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T. MICHAEL CHEAVES

T. MICHAEL CHEAVES, age 66, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at his home. Preceded in death by parents, Zuna Lee and Jane Anna Cheaves; sister, Nancy Diane Morton. He was a retired detective from Knox County Sheriffs Department. He was a Colonel in the Division Cavalry Brigade and Commanding Officer [...]

State Representative Andrew Farmer Works To Protect The Personal Information Of Tennessee Residents

State Representative Andrew Farmer Works To Protect The Personal Information Of Tennessee Residents

State Representative Andrew Farmer (R-Sevierville) today addressed the recent Equifax data breach that jeopardized the personal information of more than 143 million U.S. consumers nationwide — including 3 million Tennessee residents — between May-July of 2017. Representative Farmer wants the hardworking families of District 17 to know that he is working to ensure that their [...]

BILL RAY SHANDS

BILL RAY SHANDS, age 80, of Jefferson City, TN passed away at home September 19, 2017 following a lingering illness. He was a faithful member of Flat Gap Baptist Church, and was serving as a Trustee at the time of his death. He served his country for two years in the U. S. Army and [...]

Krazy Kolors Customs Hosts Cruise ‘N October 21

Krazy Kolors Customs Hosts Cruise ‘N October 21

Morristown Police Warn of Sealing Service Scam

The Morristown Police Department is warning citizens of a recent home improvement scam. Two white males driving a white Ford pick-up truck with a mounted tank are representing themselves as an asphalt sealing service. The suspects stop unsolicited at a residence and offer to seal the driveway. Once they receive payment, they leave the residence [...]

JEWELL DEAN BATEMAN BOLDEN

Jewell Dean Bateman Bolden, 69, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Heritage Center. She was the wife of Donald Bolden and was a member of Mill Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Donald Bolden; daughter, Leigh Ann Roop of Knoxville; son, John David Kirby of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Cydney [...]

Deep Springs Hosts First Annual Motor Show

Deep Springs Hosts First Annual Motor Show

AEC Line Crews Help With Hurricane Irma Restoration

AEC Line Crews Help With Hurricane Irma Restoration

AEC line crews were released from storm restoration work on Saturday, September 16 and have returned safely home. Jim Greer, Director of Operations for AEC said “We are certainly thankful to have them home safely and we are glad that we were able to help the membership of Amicalola EMC and restore electric services damaged [...]

NELLIE B. CARMICHAEL

Nellie B. Carmichael, age 85 of White Pine passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017. She is a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church after being a member of Beech Springs Baptist Church for 67 years. She was saved at 11 years old and baptized in the French Broad River. She is a 1949 graduate [...]

DAVID RICHARD HIDAY

DAVID RICHARD HIDAY, age 83 of Dandridge, TN passed away Saturday evening, September 16, 2017 at his home. He was a member of the Shady Grove United Methodist Church; veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Magnavox. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Gladys Hiday; sisters, Sandy and Shirley [...]

October First Friday Dining With Democrats

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 6, 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 [...]

IMOGENE DOUGLAS WHILLOCK

IMOGENE DOUGLAS WHILLOCK, age 95 of Kodak, TN passed away Friday evening, September 15, 2017. She was born January 27, 1922 the daughter of the late A.J. and Frances (Lowe) Douglas of Jefferson Co. She was a member of the Piedmont Baptist Church and spent her working years at Tennessee Handbags, Whiteway and Hodge Clothing [...]

Tennessee Helicopters Headed to Virgin Islands

Tennessee Helicopters Headed to Virgin Islands

Four UH-60L Blackhawk helicopters and 34 Soldiers assigned to the 1/230th Aviation Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, are headed to the US Virgin Islands to assist in recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. The helicopters were loaded onto C17 Globemaster III and C130 Hercules aircraft from New York and Rhode Island at Joint Base Berry Field [...]

Tennessee High School Graduation Rate Reaches Highest Rate on Record

Tennessee High School Graduation Rate Reaches Highest Rate on Record

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that the 2016-17 graduation rate of 89.1 percent is the highest on record for Tennessee. The statewide graduation rate is up more than half a percentage point since last year, and overall it has increased 3.6 percent since the 2010-11 school year. This year, [...]

Come take a walk in the Meadow with local author Debra Ann Davis

Come take a walk in the Meadow with local author Debra Ann Davis

Mrs. Davis will be at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, 3133 West Old Andrew Johnson Highway, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, on October 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Debra makes her home in Jefferson City, Tennessee with her husband, Steve. After thirty-four years of writing and editing for the US Military, she [...]

CHARLIE E. MCDANIEL

CHARLIE E. MCDANIEL, age 80, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his home. He was a member of Mill Springs Baptist Church and retired from MSHA after 28 years. Preceded in death by wife, Shirley McDaniel, daughter, Donna Shelton; grandmother, Mattie McDaniel; mother, Bessie (Sweetheart) Ellison; and sister, Jean Shelton. [...]

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