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Cocke County Partnership President Lucas Graham told the partnership board and economic development commission on Thursday several new firms are looking at projects in Cocke County.

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The 1965 Class of Morristown High School will hold its annual reunion picnic 3 – 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Veterans Pavilion building in Cherokee Park. The fee is $20; the picnic will be catered. Make reservations and payments by Sept. 13. Make checks payable to Class of 1965. To RSV…

Local Sports

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Tyson Jones smacked a pair of home runs to help his winning cause in the pitcher’s circle while Ethan Blair hit a home run, two doubles and a single to help Murray’s Auto Repair defeat Synchronized A2B 17-9 in Morristown Parks and Recreation Men’s Fall League Softball action at Jones-Hodge Field.

Announcements

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Brittany M. Lamb, of Talbott, announces the birth of a son, Grayson Cooper Lamb, born Aug. 24, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz. Grayson is the grandson of Richard and Michelle Lamb.

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The 1965 Class of Morristown High School will hold its annual reunion picnic 3 – 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Veterans Pavilion building in Cherokee Park. The fee is $20; the picnic will be catered. Make reservations and payments by Sept. 13. Make checks payable to Class of 1965. To RSV…

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.

Education

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The Carson-Newman Student Success Center invites those attending the university’s Sept. 28 home football game against Virginia-Wise to help “Pack the Pantry” against food insecurity.

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GREENEVILLE – Dr. Desirae Matherly, chairwoman of Tusculum University’s English and Fine Arts Department, will read from her new collection of essays, “Echo’s Fugue,” Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Clem Allison Gallery on the Greeneville campus.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE – Milligan College’s annual “Church Planting Emphasis Week,” Sept. 23-27, will feature two preachers committed to forming new churches in the U.S. The week is presented in partnership with Stadia, a worldwide church planting organization. The events are free and open to the public.

Obituaries

Betty Sue Stewart, 65, passed away Friday night at Morristown-…

Arts & Entertainment

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The ConAgra Foods Foundation Core Group, along with partners and friends, is inviting the community to attend a fundraiser to benefit The Hope Project of Cocke County.