Home » Entries posted by Editor

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Health Department Meeting, February 21, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Health Department Meeting, February 21, 2023

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT FOR RELEASE MEMORANDUM Date: February 6, 2023 To: Standard Banner, Jefferson County Post, From: State of Tennessee, Department of Health Jefferson County Health Department Name of Board: Jefferson County Health Council Date of Meeting: February 21, 2023 Time: Noon Place: In Person, Jefferson County Health Department, Conference Room 931 Industrial Park Road, Dandridge, […]

MAYOR MARK POTTS ANNOUNCES OFFICE CLOSURE DURING TEMPORARY RELOCATION OF OFFICES

MAYOR MARK POTTS ANNOUNCES OFFICE CLOSURE DURING TEMPORARY RELOCATION OF OFFICES

County Mayor Mark Potts along with the Register of Deeds, Ed Stiner announce that the Jefferson County Register of Deeds and Archives Office will be relocating to the second Floor of the First Horizon Bank building immediately. In order to relocate all items for business operations, the offices will be closed beginning Wednesday, February 8 […]

Conagra recalls nearly 2.6 million pounds of canned meat and poultry

Conagra recalls nearly 2.6 million pounds of canned meat and poultry

More than 2.5 million pounds of canned meat and poultry have been recalled because of a defect in their packaging that may cause the contents to become contaminated without showing any outward signs of an issue, according to U.S. health officials. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service published an announcement that several types of […]

Shark bites tied for 10-year low in 2022 but spiked in regional hotspots

Shark bites tied for 10-year low in 2022 but spiked in regional hotspots

The number of unprovoked shark attacks worldwide decreased last year, tying with 2020 for the fewest number of reported incidents in the last 10 years. According to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File, there were a total of 57 unprovoked bites in 2022, most of which occurred in the United States and Australia. Of […]

Summer Food Service Program Sponsor Application Period Opens for 2023

Summer Food Service Program Sponsor Application Period Opens for 2023

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is announcing its participation in the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the opening of this year’s application period. The goal of the Summer Food Service Program is to ensure children 18 and younger, who benefit from meal programs at school, continue to have that same access […]

TDOE, TERA Releases 2022 Tennessee Educator Survey Results

TDOE, TERA Releases 2022 Tennessee Educator Survey Results

Today, the Tennessee Department of Education and Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) released key findings and responses from the 2022 Tennessee Educator Survey from more than 39,000 educators, totaling over half of the state’s educator population. Responses from the 2022 survey are vital to informing the state’s work on improving educator experiences in Tennessee. As […]

Do sleep medications increase your chances of dementia?

Do sleep medications increase your chances of dementia?

UCSF-Led Study Shows Benzos, Antidepressants, Ambien May Impact Cognition A new study shows that sleep medications increase the risk of dementia in whites. But the type and quantity of the medication may be factors in explaining the higher risk. It follows previous work that shows Blacks have a higher likelihood than whites of developing Alzheimer’s, […]

Attorney General Skrmetti Calls on Congress to Rein in the Biden Administration’s Emergency Covid Powers

Attorney General Skrmetti Calls on Congress to Rein in the Biden Administration’s Emergency Covid Powers

Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti joined a coalition of 15 state attorneys general in calling on Congressional leaders to end President Biden’s Administration’s continued use of pandemic emergency powers. Though President Biden himself has declared that “the pandemic is over,” his Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue […]

Jefferson County Clerk Frank C. Herndon – County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT) Outstanding County Clerk of the year for 2022

Jefferson County Clerk Frank C. Herndon – County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT) Outstanding County Clerk of the year for 2022

The County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT) is pleased to announce that Jefferson County Clerk Frank C. Herndon has been selected as the Outstanding County Clerk of the year for 2022 at COAT’s annual convention. Mr. Herndon was selected from a pool of 95 county clerks in the state. COAT Executive Director, Rodney Archer said, […]

Online Survey for US 11E Corridor Study

Online Survey for US 11E Corridor Study

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in partnership with Jefferson City launched an online survey for US 11E corridor study. This survey is available online now at https://metroquestsurvey.com/cy96g. If you would prefer to take the survey on paper, you may request a copy by calling Lakeway Area Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (LAMTPO) at (423) 581-6277. You […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), January Meeting

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), January Meeting

When the members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), arrived at their meeting on January 14, they were greeted with shiny, red apples on lacy, white doilies for each person. The meeting was to be a long one while the members completed the online questionnaires for […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Budget Committee and Conservation Committee Meeting Dates

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Budget Committee and Conservation Committee Meeting Dates

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN to all Nomination Committee Members, Budget Committee members, County Commissioners, Jefferson County Residents, and all others who may be interested that the following meetings have been set. Budget Committee: March 13, 2023 at 5:30 P.M. Budget Committee: April 10, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Budget Committee: May 1, 2023 at […]

Boat and Motor For Sale – 14ft. Aluminum Mirro Craft Fisherman, Evenrude & Trailer

Boat, Motor & Trailer For Sale For sale 14 ft Aluminum Mirro Craft Fisherman model 40 hp Evinrude Etec electric start with trailer fish locator $3,500 obo call 630-777-1518 Dandridge Tn.

Jefferson County Honors Stanley Wilder and Tommy Love With Resolution

Jefferson County Honors Stanley Wilder and Tommy Love With Resolution

Two distinguished residents of Jefferson County were recognized posthumously during the quarterly meeting of the Jefferson County Commission. Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts read Honorary Resolutions for Stanley Wilder and Tommy Love aloud to the public and sitting commissioners. Both Mr. Wilder and Mr. Love were represented by family members who accepted a copy of […]

County Positions To Pay Off Debt To Thwart Property Tax Increase

County Positions To Pay Off Debt To Thwart Property Tax Increase

Jefferson County is positioning itself to pay off debt that would likely necessitate a significant property tax increase inside the next ten years if left unchecked. During the first quarterly meeting of 2023, the Jefferson County Commission approved a motion from the budget committee to use excess funds in the Debt Service account to pay […]

Tennessee Joins DOJ in Filing Complaint against Google Regarding Harmful Advertising Practices

Tennessee Joins DOJ in Filing Complaint against Google Regarding Harmful Advertising Practices

Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti announced today he joined the Department of Justice and seven state attorneys general in filing a civil antitrust suit against Google. The complaint alleges Google has monopolized multiple key digital advertising technologies, collectively referred to as the “ad tech stack.” Website publishers and advertisers depend on this technology to […]

Page 1 of 487123Next ›Last »