Community News

  • Morgan County kids participate in Show Camp

        Show Camp is a children’s summer day camp run by Sound Company directors. Participants range in age from children who will be entering kindergarten to those who have just graduated from high school.

  • Beck selected to Americas National Teenager Scholarship Organization for gifted young women

        Sierra Beck of Nashville, has been chosen to attend the 2018 America’s National Teenager Scholarship Organization, a premier teen scholarship program for gifted young women, hosted in Baltimore, MD this year.

  • Apply for rehabilitation assistance

        Aid To Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties Affordable Housing Program will be applying to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office for a Housing Preservation Grant to provide assistance with home repairs to low-income families in Campbell and Morgan Counties.
        Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for rehabilitation assistance:
        1. Be very low or low income as defined by the Federal Housing Finance Board,

  • Coalfield

        A home graveside service was held for Mr. Walter Griffith.
        It was a beautiful time as the family gathered to say goodbye to their dad, grandad, uncle and friend! After weeks of scorching hot days, the skies were overcast and the gravesite was located under a cluster of huge old hickory trees. It was perfect! Each family member was able to participate in the burial, and the service ended with everyone singing Amazing Grace. A perfect “Homegoing” for Mr. Walter Griffith. Rest In Peace friend!

  • Happenings



    Thursday, July 19

  • Beene’s art on display in Oak Ridge

        The Art Gallery at Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church is presenting an exhibit of paintings by Rickey Beene. It opened Sunday, July 8, at 12:30 p.m. with a reception and gallery talk. The exhibit will continue through Sept. 7. The gallery and church are located at 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike (close to traffic light #2).
        For art lovers who wish to view the exhibit at a later date, the exhibit will be open to the public 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays.

  • Coalfield

        Our little community was extremely sorrowful as we learned of the death of Larry Boshears this past week. He was a lifelong resident of 77 years. Larry will be greatly missed.
        Everyone was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden demise of Dave Hall. His family was all Coalfield residents. We lived, worked, played ball and loved each other. We will long miss the presence of such a wonderful and friendly man. Truly life is filled with sorrow.

  • State Farm Insurance set to cut rates

        State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the largest auto insurer in Tennessee and in the nation, will cut its rates in Tennessee. As a result, its overall personal auto rate will drop by 3 percent. The total expected state-wide savings for State Farm Mutual auto policyholders as a result of this rate decrease in Tennessee will be approximately $26.3 million.

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  • Happenings

    Wednesday, July 11

    Petros Public Library Summer Program
    On Wednesday, July 11 the Petros Public Library will host an event. The summer food service program serves lunch at the Petros Community Center across the road from the library from noon-12:30 p.m. Scheduled events at the library will begin after lunch around 12:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

    Annadell VBS
    Annadell Missionary Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School is being held through July 13. Everyone is welcome.