Wednesday, February 01, 2023
When the folks over at the First Presbyterian church form a committee, then convene a formal meeting - all ahead of a congratulatory party to recognize a staff member for 30 years of exemplary service, you’ve got to figure that this individual is NOT a quiet quitter.
He started working at the Food City on Jaybird Road in Morristown in April of 2018 and she accepted a position there in October of the same year.
Sunday, January 01, 2023
The act of caregiving can be an emotionally gratifying experience, for both the giver and the recipient – however, what can be forgotten, or swept aside, is the stress that accompanies the act – and that can result in burnout.
With Wednesday being the 81st anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Carl Storms explained to the Morristown Rotary Club some of the circumstances around the infamous attempt to take out the United States’ Pacific fleet.
Within months of their grand opening, organizers of the EAA Chapter 1494 Aviation Library are already working to preserve valuable history.
Scrolling through social media in search of good news can be a challenge.
Thursday, December 01, 2022
The family-size Buddy’s BBQ meal box made a distinct thump on the speaker’s table during a fall luncheon at Stokely cafeteria.
Dick Valentine has always lived on adrenaline.
Tuesday, November 01, 2022
The vision is nigh.
For Valerie Farmer, becoming the director of the Senior Center is part of her lifelong love for seniors and seeing their physical, mental, financial, and social needs met.
“It’s about the determination of a people,” Dr. Paul Fuller explained to The Hamblen County Genealogical Society.
If you’re out by Jefferson County’s Deep Springs Road and see a stout older fellow checking the oil on his daughter-in-law Shelley’s car, or sanding on some artsy dustpans, you may have seen 99 year-old Ashley Valentine.
Saturday, October 01, 2022
The problem with some types of insurances is that we don’t know we need it until it’s too late.
A magnificent garden grows up on W. 7th North Street in Morristown under the watchful eye of a master gardener.
Unless you’ve been living under a Monet-inspired painted rock for the past two-plus decades, you probably know the name Dan Gibson.
After a two-year hiatus, the Mountain Makins Festival returns to the Rose Center in Morristown for the fourth weekend of October.
Thursday, September 01, 2022
On Saturday, Sept. 17, the Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society and Museum will sponsor a train excursion on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
Tim Carpenter, Morristown Fire Department deputy fire marshal, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Public Fire Educators Association.
Hide-A-Way Doors is a family-owned and operated business based in Morristown that is providing homeowners all over the nation with their unique product.
U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., toured Downtown Morristown in August as part of his second annual statewide economic development tour.
A two-decade effort to locate at least one picture for each of the 58,281 service members’ whose names are inscribed on on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, including several from the Lakeway Area, is complete, according to an announcement from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.
Monday, August 01, 2022
The 3rd Annual Cumberland Gap Arts & Wine Festival was dubbed a success just before 11 a.m. on June 25.
The new art installation on the corner of Sherwood Drive and Terrace View in Morristown is no ordinary work hanging in just any gallery.
The EAA National Organization is bringing a B-25 Mitchell airplane, the Berlin Express, to the Morristown Airport Sept. 8-11.
Health & Wellness
(NewsUSA) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in five deaths is due to heart disease, even though the disease is largely preventable.
La enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos. Una de cada cinco muertes se debe a una enfermedad cardíaca, a pesar de que la enfermedad se puede prevenir en gran medida.
(BPT) - Eye exams are important for children not only for general eye health but also because nearsightedness in children has increased dramatically in recent years1. Also called myopia, this eye condition means that while you can see objects close to you clearly, objects that are further aw…
Food & Recipes
(Culinary.net) Finding something unique and special to do on Valentine’s Day for your significant other can be a challenge. Every year, the day to celebrate love rolls around and every year it may seem like you’re out of ideas. Many people feel the same way.
(Family Features) The cold chill of winter may have you feeling trapped indoors with nothing to do and nowhere to go, but fun activities fit for the whole family can add excitement and chase away those wintertime blues. Paired with an appetizing snack, at-home crafting provides a relaxing wa…
(Family Features) From kickoff to the final whistle, taking your game day party to the next level starts with serving an all-star lineup of menu items. From starting-caliber appetizers to MVP-level main courses and a supporting cast of side dishes, dips like salsa and hummus can play the rol…
Arts & Entertainment
Maria Shriver has recalled sobbing as she took advice from a reverence mother at a convent following her painful split from Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Khloé Kardashian has insisted she is single amid rumours she had reunited with her ex Tristan Thompson.
(BPT) - Heading into a new year is the perfect time to decide on 2023 travel plans. With so many places to see, both close to home and abroad, it can be hard to choose. To help, here is a short list of the best travel destinations for next year. With the right tools, you could check more tha…
(BPT) - It's easy to catch a case of cabin fever during the dreary winter and spring months. A sure cure: A vacation with the entire family to experience the extraordinary and make lifelong memories. One destination that offers endless potential with access to 10 different national parks, st…
(BPT) - The U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which now celebrates its fifth anniversary, has more than 100 locations across 15 states that follow the battle for civil rights over the years. In Arkansas, most of the locations on the trail can be found within ten minutes of one another in downtown Lit…
(Family Features) Valentine’s Day may traditionally be a lovers’ holiday, but it’s also an opportunity to connect with those who make your heart happiest, whether it’s family, friends or anyone who enriches your life. Celebrate all types of love this Valentine’s Day with thoughtful gifts tha…
(Family Features) In the year following a stroke, about 1 in 3 stroke survivors will experience spasticity, a common post-stroke condition which causes muscle stiffness due to involuntary muscle contractions. Most commonly affecting the elbow, wrist and ankle, the condition may make it diffi…