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Not My Preacher – Op-Ed by Rep. Jeremy Faison, Dist 11

Not My Preacher – Op-Ed by Rep. Jeremy Faison, Dist 11

Op-Ed by: Jeremy Faison, TN House of Representatives, District 11, Chairman of GOP Caucus Do you remember being a child and thinking how incredible it would be to be the president? As a young child walking down Pennsylvania Avenue, I can still remember standing in front of the White House. I instantly became enamored with […]

JCHS Homecoming 2020

JCHS Homecoming 2020

Jefferson County High School presented the Homecoming Court this past weekend. Representing the Patriot Academy and the freshman class were: Eliza Collins: the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bent Collins of New Market. She is on the JCHS girls’ basketball, volleyball, and track team. Eliza is on the A Honor Roll and enjoys swimming, spending […]

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company and the Vol Network celebrate renewal of their partnership at Neyland Stadium on the University of Tennessee (UT) campus this fall. Pictured from left: Vol Network General Manager Steve Early; UT Senior Associate Athletics Director Jeneen Lalik; Cherokee Distributing Company Off-Premise Manager Burton Sampson; UT Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer; Cherokee Distributing […]

Columbus Day 2020

Columbus Day 2020

This year on Monday, October 12, we celebrate Columbus Day; the holiday commemorating when Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas in 1492. This holiday honors Columbus’s achievements, but what were they?  Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer from Genoa that navigated four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean after convincing the King and Queen of Spain […]

AG Slatery Reaches $5 Million Multistate Settlement with Community Health Systems

AG Slatery Reaches $5 Million Multistate Settlement with Community Health Systems

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the Attorneys General of 27 other States, announced a settlement with Tennessee-based CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc., and its subsidiary, CHSPSC LLC. This judgment resolves an investigation of a data breach which impacted approximately 6.1 million patients, including nearly 450,000 in Tennessee. CHS owned, leased, or operated […]

Debris Burn Permits Required Beginning Oct. 15

Debris Burn Permits Required Beginning Oct. 15

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4 – 10 by reminding citizens to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires and obtain a debris burn permit for leaf and brush piles. The official start of wildfire season in Tennessee is Oct. 15. “With the recent and […]

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues 2020-21 Recommendations on Preventing Influenza

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues 2020-21 Recommendations on Preventing Influenza

As researchers race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, there is already a safe, effective way to – protect children from another common and unpredictable infection – influenza — which can cause severe illness and death. This fall, pediatricians recommend that it is more important than ever for everyone over 6 months old to be […]

UT Extension October Virtual Programs

UT Extension October Virtual Programs

UT Extension of Sevier County is offering Family and Consumer Science virtual programs through Zoom in October. The cost is free and interested attendees are asked to sign up prior to class. Canning Apple Butter will be presented Tuesday, October 13, from 7:00pm to 8:30 pm. Through this class, you will learn the basics of […]

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee on-field leaders Brandon Kennedy, Henry To’o To’o and Ty Chandler, who’s 176 rushing yards lead the SEC so far this season, discuss their expectations for their upcoming matchup at Georgia on Saturday with members of the media. A top-15 clash, the No. 14/12 Vols look to extend their FBS-leading win streak to nine against the undefeated No. 3/3 Bulldogs. Kickoff […]

Preserving Pumpkins – How To Make Them Last

Preserving Pumpkins – How To Make Them Last

With Halloween approaching, it is expected that there will be Jack-o’-lanterns around every corner. But by the time Halloween is actually upon us, many of the pumpkins have withered and molded from the long exposure through fall. So how do we keep our pumpkins fresh through the long months? When choosing a pumpkin it is […]

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Issues Updated Guidance for Businesses Under Tennessee Pledge

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Issues Updated Guidance for Businesses Under Tennessee Pledge

In accordance with the current scientific understanding of COVID-19, Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group issued updated guidance today for businesses and other activities under the Tennessee Pledge. The updates follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and maintain emphasis on key preventative measures such as mask wearing, social distancing and frequent disinfection. The update […]

President Trump proclaims ‘Made in America’ Week!

President Trump proclaims ‘Made in America’ Week!

President Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center | October 5, 2020 Each year, President Trump welcomes businesses to the White House from every American state to display their goods at the Made in America Showcase. “Buy American, Hire American” is more than a motto for President Trump. It is the […]

Public Notice No. 20-44; File No. LRN-2004-01826 – Proposed discharge of fill material into waters of the United States

Public Notice No. 20-44; File No. LRN-2004-01826 – Proposed discharge of fill material into waters of the United States

Public Notice No. 20-44                                   Nashville District            Application No.  LRN-2004-01826                   Date: October 2, 2020; Expires: November2, 2020Please address comments to:   Nashville District Corps of Engineers,Regulatory Division,3701 Bell Road,Nashville, Tennessee 37214 SUBJECT:  Proposed discharge of fill material into waters of the United States to facilitate construction of the Newport Bypass, SR-35 (US-321), located near the City of Newport, in Cocke County, […]

Tennessee Court of Appeals Decision School Vouchers (ESA’S) Unconstitutional

Tennessee Court of Appeals Decision School Vouchers (ESA’S) Unconstitutional

By David Seal Background Education Savings Accounts (ESA’s), more commonly known as school vouchers, became law in Tennessee during the 2019 legislative session. Tennessee is one of a handful of states to enact law giving parents school choice, providing an option for their students to escape failing schools. In doing so, the state would issue […]

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY SEEKING SKILLED LABORERS

Construction Company seeking experienced drug free skilled laborers in the Jefferson City area. Contact Anthony at 931-510-4435. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

INVITATION TO BID – ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – “Construction Management Services for two (2) Elementary Schools”

INVITATION TO BID – ADVERTISEMENT  FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – “Construction Management Services  for two (2) Elementary Schools”

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Jefferson County will be accepting sealed bids for “Construction Management Services for two (2) Elementary Schools”. For a copy of the RFP or questions contact Langdon Potts at LPotts@JeffersonCountyTN.gov. Complete Proposals may hand delivered or overnight expressed to the Jefferson County Finance Office at 1244 Gay Street in Dandridge […]

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