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Those supporting placing the proposed $85 million bond issue to pay for a new jail and improvements to Hamblen County schools didn't come close to getting the 10 percent of signatures of registered voters to put the initiative on the March 2020 ballot, Jeff Gardner, administrator of election…

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The city of Morristown has new proposed zoning regulations that will both allow ReVIDA Recovery Center to remain at its current location off West Morris Boulevard and address nuisance concerns that have been voiced loudly to Morristown City Council members, officials say.

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Lali Luzi Gonzalez Gonzalez and Edy Joel Morales Roblero, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Eddy Alexander Morales Gonzalez, born in October 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz.

Education

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Even a last-minute change to a new debate format didn’t stop Walters State from earning several awards at Middle Tennessee State University’s Naveen “Scott” Pejaver Memorial Forensic Tournament held in Murfreesboro this month.

The iconoic sounds of Hitsville USA will fill the West High auditorium Nov. 15-17 as the combined members of the East and West High advanced choirs bring the songs of Motown to the stage.

A legend among Hamblen County teachers will be honored at the Boys & Girls Club Foundation of Morristown 17th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Obituaries

Wilma R. Smith, 89, of Morristown went to be with the Lord Tue…

Arts & Entertainment

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City officials welcome community to grand opening of park developed on site of historical Morristown College

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Java Jive, the popular cabaret style concert series, returns to Rose Center’s Prater Hall on November 22nd featuring Hancock County native, Toby Gibson.

Many theories exist on why we age and how we can minimize the effects of aging. Some excitin… Read more