Moving to Tennessee was never in the plans for the Rev. Brian Truog, 63, but God had other ideas.

The mission of The Order of the Daughters of the King is specific and simple for the local St. Bridget chapter at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection.

Jeff Harris for years has lived a life of service to his community as a way to give back to people who treated him well growing up.

One couple has discovered a “home away from home” in their new storefront location in downtown Loudon.

Loudon County Director of Schools Michael Garren wants to be proactive with the upcoming budget.

Nearly every county in Tennessee, including Loudon, has an unemployment rate below 5 percent.

Harrison Glen resident Glenn Davis continued his push at Monday’s Lenoir City Council meeting for adding a second entrance to their growing subdivision.

Cannon & Cannon representatives Monday gave Loudon City Council an update on the Queener Road widening project.

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Loudon County Election Commission is already busy preparing for the 2020 elections.

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With the turn of the new year, scammers now have the opportunity to take advantage of checks, important documents and forms to commit fraud.

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United Way of Loudon County’s campaign for $450,000 is mere weeks from the finish line.

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Loudon County Habitat for Humanity is gearing up to work alongside national, state and local policymakers to improve opportunities for affordable housing with the new Cost of Home campaign.

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Funeral homes owned and managed by younger people is uncommon, but for 28-year-old Loudon Funeral Home owner Matthew Mott, being a director and embalmer is his passion.

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Loudon County’s jail expansion is nearing its conclusion after more than 18 months of construction.

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Drivers traveling at the intersection of U.S. Highways 321 and 11 in Lenoir City have noticed recent updates and should see more additions later this month.

Area law enforcement agencies believe they have caught the person responsible for a string of convenience store burglaries.

Lenoir City native Toni Hoffman in February will celebrate 12 years working as a client services manager for the Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County.

For the next eight weeks, basketball and cheerleading will take over the gymnasium at Blairland Baptist Church in Loudon.

With driving music flooding the gymnasium at First Baptist Church in Lenoir City, women gathered excitedly to welcome the new year with some fun and exercise.

As I write this, January is six days old, and yet red bows and other traces of the holiday shine forth in the living room or hide out in forgotten corners in the other rooms of the house.

Though the holiday season is portrayed as an uplifting time to spend with family, exchange gifts and be festive, some struggle emotionally, often slipping into the “holiday blues.”

Loudon County Commission is taking a step back in hopes of getting detailed information on options for a new courthouse annex.

Loudon County received big news at the end of 2019 when Loudon County Property Assessor Mike Campbell’s office gained Three-Star certification and Loudon County Clerk and Master Lisa Niles was named County Official of the Year.

As you read this, light has begun her slow return here in the northern hemisphere. Dec. 21 marked the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. From here on until June when we reach the summer solstice, the days will grow longer and longer.

Numerous Loudon County churches celebrated the arrival of the Christ child with candlelight services on Christmas Eve.

Members of Faith Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church early Saturday morning scooped home-cooked casseroles and sides into to-go boxes in preparation for the monthly senior mobile meal mission.

Loudon County Schools will enhance security with the start of the new year.

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A new handgun permit is available starting Jan. 1 for those looking to carry concealed.

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Store owners in downtown Lenoir City and Loudon mostly found the 2019 holiday shopping season was kind.

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A wide pool of leads have been pursued in the three months since the murder of 35-year-old Jacob Dean Bishop in Lenoir City.

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With a new year comes many looking to achieve 2020 exercising goals.

Local law enforcement has stopped investigating the death of a man hit and killed by a train Dec. 18 near the Depot Street railroad crossing in Lenoir City.

Although the temperature was cold, those standing outside near Loudon Cumberland Presbyterian Church were warmed by love Thursday and Friday as they gave drivers a glimpse at a unique nativity scene.

Loree Sledge, Lenoir City Cash Express manager, last month lugged boxes overflowing with clothes and presents to the Boys & Girls Club of Loudon County in hopes of making children’s holiday season a bit brighter.

A group of volunteers huddled around a van Friday afternoon at Loudon Gardens Apartments, each taking bags and placing them on a cart so they could go door to door and deliver to residents.

Dog and cat food, toys, shampoos and various animal-related items were stacked on the table in front of Highland Park Elementary School first-grade teacher Chelsea Rogers’ classroom Dec. 18, capping off a drive by students for the Loudon County Animal Shelter.

Vehicles last week slowly made their way alongside the front of the old Loudon High School for the pickup of gifts from the local Toys for Tots program just in time for Christmas.

Fort Loudoun Middle School kept its doors open after school hours Thursday for its second annual Winter Wonderland Showcase.