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Community News

  • TMLF committee seeks 2019 festival ideas

        What would you like to see at the 5th Annual Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival?
        This year is the 5th Anniversary of the Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival. May 18 is the date and the festival committee needs your help. What would you like to see at the festival? What do you think should be done to make this event special? All ideas are welcome so don’t be shy. Share your ideas. Let the committee know what you would like see to help make the event even more special than the past four years.

  • Attention Morgan County restaurants, caterers and eateries

        Would you like to showcase your specialties for the people of Morgan County?
        An event is being planned that requires food to be served as a uniquely special dinner, with all the trimmings.
        Planning has begun for this event that will be hosted in September 2019.
        Prior to Sunday, Feb. 3, please contact Marta Monroe at 423-223-4644 or Pam Gunter at 865-617-0251 if you are interested or need additional information.

  • Simple ways to look and feel your best

       At the dawn of a new year, many people resolve to reach for new heights. On the path to personal growth or improvement, one may find that making a few adjustments can greatly increase confidence and satisfaction.

  • Did you know?

        Martin Luther King, Jr. was a prolific figure in American history. King is readily known as an activist and extremely visible spokesperson for the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. King was a writer, minister and humanitarian who made a great impact in his tragically short life. While people know much about King, these few facts may come as a surprise.

  • Happenings

    Friday, Jan. 18

    Finance Committee to meet
    The Morgan County Finance Committee will meet Friday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. in the third floor conference room of the Morgan County Courthouse.

    Saturday, Jan. 19

    Men’s Fellowship at Mt. Vernal

  • Road Superintendent/Trustee/volunteers help Meals On Wheels
  • BPC Corporation acquires Bradley Agency

    Submitted By
    Bethany Nabors

        Elizabeth Fournet, Vice Chairman of the Board of BPC Corporation has announced that BPC Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Putnam County, has acquired the Bradley Agency effective Jan. 1, 2019.
        The addition of the Bradley Agency brings with it an expansion into Property and Casualty insurance including Auto, Home and Commercial. These will complement their current Medicare, Health and Life offerings.

  • Coalfield

        Time for New Year Resolutions! I have heard a few and made a few. After some recent encounters with animals, I am determined to be more aware of their needs as I am able. A little observation can save a lot of strife in our animal kingdom as well as in our neighboring friends and family.
        Over the recent Christmas holiday, friends showed me and my family unexpected kindness and generosity for which I am very thankful. Just a word or deed can make such a difference in lives. I want to pass it on.

  • Happenings

    Thursday, Jan. 10

    Wartburg Seniors to meet
    The Wartburg Senior Citizens will meet Thursday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Wartburg Senior Center. Bring a covered dish, Bingo gift and a $2 donation. For more information, call 423-346-3038. A Board meeting will be held after lunch, all members are welcome to attend.

    Chamber of Commerce meeting

  • Sheriff’s Office takes the LEAD in educating Morgan County 5th graders