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

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

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

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

TVA Handling Above Average Rainfall During Fall of 2018

TVA Handling Above Average Rainfall During Fall of 2018

TVA River Management teams handled above average rainfall and runoff across the Tennessee Valley in fiscal year 2018. That trend continues to be the norm so far in fiscal year 2019 (which started on Oct. 1), with nearly 4 inches of rainfall last week across parts of the Valley and more on the way. Through [...]

Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute (NCI). Still, about 47 million (1 in 5) U.S. adults used a tobacco product in [...]

Jefferson County Basketball Home Opening Successful for Both Varsity Teams

Jefferson County Basketball Home Opening Successful for Both Varsity Teams

Basketball has returned to Dumplin Valley as both the Lady Patriots and Patriots welcomed fans back home with wins. After suffering a loss at the hand of the Bearden Lady Bulldogs, the Lady Patriots hosted the Science Hill Lady Hilltoppers to kick off the action for the evening.  It wouldn’t take long for Jefferson County [...]

No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Tennessee capped off its season-opening, three-game homestand with a hard-fought 66-53 win over Georgia Tech at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday in front of a crowd of 16,219. Grant Williams led the way for the Vols offensively, scoring 22 points on 6-for-10 shooting. The junior also grabbed eight rebounds. Tennessee’s defense was stout the entire [...]

Appalachian Outreach Coats for the Cold November 29

Appalachian Outreach will be having their annual Coats for the Cold on Thursday, November 29, 2018.  The distribution will take place at 511 Municipal Dr., Jefferson City, TN 37760.  Those that come will need to bring a piece of mail showing their address and a photo I.D.  Call 865-475-5611 with any questions or for more information.

Appalachian Outreach Ministries Accepting Applications for Home Repair Ministry Program

Appalachian Outreach Ministries is accepting applications for our Home Repair Ministry Program that takes place in June and July. If you are interested and meet the following qualifications, please contact us and we will send you an application. Home Repair Program qualifications: -Must own/purchasing home through a traditional mortgage -Must have lived in home a [...]

HELEN O. CLARK

Helen O. Clark, age 99 of Dandridge passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Helen was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a clerk at the Montclair State College and was a Lieutenant with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. She was preceded in death by her parents; Alexander and Eva Martinaitis [...]

JAMES R. PHILLIPS

JAMES R. PHILLIPS, age 75, of Jefferson City, TN passed away November 11, 2018. He was retired from Rohm and Haas after over 30 years of service. He was a member of Buffalo Grove Baptist Church, a veteran of the Army National Guard, American Legion and Masonic Lodge. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather [...]

HAROLD DOCKERY

HAROLD DOCKERY, age 82 of Dandridge, TN died Sunday, November 11, 2018, after a brief illness. Harold was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dandridge and was a veteran of the US Air Force. After retiring from BASF, Lowland, TN after 35+ years, he enjoyed golfing, playing Bluegrass & Country Music on his [...]

CLYDE JAMES MOORE

CLYDE JAMES MOORE, age 82 of Dandridge, TN passed away Saturday morning, November 10, 2018 at his home. He was the son of the late Clifford and Sarah (Brown) Moore and was preceded in death by his sister, Martha Raye Sims; brothers, W.D. Moore and Leroy Moore. Clyde was a member of the Deep Springs [...]

JAMES GREGORY “GREG” KING

JAMES GREGORY “GREG” KING, age 56 of Dandridge, TN passed away Friday morning, November 9, 2018 at the Life Care Center in Jefferson City following an extended illness. He was co-owner of the King Excavation Co. until his health begin to decline. Greg was the son of the late James Walter King and Marjorie Mary [...]

Happy Veteran’s Day 2018!

Happy Veteran’s Day 2018!

Happy Veteran’s Day to those that have served our Country with pride and courage during times of conflict and provided security during times of peace. Veteran’s Day is one of the few holidays that is not included in the uniformed holiday act which moved the observation of several holidays to Mondays to provided an extended [...]

Park, Congressional Leaders, and Governor Dedicate Foothills Parkway

Park, Congressional Leaders, and Governor Dedicate Foothills Parkway

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials were joined by Senator Lamar Alexander, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr, Congressman Phil Roe, Governor Bill Haslam, and NPS Southeast Regional Director Bob Vogel to dedicate the long-awaited section of the Foothills Parkway between Walland and Wears Valley, TN before the public opening on Saturday, November 10. The public [...]

JCHS Plans for New CTE Class Option

JCHS Plans for New CTE Class Option

Jefferson County High School may soon be offering an extended CTE course to answer projected needs in the Jefferson County Industrial market. With the location of Oshkosh to Jefferson City, the opportunity to expand the CTE program appears to be a top priority of new Director of School Johnston. On taps, should the particulars work [...]

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