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Four Vols Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC Honors

Four Vols Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC Honors

Tennessee senior offensive lineman Jashon Robertson, junior wide receiver Jauan Jennings, senior defensive back/kick returner Evan Berry and redshirt senior punter Trevor Daniel have garnered 2017 Preseason Media Days All-SEC honors, as announced by the Southeastern Conference on Friday. On Thursday, Robertson was named by the Football Writers Association of America to the preseason watch [...]


SAMUEL “SAM” STALLINGS, Sr. age 80, of New Market, TN was called home to glory and went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2017. He loved the Lord and his family. He was a member of  Thorngrove Baptist Church, and owner and operator of S & C Cartage until his retirement. Preceded in [...]


LANE, DONNA MAE, age 56, of Dandridge, TN passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, God called one of his angels back to heaven. Mrs. Lane fought a strong battle against cancer and finally lost the fight. She was a strong and courageous woman who didn’t let anything keep her down. Mrs. Lane was born [...]

Easter Island Not Victim of ‘Ecocide’, Analysis of Remains Shows

Easter Island Not Victim of ‘Ecocide’, Analysis of Remains Shows

Analysis of remains found on Rapa Nui, Chile (Easter Island) provides evidence contrary to the widely-held belief that the ancient civilization recklessly destroyed its environment, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. “The traditional story is that over time the people of Rapa Nui used up their [...]

State Fire Marshal Offers Home Safety Tips for National Pet Fire Safety Day

State Fire Marshal Offers Home Safety Tips for National Pet Fire Safety Day

Tennessee animal lovers know that pets can be a great source of companionship. Unfortunately, pet owners may be unaware of how easily animals can not only be the victim of a home fire, but the unintentional cause of a fire as well. In recognition of National Pet Fire Safety Day (July 15, 2017), the Tennessee [...]


WILMA SUE MAY, age 92, of Talbott, TN passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at her home. She was retired from Magnavox in Morristown. Preceded in death by her husband James May; parents, Arlie and Floyd Rainwater; sisters, Vera McSpadden, Nadine Nicholas, Katherine Hurst and Helen Barbee; brother, Raymond Rainwater. She is survived by her [...]


MARY ELIZABETH PRICE, age 90, of Talbott, TN went home on July 11, 2017 at Signature Lifestyle in Jefferson City. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and was a member of Talbott Baptist Church. She operated a ladies clothing store, Model Fashions, and worked in the floral department of Food City for many [...]


ROBERT “WAYNE” BLEVINS, age 80, of Dandridge, TN passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his home. He was a faithful and dedicated member of the First Baptist Church of Dandridge, where he was active in the Baptist Men’s Association, the Disaster Relief Team, and Habitat for Humanity. He also drove the bus and was [...]


Riley, John Taylor age 89 of Dandridge, went to be with his Lord on July 10, 2017. He was a member of Nina Baptist Church. He was retired from New Jersey/Aasarco Mines. He was a veteran of the US Navy having served during World War II aboard the USS Tara. He is preceded in death [...]

Todd Kelly Jr. Nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Todd Kelly Jr. Nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Monday named Tennessee senior defensive back Todd Kelly Jr. as one of its 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college football. Since 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has brought together a select [...]

Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home would like to congratulate these ladies on completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant Course. Good Luck on your State test! Top Row (L) to (R) Dreama Shelton, Gloria Rife, Allison Lovell Program Coordinator, Teresa Hurst, Rebecca Murrell Bottom Row (L) to (R) Amy Stalans, Caitlin Ledford, Elanie Robinson, Erica Majeroni, Torissia [...]

Dance Performance to Benefit VFW

On August 4, 2017 Artists in Motion performance titled the Gift of Athens: Following the Lives of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.  Doors will open at 6:30 at Gentry Auditorium, Carson-Newman University, with the performance scheduled to begin at 7:00. Admission will be $10, Veterans and children under 4 are free.  All Proceeds will be given [...]

2 Cemetery Plots for Sale

2 cemetery plots available at Shady Grove Cemetery, $1000 each.  Call Kay at 865-660-6584


Gerald W. “Jerry” Jones, of Jefferson City, TN, formerly of Strawberry Plains, TN left this world on July 8, 2017 to live pain free with his Lord and Savior. He was the youngest son of Imogene and Robert M. Jones. He leaves behind one daughter, Cambi Jones of Knoxville; step-son, Shawn Tatham of Atlanta, GA; [...]


GAUGE ALLEN KING was given to us by God on December 16, 2002. He lived his life moment to moment filled with laughter and excitement. God took him home this past Thursday, July 6, 2017. He had many people who loved him dearly, and who he loved in return. Gauge is survived by his parents, [...]


Gary L. Lyle, age 67 of Talbott, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Gary was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by his son; Ryan Lyle and his wife Aira of Germany, grandchildren, Antonette, Brandon, Isabel and Aiden. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, [...]

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