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PUBLIC NOTICE – E911 Board Of Jefferson County Meeting, January 24, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – E911 Board Of Jefferson County Meeting, January 24, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE The regular scheduled meeting of the E-911 Board of Jefferson County will be held on Thursday January 24, 2019 at 1:00pm at the Jefferson County Emergency Services Center 911 Conference Room 581 W. Old AJ Hwy New Market TN 37820. Justin Crowther Director 01/14/2019 – 01/24/2019

A Case Of Special Interest Worth Watching

A Case Of Special Interest Worth Watching

David Seal is a guest editorialist this week on The Post. David is a long time educator in Jefferson County, as well as a recognized artist and local businessman. He has also served Jefferson County as a County Commissioner and is a lobbyist for the people on issues such as eminent domain and broadband accessibility [...]

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The Buzz word this week is frustrating. The head governmental hive will convene this week and busy bees in the know are buzzing that its back to work as usual. The low humm is that action has become a numbers game. The low low humm is that with polination conundrums on the horizon, the count [...]

State Rep. Jeremy Faison Urges A New Approach To Criminal Justice Reform: Restorative Justice

State Rep. Jeremy Faison Urges A New Approach To Criminal Justice Reform: Restorative Justice

“Buzz Words” are thrown around during campaign season by passionate politicians to emphasize their platform and to bolster support. Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) is one of these “buzz words.” From conservative groups such as the Beacon Center to liberal groups such as the ACLU, public support for CJR is on the rise. President Trump, Nancy [...]

UT Extension Offers Workshops about Growing Hops as a Specialty Crop

UT Extension Offers Workshops about Growing Hops as a Specialty Crop

The expansion of the microbrewery industry in Tennessee is stimulating an interest for locally produced hops and other crops used in brewing and distilling. To help producers understand the potential for hops as a crop in Tennessee, experts from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will present informational workshops on the production and marketing [...]

Civil Asset Forfeiture Multi-Billion Dollar Industry – Part 2

Civil Asset Forfeiture Multi-Billion Dollar Industry – Part 2

Civil Asset Forfeiture is a multi-billion-dollar industry in the United States. It is a process by which local, state, and federal government seizes private property and cash, theoretically to impede criminal activity. Asset forfeiture is big business in Tennessee with law enforcement agencies seizing about $14 million of cash per year, mainly from West-bound motorist [...]

Spay Neuter Project, January 11, 2019 – Spots Now Available

The Spay Neuter Project January 11 Ultra Low Cost Neuter Spots available for 5 male cats 3 female cats SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT Call (865) 279-1276

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Work Session, January 10, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Work Session, January 10, 2019

NOTICE OF MEETING The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet in a Work Session on January 10, 2019 at Patriot Academy beginning at 6:00 PM. Dr. Shane Johnston, Director Jefferson County Schools 01/05/2019 – 01/10/2019

Robert Allen Arrested Following Shooting Incident

Robert Allen Arrested Following Shooting Incident

Robert “Skeeter” Allen, 50, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault and Felon in Possession of a Handgun following a day-long search by members of the Morristown Police Department Criminal Apprehension Unit, investigators, patrol, and Special Response Team Members. The charges stem from a shooting which occurred just after midnight in which 24-year-old Jarell [...]

General Slatery Announces $6 Million Settlement with Encore Capital, Midland Credit Management, and Midland Funding to Reform Debt Buying and Collection Practices

General Slatery Announces $6 Million Settlement with Encore Capital, Midland Credit Management, and Midland Funding to Reform Debt Buying and Collection Practices

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced today that Tennessee joined 42 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation’s largest debt buyers. Debt buying involves buying and selling overdue debts [...]

Unemployment Rates Drop In Every Tennessee County

Unemployment Rates Drop In Every Tennessee County

NASHVILLE – Each of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in November 2018 according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Ninety-one counties had an unemployment rate of 5 percent or lower during the month and only four counties had a rate higher than 5 percent. Williamson County had [...]

Tennessee Announces What’s New In Tourism For 2019

Tennessee Announces What’s New In Tourism For 2019

Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” 2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of the RC MoonPie Festival in Bell Buckle. [...]

Merry Christmas from the Jefferson County Post & Depew Media

Merry Christmas from the Jefferson County Post & Depew Media

Park Remains Accessible During Partial Government Shutdown

Park Remains Accessible During Partial Government Shutdown

During the partial shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, Great Smoky Mountains National Park will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Roads and trails that are seasonally open will remain accessible to visitors, but emergency and rescue services will be limited. The park [...]

Winter Solstice in Northern Hemisphere

Winter Solstice in Northern Hemisphere

December 21 marks the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, an astronomical event that has been celebrated by dozens of cultures and religions, and that has historically been used as a seasonal indicator. The Winter Solstice is, scientifically, the instant that the sun’s maximum elevation in the day (noon) is at its lowest. In other [...]

Make your Nomination for the 2018 Small Business and Non-Profit of the Year Awards

Make your Nomination for the 2018 Small Business and Non-Profit of the Year Awards

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is currently taking applications for the 2018 Small Business of the Year and IMPACT Award for Non-Profit. Small businesses and non-profit organization’s are a vital part of any economy and comprise a large portion of the businesses and private sector jobs in Jefferson County. The efforts of these organizations [...]

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