Community News

  • How to prepare for Black Friday

        Black Friday devotees know that the day after Thanksgiving is a day for deals. While some shoppers may associate Black Friday with midnight openings or crowded stores, many retailers have gone to great lengths to make Black Friday shopping safer and more customer-friendly.
        Shoppers who want to land the best Black Friday deals need not camp outside their favorite stores on Thanksgiving night. Oftentimes, landing the best deals just takes a little preparation and due diligence on the part of shoppers.

  • Happenings

    Wednesday, Nov. 21

    Morgan-Scott Food Line
    The Morgan-Scott Project will hold its normal Friday Food Line on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The office will be closed on Thursday-Friday, Nov. 22-23, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Morgan-Scott Project will begin taking applications for Christmas Gift Giveaway on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 24

    Adams Hill Service

  • St. Paul Lutheran Preschool thanks Veterans
  • Coalfield Middle School Homecoming Queen
  • Morgan-Scott needs volunteers

        The Morgan Scott Project for Cooperating Christian Concerns reported here today it is need of volunteers, especially carpenters that can serve as project managers.
        “While we have a continuing need for help here at the Morgan Scott Project complex near Deer Lodge, we really need carpenters or handy men to help guide and supervise our volunteer work groups,” said Crystal Tompkins, Morgan Scott Project Executive Director.

  • Brushy Mountain Penitentiary named to 2018 East Tennessee Preservation Awards

        The 2018 East Tennessee Preservation Awards were announced on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the East Tennessee History Center in downtown Knoxville. The East Tennessee Preservation Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and projects contributing to the protection of East Tennessee’s heritage.

  • Petros seniors tour York Historical Park
  • Seniors have spooky good time
  • Happenings

    Wednesday, Nov. 14

    County Records Committee to meet
    The Morgan County Records Committee will meet in regular session on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Morgan County Archives building.

    Thursday, Nov. 15

    Forestry Development Association to meet

  • Packed Away Picture

        These photos appeared in past issues of Morgan County News. Some of the pictures have names on the back that could be of the person who submitted it. If you are in one of these photos or are a relative or close friend of someone in a photo you may come by the Morgan County News office and pick it up at no charge. First come, first served. Check in future issues of Morgan County News to see if a photo of you has been “Packed Away.”