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Raise Your Voice – VOTE!

Raise Your Voice – VOTE!

Another election cycle is beginning this week. I know, it feels like all we have done is vote for the last six months or so but that doesn’t make this election any less worthy of our time and consideration. On a National level, we will be determining who holds our Senate vote and just who [...]

Troubling Questions Concerning Broadband

Troubling Questions Concerning Broadband

Several questions remain unanswered concerning the fate of broadband internet service in Jefferson County, Tennessee, namely the time and date at which the citizenry will have full access to affordable, reliable, and competitive internet services. Will the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) award grants to expand internet in Jefferson County as a [...]

School Board Looks To Correct Title IV Issues

School Board Looks To Correct Title IV Issues

The Jefferson County School Board met Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at the Patriot Academy for their Work Session. Prior to the Call to Order, several school officials, along with members of the Board, toured various location around Jefferson County High School hoping to identify the most logical location to implement upgrades to various sports [...]

You Can Improve Your Spatial Skills With Training

You Can Improve Your Spatial Skills With Training

Do you marvel at your friend’s ability to assemble complex IKEA furniture and navigate a new city, or do you all-around groan at your own lack of spatial skills? Don’t fret! A new CIRES-led study found that you, too, can improve your spatial reasoning with practice. Spatial reasoning skills are critical in many scientific disciplines, [...]

Slagle Realty – 1628 Canal Lane, Dandridge, TN 37725

Slagle Realty – 1628 Canal Lane, Dandridge, TN 37725

SOLD***SOLD***SOLD 1628 Canal Lane Dandridge, TN 37725 3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home 3,076 sq ft; lot: 0.57 acres – MLS# 574826 Visit Slagle Realty for Complete Listings Available  

PUBLIC NOTICE – E911 Board Of Jefferson County Meeting, October 18, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – E911 Board Of Jefferson County Meeting, October 18, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE The regular scheduled meeting of the E-911 Board of Jefferson County will be held on Thursday October 18, 2018 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 10/09/2018 – 10/18/2018

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word this week is appalling. It was a flash from the past this week as Buzzy Bees in the Know buzzed about a draining situation. The low humm is that while one area overflows the other waits for pollination that the low, low humm says went dry and may not be on any [...]

Appreciate The Humanity In Each Other

Appreciate The Humanity In Each Other

This week my political attention, like much of the Nation, has been turned to the Supreme Court mess that has been playing out in Washington and across this Country. As I watched, glued to the television, I often shifted hats, so to speak, viewing from the perspective of being a news person, a political junkie, [...]

Happy Columbus Day From The Jefferson County Post

Happy Columbus Day From The Jefferson County Post

Happy Columbus Day! Millions of Americans will celebrate Columbus Day today, though it actually falls on October 12th, and in response to the federal holiday banks , Postal Service and State, Federal and local government offices will be closed for business. Since 1866 Columbus Day has been marked as the day to recognize Christopher Columbus [...]

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Work Session Meeting, October 11, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson County Board Of School Commissioners Work Session Meeting, October 11, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING The Jefferson County Board of School Commissioners will meet in work session on Thursday, October 11, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Patriot Academy. Dr. Shane Johnston, Director Jefferson County Schools 10/06/2018 – 10/11/2018

INVITATION TO BID – Labor, Equipment, And Materials To Complete A 10,000 sq.ft. Concrete Slab

INVITATION TO BID – Labor, Equipment, And Materials To Complete A 10,000 sq.ft. Concrete Slab

INVITATION TO BID The Jefferson County Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed bids for the labor, equipment, and materials to complete a 10,000 sq. ft. concrete slab. The slab will be formed, poured, and finished on an owner prepared gravel base.  The slab shall be 5” thick using 4000 psi, fiber reinforced concrete with cut [...]

Jefferson County Schools Create ACT Task Force

Jefferson County Schools Create ACT Task Force

Jefferson County Schools has created an ACT Task Force to help strengthen the preparation of students in the school district for success on the ACT. The focus of the group will be to build a bridge between all grade strands so that the ACT test is not just seen as a high school initiative, but [...]

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word this week is dismantled. The DOE hive was hopping this week and Buzzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that a new queen has already taken the throne. The low humm is that some wanna bees are looking to spread a recent pollination bounty around the plans of one displaced drone. The [...]

Remembering Where You Have Been

Remembering Where You Have Been

Sometimes you have to remember where you have been, regardless of how painful a picture the memory paints, to keep from making the same mistakes over and over again. We seem to have a problem with that in Jefferson County. In the haste to shove the bad decisions under the rug, we seem to shove [...]

Potts To Serve As School Board Chair

Potts To Serve As School Board Chair

Newly re-elected School Board Member and previous long standing chair, Anne Marie Potts, was elected as Chairman of the 2018/19 Jefferson County School Board. With all six of the currently serving members present, the School Board unanimously elected Potts to lead the Board during their voting meeting Thursday evening.They also unanimously elected another senior member [...]

Attorney General Slatery Reaches $148 Million Settlement with Uber over Data Breach

Attorney General Slatery Reaches $148 Million Settlement with Uber over Data Breach

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers. Uber learned in November 2016 that hackers had gained access to [...]