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Frozen Treats For Blood Donors

Frozen Treats For Blood Donors

Medic Regional Blood Center reports that there is an emergency need for all blood types and the community blood center has less than a one day supply of blood in inventory for 27 area hospitals.  “The summer is always a difficult time for us in keeping up with the need for blood and this year [...]

THE NRA YOUTH HUNTER EDUCATION CHALLENGE THIS SATURDAY

THE NRA YOUTH HUNTER EDUCATION CHALLENGE THIS SATURDAY

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be hosting the annual NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge this Saturday, August 3rd at the John Sevier Hunter Education Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. YHEC is an advanced hunter education program designed to build and further develop skills taught in basic hunter education courses.Participants will [...]

Jefferson County Tomorrow Meetings, August 6 & 10, 2013

Jefferson County Tomorrow is hosting two meetings on August 6 and August 10. The purpose of these meetings is to provide important information and updates to citizens on several issues facing Jefferson County. Please plan to attend one or both of these meetings. All who are interested are welcome.   New Market School      Tuesday, August [...]

Pick Tennessee Products Comes to Newport Farmers Market, August 3, 2013

Pick Tennessee Products Comes to Newport Farmers Market, August 3, 2013

Farmers markets: they’re not just for cities, anymore. Pick Tennessee Products, the state campaign to help people find local food and other farm direct products, plans to host an event at the Newport Farmers Market on Saturday, August 3rd. The Newport Farmers Market is located at 424 Heritage Boulevard, Newport. Visitors who come out to [...]

Hunter Safety Class, Week of August 12, 2013

Hunter Safety Class, Week of August 12, 2013

Hunter safety class at Patriot Academy the week of Aug 12. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE Go to www.register-ed.com to register for the class.

“Steven Spielberg, Historian? Emancipating Lincoln”

“Steven Spielberg, Historian? Emancipating Lincoln”

PROGRAM:“Steven Spielberg, Historian? Emancipating Lincoln” Lecture and Showing of Stephen Spielberg’s Lincoln (2012) DATE: 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 11, 2013 LOCATION: East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902 ADMISSION: FREE and open to the public Join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a special showing of Stephen Speilberg’s Lincoln with commentary [...]

SAC Football Digital Media Day Set for August 12, 2013

SAC Football Digital Media Day Set for August 12, 2013

As part of its preview of the 2013 college football season, the SAC will hold its first-ever Football Digital Media Day on Monday, Aug. 12, offering media and fans alike a unique opportunity to interact live with the league’s head coaches. Carson-Newman’s Ken Sparks will answer questions from 10:35 – 10:50 a.m. Select SAC head [...]

Trace Adkins to perform in Cherokee

Trace Adkins to perform in Cherokee

Trace Adkins will be performing in Cherokee at Harrah’s Casino in the Grand Event Center August 10 at 7:30. Adkins is best known for country hits such as “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing,” “Then They Do,” “Hot Mama,” “Songs About Me,” “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” and “You’re Gonna Miss This.” Adkins has [...]

Rev Up Your Retail! Event Scheduled

Rev Up Your Retail! Event Scheduled

What are shoppers looking for? What are the retail gaps? How can you attract new customers, retain existing customers, and increase your revenues? These questions and many more will be addressed at a retail seminar at 8:30 AM, Thursday, August 1st at the Jefferson City Municipal Building, 112 City Center Drive. Melissa Halsell, TVA’s Retail Development [...]

Retired Teachers Association to Meet September 14, 2013

Retired Teachers Association to Meet All retired educators are invited to attend the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association meeting on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Stokely Memorial Cafeteria on the campus of Carson – Newman University.  The meeting begins with brunch at 9:30 a.m. The cost of the brunch [...]

Back to School Bash – Beaver Creek Baptist Church youth, August 3, 2013

Beaver Creek Baptist Church youth, BCY is hosting a Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 3 from 5-8 PM at the church, 845 Beaver Creek Rd. in Strawberry Plains. We will have food and games – hotdogs, popcorn, homemade ice cream and will be giving away backpacks and school supplies. Please join us as [...]

Dining With Democrats, August 2, 2013

Dining With Democrats, August 2, 2013

The Jefferson County Democratic Party invites county Democrats to gather for our August First Friday Dining With Democrats dutch treat lunch. The lunch will be Friday, August 2, at 11:30 a.m. at Perkins Family Restaurant in Dandridge. The large room has been reserved for our use. Reservations are needed and can be made by e-mailing Edna Langley at gelangley@charter.net or by phoning 865-475-1197. Deadline for making reservations is noon Wednesday, July [...]

Maury Football Fundraising Event, August 3, 2013

Maury Football Fundraising Event Yard Sale Saturday Aug. 3  8AM till ? Maury Football Field TV’s, sports equipment, furniture, etc Public is invited to sale their own goods and football team will furnish a table and spot for a $20 donation. Set up starts at 7AM. For more information contact Greg Manis at 865-230-0898

UT Gardens to host Gardening with Children Symposium, August 24, 2013

The University of Tennessee Gardens is hosting a symposium focused on helping children learn to garden on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Research shows that getting children active and out in nature has many benefits. Derrick Stowell, an educator with the UT Gardens, said, “Gardening is an easy way for children [...]

Wings in the Night: Bats of the Smokies, Saturday Nights

Wings in the Night: Bats of the Smokies Every Saturday Weekly from 06/22/2013 to 08/17/2013 Location: Elkmont Amphitheater Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM Fee Information: Free Learn about the important role bats play in the ecosystem, why their very existence is being threatened, and what you can do to help. Accessible to persons using [...]

Tomato Festival to be Held July 26-28 In Rutledge

Tomato Festival to be Held July 26-28 In Rutledge

The 21st annual Tomato Festival will be held in Rutledge beginning July 26-28. The festival promises fun for the whole family with a 5-K road race, a beauty contest, arts, crafts, antique tractors, music and of course the world famous tomato wars. The three day festival kicks off Friday the 26th at Rutledge Middle School [...]