Drivers should soon see better striping in some areas after Lenoir City Council’s unanimous approval Monday.

Loudon City Council on Monday opened the floor to consulting and engineering firm Cannon & Cannon Inc., to discuss ongoing projects on Highland Avenue and Queener Road, both of which were initiated in 2015.

Loudon County Board of Education plans to take a first step this week to transition interim Director of Schools Michael Garren to a more permanent role.

Loudon County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol at 2:26 p.m. Monday responded to a fatal single-car wreck on Hotchkiss Valley Road just south of Happy Hollow Road.

Members of the community welcomed the Air National Guard Band of the South for a free concert Saturday at the Tate & Lyle amphitheater in Loudon Municipal Park.

First Baptist Church in Lenoir City’s 125-year past proves the steepled church on Simpson Road has not always been an expansive building that houses more than 3,100 members.

Greenback’s “Tabernacle Shed” was filled with music, praise and a desire to connect Sunday evening for the 146th non-denominational revival.

The 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows a drop in overall child well-being in Tennessee despite slight improvements in education and economic well-being.

The Stimpson Shell Museum, which has been anticipated since 2015, is in the process of moving to downtown Loudon.

A driver’s license will still work for identification, but for those planning to board planes or visit nuclear facilities or military bases next year, making the switch to a REAL ID is necessary beginning Oct. 1, 2020.

A group in Lenoir City wants improvements with a U.S. Highway 321 widening and intersection project that has seen its share of delays.

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Although drivers passing the old Loudon County Courthouse may not see progress, County Mayor Rollen “Buddy” Bradshaw assures work is going on behind the scenes to get the historic building restored.

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Visitors can get a taste of life in the 15th century after two replica Christopher Columbus ships floated into Lenoir City on Friday and docked for the week.

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A group of individuals in Loudon regularly volunteer time to help some unique animals.


The community rallied Friday and Saturday to remember loved ones lost to drug overdose.


What initially started as a way to help students at Fort Loudoun Middle School with clothing needs has grown into something bigger.


Loudon Fire Department collected money Saturday for the fight against muscular dystrophy.

Andrew Lee and Mamie Ringenbach, both of Loudon, were recently recognized for their excellence in creativity at the 39th Annual Quilt Show.

Almost any night of the week, those who enter Greenback Community Center may find a group of children, middle-aged women or couples — all twirling or two-stepping, eager to learn a new form of dance.

According to meteorological accounting, fall arrived this past Sunday. At this time of year, I prefer to live by a calendar ruled strictly by the occurrence of equinoxes and solstices.

A mixture of items donated by the community and members of Silver Ridge Baptist Church were available Friday and Saturday at Highland Park Ruritan Club for the church’s annual mission fund yard sale.

Loudon County Baptist Association held a yard sale Saturday to raise funds for the “Immanuel House,” which will serve as a safe space for children in foster care.

One week after Lenoir City Utilities Board took the first step, Martel Utility District met with a chance to continue the merger process.

Lenoir City Mayor Tony Aikens met with swim coaches and managers from Lenoir City High School and Concord Christian School last week to discuss a temporary fix to the Claire Donahue Aquatic Center pool bubble.

Loudon United Methodist Church opened its fellowship hall doors Saturday morning for the community to peruse items available for purchase at its rummage sale.

Those who hail from Loudon County may view the Rev. Woody Martin as a familiar face.

The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has completed an investigation into allegations of malfeasance with the National School Lunch Program at Eaton Elementary School.

With the new school year underway, the Kiwanis Club of Tellico Village has begun work with students in the classroom.

Shoppers picked through clothes, knick-knacks and other used items at Lenoir City High School’s rummage sale Saturday to benefit the Battle of the Bridge fundraiser for the Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County.

Loudon City Council failed Aug. 19 to pass a first reading for personnel rules and regulations for city and Loudon Utilities Board employees.

A Medic blood drive Thursday at Blairland Baptist Church was in support of Cooper Russell, a 3-year-old battling stage four neuroblastoma.

Fort Loudoun Medical Center is one of several locations where Covenant Health is expanding telehealth technology to offer specialized medical services.

The trial for Lenoir City resident Christina Erin Myers on charges of money laundering and wire fraud has again been delayed.

Lenoir City Board of Education learned Thursday that Lenoir City Schools received Exemplary status from the Tennessee Department of Education, with all three schools deemed Reward Schools.


Legion Park was filled with food trucks, vendor booths and families Saturday to celebrate Loudon’s ninth annual Riverfest.


Both local school districts were awarded Exemplary status after posting TNReady scores above the state average alongside a strong graduation rate and high attendance.