is the granddaughter of Patricia Rose, Dustin Fingleman, Amy Sauceman and Joey Walker.



Janis Witherspoon, 74, born February 1, 1946 in Electra, Texas…

Paris Seals, 74, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord Frida…

Arts & Entertainment

PIGEON FORGE – Dollywood is gearing up for its 2021 season by casting talent ready to shine in the park’s beloved shows. Due to social distancing protocol, interested performers should note this year’s open-call auditions are by appointment only.

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre presents Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” read by Carol Mayo Jenkins, recorded on location at the Mabry Hazen House, and directed by John Sipes. The free, streaming recording is available NOW through Dec. 25. In conjunction with the read…