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SONIC Drive-In Announces Final 12 Drive-Ins Competing in the 25th Annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES®

For nine months, thousands of SONIC® Drive-In team members have competed in a series of intense individual and team challenges as part of SONIC’s annual premier…

C.A.R.E., Spay and Neuter Project Team Up for Tropical Fundraiser

C.A.R.E., Spay and Neuter Project Team Up for Tropical Fundraiser

Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts were the uniform of the day on Friday, July 26th at The Point Resort Marina in Dandridge. Well…

Dandridge Library Receives Two Grants

Dandridge Library Receives Two Grants

Dandridge Memorial Library is proud to announce that it is a recipient of the Jane L. Pettway Foundation Grant and the Sisters in…

Helpful Tips for Heading Back to School

Helpful Tips for Heading Back to School

Summer break is coming to a close in Jefferson County, and the lazy hazy days of summer will be giving way to school…

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Bush Brothers & Company announced that its Board of Directors unanimously appointed Al Williams, former President and Chief Operating Officer, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Williams…

General “(Tuesday) the Tennessee Department of Education released data from the 2018-2019 school year. We have numerous positive things to celebrate from last year’s scores and we will…

TNReady assessment results released today by Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn indicate that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects.  The TNReady scores also…

Information was released today regarding an incident that happened recently at Talbott Elementary School. Director of Schools, Dr. Shane Johnston, has transferred a first grade teacher Donnalyn Taylor…

Cyberbullying and lack of sleep and physical activity may be to blame for the ties between social media use and poor mental health and well-being in teen girls,…

With back to school season under way, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is reminding consumers that this time of year is especially dangerous for teen…

Jefferson County, TN – Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools released the following statement regarding an incident involving Talbott Elementary School. “My office was notified late Friday afternoon…

Many traditions were displayed on Saturday as the Spirit of Nations held their 12th annual Pow Wow at Patriot Academy. Traditional Dance Competitions, children’s crafts, storytelling and a…

To have a great school year, kids need to stay healthy. Healthy students are better learners. CDC has tips and resources for parents and schools to help children…

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and Secretary of State Tre Hargett are warning donors about possible charitable donation scams following mass shootings last weekend in El…

This week has not been the easiest of weeks for Americans, and the “Dog Days of Summer” are bearing down on East Tennessee with all the hazy, hot,…

Tennessee saw 119 million domestic visitors in 2018, up 5.1 percent from 113 million the previous year and hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel…

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) awarded Tennessee a grant to create and expand apprenticeship programs across the state. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD)…

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TDOE Releases TNReady Results for 2019

TNReady assessment results released today by Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn indicate that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects.  The TNReady scores also…

AG Slatery and Secretary Hargett Remind Donors to be Wary of Charitable Scams

AG Slatery and Secretary Hargett Remind Donors to be Wary of Charitable Scams

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and Secretary of State Tre Hargett are warning donors about possible charitable donation scams following mass shootings last weekend in El…

Tennessee Awarded Grant to Expand Apprenticeships Statewide

Tennessee Awarded Grant to Expand Apprenticeships Statewide

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) awarded Tennessee a grant to create and expand apprenticeship programs across the state. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD)…

Millions of Dollars Earmarked for Tennessee’s Rural Communities

Millions of Dollars Earmarked for Tennessee’s Rural Communities

To help strengthen and expand workforce development programs in Tennessee’s rural counties, the Tennessee Workforce Development Board recently approved a $3 million investment to support Governor Bill Lee’s…

Tennessee’s Largest Occupations and the Salaries They Earn

Tennessee’s Largest Occupations and the Salaries They Earn

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has compiled the latest data that reveals the largest occupations in the state and the salaries workers in those fields…

The Department of Safety and Homeland Security Partners With Participating County Clerks To Issue REAL ID

The Department of Safety and Homeland Security Partners With Participating County Clerks To Issue REAL ID

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) Driver Services Division began issuing Real ID driver license and identification cards July 1, 2019. Starting today, Tennessee residents…

Tennessee Higher Education Commission Wins SLC STAR Award for Third Consecutive Year

Tennessee Higher Education Commission Wins SLC STAR Award for Third Consecutive Year

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s (THEC) Tennessee Reconnect program was selected as one of two winners of the Southern Legislative Conference’s 2019 State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR)…