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Latest Updates On Broadband Availabiliy

Latest Updates On Broadband Availabiliy

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 also serves Jefferson County as a County Commissioner and as a lobbyist for the people on issues such as eminent domain and broadband accessibility on [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, February 13, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Highway Commission Meeting, February 13, 2018

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, February 13, 2018  at 7:00 PM, at its office in the courthouse in Dandridge. This notice is given pursuant to the provisions [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Special Session Of Jefferson County Commission Meeting, February 12, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Special Session Of Jefferson County Commission Meeting, February 12, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE At the request of Commission Chair Robert Tucker, County Mayor Alan Palmieri is calling a Special Session of County Commission. Special Session of County Commission Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm Location:  Courthouse, Dandridge Agenda 1.         Call to Order 2.         Roll Call 3.         Prayer 4.         Pledge of Allegiance 5.         Commission [...]

Fire Department Funding Topic Of Lengthy Special Budget Committee Meeting

Fire Department Funding Topic Of Lengthy Special Budget Committee Meeting

Jefferson County Fire Department funding was the topic of a lengthy special Budget Committee meeting that was held on Monday, January 25, 2018. Though budget season is still a few weeks away, last budget season the Budget Committee made the commitment to address fire department funding before the actual budget season begins. Always one of [...]

INVITATION TO BID – Jefferson County Health Department – Exterior Windows; Interior Painting; Flooring

INVITATION TO BID – Jefferson County Health Department – Exterior Windows; Interior Painting; Flooring

REQUEST FOR BID JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT- EXTERIOR WINDOWS; INTERIOR PAINTING; FLOORING McSpadden Inc., Construction Manager for Jefferson County, is accepting bids for the following separate bid packages for the existing Jefferson County Health Department – Exterior Windows; Interior Painting; Flooring. Please contact McSpadden Inc. at (865) 397-3822 to obtain specific bid package information. Specifications [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Animal Control Oversight Board Meeting, February 9, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Animal Control Oversight Board Meeting, February 9, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all County Commissioners and residents of   Jefferson County, Tennessee, and to all other interested persons that the Jefferson County Animal Control Oversight Board will meet for an open public meeting on Friday, February 9, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Main Courtroom of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main Street, [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Public Service Committee, February 12, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Commission Public Service Committee, February 12, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all County Commissioners and residents of  Jefferson County, Tennessee, and to all other interested persons that the Jefferson County Commission Public Service Committee will meet for an open public meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Jury Room of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main Street, [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSITION VACANCY Job Opening: Full-time Executive Secretary for Jefferson County Board of Commissioners.  Candidate must live in Jefferson County, and if selected, be required to take a physical examination and pass a drug and alcohol test. Work for County Legislative Body under supervision of Commission Chairman.  The position requires experience in secretarial, [...]

County Commission Freezes Funds For Animal Shelter Until Open Surrender Is Reinstated

County Commission Freezes Funds For Animal Shelter Until Open Surrender Is Reinstated

Jefferson County Commissioners gathered Monday for an early evening meeting in the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse. The meeting was the regular voting meeting that had been previously canceled due to inclement weather and was preceding an already established budget committee meeting. Commission Chair Tucker called the meeting to order. Following the approval of the agenda [...]

Jefferson County Fair Looks To Settle Debt, In Hopes Of Lease

Jefferson County Fair Looks To Settle Debt, In Hopes Of Lease

Last week the Jefferson County School Board was faced with the issue of a lease agreement with the Jefferson County Fair. The grounds that have housed the Jefferson County Fair belong to the Department of Education and, as of the meeting Thursday evening, January 25, 2018, the terms of the past lease had not been [...]

School Board Questions Uncompleted Capital Projects

School Board Questions Uncompleted Capital Projects

The Jefferson County School Board met for their regular monthly meeting last week. This was the first voting meeting since the installation of Interim Director of Schools Finchum. Following the approval of the agenda and consent agenda, the Board received a brief overview of the state of the Special Education Department from Department Director Bowlin. [...]

DICKERSON, FAISON INTRODUCE MEDICAL CANNABIS ONLY (MCO) ACT

DICKERSON, FAISON INTRODUCE MEDICAL CANNABIS ONLY (MCO) ACT

State Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) and Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) today introduced the Medical Cannabis Only Act of 2018, legislation that would allow Tennessee patients with specific health conditions access to safe, regulated medical cannabis oil-based manufactured products only. Dickerson and Faison led the Medical Cannabis Task Force for the Tennessee General Assembly this fall, [...]

Friends of the Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, February 1, 2018

Please join the  Friends of the Parrott-Wood Memorial Library on Thursday, Feb 1 at 6:00PM at the library as we begin this exciting new year.  There are many educational and fun programs for children and adults planned for this year and we need YOU to help us. We are also working on a fundraiser, “Books, [...]

Body of Missing Morristown Man Located

Body of Missing Morristown Man Located

The body of missing Morristown man, Robby Shultz, has been located by officers of the Morristown Police Department. Officers located the body shortly before 5:00pm Wednesday. After deciding to expand the search, officers returned to the heavily wooded area near where his vehicle was found last week. There are no obvious signs of trauma on [...]

Join Dandridge Memorial Library at 4:30pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 for a fun Valentines Day party for all ages!

Join Dandridge Memorial Library at 4:30pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 for a fun Valentines Day party for all ages!

Calling all TEENS! 2018 Teen Video Challenge

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library is Calling all TEENS! 2018 Teen Video Challenge Winner will win $100.00 Are you good at using your phone or mobile device to make videos? We would like for you to take the TEEN challenge. Help us make a commercial for our Summer Reading Program! We are focusing on STEM and more! [...]