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Dining with Diabetes

The Jefferson County Extension Office will be offering Dining with Diabetes classes beginning March 14 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the UT Extension office, 1111 Lake Drive, Dandridge, Tennessee. The Dining with Diabetes class will run for three weeks. This class is open to anyone with diabetes, family members of people with diabetes or anyone at […]

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

One of the best ways to keep your body and mind functioning at their best is to exercise. Regular participation in strengthening exercises can help build muscle and increase bone density, which prevents frailty and osteoporosis. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week exercise program that meets twice a week for one-hour classes. The program […]

Jefferson City Library Hosts Local Author February 19

Jefferson City Public Library would like you to join us by the hearth as local author Sara L. Foust reads excerpts from her novels. Ms. Foust writes inspirational romantic suspense from her mini-farm in East Tennessee. A homeschooling mom of five, an outdoor girl, and an avid reader, writing is her passion. Refreshments provided.  

Dandridge Senior Center Hosts St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser Dinner

The Dandridge Senior Center will host a Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner, Saturday, March 16, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. (or until sold out).   The cost is $12. and advance tickets are available at the Center, or may be purchased from members of the Center.    Or they may be purchased at the door that evening.   The […]

JCHS Seeking Nomination for Service Award

Jefferson County High School is currently seeking nominees for a Community Service Award.  If you know of a current JCHS student who volunteers in the community, and you would like to nominate them for this award, please contact Robin Hansel via online form (http://goo.gl/forms/SCw9qXc9E5) or by email (rhansel@jcboe.net), or phone (865-397-3182).  Please submit the full […]

TWRA Invites Public to Share Input at Elk Workshop

TWRA Invites Public to Share Input at Elk Workshop

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources invites the public to attend an Elk Program Workshop to gather input regarding the elk program and implementation of the Strategic Elk Management Plan. The plan was approved in March 2018 and can be viewed on the “Elk in Tennessee” page on the TWRA website https://www.tn.gov/twra.  Information about the elk program will be […]

Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians Adds New Summer Camp Programs, Opens Resident Camp to Non-Girl Scout Members

New this year, our summer resident camp is adding five new camp programs and opening attendance up to non-Girl Scout members. New camps for rising 4th through 8th graders include The World is Your Stage, Outdoor G.I.R.L., and STEAM into Camp. The World is Your Stage runs June 9-13 and offers girls a space where […]

Dandridge Aglow Monthly Meeting February 13

What:       Dandridge Aglow Monthly MeetingSpeaker:    Judy  Burgess, Vice-President of Lighthouse Development,            Aglow East/Central TN Area, joined the Aglow ministry in 1982.  Time:        Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 10:30 am – 1:30 pmLocation:   Shoney’s Dandridge, Exit 417 off I-40 (120 Sharon Drive)Cost: Shoney’s Menu Selection

League of Women Voters to Meet February 12

Denise Aludo, Executive Director of Lakeway CASA, will present the program at the February 12 meeting of the Jefferson County League of Women Voters.  Ms. Aludo’s topic will be “Children–Collateral Damage in the War on Drugs.” Members of the public are encouraged to attend and to join the discussion after the program. League meetings are […]

Parrott – Wood Memorial Library to Provide Technology Classes

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library has received a TOP Grant for 2019 (Training Opportunities for the Public) in the amount of $3,000.00. This grant was made possible through The Tennessee State Library and the Department of Economic and Community Development. The library will be able to provide much needed technology classes for the community. Space is limited […]

Jefferson County Dining with Democrats February 1

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites all county Democrats to join us for our February First Friday Dining With Democrats Dutch-treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, February 1, 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 […]

DUCK DAY – Douglas Dam Headwaters, Great Smoky Mountains Association

Join Keith Watson to check out our area’s waterfowl! We’ll scope the headwaters of the main body of Douglas Lake in Sevier County, TN., then visit some fringe areas of the lake and a couple of prime spots in Jefferson County to search for wintering waterfowl like ducks, loons, geese, gulls and grebes. In past […]

Girl Scout Cookie Season Kicks Off for 2019 in the Southern Appalachians

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) launched the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season on Friday, January 4, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States and a powerful entrepreneurship program for the next generation of female leaders. Each and every Girl Scout Cookie purchase is key to supporting […]

Jefferson County Schools Governor’s Pre-K Programs

Jefferson County Schools offers “free” preschool programs at all 8 elementary schools in the county. Our quality preschool program serves 20 children at each site and meet 5 days a week for 5 ½ hours each day. Transportation will be provided by the parent. Student eligibility Criteria: Students must be four years of age by […]

Patriot Shooters Sign – Up Meeting

There will be a sign-up meeting for the Jefferson Co 4-H Patriot Shooters January 29 at the 4-H Office 1111 Lake Dr, Dandridge. Meeting starts at 6:30pm.

Hunter Safety Class at New Market Elementary

Hunter Safety Classes will be offered at New Market Elementary School.  Participants must be 9 years old to attend the class instructed by Wayne Rich. February 22, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. February 23, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. February 25, 2019 – 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. All participants must […]