Local News

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A Hamblen County man who was shot in the head Sunday afternoon outside his Three Springs Road residence was discharged from the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, and the alleged gunman, a convicted felon, remains in the Hamblen County Jail, authorities say.

Local Sports

Cocke County athletic director A.C. Willis finds himself in an unenviable position. A day after boys basketball coach Ray Evans stepped down from the position, his girls basketball coach, Jeremy Byrd, was announced as the new head girls basketball coach for Jefferson County.

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With high schools and prep sports shut down, Cocke County boys basketball coach Ray Evans took the time to reflect and spend time with his family. He’d planned to coach for one more season, with son Bereket (12) still a year away from high school and younger brother Christian (10) to follow,…

Announcements

Tiffany Renee Driskell, of Morristown, announces the birth of a son, Jasper Lallen Driskell, born May 6, 2020 at University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Alexandra L. and Jeremy W. Miller, of Morristown, announce the birth of a daughter, Lylah Grey Miller, born April 3, 2020 at University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Cody Lane Lyons and Remli Elizabeth Price were married in a 6 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2020 ceremony at The Wedding Tree at Live Oak Creek Ranch in Muldoon, Texas. Their ceremony was officiated by Pastor Will Martin of Muldoon Baptist Church.

Education

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Three popular noncredit Occupational Safety and Health Administration courses will be offered online by Walters State Community College’s Division of Workforce Training.

Hey, Trojans! It is that time of year again. Summer is quickly approaching, and teachers are closing shop. However, it also means this year's senior class will depart from our school conglomerate. Personally, I do not feel like my senior year was stripped from me despite the peculiar events …

Obituaries

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Shirley Jean May, 74, of Morristown, passed away Sunday, May 2…

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Michael Alan Milam, 66, of Rogersville, went home to be with t…

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James E. Heatherly, 84, of Morristown, passed away Monday, May…

Arts & Entertainment

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday after battling bone cancer.

As Encore Theatrical Company continues it’s #EncoreIntermission digital campaign during the COVID-19 pandemic, the group is looking forward to the return to the societal new normal.

Almost sixty days after closing their doors to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos will begin a gradual reopening of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River on Monday, May 18, 2020.

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As our world changes, some of our summer activities may look different, too. One activity th… Read more