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West Marion first graders act out first Thanksgiving

52Clear Marion, NC (28752) Amy Hollifield's first grade classroom at West Marion Elementary reenacted that story of the first Thanksgiving this week. Parents were invited to come eat a Thanksgiving meal at the school, then stay for the play. 52Clear Marion, NC (28752) Amy Hollifield's first grad

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-11-23 00:00:00

Marion students celebrate Thanksgiving with a play

Kindergarten through second grade students at Pleasant Gardens Elementary School put on a performance for family and friends about the three-day harvest festival that became known as the first Thanksgiving. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) In McDowell County, students celebrated Thanksgiving with a school

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:38:34

The Sizzle: Nov. 24-26 Entertainment Calendar

MCDOWELL HIGH SCHOOL-600 McDowell High Drive, Marion. Dec. 2, Appalachian Potter's Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. GREENLEE THEATRE AT MACA-50 S. Main Street, Marion. Dec. 8, Dec. 9, Dec. 15, Dec. 16, McDowell Children's Theatre Presents Into the Woods JR, 7 p.m.; Dec. 10, McDowell Children's Theatre Present

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-11-24 11:45:00

More than 100 attend Manufacturing Awareness Open House

Ethan Allen was among the many manufacturing businesses present at the first manufacturing open house at Universal on Monday. Manufacturing Awareness Open House at the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center was on Monday in an effort to increase awareness about the industry and training in McDowell

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-11-23 19:54:00

Yellow Feather debuts album with Pisgah party

The Old Fort band Yellow Feather, featuring vocalist Casey Kristofferson, songwriter and guitarist/vocalist Hunter Begley and lap steel player Charlie Wills, will release its debut album, "And Gold," Friday, Dec. 1 by celebrating with a show at Pisgah Brewing at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. Taylor Mart

BLACKMOUNTAINNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:57:02

College helps turkey farmers after processing facility closes

After a poultry processing plant in Marion shut its doors a few weeks before Thanksgiving, several farmers in western North Carolina were left scrambling to find ways to prepare their turkeys for market before the holiday season. Western Piedmont Community College caught the eye of many of those far

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:58:00

Cilone named Citizen of the Year

Cilone, his wife JoAnn and their children moved to Rutherford County awhen Cilone became plant manager of Mammoth Containers in Forest City. They became parishioners of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in January,1976, and he started singing for church services at that time, and continues


Toys for Tots program accepting donations

Representatives from Mitchell County Toys for Tots will be taking donations from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Saturday, Nov. 26, Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, at Walmart in Spruce Pine. "We really need donations," said Mark Thomas, Mitchell County Toys for Tots organizer. "This is a great

MITCHELLNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:00:41

Morristown man arrested following standoff

Morristown police stormed a trailer Tuesday on Dedra Street after a suspect would not surrender and the special response team had to use flashbangs to subdue him. "He just wouldn't come out," said Maj. Michelle Jones, with the Morristown Police Department. "He wouldn't speak to us at all." Lonny Chr

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 16:51:00

Hawkins students express appreciation for director of schools through acts of charity

ROGERSVILLE - Schools across Hawkins County recognized Superintendent Appreciation Month in November by performing charitable acts in honor of Director of Schools Steve Starnes. Among the schools that participated were: Church Hill Intermediate In December, students at CHIS will be collecting canned

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

No injuries following oven fire in New Market

NEW MARKET, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Lakeway Central Fire Department responded to a Thanksgiving day oven fire at a mobile home on Cecil Lockhart Road. A spokesperson with the fire department said that the call came in at 12:09 p.m. They arrived on scene at 12:15 p.m. and the fire was under control by 12

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2017-11-23 22:46:00

Angel Trees carry Christmas wishes

With the holidays rapidly approaching, as you go around town, you may be seeing little Christmas trees popping up. These trees represent the Christmas wishes of local boys and girls who may not have presents without the support of the Citizen Tribune Holiday Hope Fund. The trees are frequently accom

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 23:55:00

Service kicks off Hope Fund Season

It is often easy to get caught up in the busy nature of the holiday season - planning events, buying gifts for loved ones and enjoying time spent with family and friends - and the spirit of giving sometimes gets lost in the midst of the festivities. The Greater Morristown Ministerial Association's C

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 16:56:00

Giving thanks for 104 years

The Senior Citizens Center celebrated its annual Thanksgiving Dinner this week and one of their many blessings was the sharing of Malissa Thompson's 104th Birthday. Thompson is one of the Senior Center's special and long-time members. Thompson was a member of the Senior Center when it was in the bas

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 00:02:00

Christmas parades, festivities are just around the corner

Now that Thanksgiving is here, Christmas parades and other festivities are just around the corner. In fact, they will begin almost as soon as the calendar turns to December. Following is a rundown of major Christmas events in various cities, as well as on the Carson-Newman University campus. Baneber

STANDARD BANNER - 2017-11-22 17:30:00

16-year-old cancer survivor receives tour of Clayton factory

Buy Photo Jake Clark, a 16-year-old cancer survivor, takes a tour of the factory at the Clayton Homes manufacturing plant in Bean Station, Tennessee on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Jake aspires to have a career in computer animation and spent time with the engineering department creating a bluepri

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 20:28:56

Man subject of lockdown, manhunt in custody

A report of an armed man in the area of Webb Ave. and Braun St. sparked a massive armed manhunt by local officers and the lockdown of local businesses. Throughout the afternoon police continued searching the area around downtown Crossville. The search for a man wanted in a domestic situation that re

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 16:58:00

Six arrested in drug-related offenses

Several have been arrested in Putnam County recently for drug-related offenses. Sarah Catherine Madewell, 49, of Chestnut Street in Baxter, was charged with the sale and delivery of morphine in a ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Several have been arrested in Putnam County recently

HERALD-CITIZEN - 2017-11-22 23:14:07

Cookeville man arrested after high speed chase

A Cookeville man was arrested after a high speed chase by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Saturday.Nicholas K. Geesling, 18, of Starlight Road was charged with reckless endangerment, false reports ... This item is available in full to subscribers. A Cookeville man was arrested after a high speed


Tennessee victim of 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak dies of stroke

One of the earliest Tennessee victims of the deadly nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak has died just a little over five years after he was sickened by fungus laden steroids injected into his cervical spine. Dennis O'Brien of Jamestown died Nov. 16 in a Cookeville hospital days after he suffered a