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DR. ALFRED BRUCE COYLE

Dr. Alfred Bruce Coyle, age 88, of Jefferson City, TN died on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Knoxville, TN following complications from dementia. Born in Memphis, TN on August 27, 1929, Bruce was the son of the late Charles Frank Coyle and Edith Butler Coyle. Bruce grew up with older brother, Charles, in a Depression [...]

MARGARET PASCHAL JETT

MARGARET PASCHAL JETT, age 89, of Jefferson City, TN passed away May 17, 2018. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. Preceded in death by son, James Ricky Jett; parents, Samuel and Kathrine Collins Paschal; brother and sister-in-law, Sam B. and Martha Paschal; and sister, Doris Jean Paschal. She is survived by her [...]

EVELINE GREEN MEREDITH

EVELINE GREEN MEREDITH, age 90, of Talbott, TN passed away at home on May 15, 2018. She was a member of Talbott Baptist Church and retired from Plasti-Line in Knoxville. Preceded in death by mother, Nancy Hatmaker; husband, John R. Meredith; sister, Kathy Dyer; brothers-in-law, Danny Dyer and Paul Meredith; sister-in-law, Oral Ruth Creswell. She [...]

JUANITA TIPTON

Juanita Tipton, age 83 of White Pine, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Friday, May 11, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents, several siblings and her grandson Ryan of St. Petersburg, FL. She is survived by her husband Austin, son, Steve (Marty) Tipton, daughters, Shari Lynn (Steve) Weiss and [...]

Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’

Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’

Skyrocketing drug prices and the looming insolvency of Social Security and Medicare are just two of many pressing issues caused by America’s surging baby-boom population, often referred to as the “Silver Tsunami.” What can be done about it? In a recent article published in The Elder Law Journal, Sharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor [...]

April 2018 State Revenues Higher than Expected, Show Increase from Previous Year

April 2018 State Revenues Higher than Expected, Show Increase from Previous Year

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin today announced that revenues for April exceeded the monthly revenues from the previous year. State revenues for April were $1.9 billion, which is a growth of 3.76 percent more than last year and $128.3 million more than the state budgeted. “Total revenues in April reflect significant [...]

Knoxville Community Resource Center Holding Career & Resource Fair

Knoxville Community Resource Center Holding Career & Resource Fair

In an effort to assist the offender population in Knoxville and surrounding communities, the Knoxville Day Reporting and Community Resource Center (DRC/CRC) will be holding a Career & Resource Fair. Employers and representatives from agencies around Knoxville and East Tennessee, including the American Job Center, Express Employment, Goodwill Industries, University of Tennessee’s, Partnership for Ongoing [...]

Are Your Children Overdoing It? Too Many Extracurricular Activities Can Do More Harm Than Good

Are Your Children Overdoing It? Too Many Extracurricular Activities Can Do More Harm Than Good

The growing demand for children to get involved in organized activities outside of school is placing unprecedented strain upon families. A new study, published in Taylor & Francis journal Sport, Education and Society, reveals just how significant a role extracurricular activities, such as music lessons and sports clubs, play in family life. Attempting to understand [...]

Modern Woodmen Youth Service Clubs Beautify Jefferson County

Modern Woodmen Youth Service Clubs Beautify Jefferson County

Modern Woodmen members and their Youth Service Clubs have been busy this spring beautifying the Jefferson County community. Maybe you have seen some of their service projects? The first picture shows the work of members John and Crystal Champ and some of her students from New Market Elementary adding flowers and decorative rock around the [...]

Morristown Police Officer Involved Shooting

Morristown Police Officer Involved Shooting

Morristown Police officers observed a man wanted on several outstanding warrants sitting in a vehicle on Hayter Drive in south Morristown at approximately 9:30 am this morning. When the officers attempted to take the man into custody, he used his Mercury Grand Marquis to ram officers’ vehicles in an attempt to escape. Officers were in [...]

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the U.S., with more than 640,000 cases reported during the 13 years from 2004 through 2016.  Nine new germs spread by mosquitoes and ticks were discovered or introduced into the United States during this time. These findings are in the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers [...]

JUDITH ANN HALL

JUDITH ANN HALL, age 74 of Dandridge, TN formerly of Dayton, OH and Reno, NV passed away Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018. She was born September 23, 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut the daughter of the late Edwin and Nancy Ann (Zanolli) Frey. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dianne Denise Hall; brother, Richard [...]

JERRY LYNN PATTERSON

JERRY LYNN PATTERSON, age 72 of Newport, TN formerly of Dandridge passed away Monday evening, May 7, 2018 at his home. He was the son of the late Charlie Raymond Patterson and Mary Jane Gorman Patterson. Jerry is survived by his sisters, Lena Johnson and Mary Lane; brother, Robert Patterson; several nieces and nephews and [...]

Fire Exercise at Jefferson Elementary

The Jefferson County School District and Jefferson County Emergency response agencies are conducting a full-scale, functional exercise at the Jefferson Elementary School on May 15, 2018. The drill will begin at approximately 8:30 AM and conclude by 12:00 PM. The drill will include realistic emergency responder response to a simulated emergency situation at the school [...]

Mossy Creek Movie Night May 18

MOVIE NIGHT: Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial will be showing the Disney movie “Swiss Family Robinson” (1960) on Friday, May 18th starting at 9:00p.m. It will be outside at the Mossy Creek Station Park on Main Street in the historic district of Jefferson City. This is a FREE community event. Bring a beach towel or chair [...]

Wait Staff Needed, Dandridge Brewing Company

The Dandridge Brewing Company located in Downtown Dandridge Tennessee is now accepting applications for wait staff.  Applicants must be over 21 years of age.  Please apply in person at Dandridge Brewing Company 1237 Main St Dandridge.  Dandridge Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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