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Morristown Police Department investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating 17-year-old Austin Harrell.  Harrell left his Lincoln Avenue residence on September 15, 2019.  A family member told police that he does have the pictured dog with him. 

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State Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown, and state Rep. Rick Eldridge, R-Morristown, announced Monday that the Morristown-Hamblen Library will receive a $1,809 technology grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is joining institutions across the nation in celebrating the fourth annual Health Care Simulation Week, September 16-20. Health care simulation is a learning tool that recreates a clinical environment to allow for experiencin…

Local Sports

TAZEWELL – With Maeve Cummins holding a share of the lead through the first 18 holes of play on a round of 70, No. 25 Carson-Newman sits in third through Monday’s first day of the State Farm Intercollegiate at the Woodlake Golf Club.

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MARS HILL, N.C. — Playing three matches on the road this week, Carson-Newman gets the ball rolling Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in the Tar Heel State with a South Atlantic Conference against Mars Hill looking to keep the momentum rolling from the opening weekend.

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SEVIERVILLE — The Chicago Cubs today named Single-A South Bend outfielder Brennen Davis and Double-A Tennessee right-handed pitcher Cory Abbott as the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.

Announcements

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Rochelle and Chris Baxley, of Bulls Gap, announce the birth of a son, Amos Lynn Baxley, born Aug. 7, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz. Amos is the brother of Abel Stone Baxley, and the grandson of Alvin and Melissa Baxley, and Robert and Sherry Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee (Bob and Gwen) Cates celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The couple was honored at a reception the next day hosted by Brock and Kathy Henry at Talbott Baptist Church.

Education

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State Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown, and state Rep. Rick Eldridge, R-Morristown, announced Monday that the Morristown-Hamblen Library will receive a $1,809 technology grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is joining institutions across the nation in celebrating the fourth annual Health Care Simulation Week, September 16-20. Health care simulation is a learning tool that recreates a clinical environment to allow for experiencin…

Obituaries

Virgie Ruth Edgar, 87, of Morristown passed away Monday, Septe…

Edgar Allen Combs, 83, of Morristown passed away Sunday, Septe…

Arts & Entertainment

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Scottish and Irish entertainers will vie for attention with the Bagpipe & Drum Band Playoff Challenge at the 13th-annual Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival, which will take place on Main Street in downtown Dandridge on Sept. 28.

Businesses have an opportunity and a calling to support community initiatives. Now more than… Read more