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Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Turkey fever is reaching its height this week as many prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Many will participate in the yearly “turkey shuffle,” bouncing from house to house to get their yearly fill. In fact, eighty-eight percent of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving, with approximately 46 million turkeys being sold for the […]

Happy Veteran’s Day 2022: Thank You for Your Service

Happy Veteran’s Day 2022: Thank You for Your Service

November 11 marks Veterans Day 2022, a holiday that celebrates the services and sacrifices of veterans across the nation. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day, marking the temporary cease-fire between Germany and the Allied Nations on November 11, 1918. This started the tradition of the holiday being held on November 11. It wasn’t […]

Happy Memorial Day from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Memorial Day from the Jefferson County Post

Now, more than ever, we are reminded of the sacrifices that so many are making in the name of America and the freedoms that we have because of it. These sacrifices are integral to the American identity, and are why we have holidays throughout the calendar year to help us remember them. Memorial Day is […]

Happy Good Friday from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Good Friday from the Jefferson County Post

Today is the kickoff to one of the fundamental weekends in the Christian faith. Good Friday is Friday, April 15, 2022, which is the Friday preceding Easter commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. While the holiday does not have a fixed date, many around the area have the day off. It is said that Jesus […]

Happy Labor Day 2021!

Happy Labor Day 2021!

Monday, September 6, 2021, is Labor Day, the beloved federal holiday often seen as a turning point from Summer into Fall, and that serves as a respite after the first few weeks of hectic school. Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882, proposed by the Central Labor Union, and was officially recognized as occurring on […]

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post

It’s finally here: 2021 has arrived! New Years is almost always eagerly awaited, with people making all sorts of resolutions for the coming months. Celebrations of the New Year can be traced back some 4,000 years to Babylonian culture. Their New Year began with the first new moon following the vernal equinox – a day […]

The Winter Solstice is Here!

The Winter Solstice is Here!

December is full of many celebrations and events, so many that the celebration seems to last all month long. Did you know there is another reason to celebrate this time of the year? The shortest day of the year is quickly upon us! Thursday, December 21, 2017 will mark this year’s Winter Solstice. What is […]

Happy Columbus Day from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Columbus Day from the Jefferson County Post

Today, October 14th, is Columbus Day! Columbus Day was founded on the ideals of European exploration and the achievements of those explorations that would have a profound impact on the world as we know it today. This controversial holiday has changed with different generations and continues to have lasting cultural implications. Columbus Day is a […]

Happy Valentines Day 2019!

Happy Valentines Day 2019!

Valentine’s Day 2019 is upon us, and the Day of Love has a long history that makes it more than just another “greeting card holiday.” The most popular theory about how Valentine’s Day began happened during the time of the Romans.  Emperor Claudius the II didn’t want his men to marry during times of war, […]

She Said, He Said: Tattoos

She Said, He Said: Tattoos

The following is the 1st entry in a new season of “She Said, He Said,” a series of articles seeking to compare and contrast the various views, political, social or otherwise, of Millennials in today’s world. Elizabeth Lane is a 2016 Carson-Newman University graduate with a BA in Creative Writing, and has worked at the […]

Tips for the Graduating Class of 2018

Tips for the Graduating Class of 2018

With graduation season on the horizon, many around the area are saying their last goodbyes to people and institutions that have molded them over the past few years. New and better things lie ahead, and for many the transition can be overwhelming and sometimes unsettling. We here at the Jefferson County Post understand this change […]

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!

The sun is out, the birds are singing, and warmer weather is (possibly) here to stay. That can only mean one thing: it’s time to spring clean! While there are a select few of the population (the rest of us will gladly let you do the work for us) that like to clean, spring cleaning […]

Happy Earth Day 2018!

Happy Earth Day 2018!

It seems that the planet and the effects of global warming are at the forefront of the minds of scientists and citizens across the world. We are looking for better and more dependable ways to continue the lives we lead while not harming our home. Today is Sunday April 22, otherwise known as Earth Day! […]

Tips for Putting Away those Winter Clothes

Tips for Putting Away those Winter Clothes

Winter is on the way out, and with the changing of the seasons comes the packing away of those heavy clothes. Before you trade your winter coats for tank tops and flip flops, there are a few things to consider when storing away your winter clothes. What follows is a series of tips to help […]

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word this week is “unbelievable.” The education hive crowned a new King Bee this week, and Buszzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that the antenna wagging choice was directly drone related. The low humm is that there could bee a whole nest of nasty in the works. The low, low humm is […]

Tips to Get your Car Ready for Spring

Tips to Get your Car Ready for Spring

Winter can be rough on your car with all of the salt and grime that accumulate over months of dealing with snow and cold temperatures. Luckily, with spring arriving it is time to wipe winter away for good and get your car ready for the sunny days ahead. Not sure exactly where to start? Here […]

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