Community News

  • Sunbright Srs. fill Christmas Shoeboxes for Smaritan’s Purse

        Sunbright Senior Citizens recently assembled children’s school and health supplies, toys and sweets to fill thirty Christmas shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse to send into worldwide communities. Postage to ship the boxes came from a grant by Plateau Electric’s Operation Pocket Change. Sunbright Seniors have participated in the shoebox project every year since 2003.

  • Emory River Watershed Association welcomes everyone to December meeting and party

  • Morgan/Scott Project Chistmas Gifts

        Morgan Scott Project and the Unicorn Fund will be partnering this year to provide gifts for children in low income families in Morgan County.

  • Clean-up at Laymance Falls successful

        On November 6, several folks braved one of the coldest morning yet this fall to pick up trash near Laymance Falls. When it was over, a full-sized truck bed was filled to the brim with everything from bottles and cans to insulation and a smashed TV. The event was sponsored by the Morgan County Soil Conservation District, the University of Tennessee’s Agriculture Extension office, and the Emory River Watershed Association; all of the organizations would like to extend their thanks to everyone who came out to help.

  • Life Care Center sponsors Operation Christmas Child as collection site

    At Life Care Center of Morgan County, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Wartburg, residents and associates are preparing to share the gift of Christmas with needy children around the world.
    As part of the 2010 Operation Christmas Child campaign, the facility invites the community to join the team in filling sturdy shoe boxes (or other similarly sized storage boxes) with Christmas gifts. The boxes will be distributed to children in war-torn and poverty-stricken countries by Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief organization headed by Franklin Graham.

  • Chestnut Ridge

        The Chestnut Ridge Fire Dept. Yard Sale will be Sat. Nov. 20th starting at 9 a.m. with all proceeds going to the Fire Dept. Everyone come out and help a good cause.
        Hill View Baptist Church will host the “Community Thanksgiving Service” Sun. Nov. 21st beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. Robby Buck and congregation invites everyone to come.
        Gwenna, Kayla, Matthew and Chemeea Adkins, Justin and LeAnn Guy and family, Mark and Sadie Branstetter and family all attended the zoo in Knoxville on Saturday.

  • Piney

        Good morning again. I hope all had a good weekend, it was cold. But it is November. Pat preached real good both times and the singing was real good too.
        We were so glad to have Pat’s sister June Johnson to be able to be with us. She has been very sick for a long time. Her daughter Pam brought her. I hope she can come back again soon.
        Annie was with us on Sunday night, but Mitchel couldn’t come. I hope all of our sick will all be better soon.

  • Clear Creek

        It was really good to go to church this morning. I went with Pauline to Potters Chapel and really enjoyed the great singing and testimony. Also was good to see some old friends.

  • Coalfield

        On Saturday, November 13, beginning at 5 p.m. the Coalfield community and surrounding areas met at the Middle Creek Baptist Church to celebrate the life of Jerry Jackson. He was well known and beloved by all who met him. The community will be keeping Jerry and his family in our prayers.

  • Thanksgiving Marketplace & Cream Tea at Historic Rugby November 26th

         Step back in time on Friday, Nov. 26, at Historic Rugby for the annual British Cream Tea and The Shoppes of Rugby’s Thanksgiving Marketplace.