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Shop Tax Free in Tennessee Next Weekend!

Shop Tax Free in Tennessee Next Weekend!

 Mark your calendars, and get your shopping carts ready! Tennessee’s once-a-year sales tax holiday weekend happens Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28. During this holiday period, shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on more than 150 different items, including clothing, school supplies and computers, as students prepare for the back-to-school season. State and local […]

Beat the Heat Safely!

Beat the Heat Safely!

The hottest temperatures of the season so far are now encroaching on our region. Temperatures in the 90’s with very high humidity can spell disaster for your summer fun, so the CDC offers some tips for staying safe in the extreme heat. Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in […]

National Park Service Seeks Information Regarding Man’s Death

National Park Service Seeks Information Regarding Man’s Death

The National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB) investigators are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of David Carver, Jr who was found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on July 8, 2019. Carver was reported missing by a family member to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office in early June.   If you […]

Callaway Named All-SEC Second Team by Media

Callaway Named All-SEC Second Team by Media

Tennessee senior Marquez Callaway was tabbed an All-SEC second team selection as a return specialist by the media in attendance at SEC Media Days. Callaway has been one of the conference’s most dangerous return men during his time at Tennessee, racking up 389 punt return yards on 29 attempts while scoring a pair of touchdowns. His career […]

DAR Article on Commemoration of D-Day at Parrott-Wood Library – June 4, 2019

DAR Article on Commemoration of D-Day at Parrott-Wood Library – June 4, 2019

D-Day is seared into the memories of older Americans as June 6, 1944, when every branch of the Allied Forces assaulted the beaches of Normandy, France, to stop the advancement of German forces during World War II. The 75th Anniversary of the victory by the Allies was commemorated with celebrations around the world on June […]

Dining With Democrats August 2

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites all county Democrats to join us for our August First Friday Dining With Democrats Dutch-treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, August 2, 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 […]

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Mayor Hernandez is proud to announce Baneberry was awarded a grant from the Boyd Dog Park Dash organization. The grant is a non-matching grant in the amount of $25,000. There were over fifty city entries and Baneberry was one of the twenty eight cities awarded the grant for construction of a city dog park. Mayor […]

Access-Life Expo Celebrates 10th Anniversary in East Tennessee

Access-Life Expo Celebrates 10th Anniversary in East Tennessee

The Bible says “do not despise small beginnings”, and from the first Access-Life Expo in Dandridge, TN in 2010 to the 9th outreach in Jefferson City, TN, God has grown this annual event each year. In fact, 6,143 attendees have come out since the small beginnings on Douglas Lake to the current venue on Cherokee […]

HAROLD WOODS

HAROLD WOODS, age 74, of Talbott, TN passed away July 17, 2019 at home with his family by his side. He was a member of Mt. Vale Church of God, and was retired from Penske Truck Leasing. Preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Lorene Woods; wife, Margie Woods and granddaughter, Racheal Bradley; brothers, […]

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen of America Dandridge Chapter Board Member Jessica Elder presents a $750 check to Matt Rudder, Dandridge Town Administrator, to help offset the cost of purchasing flowers for downtown Dandridge.  Helping with this Service Project is Richard Hall, MWA representative, Mike Chambers, Cathy Kincer, and MWA Board Member Betty Shaw.

New Market Harvest Festival October 12

New Market Harvest Festival October 12

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

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

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

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

Gose Family Reunion July 20

The Annual GOSE FAMILY REUNION   will be held Saturday, July, 20, 2019 @ The First Avenue Meeting Hall on First Avenue in Tazewell, TN.  Events: Family and Group Photos;  reports on new ancestors and other new findings,  silent auction ( items no longer needed/ wanted, homemade, baked, canned, etc.)  Pot lunch will be served.  All […]

Dumplin Valley Fallfest September 28

The Dumplin Valley Fallfest will be September 28th starting at 6pm. Three great bands will perform Southern Rock, Classic Rock and Country: Shady Sadie, GRITS and Hillbilly Bonez. The event is not sponsored and will have a $10 per ticket admission. Personal coolers are permitted, and kids under 12 will be admitted free. The UGLY […]

Spirit of Nations Pow Wow August 10

Spirit of Nations Pow Wow August 10
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