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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.

Education

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Walters State’s Hayden Howard, in her first-ever collegiate debate, advanced to the novice finals at the Virtual State Debate Tournament held in February.

JEFFERSON CITY - The following students graduated from Carson-Newman University at the conclusion of the institution's fall semester. Winter commencement ceremonies took place Dec. 11, 2020, at the Sevierville Convention Center.

Obituaries

Kelli Jo Nalepa, 44, of Talbott, passed away Tuesday, March 2,…

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The Cades Cove Loop - in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park above Townsend - is known for its wildlife spotting. Deer, bear and, in more recent years, elk have been spotted in the scenic valley that draws thousands of visitors to the park every year.

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The Word Players will present “The Ends We Seek” by Ethan Norman at every Walters State Campus in February. The presentation is part of the college’s celebration of Black History Month.