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Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Spring was in the air on Saturday at Dandridge Elementary School, as the cubs kicked off the season with a little philanthropic fun. Teachers, Students and friends of the community came together this past weekend to celebrate Dandridge Elementary Spring Fling. The event featured games, inflatables, contests, concessions and homemade crafts. Participants had the opportunity [...]

Making the Most Out of Your Easter Decorations

Making the Most Out of Your Easter Decorations

Easter is a welcome sign of the spring season for many, and brings family and friends together for a fresh start into new beginnings. If you are entertaining this Easter season, you may be looking for some fresh ideas for your home and table. You might also be a busy parent looking for some creative [...]

9th Annual Cruise Against Cancer – Saturday, April 22, 2017

Newport’s Hard Times Street Rod Club, in association with Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group, invites you to attend the ninth-annual Cruise Against Cancer… Saturday April 22, 2017… 6AM to Midnight… Rain Or Shine. This event will again take place at Lowe’s Home Improvement, located at 120 Epley Road in Newport. Cruise Against Cancer is an [...]

Tori is a 3-Year-Old Female Cat

Tori is a 3-Year-Old Female Cat

Layla is a 3-Year-Old Spayed Female Pit Mix

Layla is a 3-Year-Old Spayed Female Pit Mix

Marianne is a 10-Year-Old Female Spayed Cat

Marianne is a 10-Year-Old Female Spayed Cat

REV. JOHNNY WAYNE ROBBINS

REV. JOHNNY WAYNE ROBBINS, age 62, of Dandridge, TN went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Member of Dandridge Apostolic Church and retired from Westmoreland Coal Company. Survived by wife, Nina Robbins; children, Christy Dawn Garrett, Timothy Matthew Robbins (Tabatha), Anita Michelle Garrett, Shinia [...]

The Buzzz!!

The Buzzz!!

The buzz word this week is “referred.” The budgeting hive was in house this week and Buzzy Bees in the Know are buzzing that some pollination requests were met with a fiery response. The low humm is that the bottom line has some in the historic hive feeling waspish. The low, low humm is that [...]

She Said, He Said: Jobs in Jefferson County

She Said, He Said: Jobs in Jefferson County

The following is the fifth entry in “She Said, He Said,” a new 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 Jefferson County Post [...]

EVALENA S. DERRICK

Evalena Stephenson Derrick, age 82 of the Point Pleasant Community, passed away at Physicians Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 2, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents; Raymond and Delsie Holt Stephenson and husband Tommy Derrick. She is survived by her sons and several other family members. Graveside Funeral Service will be held [...]

ALVIN A. TRENTHAM

ALVIN A. TRENTHAM, age 88, of New Market, TN passed away at 8:50 p.m. on April 2, 2017 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He played semi-pro baseball as a pitcher, coached youth baseball in Jefferson City for several years, and was very active in setting up the current Magnavox field while employed [...]

LUTHER HUBERT (L.H.) McGHEE

Luther Hubert (L.H.) McGhee, age 75, of New Market, TN passed away 10:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his residence following a brief illness. He was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired miner from Asarco with 34 years of service. He was a Vietnam Vet having served in the [...]

JUDY DIANE BLANCHARD

Judy Diane Blanchard, age 57 of White Pine, passed away at her home on Saturday, April 1, 2017 after an extended illness. She is preceded in death by husband Jeff Blanchard; father, Jack Reynolds and nephew Jack Rooster Reynolds. She is survived by her son William Jack Rayle; grandson, Carson Rayle; mother Ann Reynolds; brother [...]

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Watch out and beware of all phone calls, social media posts, and advertisements. Today is Saturday April 1, 2017, also known as April Fool’s Day. This is the day when pranksters rejoice and tomfoolery is rampant, so be on alert. How did this holiday get started in the first place? The origin of April Fool’s [...]

Jefferson County Democrats Meet and Elect New Officers

Jefferson County Democrats Meet and Elect New Officers

Members of the Jefferson County Democrats met today at the Jefferson City Library to elect new officers. The meeting quickly moved through the process of nominations and voting. Five positions in total were voted upon, as well as additions to the executive member committee. John Sonnen was voted again as the Chair of the Jefferson [...]

Fire Department Funding Hot Topic with Budget Committee

Fire Department Funding Hot Topic with Budget Committee

The Jefferson County Budget Committee continued their work on the fiscal year 2017/18 budget earlier this week with a review of the County’s Debt Service, Capital Projects and Non Profit requests. Included in the non profit were funding requests from the various fire departments, the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Alliance, Jefferson County Humane Society [...]