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November 17, 2017


MPD warning citizens of scam

MORRISTOWN – The Morristown Police Department (MPD) is warning citizens of a recent home-improvement scam. According to a press release issued by MPD, two white males driving a white Ford pick-up truck with a mounted tank are representing themselves as an asphalt-sealing service. The suspects stop unsolicited at a residence and offer to seal the

Get a shopping cart makeover

KNOXVILLE – The University of Tennessee Medical Center is hosting a grocery shopping cart makeover. UT Medical Center’s Healthy Living Kitchen dietitian, Janet Seiber, RD, LDN, CDE will teach shoppers how to compare food options, while shopping, to make the healthiest food selections. The event will be held Wednesday, September. 27 from 10:30 until 11:30

Crooked River Half Marathon takes place October 15

HILTONS, VIRGINIA – The second annual Crooked River Half Marathon will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, October 15 at The Lodge at Crooked River, 110 Crooked River Drive, Hiltons, Virginia 24258. The Lodge is situated between the North Fork of the Holston River and Clinch Mountain. The race will take place on a United States

The Little Dipper: New owners and new direction

Robert Turner Grainger Today Reporter BLAINE – For anyone traveling on Hwy. 11W through Blaine, there will be noticeable change to The Little Dipper: the parking lot is full. The iconic diner and creamery has slowly but surely returned to the days when locals and travelers would stop for good food and interesting conversation. For

Kindness ROCKS Grainger County

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor RUTLEDGE – Area residents may have noticed a variety of small, painted rocks cropping up in various places around Grainger County. The little splashes of color are part of a new activity that is quickly gaining popularity – Grainger County – Kindness ROCKS (GCKR). GCKR began following a Rutledge family’s vacation

Four Hawkins students graduate paramedic program

MORRISTOWN – Four Hawkins County residents were among 16 paramedics graduating Walters State’s Paramedic Class 24 during a recent ceremony on the college’s Morristown campus. The graduation speaker, Brad Phillips, director of the Jefferson County EMS, advised the new paramedics to adhere to four principles: “Follow your heart; continually fight complacency; consistently find compassion; and

Free health fair at old Hancock County High School Saturday

SNEEDVILLE –  Nearly 25 health-focused organizations and companies are set to host a free health fair in Hancock County Saturday, August 19 at the Old Hancock County High School, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Dr. Manny Sethi and Healthy Tennessee are bringing in healthcare professionals that will be available to consult with local residents

Reserved parking passes for Big Red Valley for sale

ROGERSVILLE – The Mobuck Football Booster Club is announcing the first time ever Reserved Parking Plan for all Cherokee Chief High School football games. This will include any future playoff games at Big Red Valley in 2017. The initial offering is of 75 prime spaces just behind the Press Box area. Passes are selling fast with

Cherokee Chief merchandise goes on sale soon

ROGERSVILLE – The Mobuck Football Booster Club will have official Cherokee Chief merchandise for sale in the next week or so. Plans are to have a sale at Cherokee High School for students, faculty and staff as soon as possible. The merchandise will be available at all home games beginning with the first one, Friday, September

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