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TDCI Promotes Older Americans Month, Provides Tips for Scam Prevention

TDCI Promotes Older Americans Month, Provides Tips for Scam Prevention

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is proud to join the Administration for Community Living in promoting May as Older Americans Month. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Connect, Create, Contribute,” which encourages older adults and their communities to: Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities […]

Farmers Markets Create Communities Within Communities

Farmers Markets Create Communities Within Communities

Tennessee’s farmers markets are providing more than just a place to find fresh food. They are furnishing an environment that allows the community to flourish. This year, many farmers markets are hosting special events for families and communities to enjoy, while fostering personal connections to those who produce nutritious food across the state. The Van […]

Unemployment Rates Drop In 94 Of Tennessee’s Counties During April

Unemployment Rates Drop In 94 Of Tennessee’s Counties During April

Unemployment rates for 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties dropped in April 2019 according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The unemployment rate in Maury County remained unchanged for the month. Ninety-four counties have rates lower than 5 percent and only one county’s rate is higher than 5 […]

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Launches Mobile Application to Enhance Customer Service

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Launches Mobile Application to Enhance Customer Service

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) Driver Services Division launched a new mobile application that will better serve Tennesseans.  The mobile application, titled TN Driver Services, can be found on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Driver Services is offering another way to conduct business rather than visiting a driver services center. […]

Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Traditional Start to Tennessee’s Summer Boating Season

Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Traditional Start to Tennessee’s Summer Boating Season

The 2019 Memorial Day holiday weekend is May 24-27 and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets along with boating in a safe and responsible manner. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and is one of the year’s busiest […]

NANCY DOGGETT PELL

Nancy Doggett Pell, age 93, of Dandridge, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 23, 2019. Nancy was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church and was retired from the Virginia Beach Public School System where she worked as Assistant Librarian at Kempsville High School.She was preceded in death by her husband of […]

GILBERT JAMES KOPPER

Gilbert James Kopper, age 74 of Morristown, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. He was a Retired United States Marine Corp Master Sergeant, serving his country for 25 years and serving 3 tours of duty in Vietnam. He preceded in death by one grandson. He is survived by his loving wife […]

RUTH JENELLE SHIPLEY

RUTH JENELLE SHIPLEY, age 58, of Strawberry Plains, TN passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Tennova North Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith, and was a retired waitress from Pizza Palace with 25 years of service. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Margaret Hammonds; son, John Aaron Shipley; […]

Savannah Hammer – JCHS Grad Receives Doctorate of Optometry

Savannah Hammer – JCHS Grad Receives Doctorate of Optometry

Savannah Hammer, a graduate of Jefferson County High School, will be helping people see more clearly. Since she was 16 years old, Savannah knew that she wanted to be an optometrist. She knew what classes would be required, what credits would transfer, and the path that she wanted to take. While most of her peers […]

VIRGINIA LEE JETER

Virginia Lee “Raines” Jeter, age 92 of New Market, TN passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Life Care Center of Jefferson City. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the funeral home. 

PATSY SUE ELLISON COX

PATSY SUE ELLISON COX age 75 of Jefferson City passed away May 18, 2019 at Life Care Center in Jefferson City. She was of the Baptist faith and was saved at an early age at North Side Baptist Church by preacher J.B. Cross. She spent many years working at Johnson Spring factory, Magnavox and Rittenhouse. […]

JCHS Dedicates Revolutionary Patriot Sculpture

JCHS Dedicates Revolutionary Patriot Sculpture

The sculpture that we are dedicating today symbolizes several things; and I hope when people see this art work in the future they are reminded of some of these symbols. PATRIOTISM AND CITIZENSHIP, two of the most important things that we teach our students. In fact, our school mission statement makes direct reference to the […]

Molly – Contact C.A.R.E. At 865-471-5696

Molly – Contact C.A.R.E. At 865-471-5696

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

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

Dining With Democrats Friday, June 7

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites all county Democrats to join us for our June First Friday Dining With Democrats Dutch-treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, June 7, at 11:30 a.m. in the big room 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 […]

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Announces Summer Computer Classes

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Announces Summer Computer Classes

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library (3133 W. Old A.J. Hwy., Strawberry Plains, TN 37871) is proud to announce their Basic Computer Classes a success. Donna Phillips, Director would like to congratulate her students for completing the course. The next scheduled classes will include Basic Computers 101 and Intermediate Classes. Please call 865-933-1311 to register. Basic Computers 101 […]

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