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Thanksgiving Fare with Local Flair: Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving Fare with Local Flair: Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving can be one of the happiest holidays of the year, but can, at the same time, be one of the most stressful. This is doubly true for those families who are hosting the holiday for the first time. To make your holiday season just a little easier, Jefferson County Post feature writer Elizabeth Lane [...]

JCHS Announces Homecoming Court 2017

JCHS Announces Homecoming Court 2017

Jefferson County High School announced the homecoming court for 2017.  The ladies were selected by their teachers and peers to represent each class of the High School and Freshman Academy throughout Spirit Week.  Each representative will be honored, with homecoming queen chosen at Friday Night’s homecoming game against the Morristown West Trojans. Congratulations to all [...]

Vols Edge Georgia Tech, 42-41, in 2OT

Vols Edge Georgia Tech, 42-41, in 2OT

Junior running back John Kelly dashed for four touchdowns and racked up 128 rushing yards to help lead No. 25/24 Tennessee to a double-overtime victory against Georgia Tech in the Vols’ season-opening Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “That was a very good college football game,” Tennessee head coach Butch Jones said. ”I have a lot of respect for [...]

House Republicans Move Forward With Critical Legislation To Combat Welfare Fraud

House Republicans Move Forward With Critical Legislation To Combat Welfare Fraud

At the end of February, House Republicans moved forward with critical legislation designed to combat welfare fraud in Tennessee by passing House Bill 227 on the full House floor. House Bill 227, referred to as the Program Integrity Act, is the result of over two years of work between Republican lawmakers and the Department of [...]

She Said He Said: Covfefe

She Said He Said: Covfefe

The following is the eighth entry in “She Said, He Said,” a new series of articles seeking to compare and contrast the various views, political, social or otherwise, of Millennials in today’s world. Elizabeth Lane is a 2016 Carson-Newman University graduate with a BA in Creative Writing, and has worked at the Jefferson County Post as [...]

ELLA F. VAN DYKE

ELLA F. VAN DYKE, age 71 of Dandridge, TN passed away Friday morning, May 26, 2017 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Martha (Ballard) Sweet and was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Van Dyke; son, Darryl Van Dyke; sisters, Carolyn, Faye, Virsey and Debbie. [...]

Advertising Sales Representative Position

Advertising Sales Representative The Jefferson County Post, Gatlinburg Daily Post, and others (Depew Media Publications) is seeking qualified individuals to deliver advertising solutions to customers. Applicants should ideally possess skills to perform the following: Ability to develop and maintain relationships with external customers. Develop and manage customer database. Possess good communication skills. Able to work [...]

JOANNE P. CHAMBERS

JOANNE P. CHAMBERS, born July 1, 1940 in Greenup, KY, formerly of Wichita Falls, TX, passed away January 5, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Maurice and Alice (Curry) Pendleton; son, Stephen Chambers; sisters, Margie Bryant, Carol Aleshire; brother, Robert Pendleton. Survived by sons, Raymond Chambers of Wichita Falls, TX, and Scott (Shannon) Chambers of [...]

DR. RICHARD D. LARSON

Dr. Richard D. Larson, 80, passed away on December 14, 2016, at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee, after a long battle with Polycystic Kidney Disease. Richard was born on May 16, 1936 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, to Alf Larson, a farmer, and Mildred (Peterson) Larson, a country school teacher. He was raised the second [...]

VIVIAN DORIS MORGAN

VIVIAN DORIS MORGAN, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was a cafeteria worker at Jefferson Middle School for 23 years, and was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Louis Morgan; parents, Elmer Lee and Geneva Walker; brother, Buster Walker. She is survived by son, Chris [...]

RUBY FINLEY NELSON

RUBY FINLEY NELSON, age 96, of Jefferson City, TN passed away on December 12, 2016 at Jefferson County Nursing Home. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for over 50 years. Preceded in death by husband, Leonard Nelson; parents, Archie and Maude Finley; sister, Bonnie Finley Franklin; brothers, Floyd [...]

Attorney General Announces $3 Million Settlement with Timeshare Company

Attorney General Announces $3 Million Settlement with Timeshare Company

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced a $3 million settlement with Festiva, a network of vacation and timeshare companies, for alleged violations of the federal Telemarking Act, federal Telemarketing Sales Rule, and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. Under the terms of the settlement, Festiva has agreed to provide $1,250,000 in cash restitution [...]

ESTER “CLARKSON” RINES

Esther “Clarkson” Rines, age 81, of Knoxville, TN went home to be with the Lord Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Preceded in death by husband of 58 years, George Rines; parents, Lillard and Pearl Clarkson; brothers, Beryl and Ralph Clarkson; sisters, Wanda Woods and June Crane. She was a faithful [...]

Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge 61 Helps Spread Christmas Cheer

Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge 61 Helps Spread Christmas Cheer

The Fraternal Order of Police spread a little Christmas cheer and made some whishes come true on Friday afternoon, December 19, 2014. Around 20 local children, some as young as one year old, were the recipients of the generosity of the Fraternal Order of Police. An annual tradition, the local police organization escort the children [...]

FODAC Youth Basketball League Stat Sheet Week 6

Field of Dreams Activity Center Youth Basketball League Stat Sheet Week 6   Jackson Real Estate & Auction 5-6 Red v Farmer’s Mutual Fire Insurance 5-6 Blue 2 – 4 Leading Scorers: Davis Cavanah – 2 points Taylor Hardy, Bryson Allen – 2 points   Gantte Insurance 5-6 Green v Dandridge Pennzoil 5-6 Orange 8 [...]

Mother’s Day Packages Available from ATCHASPA

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