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Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty Showcased at Annual Townsend Spring Festival

Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty Showcased at Annual Townsend Spring Festival

The foothills of the Smoky Mountains will come to life with bluegrass music, arts and crafts, time honored traditions and Appalachian cooking at the annual Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival and Old Timers Day sponsored by Dogwood Cabins, The Daily Times, WATE-TV, Big Meadow Campground & RV, Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop, Carriage House Restaurant, Keep [...]

Parrot-Wood Library to Host “Family Search in Detail” Workshop

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library in Strawberry Plains will host a “Family Search in Detail” workshop. Come and enjoy Dr. George K. Schweitzer on Monday, April 10th at 5:00 pm. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD, is a member of the Board of Directors for the East Tennessee Historical Society, where he plans and oversees the genealogy programming [...]

TDOT Asks Motorists to ‘Work with Us’

TDOT Asks Motorists to ‘Work with Us’

The Tennessee Department of Transportation launched a new safety campaign today, asking motorists to Work with Us - move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT is spreading that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 3-7) following the deaths of three employees in 2016. “Last year was absolutely tragic for our TDOT family; [...]

Easter Craft Show April 12-15, 2017

Easter Craft Show April 12-15, 2017

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, a.k.a. Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community announces the 35th annual Easter Craft Show, a FREE public event. Community studios and juried craftsmen from around the country will be offering crafts for sale. GPS Location: 920 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tn. and the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community of 100 artisans [...]

9th Annual Cruise Against Cancer – Saturday, April 22, 2017

Newport’s Hard Times Street Rod Club, in association with Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group, invites you to attend the ninth-annual Cruise Against Cancer… Saturday April 22, 2017… 6AM to Midnight… Rain Or Shine. This event will again take place at Lowe’s Home Improvement, located at 120 Epley Road in Newport. Cruise Against Cancer is an [...]

Jefferson County Hiking Club Greenbrier Hike, April 11

The Jefferson County Hiking Club will hike along False Gap Prong at Greenbrier on Tuesday, April 11. We’ll see the old school foundations, the Plemmons cemetery, impressive rock walls, and a fallen chimney. The hikers will meet at the Marathon gas station at Exit 424 at 9 am, and then drive to the bridges in [...]

Handgun Carry Permit Classes At Dandridge Police Department, April 8, May 20, and June 17, 2017

Handgun Carry Permit Classes At Dandridge Police Department, April 8, May 20, and June 17, 2017

Handgun carry permit classes are scheduled for April 8, May 20, and June 17 The cost is $65.00.  This fee can be paid in advance at the Dandridge Police Department.  Acceptable payment methods include cash, money orders, and credit cards.  Checks are not accepted.  Credit card payments can also be made via telephone by calling [...]

Jefferson City Library Events for the Month of April

The Jefferson City Public Library (JCPL) offers the following events in the month of April: CHILDREN – · EVERY DAY at 5:30 pm (except for the 8th and 14th) – Science 365 – Every day we will offer a scientific experiment. The first 10 children will be able to participate. · Tuesdays, April 11th and [...]

Dandridge Police Department Hosts RAD Course

The Dandridge Police Department will be sponsoring another rape defense class.The course is the nationally recognized Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course. It is a twelve (12) hour course taught over a 4-day period, for three (3) hours each session. Mother daughter combinations are strongly encouraged. However, due to course content the age limit is 10 [...]

Free Intermediate Genealogy Class Hosted at Jefferson City Library

The Jefferson City Library and the Jefferson County Genealogical Society will offer a free Intermediate Genealogy class in two sessions which will take place on Tuesday, April 18 and continued on Tuesday, April 25, 10 a.m. until noon. Participants will explore extended topics in genealogy including courthouse records, DNA, record keeping, state records, military records, [...]

Jefferson County High School to Host a College Night on April 6th

Jefferson County High School to Host a College Night on April 6th Jefferson County High School will be hosting a College Night on April 6th from 6-8 pm for students from the 9th, 10th, and 11th grades.    Whether you are planning on attending college or simply evaluating your options, you can get answers to your [...]

Jefferson County Democratic Party Hosts ‘Dining With Democrats’

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites all county Democrats to join us for our April First Friday Dining With Democrats Dutch-treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, April 7, 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 [...]

For a Healthier Jefferson County, Jefferson Joins hosts “After-Hours Event”

Jefferson County Health Council and their Healthier Tennessee subcommittee, Jefferson Joins, will be hosting an After-Hours Event on March the 28th at the Shepard Inn in Dandridge, from 5pm to 8pm. “This is going to be a very special event, and our special guest will be the Honorable Duane Slone,” says Health Council President, Rev. [...]

Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More

UT Extension would like to team up with a couple of Jefferson County Churches for a Nutrition Program. Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More promotes healthy eating and physical activity in communities of faith. It is co-taught by University of Tennessee Extension Nutrition Educators and trained lay leaders from your faith community through small [...]

Dandridge Farmer’s Market Vendor Meeting Set For April 6

The Dandridge Farmer’s Market will have a meeting for all vendors on Thursday April 6, 2017.  The meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Dandridge Public Works Building.

Shady Grove UMC Children’s Choir to Honor Wildfire Victims

The Shady Grove UMC Children’s Choir will be dedicating a special singing of “Not Too Far From Here”.  On March 26, the 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services are aimed to honor some of the families that Shady Grove has helped. Shady Grove United Methodist Church is located at 1675 Harold Patterson Rd, Dandridge TN [...]