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Rescue 180 debuts first annual Spring Fling to fight the opioid epidemic

Rescue 180 is planning their first annual Spring Fling to help support local families dealing with addiction. The fundraiser’s purpose is to help those in the community who are dealing with addiction, and need assistance. The event will be held this Saturday March 23rd, at the Brazelton Lodge in Dandridge from 3 – 6 pm. […]

New Report Examines Impact of Ineffective Teachers on Students

New Report Examines Impact of Ineffective Teachers on Students

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released a new report that explores how students in Tennessee’s public schools are impacted when they are taught by an ineffective teacher for two consecutive years. The report was prepared at the request of Senator Dolores Gresham. More than 8,000 Tennessee students (1.6 percent of students included in the study) […]

March Brings Full Agenda For County Commission

March Brings Full Agenda For County Commission

The Jefferson County Commission held their March voting meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019 in the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse. Chairman Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts called the meeting to order. Absent from roll call were Commissioners Solomon and Patterson. Upon the approval of the minutes (Commissioners Scarlett / Carmichael) and the approval and correction […]

DeFoe Storybook Win In 2019 Bassmaster Classic

DeFoe Storybook Win In 2019 Bassmaster Classic

Tennessee anglers captured the top two places and posted two additional spots among the top seven in the 2019 Bassmaster Classic. The impressive performances capped off the three-day event in Knoxville. Ott DeFoe put the finishing touches on a storybook performance in his hometown. The Knoxville angler was the overall champion with a total of […]

INVITATION TO BID – Lawn Care

INVITATION TO BID – Lawn Care

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Finance Office (JCFO) will be accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors for lawn care at Jefferson County Schools (JCS).  There will be mandatory pre-bid school site visits for vendors on March 20 and 21.  For school site visit information, please contact JCS at 865-397-3436.  Specification information will be distributed […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of Commissioners Budget Committee Meeting Dates

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of Commissioners Budget Committee Meeting Dates

PUBLIC NOTICE 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 Board of Commissioners will meet at the Historical Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main Street, Dandridge, Tennessee for the following Budget Committee Meetings in the Main Courtroom.   This […]

Body Found In Douglas Lake – Sheriff’s Office Asks For Help With Identification

Body Found In Douglas Lake – Sheriff’s Office Asks For Help With Identification

Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools – Updates On Schools And Programs

Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools – Updates On Schools And Programs

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting March 7, 2019 & March 14, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting March 7, 2019 & March 14, 2019

NOTICE OF MEETING The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet March 7, 2019  “Moving Work Session” – 6:00 PM.  *Board meet @ Talbott Elementary Then tour TES, WPS, MMS, DES and PES. The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet March 14, 2019 Historic Courthouse 6:00 PM Work Session/6:30 PM Business Session […]

Representative Faison Elected Co-Chairman Of The Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus

Representative Faison Elected Co-Chairman Of The Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus

State Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) was elected by his peers to serve as co-chairman with State Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville) of the Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus. Founded in 2015, the bicameral Sportsmen’s Caucus works hand in hand with wildlife conservation organizations like the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the National Wild Turkey Federation to protect […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – REQUEST FOR BID, Upper Floor Renovations Jefferson County Health Department

PUBLIC NOTICE – REQUEST FOR BID, Upper Floor Renovations Jefferson County Health Department

REQUEST FOR BIDJEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTUPPER FLOOR RENOVATIONS McSpadden Inc., Construction Manager for Jefferson County, is accepting bids for the following bid package for the existing Jefferson County Health Department Upper Floor Renovations.  Please contact McSpadden Inc. at (865) 397-3822 to obtain specific bid package information.  Specifications are available upon request at McSpadden Inc, 613 […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, March 12, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, March 12, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given to all residents of Jefferson County, Tennessee and to all persons interested, that the regular meeting of the Jefferson County Highway Commission will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019  at 7:00 PM, at its office in the courthouse in Dandridge. This notice is given pursuant to the provisions […]

Jefferson County EMA Request for Initial Damage Reports From Public

Jefferson County EMA Request for Initial Damage Reports From Public

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

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

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 will meet in March as indicated below at the Historical Jefferson County Courthouse 202 W. Main Street, Dandridge, TN: Meetings to be held in the Main Courtroom Friday, March […]

Jefferson County Among Governor’s Top 33 Healthier Communities

Jefferson County Among Governor’s Top 33 Healthier Communities

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness today designated 33 counties, cities, towns, neighborhoods, and college campuses as Healthier Tennessee Communities at the organization’s gala event in Franklin. An additional 17 awards highlighting outstanding achievements by individuals and communities were presented at the Graystone Quarry event. The City of Kingsport became the first city in […]

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