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This week, the Hawkins County Emergency Communications District, or E-911, is retraining dispatchers to be able to give step-by-step instructions for different first aid situations after it was discovered the dispatchers lacked required training.

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Newly appointed Hamblen County Trustee Scotty Long has been approved for a $2.8 million insurance bond, according to the county’s mayor, Bill Brittain, who presented the information to the county commission’s finance committee.

Local Sports

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RUTLEDGE — Last year was supposed to have been a rebuilding year for the Grainger Lady Grizzlies, but they did what they always seems to do: just reload.

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NEW TAZEWELL — Nine members of the Claiborne Bulldogs football team were named to the Mountain 6 All-Region 1 3A team which was voted on by the league’s head coaches.


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.


West High School Thanksgiving Drive going into its last week


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Carroll Jean Acker, 86, of Morristown, passed away Saturday, N…

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Heritage Park is the former site of Morristown College, a college which served the African-American community of Hamblen County and East Tennessee for more than a hundred years.

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