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  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Urgent care

       Some people get set in their ways to the extent that other people don’t matter, even in dire circumstances; their feelings, their health or sanity. I begged again with gestures, trying to convince Joe that I needed to get to a hospital (10 minutes away).

  • 2017 Coalfield Camp Reunion set for Sept. 2

         Folks who grew up in the Coalfield Camp are really excited about the Camp Reunion this year at the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, beginning at noon, on Saturday, Sept. 2. This reunion has stood the test of time, most recently under the direction of Mrs. Jonelle Gebaur. This year, an invitation is being extended to those who might not have heard about it, or thought it did not include them. Anyone who has ever lived in the camp or has a relative, (especially those who have already passed away) who lived and worked in the Coalfield Camp, are welcome to come.

  • Human Reunion to be held Sept. 3

        The Annual Human Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Mill Creek Community Church, located in the Mill Creek community of Sunbright. Activities will begin at 10:30 a.m., lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to bring food, drinks (no alcoholic beverages allowed), lawn chairs and any photos, “Human” stories or history to share.

  • Happenings

    Earn your free High School Diploma
    Earn your High School Equivalency Diploma for free! You may be only weeks away from being a graduate. Get the help you need to be on the pathway to success. Call Morgan County Adult Education at 423-346-3060 ext 6511.

    Morgan County Head Start taking applications

  • Organizing a family reunion

        Family reunions are a great way for families to maintain a bond and stay abreast of the latest happenings within the family. Some families host an annual reunion, while others go years between reunions. Regardless of how much time has passed since your last family reunion, organizing such a gathering can be quite an ordeal.
        When planning a family reunion, those trusted to organize the event will be met with many challenges. But the following tips should help the process go as smoothly as possible.

  • Petros senior group visits McCloud Mountain
  • Clinch River Regional Library Board to meet Aug. 22

        The Clinch River Regional Library Board will meet jointly with the Union County Library Board at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Luttrell Public Library, 115 Park Rd in Luttrell. The boards will discuss library service in the Clinch River Region.
        The Clinch River Regional Library Board represents Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Jefferson, Morgan, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. The Clinch River Regional Library provides services to public libraries throughout the nine county area.

  • Solarize Information Session to be held Aug. 26

        A Solarize Information Session will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, from at 10 – 11:30 a.m. at in Bloomington City Hall, City Council  Chambers, 401 N. Morton St.
        Homeowners, businesses, nonprofits and other property owners in the counties: Greene, Lawrence, Morgan, Orange and Owen - as well as residents of Bloomington and Monroe County, are invited to participate in the Solarize Bloomington group discount.
        Attendance at an information session is required to qualify for the group discount.  

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Bonnie Pack

  • Coalfield

        Be sure and mark your calendar for Aug. 21, for a sighting of the Eclipse between the hours of 1-3 p.m. Most of the commercial stores have sold out of the special eclipse glasses — do be careful. We are fortunate to live in this area since we have not had this type of eclipse in 100 years. Also, steer clear of Oak Ridge and Knoxville if you can. Tourism for this day has been estimated to include international tourists.