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Hamblen County officials said Tuesday that the county’s bond rating has kept stable even after issuing bonds for school projects and the building of a new justice/jail center.

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RUTLEDGE—Elizabethton’s girls racked up their first victory of the season by slipping past Jefferson County, 51-48, in a game not decided until a final-second three by the Lady Patriots didn’t fall Wednesday afternoon in the Pizza Plus Thanksgiving Classic at Grainger High School.



Several years ago, I was hunting in Texas for aoudads along the Rio Grande River. It was a rugged desert area but it was a beautiful place. We camped in an extremely isolated area where there were no homes or people for miles on our side of the river. Each day, my guide and I climbed one of …

Trojans, we have made it – It is finally Thanksgiving break! Take this time to enjoy being with your family and friends. We hope everyone has a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving. I am so thankful for this wonderful school, the faculty and staff, and my fellow students.


Arts & Entertainment

A Morristown native this former, and first African American, Miss Tennessee USA has returned home and is fulfilling philanthropic goals through a position on the staff at Rose Center.

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Walters State Theatre is coming back to the stage in a big way, presenting not one, but four great Sherlock Holmes mysteries featuring four great actors in the title role. The show opens Nov. 18 and will mark the first live, in-person theatre performance at the college since “Mr. Burns: A Po…