Community News

  • Litter Pick-Up at Laymance Falls set for Saturday, Nov. 6

        The Emory River Watershed Association and the Morgan County Soil Conservation District are sponsoring a litter pick-up at Laymance Falls on Saturday, November 6 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., with   parking in the Red Kap parking lot. Pizza will be served afterward at Partner’s. All are welcome and invited to attend. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves if you have them. Trash bags will be provided. In case of stormy weather the rain date is November 20.    

  • Piney

        Good morning all. I hope all had a good weekend. I went to church both times. It was good to be there. Pat preached real good as always. Pat and Lena Mae did a special and it was very good.
        One of our special friends is very sick in the hospital. I just hope and pray she will be better soon. She is Rhonda Malonusky, a very sweet person. God bless her family.
        Annie and Mitchel are enjoying Joe, Rachel and Dougie and new baby A.J. I hope Annie is doing better.

  • Chestnut Ridge

        Wade, Paul and Lynn Pemberton and Anna Johnson honored their mother and grandmother Laura Pemberton for her 85th birthday at her home Monday evening. A delicious BBQ dinner was served to all the guests. At dark the boys took their mother outside where we sang happy birthday and viewed the fireworks they did for her and the few guests that stayed. It sure was a pretty sight. Daughter, Jane Lampley was unable to be there as she was teaching husband, Dearl’s agriculture class at Columbia State while he was on assignment in Texas.

  • Call now for your burn permit in Morgan County

        Tennessee Development of Forestry would like to remind everyone that burn permits are required October 15th – May 15th.

  • Regional Library Board to meet Oct. 26

        The Clinch-Powell Regional Library Board will meet on Tuesday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Clinton Shoney’s (I-75, exit 122). An optional dinner is at 5 p.m. The Clinch-Powell Regional Library is a library for libraries which serves Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan, Scott and Union counties’ public libraries, book stations, Head Start Centers, day cares and eldercare facilities.
         For more information, please call 865-457-0931.

  • THP schedules checkpoint

        The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a driver license roadside safety checkpoint during the week of 10/22/10 on Hwy. 62 @ Hwy. 298 in Morgan County.
        Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

  • Coalfield

        REMINDER: October 23, THIS SATURDAY, is Homecoming for the Coalfield Seventh-day Adventist church. The special speaker that day will be Kyle Treece, a native Coalfieldian. They are honored to have him in the pulpit. After the worship service, the congregation will share a potluck lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Lonnie Cook from Jamestown is the Pastor of the flock. Don’t forget this important event - all are invited.

  • Sunrise OES 364 receives Official Visit from Grand Conductress

        Sunrise OES 364 observed the Official Visit of Sister Mildred Shumate, Associate Grand Conductress, on September 27, 2010. A wonderful banquet was enjoyed by our guests with Gary West as Toastmaster, Della Long, Worthy Matron, and Brenda West, Past Matron, who introduced our guests and officers. Brother Boyd Franklin played “Amazing Grace “and “Wildwood Flower” on the harmonic and guitar -  this is always beautiful and moving as Boyd is multi-talented.

  • Miller shares amazement

        Icy Miller of Lancing is pictured above showing off her elephant ear plant that has a bloom. An Elephant Ear having a bloom is a rare occurrence. Icy’s mother had Elephant Ear plants too. She says in all of her 70 years in watching Elephant Ear’s grow that she has never seen one bloom.

  • Deer-Vehicle collision frequency up 21 percent in five years


        While the number of miles driven by U.S. motorists over the past five years has increased just 2 percent, the number of deer-vehicle collisions in this country during that time has grown by ten times that amount.