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Third District Cocke County Constable Nathan White arrested a man who allegedly nearly hit the officer’s cruiser Sunday while driving on Bybee Road.

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The Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department will use a $13,000 federal Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant to buy five new mobile-data terminals – rugged in-car computers designed to withstand intense heat – and five in-car radios, officials say.

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Announcements

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A drop-in baby shower was held July 19 for first-time parents Katey (Hopkins) and Daniel Rossie of Maryville at the home of Aundrea Hopkins in Talbott.

Whitney M. Hannah and Kyle C. Perdue, of Morristown, announce the birth of a daughter, Cali Renee’ Perdue, born July 15, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz. She is the sister of Chloe Eryn Ann Dugger, and the granddaughter of Lynette Jackson, Scott Smith,…

Education

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Dr. Michael D. Belcher, director of Hancock County Schools, passed away Sunday after a brief illness just two months after being appointed director.

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Walters State Community College’s noncredit allied health programs can train students for a new career in the field in months, not years.

Obituaries

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Alice Faye Parker, 84, of Dandridge, passed away Tuesday, Sept…

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John Rinehart. 78, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020, at …

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Clyde Neil Mabe, 89, of Sneedville, passed away at Bristol Reg…

Arts & Entertainment

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The Rose Center Board of Directors announces the cancellation of this year’s Mountain Makins Festival, due to the current COVID-19 health crisis.

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Each September, we raise awareness of the dangers of rabies through World Rabies Day. Read more