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The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word this week was progress. The head governmental hive met and Buzzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that too much was not enough for half of the swarm. The low humm is that dips into the honey jar may not bee the stinging factor. The low, low humm is that location and […]

Rabbit Ears?

Rabbit Ears?

Technology is a great thing, especially when it can take an arduous task and make it more timely and efficient. Unfortunately, that often isn’t the case. Many times I find myself thinking that activities would be easier with just a little more physical or mental exertion and a little less technology. Don’t get me wrong, […]

Voting Glitch Raises Questions In County Commission

Voting Glitch Raises Questions In County Commission

Jefferson County Finance Office and Jefferson County Mayor’s Office will not be relocating to another downtown Dandridge location according to a tie vote of County Commissioners that defeated a motion that would have purchased the proposed new location for up to $1 million dollars plus associated costs. The motion was tied to the sale of […]

Most US adults favor lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes

Most US adults favor lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes

Most US adults—including 8 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor requiring cigarette makers to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are less addictive, according to a new reportpublished by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Data for the report come from the 2018 SummerStyles survey, a nationally representative online survey of […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Special Called Meeting Of The E911 Board Of Jefferson County, July 25, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Special Called Meeting Of The E911 Board Of Jefferson County, July 25, 2019

A special called meeting of the E-911 Board of Jefferson County will be held on Thursday July 25, 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 07/17/2019 – 07/25/2019

HUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE, JULY 20 & 21st, SAT & SUN 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

HUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE – 1096 Sellers Road, Jefferson City, TN Tools, Coal Forge, Biro meat saw, Air compressors, Scrap metal, Crosscut saws, 1 or 2 crocks, Antique Bale Lift – still hanging (nice), Weber gas grill, Rain barrels, Glass for tabletops, Row boat, motor, oars, anchors, Landscaping ponds, Great grandfather’s rocker, Furniture, 1956 dishes […]

INVITATION TO BID – WELDING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPORT SUPPLIES for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2019-2020 school year.

INVITATION TO BID – WELDING  EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPORT SUPPLIES for the Jefferson County Board of Education  for 2019-2020 school year.

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for WELDING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPORT SUPPLIES for the Jefferson County Board of Education for 2019-2020 school year. For specifications, please contact Langdon Potts, Jefferson County Schools Finance Director, at LPotts@JeffersonCountyTN.gov. Sealed bids should be labeled “WELDING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPORT SUPPLIES” […]

ESTATE SALE – July 19, 20 & 21, 2019

ESTATE SALE: Liquidating Estate, July 19 & 20th, 8:30am til 5:30pm. July 21St 9:00am til 2:00pm 3592 Baker Springs Road, White Pine, TN – Hutches, Dishware, Clothing, TVs, Bedroom Suites, Dresser & Chests of Drawers, Baskets, and Lots more…

Spirit of Nations Powwow to Honor the Elders

Spirit of Nations Powwow to Honor the Elders

Seated: Mark Potts, Mayor of Jefferson County. Standing left to right: John Martin, member of the board of directors for Indian Creek Productions, Inc., sponsor of the powwow and former chairman of the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs. Dr. Samuel Hollingshead, Chairman of the Indian Creek Productions, Inc., board of directors and assistant principal at […]

Dandridge Council Moves Question of Annexation to Planning Commission for Recommendation

Dandridge Council Moves Question of Annexation to Planning Commission for Recommendation

The Town of Dandridge Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted to send a request for annexation into Dandridge to the Dandridge Planning Commission for recommendation. The request for annexation was brought by the Darrell and Lori Miller who are currently the owners of Bootleggers Distillery in Hartford, Tn. The Millers purchased an expanse of […]

First Meeting of the New Fiscal Year for Jefferson County Commission

First Meeting of the New Fiscal Year for Jefferson County Commission

In their first meeting since approving a five cent property tax increase for the current fiscal year, the Jefferson County Commission held their annual quarterly work session. While many upcoming agenda items are more general housekeeping in nature, the Commission will vote on a recommendation from the Jefferson County Budget Committee that would approve the […]

Protectionist Tennessee Law Struck Down by U.S. Supreme Court

Protectionist Tennessee Law Struck Down by U.S. Supreme Court

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 […]

New Crackdown on Robocalls Announced by FTC

New Crackdown on Robocalls Announced by FTC

Nashville, TN- The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office is participating in today’s “Operation Call it Quits,” a nationwide effort by the Federal Trade Commission and its law enforcement partners to stem the tide of universally loathed illegal robocalls. “Operation Call it Quits” includes four new cases and three new settlements from the FTC alone. Collectively, the […]

Child Struck By Boat Propeller On Douglas Lake

Child Struck By Boat Propeller On Douglas Lake

DANDRIDGE, TENN.—A four-year-old child has been seriously injured after being struck by a boat propeller during a boating incident on Douglas lake this afternoon. TWRA Boating Enforcement Officer Chase Rich reports that around 3 p.m., Bill Thomas Wardlow Jr., 44, of Sevierville, was swimming with three children under the age of eight years old near […]

INVITATION TO BID – K-2 BOOKS For The Jefferson County Board Of Education For 2019-2020 School Year

INVITATION TO BID – K-2 BOOKS For The Jefferson County Board Of Education For 2019-2020 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 Langdon Potts, Jefferson County Schools Finance Director, at LPotts@JeffersonCountyTN.gov. Sealed bids should be labeled “K-2 Books” and either mailed to the Jefferson County Finance […]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, July 9, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, July 9, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given to all residents of Jefferson County, Tennessee and to all persons interested, that the regular meeting of the Jefferson County Highway Commission will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019  at 7:00 PM, at its office in the courthouse in Dandridge. This notice is given pursuant to the provisions […]

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