Community News

  • Hunt participates in flag placing for Veterans
  • Morgan County Farm Bureau talks issues with Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

        Morgan County Farm Bureau leaders recently joined with other county Farm Bureau members from all corners of the 3rd Congressional District to show appreciation to Congressman Chuck Fleischmann for his dedicated service to the 3rd district of Tennessee and to the agricultural community, listen to an update from Washington and share concerns and issues with him from the agricultural perspective.

  • Head Start taking applications

        Morgan County Head Start is now taking child enrollment applications for 3-5 year olds for the school year 2019-20. Head Start provides a high-quality learning environment and developmentally appropriate activities. Breakfast, lunch and school bus transportation is also provided. Enrollment applications are also being taken for the Early Head Start program. An application may be picked up Morgan County Head Start Office, located at 105 Longview Dr. in Wartburg, behind the Subway restaurant. For more information, contact Nancy Aytes at 423-346-6633.

  • Coalfield

        What a wonderful week we shared for swimming and days at the pool and lake! But we will get rain this week to keep our gardens healthy and growing.
        A group of us met at Mary Jackson’s for a scrumptious lunch together. I am thankful for friends with whom you can gather and enjoy pleasant, lively conversation and friendship.

  • 2019 Miss/Mr. Deer Lodge Fourth of July Pageant is June 22

        The 2019 Miss and Mr. Deer Lodge Fourth of July Pageant will be held on Saturday, June 22 at the Deer Lodge Abner Ross Memorial Center. Registration will be held from 4-4:45 p.m. The pageant begins at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $25. This pageant is open to contestants from any area.  Age limits are girls and boys 0-21 years of age. Register early for a discount or sign up on pageant day. Call 931-879-0280 or 931-510-5132 for more information.

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  • Buddy-2-Buddy check
  • Census Bureau Hiring Event May 30 and June 1

        The Census Bureau needs 40 applications for work in 2019 and 2020. A Job Fair will be held at the Wartburg Public Library, located at 314 Spring Street on Thursday, May 30 from 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. A booth will be at the Coalfield Public Library “Spring Fling” on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Application may also be made online at 2020census.gov/jobs.

  • What's Cooking At Brooks' Corner?

        Well let’s see what has been cooking at Brooks Corner during the month of May. Tiffany and Gary say that it has been one busy month. Between building onto the store, doing work to the campground and trying to get the tree house completed, they are worn out.

  • Coalfield

        A note from the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church — two weekends of fun and fellowship for the Pleasant Grove Children and Youth Groups and their friends.
        Last weekend our “Grove Kids” had a sleepover in the Family Life Center with plenty of activities and lessons.
        This past Sunday night our Youth Group had their first Laser Tag session. Thanks to new Youth Directors Ted and Melanie McKinney.  There was lots of excitement.