Local News

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Frustration bubbled over during the Hamblen County COVID-19 Task Force meeting Wednesday afternoon as local officials questioned if there was a plan in place from the state to effectively distribute vaccinations within the county.

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The Morristown City Council approved applying for a grant Tuesday afternoon that would study the Buffalo Trail and Cumberland Street corridor to see any future changes that need to be made.

Local Sports

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GREENEVILLE – After watching seventh-ranked Tusculum tie the game at the buzzer at the end of regulation and lead most of the first overtime, No. 20 Carson-Newman mustered enough plays to beat the Pioneers 69-66 in double overtime at Pioneer Arena Wednesday night to rise to the top of the So…

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RUTLEDGE – When Rusty Bishop became the new head coach of the Grainger Lady Grizzlies, he knew exactly what he had to do to automatically make a great team even better.

Announcements

Brianna Walker and Dustin Fingleman Jr., of Bean Station, announce the birth of a daughter, Oaklynn Fingleman, born Nov. 20, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz. Oaklynn is the granddaughter of Patricia Rose, Dustin Fingleman, Amy Sauceman and Joey Walker.

Education

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The faculty and staff of Lakeway Christian Academy strive to see every student succeed. Pursuing student success academically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally is the goal of daily operations. But the fact that traditional methods for achieving success don’t work for every student is a…

Obituaries

Samantha Stuffle, 36, of Morristown, passed away Monday, Janua…

Robert L. Sawyer, 85, of Jefferson City, born September 5, 193…

Arts & Entertainment

PIGEON FORGE – Dollywood is gearing up for its 2021 season by casting talent ready to shine in the park’s beloved shows. Due to social distancing protocol, interested performers should note this year’s open-call auditions are by appointment only.

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre presents Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” read by Carol Mayo Jenkins, recorded on location at the Mabry Hazen House, and directed by John Sipes. The free, streaming recording is available NOW through Dec. 25. In conjunction with the read…