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Knoxville’s Dr. Ted Russell was named to the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association Hall of Fame. TICUA and its member institutions selected 24 alumni, highlighting their contributions to the state, country and world in a variety of disciplines. Russell is a 1962 Carson-…

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Contractors submitted their bids to build the Hamblen County Justice Center/Jail Project and Blaine Construction Corporation out of Knoxville submitted the low, base bid of $86,692,750 for the project.

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Morristown West High School held Senior Night before the Trojans took on Cherokee at Burke-Toney Stadium Friday night. Photo album includes seniors from the cheerleading team, golf team and football team.

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Education

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Last chance for yearbook photos and retakes for West students, staff

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During the summer of 2021, Erica Carey, an eighth grade English Language Arts teacher had the opportunity to participate in the Rosie’s Girls and Advanced Manufacturing Technical Education Camp hosted by Hamblen County Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers from West High School. This…

Obituaries

Leroy Goins, 84, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 at Morri…

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Walters State’s annual International Festival, usually limited to a day or two, has in-person and virtual activities scheduled throughout October. These events are free and open to the public. Social distancing will be practiced and visitors will need to adhere to CDC mask guidelines at the …

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Tans are fading fast and leaving behind the traces of summer’s abuse… dull, dry, discolored … Read more