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C-N Students To Premiere Film And Spark Hope For Philippines

C-N Students To Premiere Film And Spark Hope For Philippines

When Adam Collins and Jared Belcher, two Carson-Newman juniors, were asked to travel to the Philippines to create a simple fundraising video clip for Arrowhead Church this summer, they had no idea the journey would lead them to where they are now: just days away from the premiere of their short film, “Refuge: Children of [...]

Academic success highlights fall semester for Eagle athletics

Academic success highlights fall semester for Eagle athletics

Ten of Carson-Newman’s 14 intercollegiate athletic teams finished the fall semesters with grade point averages of 3.00 or higher. Bolstered by Hannah Reese’s 4.0, the women’s cross country team had the highest team GPA for the fall semester at 3.35. The women’s tennis team finished a hundredth of a point behind the cross country team [...]

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Jefferson County had its fourth and final Christmas Parade last weekend as the Town of Dandridge hosted its annual parade. Local fishing legend Ott Defoe served as Grand Master of the Parade and followed the Sheriff and Dandridge Police Chief in leading a stream of cars, floats, tractors, horses and, of course, First Responders, through [...]

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Each Elementary School in Jefferson County has held, or will be soon competing in Spelling Bees. The 1st place winner from Jefferson Elementary was Ashley Martinez, Dandridge Elementary was Shane Levin, and Piedmont Elementary was Dilyn Mahaffey. New Market’s winner will be announced soon. Talbot school is not hosting their spelling bee until after the [...]

All Saints’ Episcopal School Gingerbread Competition

All Saints’ Episcopal School Gingerbread Competition

The first and second graders worked together as a team and with the guidance of some very dedicated mothers produced an award-winning entry. The ASES entry won First Place and Best Decorated. The confectionery re-creation was donated to Morristown Hospice for silent bidding on Thurs. Dec. 6. All monies raised will go to Hospice!

New Market Christmas Parade

New Market Christmas Parade

Locals in the New Market community came out last weekend to welcome their annual Christmas Parade. Children of all ages lined the streets to greet the line of First Responders, church floats, horses and riders and, of course, Santa. The Shriners had a large and welcomed presence in the parade, as they brought out the [...]

RESCUE SQUAD CHRISTMAS PARTY & AWARDS

RESCUE SQUAD CHRISTMAS PARTY & AWARDS

Jefferson County Rescue Squad 49th Annual Christmas Party & Awards Dinner The Jefferson County Rescue Squad held their 49th Annual Christmas party on Monday, December 10th 2012. They gave annual awards at the event as well as Christmas gifts. The board of directors was present to show their appreciation of the Rescue Squad’s hard work [...]

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

Poinsettias are the favored Christmas holiday potted plant. While red is still the traditional color, pinks, whites, variegated, salmon, yellow and even orange varieties abound, says Susan Hamilton, director of the University of Tennessee Gardens. Plant sizes vary from standard 4- to 6-inch pots, to miniatures to tree forms and even hanging baskets. “It’s amazing [...]

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity hosted the community on Thursday for an open house. The event took place at the organization’s store located on Hwy 92 and afforded locals the opportunity to visit the location and see what the charitable organization has to offer in the way of gifts and shopping. A large facility, the Habitat store [...]

K-9s & Officers Showing Off At Wags & Waddles Duck Hunt

K-9s & Officers Showing Off At Wags & Waddles Duck Hunt

Fred Miller Park was the site for the Wags & Waddles Duck Hunt fundraiser this past weekend. The beneficiary of the effort, was the Morristown Dog Park. It was a fun filled event for the entire family including K-9 Officer demonstrations, vendors, fire trucks, miniature train rides, and lots of great food provided by Crazy [...]

Collectors Showcase, Comic & Toy Convention

Collectors Showcase, Comic & Toy Convention

Collectors Showcase, Comic & Toy Convention was held at the Best Western Plus this past weekend. There were over fifteen vendors ranging from comic book style artist, comic books sellers, collectable figurine vendors and Jim O’Rear. This is the second time that Purgatory has hosted this event in Morristown. A different celebrity is at each [...]