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Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

A career in professional football may yield an array of health benefits that extend beyond playing years: NFL players engage in vigorous training, tend to be more educated than other men in the U.S. and have higher median incomes than most fellow Americans–all factors associated with better overall health. But new research from Harvard Medical […]

FACEBOOK TO BUILD $800 MILLION DATA CENTER IN GALLATIN

FACEBOOK TO BUILD $800 MILLION DATA CENTER IN GALLATIN

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE FACEBOOK TO BUILD $800 MILLION DATA CENTER IN GALLATIN Approximately 100 jobs will help run the facility Gallatin facility will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) officials announced today […]

AG Slatery Urges Congress to Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

AG Slatery Urges Congress to Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with 21 other state attorneys general, co-signed a letter to Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. The legislation would help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal options where […]

Morristown Police Ask Public’s Help Identifying Person Of Interest In Death Investigation

Morristown Police Ask Public’s Help Identifying Person Of Interest In Death Investigation

The Morristown Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a person of interest in a death investigation. This individual was the last known person to see a man who was found deceased on May 18, 2020 at Days Inn on East Andrew Johnson Highway. Attached are photos from the hotel cameras on that […]

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES Dandridge Elementary PreK-5 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Jefferson Academy 7:20 AM – 2:20 PM (Car Riders Only) Jefferson Elementary PreK-5 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Jefferson Middle 6th-8th 8:00 AM – 3:05 PM Jefferson County High 10th-12th 8:05 AM – 3:05 PM (Main Campus) Jefferson County High 9th 8:00 […]

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Mandy Schneitman – School Safety Protocols Amid Covid-19

Mandy Schneitman – School Safety Protocols Amid Covid-19

August 6, 2020 Update of Re-Opening Jefferson County Schools

August 6, 2020 Update of Re-Opening Jefferson County Schools

NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Answers STEM Students’ Questions

NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Answers STEM Students’ Questions

Students participating in Space Station Explorers STEM programs across the nation will pose questions this week to NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station. The educational downlink event will air live at 12:45 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 7, on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Cassidy will answer prerecorded questions from students participating […]

Welcome To Students & Parents from Department of Education Directors

Welcome To Students & Parents from Department of Education Directors

Update July 29, 2020 Jefferson County Schools Opening

Update July 29, 2020 Jefferson County Schools Opening

The Buzzz!

The Buzzz!

The buzz word this week is ethics. The head governmental hive met this week and Buzzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that pushing the point have some wagging their antennas. The low humm is that some are wondering if it is a newbee issue or a ghost from July past that is driving the […]

Another School Building Project? – Scratching My Head

Another School Building Project? – Scratching My Head

I have spent the last few months wondering when or if things would ever get back to normal. Perhaps the request for two new schools is the first step toward that goal. After all, can you remember a time in the past decade or so that a school building plan was not either in process […]

Tax Free Day Still A Go In Tennessee!

Tax Free Day Still A Go In Tennessee!

Despite rumors to the contrary, tax free day is still a go in Tennessee! This sales tax holiday is the perfect day to shop for the multitude of supplies your kids are going to need to start the new school year. During tax free day clothing items, school supplies, and school art supplies $100 or […]

School Board To Re-Vote Due To Transparency Concerns on Two School Building Program

School Board To Re-Vote Due To Transparency Concerns on Two School Building Program

The question of funding for a proposed two school building program to replace Jefferson Elementary School and Piedmont Elementary School was before the Jefferson County Commission recently and the request brought conversation from Commissioners both for and against the request. Director of Jefferson County Schools, Dr. Shane Johnston, addressed the funding body looking for the […]

Distance Learning Deadline, July 26, 2020 – Jefferson County Schools Guidance on Requirements for Re-Opening

Distance Learning Deadline, July 26, 2020 – Jefferson County Schools Guidance on Requirements for Re-Opening

First, Starting Monday, July 27, 2020 masks will be required in school buildings for employees, visitors to campus, and students in grades 6-12. Masks remain strongly encouraged for PreK-5th grade students. Everyone should expect more guidance on this in the coming weeks and this is subject to change based on updated guidance. Secondly, parents must […]

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