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GLORIA L. KELLEY

On July 16, 2018, I began my journey home, ending the battle with HATTR. I was preceded in death by my parents; Walter G. Lindsay, Jr. and Thelma Franklin Lindsay and brother Steven Eugene “Gene” Lindsay. I am survived by my loved, and devoted husband of 48 years, James S. Kelley, our two loving sons; [...]

Knoxville attorney endows program at Carson-Newman University

Knoxville attorney endows program at Carson-Newman University

Knoxville attorney Greg Logue was recently honored at a luncheon in recognition of a $50,000 gift he made to his alma mater. Logue, a 1983 graduate of Carson-Newman, and his wife Liane, a 1982 alumna, made the gift as a result of a former client’s generosity. According to Logue, when his long-time client Wendell E. [...]

Summer Safety Is Important for Fur Babies Also

Summer Safety Is Important for Fur Babies Also

Summer is a great opportunity for all of us to flock outside and get some much needed vitamin c. Most of us take the chance to bring our pets along for the fun. While we know how to take care of ourselves bring the summer heat the same might not be said for our furry [...]

UT Extension Office Offering Quilt Workshop

Quilting Workshop July 31-August 2; 9:00 – 3:00 UT Extension Office, 1111 Lake Drive, Dandridge TN Please call 865-397-2969 to register and get a supply list.

Fluffer – Contact C.A.R.E. at (865) 471-5696

Fluffer – Contact C.A.R.E. at  (865) 471-5696

JAMES WESLEY “BUD” BURNETT

JAMES WESLEY “BUD” BURNETT, age 91, of Jamestown, TN passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Nell Murray Burnett; father, Lloyd Thomas Burnett; mother, Rural Grace Roberts Burnett; son-in-law, Bob Johnston; sisters, Susie West and Lida Cornwell; brothers, Lloyd E. Burnett and [...]

Early Voting Off to Slow Start

Early Voting Off to Slow Start

Early voting has begun for the August 2, 2018 Election, which includes Federal and State Primary elections and the county general elections.  Locally, decisions will be made on Jefferson County Mayor, all 21 County Commission Seats, and School Board Districts one and three. Friday, July 13, 2018 marked the first day of early voting and [...]

Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien Announces Retirement

Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien Announces Retirement

Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien has announced plans for retirement effective December 31, 2018. Chosen as president of the private, Christian liberal arts university on July 8, 2008, O’Brien has served Carson-Newman for ten years. The O’Briens will continue their service to the university through the fall semester as the Board of Trustees begin the [...]

Dining With Democrats August 3

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 3, 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 [...]

Remote Area Medical to Provide Free Medical Care in Jefferson County, TN

Remote Area Medical- RAM™ — a major non-profit provider of mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals—is coming to Jefferson County, TN. Services available at the RAM clinic include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, women’s health [...]

Jefferson County Area High Schools Classes Reunion August 11

Folks, we are excited to once again celebrate our high school classes with another reunion Saturday, August 11. The organizing committee would like to point out a couple of changes this year as a result of your suggestions to make the reunion better. We very much appreciate your input. First, the reunion will be held [...]

TDCI: New Consumer Protection Laws Protect, Empower Tennesseans

TDCI: New Consumer Protection Laws Protect, Empower Tennesseans

 Tennesseans now have greater protection from military impersonators, improved assistance when recovering from identity theft and cannot be charged by credit reporting companies when enacting security freezes, among other new protections. Those improvements are courtesy of several consumer-oriented laws passed earlier this year by the Tennessee General Assembly. “I am grateful for the Legislature’s passage [...]

TDH Investigation Ongoing into Illnesses Associated with Zipline Tour in Gatlinburg

TDH Investigation Ongoing into Illnesses Associated with Zipline Tour in Gatlinburg

The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate an outbreak of illness after receiving more than 500 reports of gastrointestinal illness among visitors to the CLIMB Works Zipline Canopy Tour in Gatlinburg. Testing is underway to try to identify the causes of the illnesses. Multiple patients who visited the facility since June 15, 2018 have [...]

Cherokee Lake Selected to Host FLW Tour in 2019

Cherokee Lake Selected to Host FLW Tour in 2019

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Cherokee Lake has been selected to host the fifth FLW Tour event of the 2019 season, April 11-14 in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The 2019 FLW Tour features seven regular-season tournaments and the Forrest Wood Cup. Each tournament is streamed on FLW Live and [...]

ROBERT “WOODY” CARL WOOD, II

ROBERT “WOODY” CARL WOOD, II, age 65 of Dandridge, TN was called home to be with the Lord on Friday morning, July 13, 2018 after a brave battle with brain cancer. His kind heart, enthusiasm to talk, and loving nature will be missed. He was always proud of his family, but we are even prouder [...]

KATHY L. BOWMAN

KATHY L. BOWMAN, age 58, of Jefferson City, TN passed away on July 12, 2018 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. She was preceded in death by father, Billy J. Bowman. Survived by son, Derek Bowman (Megan); grandson, Zak Bowman; mother, Penny Long; sister, Sandy Purkey; and several other relatives. A celebration of life service will be [...]

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