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Veterans Program Luncheon Hosted By Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Amid chuckles and amused groans, Jane Chambers, Regent of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR),…

National DAR Day of Service Activities

National DAR Day of Service Activities

National DAR Day of Service Activities Members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), focused…

D.A.R. Welcomes Honor Air Knoxville to October Meeting

D.A.R. Welcomes Honor Air Knoxville to October Meeting

“Eddie, you don’t understand. Now, I am home.” Those were the words of a Vietnam War veteran who had just returned from Washington,…

Second Amendment – Letter To The Editor

Second Amendment – Letter To The Editor

SECOND AMENDMENT By David Seal As Americans, we enjoy a set of sacred rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Among those God given…

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Jefferson County Government and Jefferson County Schools are excited to announce a joint initiative designed to more efficiently manage the maintenance of county owned automobiles and buses. The…

KNOXVILLE, TN – NOVEMBER 30, 2019 – Wide receiver Jauan Jennings #15 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers at…

In a statemen by Dr. Shane Johnston, Jefferson County Director of Schools, November 25, 2019 – “One of the food vendors for Jefferson County Schools notified the Food…

Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Jefferson County Schools, recently approached the Jefferson County Commission to address a handful of, what the Director qualified as, rumors that have been…

The Jefferson County Commission held their final scheduled voting meeting of the year, as no regular meetings are on the calendar for December. Though Commissioners declined to tap…

According to Jefferson County Director of Schools Thursday, November 21, 2019 – “an irresponsible social media post has created anxiety in our communities concerning an alleged school shooting…

Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has reached an all-time low of 13.7% in 2018 — a decline of approximately two-thirds in the more than 50 years since the…

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what’s important. They are also…

The Tennessee National Guard announced today that the Dyersburg based 168th Military Police Battalion will deploy to Cuba this winter. More than 100 Soldiers assigned to the unit…

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced next steps for investing surplus funds from the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, as well as plans…

The presentation on the First Amendment by Tennessee General Sessions Court Judge Dennis “Will” Roach II on September 14 prepared the members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter…

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian-Piedmont-Coastal Zone fire management staff plan to burn approximately 660 acres of fields on the western end of Cades Cove. Weather…

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168th Military Police Battalion to Deploy and Honor Local Hero

The Tennessee National Guard announced today that the Dyersburg based 168th Military Police Battalion will deploy to Cuba this winter. More than 100 Soldiers assigned to the unit…

Tennessee Department of Human Services Announces Next Steps for Investing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant Surplus

Tennessee Department of Human Services Announces Next Steps for Investing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant Surplus

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced next steps for investing surplus funds from the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, as well as plans…

Tennessee National Guard Unveils New Solar Power Initiative

Tennessee National Guard Unveils New Solar Power Initiative

It shouldn’t be any guess as to which primary color is the U.S. Army’s favorite… GREEN! The various shades of earth tones in a soldier’s uniform reflects the…

Tennessee Higher Education Launches Veteran Education Initiative: New Portal Will Convert Military Training to Civilian Credit

Tennessee Higher Education Launches Veteran Education Initiative: New Portal Will Convert Military Training to Civilian Credit

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) today announced the Tennessee Service member Opportunity Portal (TN-SOP), an interactive database which translates prior military experience to academic credit at Tennessee…

Education Commissioner Unveils ‘Best for All’ Strategic Plan

Education Commissioner Unveils ‘Best for All’ Strategic Plan

Education Commissioner Unveils ‘Best For All’ Strategic PlanAcademics, Whole Child, and Educators are top priorities for Tennessee NASHVILLE— Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn today presented the department’s strategic plan…

Tennessee ACT Participation at All Time High

Tennessee ACT Participation at All Time High

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced today that a total of 63,829 students from Tennessee’s 2019 graduating class took the ACT, earning an average composite score of 20. This…

Department of Safety and Homeland Security To Implement Driver Services Enhancements

Department of Safety and Homeland Security To Implement Driver Services Enhancements

The Department of Safety and Homeland Security will implement the following enhancements in the highest volume centers in an effort to better serve the citizens of Tennessee: Hire…