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Nine students completed the Walters State Paramedic Program in July. The three-semester program trains individuals to practice as emergency medical paramedics in a variety of situations. All are working at local emergency agencies.

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Camilla Willingham and Matthew Evans, of Morristown, announce the birth of a daughter, Brooklyn Elaine Evans, born June 29, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. She is the granddaughter of Gina Cole and Patty Harris.

Ashley Raye Stanifer, of Morristown, and Adam Lane Shelton, of Afton, were married in a 6 p.m. ceremony, Saturday, June 13, 2020 at The Homeplace in Greeneville. Rev. Scott Wakefield and Rev. Gary Marshall, grandfather of the bride, officiated.


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Hawkins County Schools will open classes this week virtually with an introduction into virtual learning Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.


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Ester L. Tompkins, 82, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, Au…

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Dail E. Schluth, 73, of Talbott, passed away Thursday, August …

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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.