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President Trump signs order to fight online censorship

President Trump signs order to fight online censorship

Moments ago in the Oval Office, President Trump signed an Executive Order to fight online censorship by technology corporations, including social media platforms. Tech bias is a major issue facing our democracy. It challenges the free exchange of ideas and public debate that protects our civil liberties. Every citizen—liberal, conservative, or otherwise—has a right to be heard […]

Karissa Long Selected as Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Good Citizens Award 2020

Karissa Long Selected as Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Good Citizens Award 2020

Karissa Long, a recent graduate of Jefferson County High School, has been selected as the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR, Good Citizens Award winner for 2020. Karen Bible, Recording Secretary and DAR Good Citizens Committee Chairman, presented the award for Long’s exemplary performance in the area of citizenship. The Good Citizens Award recipient must be […]

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library,Virtual Summer Reading Program 2020, Imagine Your Story!

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library (3133 W, Old A.J. Hwy, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871) is inviting all children to their Virtual Summer Reading Program 2020: Imagine Your Story! All programs will be provided via online. Parents of babies-preschoolers may pick up crafts (created by Teresa Clark, Library Clerk) and checkout books to go along with the virtual […]

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Announces $1,598,908 for Small Business Research and Development Grants in Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Announces $1,598,908 for Small Business Research and Development Grants in Tennessee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette today announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award 256 grants totaling $53 million to 211 small businesses in 35 states and the District of Columbia. These awards include eight in Tennessee totaling $1,598,908. Funded through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology […]

Dumplin Valley Farm Concert Series is back for 2020

The Dumplin Valley Farm Concert Series is back for 2020 and kicks off the 2020 Season on Saturday June 20th with GRITS and also recent “The Voice” Contestant Sara Collins and her band, who now resides in Dandridge, will do an opening set. Later in the evening, special guests Alan Palmieri, Eddie Blackwell and Doreen […]

INVITATION TO BID – Food Serving Equipment

INVITATION TO BID – Food Serving Equipment

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for “Food Serving Equipment” for Jefferson County Schools. For questions you may contact Jamie Johnson at JJohnson@jcboe.net or (865)397-3945. There will be a mandatory meeting at 9 a.m. on June 16, 2020 at Jefferson Elementary Schools at 321 west Broadway Boulevard, Jefferson City TN […]

INVITATION TO BID – K-2 BOOKS for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2020-2021 school year

INVITATION TO BID – K-2 BOOKS for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2020-2021 school year

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for K-2 BOOKS for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2019-2020 school year. For specifications, please contact Kristie Waltke at KWaltke@JCBOE.net Sealed bids should be labeled “K-2 Books” and either mailed to the Jefferson County Finance Department to the attention of Finance […]

INVITATION TO BID – FUEL for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2020-21 school year

INVITATION TO BID – FUEL for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2020-21 school year

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for FUEL for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2020-21 school year. For specifications, please contact Sherry Dotson, Jefferson Co Schools Transportation Supervisor, at 865-397-2139 ext. 2 or SDotson@JCBOE.net. Sealed bids should be labeled “Fuel” and either mailed to the Jefferson County […]

JCHS Girls Basketball Gets New Head Coach, Jeremy Byrd

JCHS Girls Basketball Gets New Head Coach, Jeremy Byrd

Jefferson County High School Athletic Department announced Jeremy Byrd as the Head Girls Basketball Coach on Friday, May 22, 2020. Coach Byrd is an East Tennessee native and veteran head coach. Byrd is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and has earned his Masters and Educational Specialist degrees from Lincoln Memorial University. Most recently […]

INVITATION TO BID – Provision of Cleaning HVAC ducts, air handlers, fans, including all ancillary items and associated equipment

INVITATION TO BID – Provision of Cleaning HVAC ducts, air handlers, fans, including all ancillary items and associated equipment

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Schools will be accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors for the provision of cleaning HVAC ducts, air handlers, fans, including all ancillary items and associated equipment (i.e., grills, registers, screens, etc.) for the following schools:  Dandridge Elementary School, 780 South Hwy. 92 Dandridge, TN 37725 New Market Elementary School, […]

INVITATION TO BID – Tile for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – Tile for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for Tile for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. All bids to be F.O.B., Dandridge, Tennessee. Affidavit required. For affidavit form and additional information contact, Charles Tipton at […]

INVITATION TO BID – Road Striping for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – Road Striping for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for Road Striping for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. All bids to be F.O.B., Dandridge, Tennessee. Affidavit required. For affidavit form and additional information contact Charles Tipton […]

INVITATION TO BID – De-Icing Salt for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – De-Icing Salt for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for De-Icing Salt for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020, until June 30, 2021. All bids to be F.O.B., Dandridge, Tennessee. Affidavit required. For affidavit form and additional information, contact Charles Tipton […]

INVITATION TO BID – Guardrail for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – Guardrail for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for Guardrail for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. All bids to be F.O.B., Dandridge, Tennessee. An Affidavit and Drug-Free Workplace Affidavit required. For affidavit form and additional […]

INVITATION TO BID – Asphalt for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – Asphalt for the Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for Asphalt for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. An affidavit is required. For affidavit form and additional information contact Charles Tipton at 865-397-2155. Estimated Quantity Description F.O.B. […]

INVITATION TO BID – Blasting for Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID – Blasting for Jefferson County Highway Department

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for Blasting for the Jefferson County Highway Department. Bids will be for one year (1) from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. An affidavit is required. For affidavit form and additional information contact Charles Tipton at 865-397-2155. The Tennessee Blasting Law […]

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