‘Clinch River Breakdown’ is Friday at Museum of Appalachia

East Tennessee’s own WDVX and the Museum of Appalachia are teaming up to produce and present the “Clinch River Breakdown” live radio show at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

The show will be held at the museum, and will eature performances by Ketch Secor of the Grammy award-winning Old Crow Medicine Show and International Bluegrass Music Association winner Molly Tuttle.

Tuttle is a 26-year-old multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and vocalist who is rapidly becoming a sought-after headlining artist.

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You’re invited to be a Santa Claus in New River


On behalf of the New River community, I would like to invite all businesses and organizations to participate in our Fifth Annual New River Kids Meeting with Santa Event Saturday, Dec. 21.

The event will be held from 2-5 p.m. at the Rosedale School building, 7001 New River Highway, Briceville, in Anderson County.

This event is for the kids in our New River community, and they look forward to this event every year.

I am sending you this letter requesting your help with providing some type of donation, by sponsoring the event by/with giving items to the children, or donate money to help purchase food items for this event.

Our mission is to provide everything for FREE for the kids during this event, and with your help this will provide everything to be FREE to everyone who attends.

Your assistance will provide each child with a backpack and a stocking filled with items for school, clothes, toys, and some snacks, such as food and candy for them to have on Christmas.

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Asbury to honor Pastor, First Lady

Pastor Cedric Jackson and First Lady Audrey Jackson
Asbury United Methodist Church of Clinton will honor Pastor Cedric Jackson and First Lady Audrey Jackson at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8. Members of the Asbury United Methodist Church of Clinton will host its Pastor and First Lady Appreciation Sunday Worship. The church is at 405 West Broad St. The couple will be acknowledged for their commitment to the congregation and community. All are invited to join members of the church in this celebration as they honor God for His goodness. The event is open to all who would like to attend.

Shepherd-Schubert married Sept. 25

Gary Shepherd and Claudine Schubert “tied the knot” Sept. 25.

Since they became husband and wife, “We couldn’t be happier,” Claudine Schubert Shepherd said..