Community News

  • Morgan County Genealogical and Historical Society launches Historical Marker Program

        The Morgan County Genealogical and Historical Society has recently begun a new project to recognize the County’s historic structures that are important for all of us to preserve. Many buildings, and structures such as bridges and railway tunnels, have historical significance to the County and its residents but do not qualify for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.  

  • Coalfield Seniors go to Mayfield
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program

        East Tennessee Human Resource Agency announces participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be provided at no separate charge to eligible children/adults without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability served at the following sites(s):

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  • Happenings

    Wednesday, Sept. 12

    Morgan County Senior Fair Day
    Morgan County Fair Day for Senior Citizens will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Morgan County Fairgrounds, located at 5943 Morgan County Hwy. There will be Bingo and door prizes. You may dress up like a farmer and a beauty contest will be held.

    Thursday, Sept. 13

    Wartburg Seniors to meet

  • TVA substation going up in Rugby

        Plateau Electric Cooperative has been working along with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to improve service to our Morgan County members and those in the southern portion of Scott County.

  • Help establish age of the Stonecipher-Kelly Magnolia

        A magnolia tree growing in front of Morgan County’s oldest standing residence under renovation may qualify for state registration as a historically significant tree if the tree’s age can be accurately determined. If successful, the magnolia’s establishment as a state-recognized historically significant tree will be a first for Morgan County.

  • Commodity distribution set for Sept. 20

        East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) will distribute Commodities, Thursday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Wartburg Civic Center. You may pick up for three households only. Households can pre-register prior to distribution date at the ETHRA office located next to Wartburg Central High School. Please bring a box for your commodities. For more information, call 423-346-6651 option 5. This program is funded under an agreement with the Department of Agriculture.

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  • Happenings

    Wednesday, Sept. 5

    Swing Dance lessons
    Angela and Jim Morrow of Huntsville, Tenn. will teach a Swing Dance lesson to enhance your enjoyment of the Pleasure Trail Concert featuring Streamliners Swing Orchestra. The lesson will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the American Legion building, located at 202 Kingston St. in Wartburg. There is no charge for lessons but donations are appreciated.

    Thursday, Sept. 6

    Deer Lodge seniors to meet