Assistant U.S. Attorney B. Todd Martin on Monday opened a door that could allow a 34-year old convicted felon from Sevierville to exit a Hamblen County-based federal prosecution by extraordinary means, according to court documents.
An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment and arrest of a now former corrections officer who stands accused of abusing his position to introduce contraband into the Hancock County Jail.
A relatively minor player in a major Hawkins County crystal-meth conspiracy was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison on Monday, 57 months short of the presumptive 120-month sentence for defendants who plead guilty to selling more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, according to court documents.
NASHVILLE — The first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2019-20 season will be held the weekend of Oct. 26-27.
Rome, Ga. — Walters State posted a first round team score of 292 Monday to end the opening round of the Chick-Fil-A Collegiate Invitational in third place. The No. 6-ranked Senators shot a combined 4-over at the Stonebridge Golf Club.
It’s an uphill climb for the Walters State men’s basketball team in the 2019-20 season. The Senators open the year ranked No. 25 in the newly-released NJCAA men’s basketball poll Monday.
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Jensen Jay Carter celebrated his 2nd birthday Oct. 8 with a Mickey Mouse birthday party with his family and friends.
Hannah and Steven Brock, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Rhett Brock, born Sept. 23, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz. Rhett is the brother of Ryder Brock, and the grandson of Paula and Alan Cook, Jeff and Stacy Blanken, and Paula and John Brock.
Maylee Rickard turned 11 years old on Oct. 2. She celebrated her birthday with her friends and family.
MILLIGAN COLLEGE — New York City is a global icon for culture and business. This fall, faculty and students from Milligan College’s business area and performing, visual and communicative arts areas traveled together to the “Big Apple” to connect their coursework to reality.
JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University’s Reece Museum, in partnership with the Archives of Appalachia, is hosting an exhibit titled “Johnson City: Then and Now” through Jan. 10, 2020. A reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 5-7 p.m.
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MILLIGAN COLLEGE — The Milligan College Orchestra, directed by professor of music Dr. Kellie Brown, will present “A Musical Zoo” on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel. The concert will journey through centuries of music inspired by…
PIGEON FORGE – After a highly successful opening season, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show in Pigeon Forge prepares to sail into the holidays with a new Christmas show that offers a spectacular swashbuckling spin on “A Christmas Carol” with Captain Scrooge and his cavalier crew.