Local News

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Tips forwarded to the Morristown Police Department from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led to the arrest of two local men for allegedly sexually exploiting underage girls, authorities say.

Local Sports

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RUTLEDGE – Grainger head football coach Chad Tate said before the season that playing in Region 1 4-A is the high school equivalent of playing in the SEC because it seems the defending champion is always on your schedule.

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

Carson-Newman University President Charles A. Fowler recently shared with students, faculty and staff how the university’s mission must become the prevalent navigational influence on the school’s future and determine the assessment of effectiveness as an institution.

The dream of Friday Night Lights at Lakeway Christian Academy has become a reality this fall. What you might miss in the bright lights, pep band and excitement, however, is the real heart behind Lakeway’s first-year football program.

Welcome back Canes! We hope everyone is adjusting to the new school year and all of the new guidelines. Students we will be on regular schedule this week with STORM held after second period. Students, please remember to keep your mask on even after school, and to abide by the hallway rules. …

Obituaries

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Virginia Vanier, 90, of Morristown, formerly of Virginia, pass…

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Douglas A. Stanbery, 53, of Talbott, passed away Sunday, Septe…

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