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KNOXVILLE (AP) — In its quest to redefine tourism at the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has inked a deal to bring an international entertainment company to the United States for the first time.

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Walters State Mens Basketball Coach Bill Carlyle and retired East Ridge Middle School and All Saints Principal’s grandson, Branson James from Gatlinburg- Pittman High School, signed with the East Tennessee State University’s Fishing Team on Monday, May 9, 2022.

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Education

In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the President’s List for the spring 2022 semester.

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Carson-Newman University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) is now taking applications from interested students for its inaugural class, slated to start in August 2022.

Obituaries

Buster Yount, age 85, passed away Sunday May 15, 2022 at Jeffe…

Dorothy J. Long, age 60, of Rutledge, passed away Monday, May …

Becky Millen, age 70, passed away on May 13, 2022, unexpectedl…

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The 2022 SkyMart Arts and Music Festival brought scores of people to downtown Morristown to enjoy a day filled with sights, sounds and smells designed to inspire and entice.

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — In its quest to redefine tourism at the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has inked a deal to bring an international entertainment company to the United States for the first time.

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