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Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Jefferson City Mayor Mark Potts declared through a Mayoral Proclamation, Monday, March 20, 2017 that March 2017 was the 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month. Prior to making their regular deliveries, Meals On Wheels gathered in the Jefferson City Municipal Building, along with the Senior Nutrition Program Director April Myers, Driver Bill Nagy, Mayor [...]

Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More

UT Extension would like to team up with a couple of Jefferson County Churches for a Nutrition Program. Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More promotes healthy eating and physical activity in communities of faith. It is co-taught by University of Tennessee Extension Nutrition Educators and trained lay leaders from your faith community through small [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY – Veteran’s Service Officer of Jefferson County

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY – Veteran’s Service Officer of Jefferson County

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY Job Opening: Veteran’s Service Officer of Jefferson County. Resumes for the position will be accepted through April 13 2017. This is a full-time position and includes county benefits. Candidates must be an honorably discharged veteran from any branch of service, proficient using MS Office products, hold a valid driver’s license, [...]

Swibaker’s Custom Sawmilling

Swibaker’s Custom Sawmilling Also Storage Buildings, Decks and Remodeling, all on your site.  Call or leave message for a free estimate. 865-315-0239

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meeting, March 27, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meeting, March 27, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all County Commissioners and residents of Jefferson County, Tennessee, and to all other persons who might be interested, that the Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee will meet for an open public meeting on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 [...]

Spring Fling Crafts Event, April 8, 2017

SPRING FLING CRAFTS EVENT SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 10 AM – 4 PM Rescue Squad Building, 915 Industrial Rd. Dandridge, TN  37725 Indoor and Outdoor Vendors Free Admittance Door Prize Drawings All Day Concessions FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS APPRECIATED

JCHS Senior and Underclass Honors Night, May 15 & 16, 2017

Senior Honors Night will be May 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Carson-Newman University. A reception for all honorees and guests will begin at 5:45 p.m. in the Grand Hall. This will be an evening to recognize the outstanding achievements of the Class of 2017. Students will be mailed an invitation by April 29th. All [...]

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading has had several successful runs at recent competitions and are now headed to the UCA Internationals in Orlando. Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading is a performance and competition program here in Jefferson County. The competition in Nashville was the first successful run for the JAGS. The Tiny Team, Jags’ Meow, cheered their [...]

House Republicans Move Forward With Critical Legislation To Combat Welfare Fraud

House Republicans Move Forward With Critical Legislation To Combat Welfare Fraud

At the end of February, House Republicans moved forward with critical legislation designed to combat welfare fraud in Tennessee by passing House Bill 227 on the full House floor. Once passed by the Senate, the bill will travel to the desk of Governor Bill Haslam to be signed into law. House Bill 227, referred to [...]

Broadband Accessibility Act Gains Momentum

Broadband Accessibility Act Gains Momentum

Earlier this week, House Republicans advanced House Bill 529 through the Business and Utilities Subcommittee, with the legislation gaining much-needed momentum as it continues its path to the full House floor for a final vote. House Bill 529, the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, was created after the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) produced [...]

Legacy Theatre Presents Anne of Green Gables

Legacy Theatre Presents Anne of Green Gables

Legacy Theatre is excited to announce their upcoming production of Peter DeLaurier’s Anne of Green Gables March 24, 25, 26, 30, and April 1 and 2.   This popular stage play is adapted from the children’s literature classic of the same name by Lucy Maude Montgomery which has sold more than 50 million copies.    It tells [...]

House Republicans Encourage Growing And Selling Of Tennessee-Based Agricultural Products

House Republicans Encourage Growing And Selling Of Tennessee-Based Agricultural Products

House Republicans moved forward with legislation to help encourage the growing and selling of Tennessee-based agricultural products across the state. As filed, House Bill 299 is a pro-small business bill that removes governmental regulations and red tape that have placed undue burdens on the distribution of homegrown, locally produced food products. Currently, all food manufacturers, [...]

Senate approves legislation making it easier for veterans to determine how their military training can count as credit in Tennessee’s colleges and universities

Senate approves legislation making it easier for veterans to determine how their military training can count as credit in Tennessee’s colleges and universities

Legislation that will make it easier for veterans to determine how their military training can count as credit in Tennessee’s colleges and universities was approved by the Tennessee Senate on Monday.  Senate Bill 1232, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville), also grants in-state tuition to anyone currently living in Tennessee who is using [...]

State Rep. Andy Holt Pays Traffic Camera Tickets With Monopoly Money, Introduces New Legislation To Fight Them

State Rep. Andy Holt Pays Traffic Camera Tickets With Monopoly Money, Introduces New Legislation To Fight Them

On Thursday, Tennessee State Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) took to Facebook Live where he paid two traffic camera tickets with Monopoly money and a photographed image of a $50 bill. On one of the payments, Holt wrote “In the spirit of justice,” before sending it off to processors. Holt says he did the video in [...]

House Leaders Advance Legislation Establishing Long-Term Care For Those With Autism Spectrum Disorder

House Leaders Advance Legislation Establishing Long-Term Care For Those With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Members of the House Health Committee advanced legislation thatthat would establish a long-term system of care for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. House Bill 384establishes the Tennessee Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder. This 16-person advisory council would make recommendations and provide leadership in program development regarding matters concerning all levels of [...]

TWRA Surveys Sizable Gray Bat Hibernaculum In East Tennessee

TWRA Surveys Sizable Gray Bat Hibernaculum In East Tennessee

TWRA wildlife surveys managers recently explored a cave in East Tennessee that contains a large number of hibernating Gray Bats, a state and federally endangered species. Wildlife Surveys Managers Chris Ogle and Daniel Istvanko descended into a cave known as Rattlin’ Pit in Cocke Co., which is owned by Newport Utilities.  Joining them was a [...]

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