Local News

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Customers of Newport Utilities will see an increase in their electric bills effective April 1.

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Hamblen County crystal-meth dealer Summer Carroll, the No. 12 defendant in a 12-defendant, female-dominated conspiracy, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison on Wednesday, 53 months more than the lead defendant and her one-time girlfriend, Joy Marie Hileman.

Local Sports

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It was a sweep for the Lakeway Christian girls basketball team on Wednesday in the NACA Nationals in Dayton, TN, taking down Wade Christian from Florida in the first round, 73-31, and Clarksville Christian in the quarterfinals, 67-37.

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WISE, Va. – Kayla Marosites reset her own single-season double-double record with her 22nd of the season helping Carson-Newman to its 20th win of the year taking down UVa-Wise at the Prior Center in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday evening.

Announcements

Kendra Griffin and Nicholas Cook, of Morristown, announce the birth of a daughter, Marnie Elizabeth Reighn Cook, born Feb. 4, 2020 at University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Education

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While nationally, the Boy Scouts of America is facing bankruptcy, the local organization of the Great Smoky Mountain Council is assuring members that the court case does not affect local troops.

Obituaries

Gary L. Williams, 74, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 a…

Arts & Entertainment

PIGEON FORGE – Dollywood officials announced the free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass to celebrate the park’s milestone 35th anniversary season in 2020. With the pass, children born in 2015 or 2016 are able to visit Dollywood absolutely free for the entire 2020 season. Additionally, the pass a…

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Once described as “the best thing that happened to romance since moonlight,” vocal group The Lettermen will take the stage at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 p.m.

All brides have this in common: they want to look and feel great on their special day. There… Read more