Local News

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After plummeting to 5.4% in September, the Hamblen County unemployment rose to 6.7% in October, a trend that mirrors the employment outlook in the Lakeway Area and across the state, according to Department of Labor Workforce Development statistics.

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The Morristown City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution calling for a scheduled municipal election on May 4.

Local Sports

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MAYNARDVILLE – Grainger head coach Adam Wolfenbarger knew that once his team put all the pieces together, they were going to be a very dangerous group. After near misses against North Greene and CAK earlier in the season, everything clicked for the Grizzlies on Tuesday night as they nailed n…

Announcements

Crystal Lowder, of Morristown, and Ronald Carson, of Newport, were united in marriage in a ceremony held at The Homeplace in Greeneville.

Clifford and Ava Goforth of Russellville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Nov. 5. They were married Nov. 5, 1970. They are the parents of Lora Goforth Carter and Richie Goforth and grandparents of four grandchildren, Mckenzie, Donovan, Kennedy and Graham.

Education

Amy Hixon's 8th grade science students at Lincoln Middle demonstrate Newton’s 3rd Law of motion.

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, 3133 W. Old A.J. Hwy., Strawberry Plains, recently announced new operating hours. These hours are designed to suit the needs of the community.

Obituaries

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James L. Wilkins, 65, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, N…

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Jack R. Rhea, 88, of Whitesburg, passed away Tuesday, December…

Arts & Entertainment

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Knoxville – Zoo Knoxville is excited to announce the opening of Zoo Lights presented by Chick-fil-A Knoxville, an all-new light extravaganza featuring colorful animal lanterns, tree lights, and festive food and drinks. Zoo Lights opens on Friday, Nov. 27 and continues through Jan. 3, 2021 fr…

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The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a wide variety of delicious treats, of… Read more