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Tennessee Attorney General Sues Purdue Pharma

Tennessee Attorney General Sues Purdue Pharma

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with a bipartisan group of Attorneys General, sued Purdue Pharma today for its unlawful marketing and promotion of OxyContin and other drugs and its role in causing and prolonging the opioid epidemic in Tennessee. The State’s lawsuit, filed in Knox County Circuit Court, alleges Purdue violated the Tennessee [...]

Department of Agriculture to Accept Additional Hemp Growing Applications

Department of Agriculture to Accept Additional Hemp Growing Applications

In effort to broaden the opportunity and impact of the industrial hemp program for farmers and industry, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is reopening the application period for industrial hemp grower and processor licenses through June 1, 2018. “This is a proactive effort to assist Tennessee farmers who are looking to diversify, and we [...]

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word for this week is perplexed. The budgeting hive will convene this week and Buzzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that what is missing could bee the topic of the day. The low humm is that opening that can of worms could bee problematic for those that have already flown. The low, [...]

A Wonderful Pounding

A Wonderful Pounding

There are days and weeks that I believe that nothing can surprise me and then, wham, something comes up that leaves me shaking my head. With the first round of elections under our belt and the next round not coming for several months, I suppose that I thought things would slow down. You couldn’t have [...]

Jefferson Park At Dandridge Blessed With Angels

Jefferson Park At Dandridge Blessed With Angels

Jefferson Park at Dandridge has been blessed with angels this year.  Jefferson County High School’s service learning students have spent this year really giving back so much to our hard working Elders.  All the students went beyond volunteering with us…… they made friendships that will last a lifetime!  When asking Elder, Faye Sorrells, about what [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – City Council Of Jefferson City Special Called Budget Work Session, May 30, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – City Council Of Jefferson City Special Called Budget Work Session, May 30, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE The City Council of Jefferson City, will meet in a Special Called Budget Work Session on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, 112 City Center Drive. Monica Myers City Recorder 05/17/2018 – 05/30/2018

Mossy Creek Foundation To Host Memorial Tribute Wreath Laying, Saturday, May 26, 2018

“Mossy Creek Foundation will host a Memorial Tribute and Wreath Laying, Saturday, May 26, 2018, 10:00 – 10:30 at Veteran’s Plaza, Mossy Creek Station, Historic Downtown Mossy Creek. If you are a Veteran or know a Veteran, please come and help us honor those who gave their lives for our freedom.”

“This Thing Called Life” tour at the Dandridge Senior Center, Monday, June 11

Shellem Cline is making a stop on his “This Thing Called Life” tour at the Dandridge Senior Center, Monday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m.   Cline is a multi-award winning artist with 15 top 40′s and 4 number 1′s in the area of Inspirational Country music.   He will be performing his hits along with classics inspirational [...]

Dandridge Memorial Library Summer Reading Programs

Free Genealogy Class June 14 & 21, 2018

Free Genealogy Class The Dandridge Senior Center and the Jefferson County Genealogical Society will offer a free Beginning Genealogy class in two sessions which will take place on Thursday, June 14, and Thursday, June 21 from 1 to 3 pm at the Dandridge Senior Center, 917 Elliott Ferry Road. Participants will explore free internet sites, [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Special Budget Committee Meeting, May 29, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Special Budget Committee Meeting, May 29, 2018

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 Commission Special Budget Committee will meet for an open public meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Main Courtroom of the Jefferson [...]

Handgun Carry Permit Classes At Dandridge Police Department, May 26 & June 30, 2018

Handgun Carry Permit Classes At Dandridge Police Department, May 26 & June 30, 2018

Dates:  May 26 &  June 30, 2018 The cost is $65.00.  This fee can be paid in advance at the Dandridge Police Department.  Acceptable payment methods include cash, money orders, and credit cards.  Checks are not accepted.  Credit card payments can also be made via telephone by calling 865-397-8862 x 21. The fee may also [...]

Tournaments Great News For Local Economy

Tournaments Great News For Local Economy

The weather is warm, the local lakes are near or above full pool and the fish are biting. All of that is good news for the local economy. With four tournaments down and ten more to go before winter moves into the area, Jefferson County lakes are on the radar for anglers all across the [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting, May 24, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting, May 24, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet in regular session on Thursday, May 24, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Patriot Academy media center. Sherry Finchum, Interim Director Jefferson County Schools 05/15/2018 – 05/24/2018

Monthly Crop Outlook & Tennessee Market Highlights, May 10, 2018

Monthly Crop Outlook & Tennessee Market Highlights, May 10, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day From The Jefferson County Post

Happy Mother’s Day From The Jefferson County Post

Throughout history there has been a long standing tradition to honor mothers and motherhood. Today is Mother’s Day Sunday May 13, 2018. Mother’s Day falls each year on the second Sunday in May. Honoring mothers and mother figures around the world this holiday has a long standing history that made it into the beloved holiday [...]

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