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I know I am not the sharpest pencil in the drawer, or the brightest bulb on the porch, and a few bricks shy of a load. However, my philosophy is simple, if you know what you are not, then you can soon figure out what you really are.

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Over 100 members of the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center recently attended member appreciation day. The staff and board members provided a cookout, games and special treats in appreciation for their members’ loyalty. A good time was had by all. Cooking on the grill is Trey Derrick, Sam…

Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center Director Hilary Miller, left, graduating veteran Nikki Houston and Keith M. Huber, senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives at MTSU, are shown in August 2017 during the Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony in the Tom H. Jackson Building…

Area photographers are invited to submit their favorite photos of the South Cumberland State Park (SCSP) to the 2018 Picture the Park Photo Contest.

Pack the Park Car Club invites everyone to Pack the Park Aug. 4-5 at John L. Sanders / Babe Ruth Park located at 117 College St., Decherd. Admission and parking is free.

After the stormAuthor Kris Rystrom Emmert found strength through immeasurable loss and shares her life’s lessons with others through public speaking. Emmert recently spoke in Morristown this spring, during the April 14 Hamblen County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Dinner. According to Citiz…

     Candidates night fundraiser is Saturday, July 14, at the American Legion located at 106 N. Vine St. in Winchester starting at 5 p.m. serving barbecue and fixings for $10.

Creating an outdoor roomDesigners often talk about the perfect "outdoor living room" — a deck or patio that combines the comfort and style of indoor decorating with the pleasure of relaxing outside. But what separates these outdoor entertaining spaces from more typically decorated backyards?…

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 347 Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Grants Awards totaling$4,226,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists in Tennessee.Annual Grants provide funds for operating support to well-e…

Keep Safe This SummerIt was July 3 of 2012 that my middle child, my son John Paul, was born. Happy and healthy, he came into the world so aware, eyes open, taking everything in. The nurses all commented on how baby JP didn’t cry or scream or sleep. I held him in my arms singing Beatles songs…

The Sewanee Elementary Read to Be Ready Camp kicked off their first week with Stripes the Tiger and Clifford the Dog. Campers and staff loved reading with Stripes and Clifford as well as enjoying the guest readers, field trips, and experiential learning!

Why do things happen?  There is always a cause and effect relationship.   Your actions determine your outcomes.  Being able to recognize this connection enables you to adjust your actions as needed to keep on track toward your goals.

Tennessee will host its 2018 Free Fishing Day today (June 9) to allow anyone, especially children, the opportunity to celebrate fishing as a wholesome and healthy recreational option.

(BPT) – They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for millions of low-income children across the country, the low-cost or free lunch they get at school is the most nutritious, most filling meal they will eat.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is offering a range of programs this summer to welcome visitors to area public lands, lakes and parks.