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Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency Meeting, November 15, 2019

Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency Meeting, November 15, 2019

The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency will be hosting a public meeting for review for the proposed revision of the Jefferson County Hazard Mitigation Plan. This meeting will be held on November 15th at 9AM in the main courtroom of the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse.

The following individuals have unclaimed utility deposits From AEC for 2017 & 2018

Persons listed here may contact AEC at 423-586-4755, extension 1800 any time prior to December 1, 2019, to address this issue and claim their deposit. After December 1, 2019, these unclaimed deposits will be turned over to the State of Tennessee.” CM-Bank Reconciliation DAVILYNN C ACOSTA LICI A AICHELE CRYSTAL D AKERS DALTON A ALEXANDER […]

White Pine School Locks Down Under Threat Of Student Carrying Gun

White Pine School Locks Down Under Threat Of Student Carrying Gun

In a statement today from Dr. Shane Johnston, Jefferson County Director of Schools: “White Pine School administration notified my office that a student had verbally told another student he had a gun at school. This notification was made at approximately 8:15 AM. School officials were notified of this and promptly detained the student and placed […]

NIGHT OF THE PATRIOTS, Jefferson County High School, Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 – Welcome Veterans

NIGHT OF THE PATRIOTS, Jefferson County High School, Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 – Welcome Veterans

The Night Of The Patriots will be performed for the community and veterans on Thursday Night, November 7, 2019 at the Jefferson County High School, James D. Swann Center for Performing Arts. Details available Here!

Health care, mass shootings, 2020 election causing Americans significant stress

Health care, mass shootings, 2020 election causing Americans significant stress

A year before the 2020 presidential election, Americans report various issues in the news as significant sources of stress, including health care, mass shootings and the upcoming election, according to this year’s Stress in America™ survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). More than half of U.S. adults (56%) identify the 2020 presidential election as […]

Stressed to the max? Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain

Stressed to the max? Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain

When it comes to managing anxiety disorders, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the “balm of hurt minds.” While a full night of slumber stabilizes emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. […]

Air Travel Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Air Travel Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Traveling with children can be a delight and a challenge. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has the following tips for safe and stress-free family air travel. Please use the tips in any print or broadcast story, with appropriate attribution of source. General Air Travel Tips Allow your family extra time to get through security – […]

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 to more than 1,000 statewide educators at the 2019 LEAD conference held in Nashville. The plan, called “Best for All,” sets priorities for the department in serving […]

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 represents a 98 percent participation rate, which is an all-time high in the state. Of those students, 41.7 percent earned a score of 21 or higher, making […]

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 additional Driver License Examiners, Road Skill Testers and Greeters, whose primary objective is to vet each person that comes to the center ensuring they have the required […]

Reading The Fine Print

Reading The Fine Print

Sometimes politicians can make much ado about nothing. And then, there are those times when questions should be asked and answered but none are forthcoming. We are presently sitting on both ends of the spectrum. Recently, Jefferson County declared themselves to be a county that upholds the Second Amendment of the United States of America. […]

TRAFFIC ALERT – Between White Pine and Dandridge

Motorists traveling on State Route 113 between White Pine and Dandridge should be aware of upcoming roadwork that will have an effect on their travel patterns. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, November 4, State Route 113 will be closed near Leadvale Road for a small structure replacement.  This road closure will be in place […]

Dandridge VFW Meeting, December 5, 2019

Dandridge VFW Meeting, December 5, 2019

“The Dandridge VFW Post 3380 will hold their next meeting on December 5th at 7pm at the Dandridge Old Town Hall (next to the Music on the Town stage).  All veterans of foreign wars are invited and encouraged to attend, as we commit to revive our community support to Jefferson County.”

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board of Commissioners November Meetings, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board of Commissioners November Meetings, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all County Commissioners and residents of Jefferson County, TN, and to all other persons who might be interested, that the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, along with other committees will meet in November as indicated below at the Historical Jefferson County Courthouse 202 W. Main Street, Dandridge, TN: Meetings to be […]

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Dairy Margin Coverage Program

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Dairy producers can now enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened signup today for the program that helps producers manage economic risk brought on by milk price and feed cost disparities. “We know it’s tough out there for American farmers, including our dairy producers,” said […]

“A Christmas Carol” Tradition Returns to the Clarence Brown Theatre Mainstage

“A Christmas Carol” Tradition Returns                                       to the Clarence Brown Theatre Mainstage

With stunning costumes, beautiful carols, and $10 tickets for children 5 to 12, the heartwarming “A Christmas Carol,” returns to the Clarence Brown mainstage November 27 through December 21.  At each performance, patrons can enhance the experience by enjoying holiday treats at the concession stand and taking pictures with “Scrooge and Tiny Tim” in a […]

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