FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and a tornado from March 1-3, 2023.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is inviting the public to take part in the Agency’s wild turkey summer observational survey. The survey was opened to the public last year and will be an annual opportunity.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports one boating related fatality during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The holiday period extended from 5 p.m. Friday through midnight Monday.
Picking up from last week’s mini-study into Jellico’s Old Reliable hostelry, The Florence House, we’ll continue our look into more of Jellico’s 1880s history. As a disclaimer, every town that ever was, has historical instances that would not be stars in a municipal crown. Though Jellico does…
Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Jacksboro recognizes NTHS students
Manuel Mesa, Executive Director of the nonprofit Campbell Culture Coalition, was surprised to receive a stellar Certificate of Recognition from Tennessee Sen. Ken Yager for his “vision and leadership at the Campbell Culture Coalition.”
Summer Reading 2023 — “ALL TOGETHER NOW!”
Continuing on from last week’s column about Jellico’s upcoming 140th Birthday Celebration, we’ll keep strolling along the historical streets of “The Gem City of the Mountains”. In last week’s column we talked a little bit about the famous author John Fox Jr. being in the Jellico area. Where …
The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Spring 2023 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Educ…
Caryville's Birdsong Among Library Managers Recognized as 2023 Public Library Management Institute Graduates
The Tennessee State Library & Archives and Secretary of State Tre Hargett proudly recognized 21 local library directors for graduating from the Public Library Management Institute.
The following students from your local area were named to the President’s List at Cumberlands for Spring 2023:
In recognition of academic performance, the Office of Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2023 semester.
David Hickman (left) was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He was honored at the South Campbell County Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday.
It’s no secret that University of the Cumberlands has hardworking students. Some students in particular have made their mark on their respective academic departments, winning departmental awards for their achievements in the classroom. Reo Day of Newcomb (37819) is one of those distinguished…
Alice Rosalyn Winchester (LaFollette) qualified for Belmont University’s Spring 2023 Dean’s List. Approximately 49% of Belmont’s 6,552 undergraduate students were named.
Chadwick Sanders of Jacksboro (37757) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2023 President’s List.
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR POSTMARK LaFOLLETTE ARTS, CULTURE & HISTORY CENTER’S FREE SUMMER YOUTH ART CAMP
We are always excited to be able to host our Free Summer Art Camp for youth, ages 10 to 18. This year Art Camp is called Nature’s Best. Some of the creations will be using things from nature and others will reflect things in nature.
Tennova Healthcare — LaFollette welcomes Derrick Galapon, MD, FACS as a General Surgeon at Tennova General Surgery — LaFollette. Dr. Galapon brings over 38 years of experience to the table and will be offering a range of general surgery services to the community. Appointments with Dr. Galapo…
On Aug. 6, 1883, the little post office in Smithburg(h), TN changed its name to Jellico. Thomas M. Smith was the first postmaster, as of October 29, 1878, when, as best as local historians can tell, the Smith family “purchased” a small building and moved it to South Main Street for postal pu…
The Campbell County High School prom took place at The Stables in April.