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  • Tennessee job totals now officially at pre-pandemic levels
         According to figures from the Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report issued by Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office, the nonfarm employment numbers have now fully rebounded from the pandemic, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of employment.      A […]
  • Survey shows Tennesseans are ready to travel, full force
    NASHVILLE, Tenn., (May 12, 2022) – AAA says two years’ worth of pent-up demand is about to be unleashed this summer. According to a new quarterly survey from The Auto Club Group, Tennesseans are more comfortable traveling now, than any other time, since the pandemic […]
  • May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee
    NASHVILLE—A growing agricultural sector is being highlighted this month with a proclamation by Gov. Bill Lee. May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee. “The 68 wineries we have in Tennessee impact agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism,” Agriculture Commissioner Charlie […]
  • National Tennis Month events set up in Morristown announced for May
    Morristown, TN – Tennis is booming, and what better way to find yourself in the game than through local special events and promotions to learn about opportunities in the Lakeway Area as part of National Tennis Month this May! National Tennis Month is a nationwide grassroots […]
  • AAA urging drivers to plan their Memorial Day trips now
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 2, 2022) — If you’re planning a Memorial Day getaway, AAA urges you to start finalizing your travel plans now. AAA Travel booking data shows that reservations for flights, rental cars, cruises and hotels for Memorial Day have more than doubled from […]
  • East Tennessee residents fill semi trucks with supplies for Ukraine victims
    From: Don Owen – God’s Warehouse (Morristown) Beyond Amazing Continues Refugee supplies have been pouring in from all across Tennessee from our Tennessee Baptist Churches for more than a week. Today however, the storehouses of heaven opened as we received two full truck […]
  • Tax relief, public safety and education highlight state budget
    From the desk of Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown): (NASHVILLE) April 22, 2022 – The state budget led a host of important bills approved by lawmakers this week as the 2022 legislative session begins to close. The General Assembly has completed the majority of its […]


Local Sports

  • Baseball: Class 4A District 2 – Tournament Schedule, Scores
    At Sevier County High School: 5/5:  Sevier County 9-2 Morristown East Jefferson County 10-0 Morristown West 5/7: Sevier County 5-4 Jefferson County Morristown West 12-2 Moristown East (Hurricanes eliminated) 5/9: Jefferson County 10-1 Morristown West (Trojans eliminated) […]
  • Softball: Class 4A District 2 – Tournament Schedule, Scores
    5/9: 1st Round Morristown West 15-0 Sevier County Morristown East 14-1 Jefferson County 5/10: at Morristown West Morristown East 13-2 Morristown West Jefferson County 15-5 Sevier County (Bearettes eliminated) 5/11: at Morristown West Morristown West 15-0 Jefferson County […]