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MORRISTOWN—On June 1, Walters State will begin the next phase of the college’s re-opening plan with student services offices opening at all campuses by appointment only. Services that will be available by appointment at the Morristown Campus include the following:

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Douglas Cherokee seeking children for Head Start: Children for the Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start programs in Cocke County are being sought. Head Start serves children who are or who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 15, 2020, and who meet certain eligibility requirements set …

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ALPS Adult Day Services: 600 N. Daisy St., Morristown; limited to 12 adults per class: classes cancelled for time being

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Yesterday was Memorial Day and with the COVID-19 virus still a major issue in our country, many of the annual remembrance programs that draw hundreds of people had to be cancelled. This includes the program presented by AMVETS Post 75 for the last 15 plus years. AMVETS received permission to…

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Douglas Cherokee seeking children for Head Start: Children for the Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start programs in Cocke County are being sought. Head Start serves children who are or who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 15, 2020, and who meet certain eligibility requirements set …

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CAMBELLSVILLE, KY—Terri Seay of White Pine is among students earning academic honors at Campbellsville University during the Spring 2020 semester.

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ROME, GA—Three area students are among those recently receiving degrees from Berry College. Connar Capps and Emma Talley, both of Morristown, and Brayden Fulton of Sevierville, are members of the newest class of graduates.

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MORRISTOWN—Three popular noncredit OSHA courses will be offered online by Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training. This is the first time the college has offered OSHA classes online. Classes are led by qualified instructors and courses meet OSHA standards. For more information or to r…

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I try to keep up with things – you know — “things”. I keep a pocket calendar going and transfer information into a note book calendar so I can know what I’m supposed to do and where I’m supposed to do it.

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GREENVILLE, SC—The following students are among approximately 800 Bob Jones University students named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester.

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the “Ride to Remember” which, this year, is replacing the long running, “Rolling Thunder” motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C. That group gathers over 500,000 riders to bring awareness to those who have been a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (Mia) du…

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The annual Decoration Day service for the McGaha-Blacks-Green-Coggins-Rollins Cemeteries on Black Mountain Road in Hartford will be held Sunday, May 24, at 2 p.m. All relatives are asked to clean in these areas beforehand. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, families are encouraged to use thei…

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When a toddler growing up in a bilingual household inserts native language words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.

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Douglas Cherokee: seeking children for Head Start: Children for the Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start programs in Cocke County are being sought. Head Start serves children who are or who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 15, 2020, and who meet certain eligibility requirements set…

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ALPS Adult Day Services: 600 N. Daisy St., Morristown; limited to 12 adults per class: classes cancelled for time being

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman University has recognized the Jefferson City Public Library for its service to the community and its partnership in providing students with service-learning opportunities.

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MORRISTOWN—A recent Walters State Community College alumna returned to the college to make a generous gift, one funded by a prestigious grant she had received earlier this year.

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“Sha’alu Shalom Yerushalayim”; or as your English Bible translates Psalms 122:6: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem”. This is a very simple verse of Scripture, with the main verb, “pray, entreat, ask, or beg” written in the active voice and imperative mood – a command to actually get involved …

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Throughout the last couple of years, I have been writing a lot of my columns focused on the 22 veteran suicides a day. Last year numerous veterans ended their own lives on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) property.

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Readers first met Lady Dunbridge, the young widow of a British lord, in Ask Me No Questions, debut novel by Shelley Noble, when she arrived in New York ready to take the New York social scene by storm in the early 1900s. However, she immediately found herself immersed in a murder and had to …