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Wanted 2 Bedroom House, Apartment, Condo, Duplex or Mobile Home

In search of a 2 Bedroom house, Apartment, Condo, Duplex or Mobile Home.  Must have Washer & Dryer connections.  No Pets. Call 865-314-6966

Office Manager Stole from TennCare Supported Company in Jefferson City

Office Manager Stole from TennCare Supported Company in Jefferson City

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Jefferson City Police Department, has resulted in the indictment of Tonya Lindsey, the former office manager for Priority Senior Care, LLC (Priority) in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Priority provides in-home care to qualified seniors and receives the majority of its funding through TennCare, the […]

Untold Tennessee: Gov. Lee Announces Year-Long 225 Celebration

Untold Tennessee: Gov. Lee Announces Year-Long 225 Celebration

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced “Untold Tennessee” as the theme for a yearlong celebration commemorating 225 years of statehood. Tennesseans are invited to attend events and activities in all 95 counties and submit stories that showcase their area of the state. Gov. Lee will kick off a 95-county tour and year of celebration by […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners Meeting April 29, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners Meeting April 29, 2021

NOTICE OF MEETING The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners Thursday, April 29, 2021 Work Session 5:30 PM Special Called Meeting: For the purpose of construction projects, and associated funding for Jefferson Elementary and Piedmont Elementary schools. * PIEDMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL* Social distancing will be encouraged.   Dr. Shane Johnston, Director Jefferson County Schools

INVITATION TO BID – Cleaning Services for Jefferson County Schools Central Office and Auxiliary Buildings

INVITATION TO BID – Cleaning Services for Jefferson County Schools Central Office and Auxiliary Buildings

Invitation to bid The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for cleaning services for Jefferson County Schools Central Office and Auxiliary Buildings. All interested vendors should contact Kelley Coggins at 865-397-3436 or email kcoggins@jcboe.net for bid specifications and to schedule a mandatory site visit. Sealed bids must be marked “JCS Cleaning Services” […]

Vital Policy – Property Rights Protection Bills Delayed by Special Interest Groups in Tennessee General Assembly

Vital Policy – Property Rights Protection Bills Delayed by Special Interest Groups in Tennessee General Assembly

For the second legislative session in a row, housing authority and community development agency lobbyists have persuaded state legislators to place property rights protection bills on the back burner. A bill filled in 2020 to prevent eminent domain proceedings against non-blighted property in a redevelopment area was opposed by Knoxville Community Development Corporation (KCDC). Speaking […]

Vital Policy – Property Rights Protection Bills Delayed by Special Interest Groups in Tennessee General Assembly

Vital Policy – Property Rights Protection Bills Delayed by Special Interest Groups in Tennessee General Assembly

For the second legislative session in a row, housing authority and community development agency lobbyists have persuaded state legislators to place property rights protection bills on the back burner. A bill filled in 2020 to prevent eminent domain proceedings against non-blighted property in a redevelopment area was opposed by Knoxville Community Development Corporation (KCDC). Speaking […]

Important School Updates, Summer Learning, Test & Event Dates – Video Address from Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Important School Updates, Summer Learning, Test & Event Dates – Video Address from Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Timber Theft Cases Reported Across Tennessee

Timber Theft Cases Reported Across Tennessee

Rising timber prices and the value of individual species have enticed thieves to steal timber across Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) urges forest landowners to be aware of timber theft and provides steps owners can take to protect their assets. “Timber theft can be financially devastating to a landowner,” State Forester David Arnold […]

Comptroller’s Office Examines Successes and Challenges of Tennessee Promise

Comptroller’s Office Examines Successes and Challenges of Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released a new update in its ongoing evaluation of the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Program. The update shows more students are attending college after graduating from high school following the implementation of Tennessee Promise. Tennessee’s college-going rate increased from 58.64 percent to 64.4 percent in the first year of the program. […]

Set of genetic markers in lung cancer identified

Set of genetic markers in lung cancer identified

Investigators at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health, have identified a set of new genetic markers that could potentially lead to new personalized treatments for lung cancer. The study appears online in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. This study was built on a previous discovery […]

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Our vaccine supply continues to surpass demand and we do not anticipate this shift will impact our efforts to […]

Tennessee, Kentucky File Lawsuit against Biden Administration State Tax Policy

Tennessee, Kentucky File Lawsuit against Biden Administration State Tax Policy

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today joined Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron in a lawsuit challenging a mandate from the Biden Administration in the American Rescue Plan Act (the Act). The lawsuit, filed against Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, argues that the tax […]

Peggie Lois Grogan Myers

Peggie Lois Grogan Myers, 83, passed away April 11, 2021 at home.  She was born in Benham, KY on May 28, 1937.   She graduated from Benham High School in 1955 and Fort Sanders Nursing School in 1958.   She married Tom Myers on July 13, 1956.  She worked at Jefferson Memorial Hospital for 30 […]

Jim Wright

Jim Wright was born in Detroit, Michigan to James & Annella Wright in 1945. He was a great brother, favorite uncle, cousin, step dad, and friend to many. We will greatly miss him. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor, instantaneous quips, love of dogs, and willingness to help. He was an […]

MARYLYN HOPPER BIBLE

MARYLYN HOPPER BIBLE, age 77 of Dandridge, TN passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Sevier Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. She was the wife of Lloyd Bible of Dandridge, TN. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at a later date. ARRANGEMENTS BY FARRAR FUNERAL HOME, DANDRIDGE, TN – […]

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