Community News

  • Morgan County Tourism Alliance

    Photography Contest sponsored by Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival

    Images must be submitted by May 1-June 1 to: tnphotographer123@gmail.com.

  • Morgan County Medical Center places in top 30 percent

        Morgan County Medical Center has been presented with a 2017 Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for achieving the best overall clinical performance among all health centers, placing in the top 30 percent of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures.

  • Coalfield

        I have seen a lot of residents walking, mowing, and just generally enjoying the marvelous, unprecedented weather. A couple of tractors have even been out testing the ground. So many of us are so anxious to enjoy the sun and dry!

  • Fun Day for the Community in Oliver Springs Saturday

        On Saturday, March 24, the American Legion Post #112, Ruby’s Diner in Oliver Springs and the United States Navy Sea Cadets will host a Fun Day for the Community from 1-6 p.m.
    Entertainment throughout the day will be by Greg Johnson with his tribute to ELVIS and Kayla Lynn. Lynn will perform today and yesterday country. Fryd Chiken will entertain everyone with a variety of country, rock, with some original mixed in.

  • East Tennessee Endangered 8 nominations sought
  • Packed Away Picture
  • Happenings

    Citizens First Banks closed Good Friday
    All branches of Citizens First Bank will be closed on Friday, March 30, in observance of Good Friday.

    Head Start accepting applications
    Morgan County Head Start has Extended Care slots available. This is a free pre-school for children ages 3-5. Free services are provided which include: disability, health, family services, nutrition, dental and transportation. For more information call 423-346-6633 or visit the office at 105 Longview Drive in Wartburg, located behind Subway.

  • Happenings

    Applications for elderly/disabled home repair
    The Morgan-Scott Project is taking applications for home repair for the elderly and disabled. The repair work will be done by volunteer groups from all over the U.S. Call 423-965-3131 to see if you qualify. Area church groups and organizations choose the Morgan County area to do their mission work. If your organization, church or family would like to participate in a mission project, call 423-965-3131.

    Avalon Center Support Group

  • Morgan County Tourism Alliance

        Morgan County Tourism Alliance in partnership with Morgan County is Healthier    Together are announcing the third annual, Tennessee Mountain Laurel Hiking Marathons.
        Registration day is Saturday, March 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Morgan County Visitor Center.
        Join Ranger Jacob for a chat about the Cumberland Trail and take a short hike to experience one of the newest sections of the Cumberland Trail. Hikes begin at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.  

  • Oakdale teachers receive gifts from Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution

    By Jo Hardin

        Recently, Michelle Bingham, third grade teacher at Oakdale School, received a box of unit materials on pollination and pollinators from Nannette Feeback, Regent of Avery Trace Chapter, NSDAR. The conservation theme, 2016-2019, for Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution, is “Be a Friend to Bees.”