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Mayor Potts Proclaims September 17-23 Constitution Week In Jefferson County

Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts has proclaimed September 17-23 as “Constitution Week” in Jefferson County. September 17 marks the 232nd anniversary of the…

Carson-Newman University ‘Exercise Concept’ Group Receives Life Care Volunteer Award

Carson-Newman University ‘Exercise Concept’ Group Receives Life Care Volunteer Award

Carson-Newman University’s Exercise Concept group received Life Care Centers of America’s Group Volunteer Award for its service to Life Care Center of Jefferson…

DAR Holds Fall Workshop

DAR Holds Fall Workshop

Twenty-two ladies represented the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), at the Tennessee State Daughters of…

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

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…

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Superstitious folks are getting a double whammy as the full harvest moon happens tonight, Friday the 13th. The Harvest Moon is the full moon that happens closest to…

The University of Tennessee is lighting the way for the young Vol fan who made his own UT T-shirt. In recognition of the fourth-grader’s Volunteer spirit, the university…

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today joined 50 attorneys general in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and…

The Tennessee Department of Health has reported six cases of suspected serious respiratory disease among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. The Centers for Disease…

The Jefferson County Commission met for their regular Work Session on Monday, September 9, 2019 in the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse. Beyond familiarizing themselves with the full meeting…

On Wednesday, State Senator Frank Niceley (R-Strawberry Plains) gave a keynote speech at Tennessee State University’s (TSU) Fifteenth Annual Small Farm Expo and Small Farmer of the Year Awards Program…

It’s that time of year when hay bells, scarecrows, and of course pumpkins start donning displays across the area. The search for the perfect pumpkin is easier some…

The Labor Day holiday has come and gone. Even though the thermometer says otherwise, autumn is just around the corner and the time to start planning to get…

The Jefferson County Department of Education’s General Fund Balance is around $1.3 million dollars healthier due to funds that were “rolled over” from the 2018/2019 fiscal year. School…

Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected. Patients report similar exposures, symptoms and clinical findings…

Governor Bill Lee today addressed tourism professionals during the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism at the Music City Center, noting the state’s 2nd largest industry and…

East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is now accepting applications for funding from the Jefferson Health Care Foundation Fund of East Tennessee Foundation. Organizations must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) or other…

For fall foliage lovers it is that time of year when the gaze goes to the tree tops to see if there is any change of color. While…

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Attorney General Slatery Joins Google Bipartisan Multistate Antitrust Investigation

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today joined 50 attorneys general in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and…

Sen. Niceley Gives Keynote Speech at TSU Small Farm Expo Luncheon to “Celebrate the Success of Our Small Farms”

Sen. Niceley Gives Keynote Speech at TSU Small Farm Expo Luncheon to “Celebrate the Success of Our Small Farms”

On Wednesday, State Senator Frank Niceley (R-Strawberry Plains) gave a keynote speech at Tennessee State University’s (TSU) Fifteenth Annual Small Farm Expo and Small Farmer of the Year Awards Program…

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell Set Sights on Tourism Future

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell Set Sights on Tourism Future

Governor Bill Lee today addressed tourism professionals during the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism at the Music City Center, noting the state’s 2nd largest industry and…

TDOT Announces No Lane Closures for Labor Day Holiday

TDOT Announces No Lane Closures for Labor Day Holiday

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.  Construction crews will stop all…

TDCI Approves Carriers’ 2020 Rates on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace

TDCI Approves Carriers’ 2020 Rates on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announces the approval of insurance rates requested by the five carriers offering coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) in…

Tennessee House Republicans Choose Jeremy Faison As Caucus Chairman

Tennessee House Republicans Choose Jeremy Faison As Caucus Chairman

Members of the Tennessee House Republican Caucus chose State Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) as their Republican Caucus Chairman during a special caucus meeting held inside the Old Supreme Court Chamber.…

Purchase TN Crash Website Available For Crash Reports

Purchase TN Crash Website Available For Crash Reports

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced the launch of an efficient method to access traffic crash reports from law enforcement agencies across the state. Effective…