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PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting, April 27, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Meeting, April 27, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet in regular session on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the media center at the Patriot Academy. 04/24/2017 – 04/27/2017

Mayor Veto – In recent years, I have witnessed arcane attempts to force development projects on Jefferson County citizens.

Mayor Veto – In recent years, I have witnessed arcane attempts to force development projects on Jefferson County citizens.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR “Letters To The Editor” do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Jefferson County Post nor any of its employees.  The Jefferson County Post does not underwrite any of the facts or situations mentioned in the letters. Submitted by: David Nelson, Strawberry Plains Dear Editor, In recent years, I have witnessed [...]

Maury Bat Update As Testing Week Begins

Maury Bat Update As Testing Week Begins

As students and teachers ready themselves for a week of testing, bats continue to plague Maury Middle School. According to Jefferson County School’s Director of Facilities and Business Affairs Michael Phagan, one classroom at Maury has been quarantined due to the presence of bats. Phagan stated that, following last weekend’s attempt to seal the entrance [...]

Lewis Black’s “Nothing’s Sacred”

Lewis Black’s “Nothing’s Sacred”

I have a fairly high standard for comedy, especially when dealing with books, so I wasn’t too sure what I would get when I picked up Lewis Black’s Nothing’s Sacred. I have seen much of Black’s blend of comedy and socio-political commentary on television, but does his skillset translate well to book form? Yes, yes [...]

District 9 Commissioner Seal Speaks Out On Mayoral Veto

District 9 Commissioner Seal Speaks Out On Mayoral Veto

Resolution 2017-20 was moved in County Commission on behalf of a growing number of citizens that believe that they are being left out of economic development decisions made in Jefferson County by the Industrial Development Board (IDB).  As the resolution states, “citizens of any community in Jefferson County deserve to be made aware of any [...]

Baklava

Baklava

Okay, I do admit to being a food snob when it comes to certain kinds of foods, and baklava fits that category. So many times you see baklava with a couple pastry layers at the top and at the bottom with a fat nut layer in the middle – I’ll leave that one alone. If [...]

Advertising Sales Representative Position

Advertising Sales Representative The Jefferson County Post, Gatlinburg Daily Post, and others (Depew Media Publications) is seeking qualified individuals to deliver advertising solutions to customers. Applicants should ideally possess skills to perform the following: Ability to develop and maintain relationships with external customers. Develop and manage customer database. Possess good communication skills. Able to work [...]

Solomon Arrested On Multiple Charges

Solomon Arrested On Multiple Charges

Frank Solomon, Alderman of New Market, Tennessee and Constable of the 7th District, was arrested around 10:30 am on Monday, April 17, 2017 on charges stemming from an investigation by the State of Tennessee Comptrollers Office. According to Jefferson County Sheriff Bud McCoig, his office carried out the arrest warrant that followed a Grand Jury [...]

It Runs Down Hill

Is it ever okay for the county, city or schools to keep important information from citizens? If there is a line, who draws it and who decides when to exceed it? Is it dependent on what the information is or who it impacts? We all know that there are times that desecration is the better [...]

Bats Invade Hornet’s Nest – Bat Infestation Causing Problems For Maury Middle School

Bats Invade Hornet’s Nest – Bat Infestation Causing Problems For Maury Middle School

Concerns from parents at Maury Middle School precipitated questions regarding the possible infestation of bats at Maury Middle School. According to information provided by parents, bats have been plaguing the school since the weather warmed up in late March. Though the situation has been brought to the attention of school administrators, it has been kept [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Personnel Committee Meeting, April 27, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Personnel Committee Meeting, April 27, 2017

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 Personnel Committee will meet for an open public meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in the Jury Room of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meetings

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meetings

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS 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 open public meetings as indicated below.   All meetings will be held in the Jefferson County Courthouse Main Courtroom, 202 W. Main Street, [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Public Service Committee Meeting, May 8, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Public Service Committee Meeting, May 8, 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 Public Service Committee will meet for an open public meeting on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jefferson County High School Media Center, 115 [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meeting, April 24, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Budget Committee Meeting, April 24, 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, April 24, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main Street, Dandridge. [...]

Help Wanted – Janitors Needed In Danridge And Jefferson City

HELP WANTED Janitors needed in Dandridge and Jefferson City to clean 2 small buildings on Wednesday and Friday only after 6 pm Call 933-1766 for interviews

INVITATION TO BID – Additions And Renovations To White Pine School – Bid Package #4 For Resinous Flooring

INVITATION TO BID – Additions And Renovations To White Pine School – Bid Package #4 For Resinous Flooring

INVITATION TO BID Jefferson County School Board will be accepting sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Additions and Renovations to White Pine School-Bid Package # 4 for the Resinous Flooring scope of work.  Bids shall be in a sealed envelope with an envelope cover issued by the construction manager. Sealed bids are due 2:00 [...]

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