Domestic Violence Victim Support Group

April 10, 2018

If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call (423) 569-3333.  If you would like information about domestic violence or are interested in attending a support group, please call (423) 569-3355.  Support groups meet on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.

Obed Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 14

April 9, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-04-09) Obed Wild and Scenic River will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act throughout 2018.  To help celebrate that historic act, there will be a special Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Obed Visitor Center. [ Read More ]

Obed Wild and Scenic River Announces Birding Walk with Dr. Charles P. Nicholson on Saturday, April 14

April 8, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-04-08) The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a birding walk through various habitats along the Point Trail and Lilly Overlook with Dr. Charles P. Nicholson on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  Dr. Nicholson holds a bachelor’s degree and PhD from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree from the University of Maine and is a retired National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) manager from the Tennessee Valley Authority. [ Read More ]

Wildflower Walk: Cumberland Trail Obed Section to Alley Ford, April 13

April 7, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-04-07)  Get out and explore YOUR park!  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a ranger-led wildflower walk on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  Join Ranger Rick Ryan for a moderate out and back hike of 5 miles total along the Cumberland Trail section to Alley Ford.  Along the way, accompanied by the park’s botanist, we will discuss the local wildflowers in bloom, plant communities, and forest ecology.  This is a spectacular time of year to witness nature’s grand showing of flora. [ Read More ]

Blood Donations Needed!

April 7, 2018

MEDIC Regional Blood Center, which serves 28 hospitals in a 21-county region, is urging people with O-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood to contact the blood center in Knoxville at (865) 524-3074, or visit MEDIC’s website at, to find out where they can donate blood.  [ Read More ]

Ballot Tentatively Set for August General Election

April 6, 2018

Huntsville, TN (2018-04-05) After three months of qualifying, the ballot is somewhat set for the August General and State Primary Election; however, questions remain regarding the office of Sheriff.  Candidates will have until next Thursday to withdraw from his or her respective race.  [ Read More ]

Boys & Girls Club Facility Rental

April 4, 2018

The Boys & Girls Club facility may be rented by individuals, clubs, businesses, etc. Rental charges in general are – gym: $35 per hour; cafeteria, $25 per hour; playgrounds, $20 per hour (includes supervisor). Call (423) 286-9500 for more information.

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