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Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival to Hold Photography Contest

On August 19, 2017, hot air balloons will provide an awe-inspiring site at the First Annual Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival—and photographers capturing photos have the chance to win a prize. Taking place at the Townsend Visitors Center, located at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., photographers are [...]

Count It! Lock It! Drop It! Prescription Drug Awareness Meeting to be held in East TN August 24

Tennessee is faced with an urgent problem as the struggle with opioid drug abuse continues. More and more communities across the state are combating opioid drug abuse with a strategic community based approach. Grassroots efforts are making an impact and Rescue 180 is excited to keep the momentum going. Coalitions, law enforcement, public officials, and [...]

Modern Woodmen Movies on Main to Feature Disney’s Moana, August 11, 2017

Modern Woodmen Movies on Main to Feature Disney’s Moana, August 11, 2017

Modern Woodmen Movies on Main to Feature Disney’s Moana Mossy Creek Station will once again come alive on Friday, August 11th with the fourth installment of Movies on Main presented by Modern Woodmen of America. The feature presentation this month, as voted on by those in attendance at last month’s showing, will be the animated Disney [...]

The Spirit Of Nations Powwow, August 13, 2017

The Spirit Of Nations Powwow, August 13, 2017

The Spirit of Nations Powwow, when it returns to Patriot Academy on Saturday, August 13, will for the first time feature competition dancing in adult, youth and children’s categories. “Jefferson County gave us such tremendous support last year when we moved our powwow from Knoxville to Patriot Academy that we wanted to make this year’s [...]

Roughnecks MC Dandridge Chapter Annual Fundraiser, August 26, 2017

Roughnecks MC Dandridge Chapter Annual Fundraiser, August 26, 2017

In conjunction with the Jefferson County Scottish Rite Club, we are hosting a motorcycle ride fundraiser for the annual Shoe Program for Jefferson County. This program works closely with Principals and Counselors of each Elementary and Middle School in Jefferson County to provide new shoes and socks for deserving children. This year a two-day event [...]

2017-2018 Jefferson County Schools Calendar

2017-2018 Jefferson County Schools Calendar

Chamber Seeking Vendors for 4th Annual Jefferson County Sampler

Chamber Seeking Vendors for 4th Annual Jefferson County Sampler

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is set to host the 4th Annual Jefferson County Sampler on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Carriage House in Jefferson City. This is a county-wide food tasting event designed to showcase our local restaurants, bakeries, and caterers. The Chamber is currently seeking vendors who wish to promote their [...]

Dance Performance to Benefit VFW

On August 4, 2017 Artists in Motion performance titled the Gift of Athens: Following the Lives of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.  Doors will open at 6:30 at Gentry Auditorium, Carson-Newman University, with the performance scheduled to begin at 7:00. Admission will be $10, Veterans and children under 4 are free.  All Proceeds will be given [...]

All Saints’ Offers Tuition Discounts to New Students

After a successful Open House, All Saints’ Episcopal School is excited to offer their 25% discount to all new students enrolled by July 17th. In addition, families are still eligible for scholarships and financial assistance through their third-party TADS (Tuition Assistance Data Service). The core belief as Christians is that financial limitations should not be [...]

TWRA and Legacy Parks Planning Sunflower Festival This Saturday

TWRA and Legacy Parks Planning Sunflower Festival This Saturday

TWRA and Legacy Parks are joining together for the second sunflower festival at the Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area in Knoxville this Saturday, July 8 at 9 a.m. Recognizing the public’s great interest in the sunflower fields a few years ago, WMA Manager Bill Smith decided it would benefit TWRA and the public [...]

No Construction Delays for July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30th through 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. “We anticipate Tennessee’s interstates and state routes [...]

TWRA Operation Dry Water to Take Place This Weekend

TWRA Operation Dry Water to Take Place This Weekend

The TWRA is reminding people that their ninth annual Operation Dry Water will be taking place the weekend of June 30 through July 2. Operation Dry Water is a national event that takes place yearly, with saturation of high traffic areas, which include Douglas and Cherokee lakes in Jefferson County.  It is meant to deter [...]

Free Gospel Singing July 4

Constable Bobby Justice is hosting a Free Gospel Singing July 4 on his farm located at 1523 Valley Home Road. Hotdogs, apple pie and watermelon will be served free of charge.  So bring the lawnchair and non-alcoholic drinks and enjoy Richie Rose and David Taylor from 4 to 7 p.m.

Mt. Zion UMC VBS July 16-21

Mt. Zion UMC invites all children to soar with us at VBS Hero Central Vacation Bible School! This superhero adventure experience includes music that will energize your ears, interactive Bible fun, super science, cool crafts, delicious snacks, and more. The fun runs from July 16-21 from 6-8:30pm at 686 Goose Creek Road in Dandridge. Hope to see [...]

Canning College Hosted by the UT Extension

UT Extension is providing classes on safely preserving your fruits and vegetables. You will learn how to can food with a water bath and pressure canner. The class is limited to 12 people and you must preregister for this class. To register you need to call UT Extension at (865) 397-2969. The cost of the [...]

Ninth Annual Operation Dry Water Set for June 30 – July 2

he Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 30-July 2. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) awareness and enforcement campaign directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities. Operation Dry Water is held the weekend prior to the Independence Day (July 4) [...]