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STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz III In 1967, the war in Vietnam was reaching a state of flux as pressure to bring the conflict to an end was growing in the U.S., including when Dr. Martin Luther King made his speech outlining his opposition to the war. That same year, James Green from Sewanee, enlisted in the U.S. Army, and went to Fort Benning, Ga., for basic training.
STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz III To say the least, the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd Annual Manufacturer’s Appreciation Salute on Thursday was not business as usual. Businesses usually focus on, simply business. However, the event at San Miguel Coffee Company on the Winchester Square cast 53 of the county’s leading establishments into the limelight for the employment contributions they’ve made to the area’s betterment. Franklin County Commissioner
STAFF WRITER courtney stachel A skydiver drifting into a power line from a wind gust Saturday at the Red, White and You Memorial Day event in Winchester was followed by a happy ending when word was given that he had been treated and released from the hospital. More than 400 spectators witnessed the incident when skydiver John Pitts, of the Fly It Like You Stole It skydiving team, was the
Those planning to apply for any of the Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement cost share programs, the Franklin County office of the UT/TSU Extension will hand deliver applications received by 9:00 am on Friday, June 5. The application deadline is Sunday, June 7. Beginning June 1, producers have the option of applying on-line, mailing their application postmarked by June 7, or dropping it off at the Franklin County office of the UT/TSU
“Art in the Park” will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Morristown. This is a one-day celebration of visual and performing arts for Morristown Art Association member artists and other artists to showcase, display, sell and demonstrate two-dimensional fine art, artistic photography and sculpture. It’s also an opportunity for local performing artists in theatre, music, and dance
ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Opportunities are all around middle Tennessee to indulge in the joy of music this summer. Sewanee is a good place to enjoy concerts in the cool air of the mountain where the Sewanee Summer Music Festival provides several wonderful concerts this summer, many of them free. The Kiwanis Club, along with the Herald Chronicle and The Rain Teen Center, sponsors a free “Music in the