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Happy Fall, Y’all!

Happy Fall, Y’all!

It has been a long hot summer full of scorching heat, thunder and rain and a few tropical storms. For those of you looking for a relief from the heat be comforted that fall is just around the corner. Saturday September 22, 2018 is the start of the fall equinox and also happens to be [...]

Safety Awareness at Rush Strong School Begins at Young Age

Safety Awareness at Rush Strong School Begins at Young Age

Rush Strong Elementary School brought together their Kindergarten classes for a morning of safety awareness and instruction with SRO officer Moose Soloman. Rush Strong’s kindergarten teachers partnered with personnel to give the schools newest arrivals important tips about their new surroundings. SRO officer Soloman gathered with the 46 kindergartener’s along with eight grade volunteers to [...]

Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low Levels in Tennessee

Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low Levels in Tennessee

Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained near historic low levels in August, despite a slight increase, according to the latest statistics released today by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.6 percent, just 0.1 of a percentage point higher [...]

LINDA SUE BROOKS

Linda Sue Brooks, age 59 of Kodak passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents; Obey Coy Lundy and Annie Alice Maples Lundy, and a brother; James Lundy. She is survived by her husband of 33 years; Mike Brooks, children; Joseph and Shelby Brooks, [...]

JUIWANNA “JO” JEAN FARMER

JUIWANNA “JO” JEAN FARMER, age 68, of New Market, TN passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at home. Survived by husband, Keith Eric Farmer; children, Charles Lee Owens, Jr., Reidette Dawn Hight, Janine Georgette Karthals, Kelly Marie Farmer, Jacqueline Gail Farmer, Eric Davis Farmer, Kelly James Korthals, Kimberly Jean Korthals; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, [...]

Dining With Democrats October 5

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites all county Democrats to join us for our October First Friday Dining With Democrats Dutch-treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, October 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Perkins Family Restaurant.  Reservations are helpful and can be made by e-mailing Edna Langley at gelangley@charter.net or by phoning 865-475-1197. Hope you will plan on joining us [...]

Hills Union Southern Gospel Jubilee

Hills Union Southern Gospel Jubilee

Flower – Contact C.A.R.E. at 865-471-5696

Flower –  Contact C.A.R.E. at 865-471-5696

Areeba – Contact C.A.R.E. at 865-471-5696

Areeba – Contact C.A.R.E. at 865-471-5696

HELEN LOUISE HARTLEY

HELEN LOUISE HARTLEY, age 98, of Jefferson City, TN passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by husband, Ira Hartley; three sisters and two brothers. She was a long time resident at Chandler House. She is survived by her son, David Hartley (Denise Lassalle); grandchildren, Drew Hartley (Michelle [...]

BETTY CHARLENE YARBER DUCK

BETTY CHARLENE YARBER DUCK, age 72, of Talbott, TN passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a nurse for 44 years, spending most of her career at Morristown Hamblen Hospital, and was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by grandparents, Clyde and [...]

Local Courts “Purple Out” to Bring Awareness to Alzheimer’s

Local Courts “Purple Out” to Bring Awareness to Alzheimer’s

Staff of the Circuit, Sessions, and Juvenile Courts joined over 200 other courts from Mountain City to Memphis in raising awareness for Alzheimer’s in Tennessee on the 4th Annual state-wide Purple Out Day on September 14th. Because Alzheimer’s disease and dementia impact so many people, the Board of Directors for the State Court Clerks Association of [...]

Etsy Workshop October 20 and 27

Etsy Workshop October 20 and 27

Jefferson County High School Announces Homecoming Court for 2018

Jefferson County High School Announces Homecoming Court for 2018

Jefferson County High School is set up to celebrate homecoming this week.  Each class elected members of the Homecoming Court to represent them throughout homecoming week.  The 2018 Jefferson County Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday night at the game against the William Blount Governors.  Each member of the court will be escorted by cadets [...]

One In Three College Freshman Worldwide Reports Mental Health Disorder

One In Three College Freshman Worldwide Reports Mental Health Disorder

As if college were not difficult enough, more than one-third of first-year university students in eight industrialized countries around the globe report symptoms consistent with a diagnosable mental health disorder, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “While effective care is important, the number of students who need treatment for these disorders far [...]

Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Sophomore running back Ty Chandler rushed 12 times for a career-best 158 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee recorded its first shutout since 2016 in a 24-0 victory over UTEP on Saturday afternoon at Neyland Stadium. A crowd of 87,074 was on hand for the contest, including 1,067 evacuees of Hurricane Florence from North Carolina, South Carolina and [...]

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