Local News

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A tip from an estranged girlfriend Sunday resulted in the arrest of a Mexican man and the confiscation of 14 pounds of marijuana, $36,400 in cash and 2.5 grams of crystal meth, according to the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department.

Local Sports

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Tennessee Smokies dropped their third game in four tries against the Birmingham Barons on Sunday evening at Regions Field in a 7-6 loss. Damek Tomscha drove in four runs, including the winning run in the ninth to end the series.

Announcements

James C. and Barbara Lowe Mitchell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 4.

Education

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While the official announcement about the multi-million-dollar expansion of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology isn’t expected until late September, the Morristown City Council is taking preliminary steps to facilitate the new construction.

Obituaries

Taneja Yeary, 13, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Morris…

Mark Oliver Wright, age 57 of Talbott, passed away Sunday, Jul…

Ray D. Tharp, 86, of Morristown passed away on Sunday, July 21…

Arts & Entertainment

The long journey to “Mamma Mia!” began for director Donna Belisle in January. Over the ensuing six months, others joined with casting in March and rehearsals in April. On Friday, Belisle and the Encore Theatrical team will show the fruits of their labor to the Lakeway Area.