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Sounds of Old, New Appalachia to Echo Through This Year’s Townsend Spring Festival

For locals and visitors to the Smoky Mountains, the sights, scents and especially sounds of the 21st Annual Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival and Old Timers Day will provide an old-time, Appalachian setting on May 3 and 4. While demonstrations act as eye-catching tutorials bringing old Appalachia to life and traditional Southern food attract [...]

Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association to Meet June 1, 2013

All retired educators are invited to attend the June 1 meeting of the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association at Stokely Memorial Cafeteria on the campus of Carson – Newman University. Brunch, which cost $10.00, is at 9:30 a.m. Our guest speaker will be Lisa Ellis, author of Dandridge, which is part of the Images of [...]

Morristown West High School Class of ‘88 – 25th Reunion, June 8, 2013

The Class of ’88 from Morristown West will celebrate their 25th Reunion at the Country Club on June 8, 2013 at 7PM. If you are part of the class and wish to join the event, please register at http://classof88morristownwest.myevent.com or contact us at classof88mwest@gmail.com. Look for our reunion page on Facebook as well. Over 80 [...]

Maury Middle School Sports Banquet, May 3, 2013

Maury Middle School will be having the annual all sports banquet on Friday, May 3 @ 6:30 at the MMS Auditorium. Coach Tom Griffin (CN Baseball Coach) will be our guest speaker, and all sports will be present.

Dining With Democrats Cancelled For May!

There will be no Dining With Democrats lunch on Friday, May 3. Instead of our monthly lunch together all county Democrats are encouraged to attend our annual Truman Day Dinner which will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. at Carson-Newman cafeteria. Tickets are needed for the event. Please contact Ann Blomquist at [...]

Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty, May 3-4, 2013

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. Scheduled for May 3-4, at the Smoky Mountain Visitors Center at Townsend, the 21st Annual Townsend in the Smokies Spring [...]

Girl Talk, Too- A Program for Daughters and Their Mothers

Your teenage daughter is changing daily from a girl into a young woman. There is nothing you can do to stop the progress of Mother Nature, but you can equip your daughter with the knowledge she needs for her journey into woman hood. Girl Talk, Too is a program designed to enhance communication between mothers [...]

Host an Exchange Student

World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a highly respected, non-profit, public-benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, South Korea, and the former Soviet Republics. Students are already awaiting word on their host families for the 2013-2014 academic school year (or semester). Host families [...]

National Crime Victims’s Rights Week Memorial Walk, Sevierville City Park, April 21-27, 2013

To kick off National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 21-27, 2013, a Memorial Walk is planned for Sat. April 20, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. @ Sevierville City Park. There will be refreshment, fellowship, and a time of remembrance before the Riverwalk. The event is open to everyone who has lost a loved one to Violent [...]

Kindergarten Registration for fall of 2013 – Friday, April 19, 2013

Kindergarten Registration for fall of 2013 – Friday, April 19, 2013

Jefferson County Schools will have a Kindergarten Round-Up for registration of all children who will be eligible for Kindergarten the fall of 2013.  Registration will be held at each elementary school on Friday, April 19.  Please see the individual school schedule listed below.   Before you bring your child to register, please make note of [...]

Next Level Training Welcomes Former NFL and UT Standout Todd Kelly to their Team of Elite Trainers

Next Level Training Welcomes Former NFL and UT Standout Todd Kelly to their Team of Elite Trainers

WHAT:  Former NFL and UT standoutTodd Kelly, will be offering football specific skills training at Next Level.  Todd is considered one of the most respected football minds in the country.  His knowledge and passion for working with young football players is second to none.  Todd brings years of experience and knowledge to Next Level to [...]

Carson-Newman spirit squads begin Junior Eagle Cheer Program, 3rd – 5th Grade Girls, April 25, 2013

Carson-Newman spirit squads begin Junior Eagle Cheer Program, 3rd – 5th Grade Girls, April 25, 2013

Carson-Newman head cheerleading and dance coach Christy Bowlin has announced the start of the Junior Eagle Cheer Program. The program is a new cheerleading opportunity for third through fifth grade girls at C-N for the 2013-14 school year. Bowlin will play host to an informational signup meeting April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. in [...]

34th annual open house scheduled at UT College of Veterinary Medicine

34th annual open house scheduled at UT College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual open house Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The free event will take place, rain or shine, on the UT agricultural campus, located on Neyland Drive. Children are encouraged to bring their stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Clinic for [...]

“’Fare well to all Radicals’: The Downfall of William Brownlow’s Radical Regime”

“’Fare well to all Radicals’: The Downfall of William Brownlow’s Radical Regime”

Noon, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 LOCATION: East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 ADMISSION: FREE | Attendees are encouraged to bring a “brown bag” lunch On February 10, 1869, William “Parson” Brownlow tendered his resignation as governor of Tennessee to take his seat in the United States Senate.  On resigning, Brownlow [...]

Spring Spectacular Plant Sale to benefit UT Gardens

With spring in the air, now is the time to shop for unique and cutting-edge plants for your garden. The University of Tennessee Gardens is holding its spring plant sale on Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A preview sale will be held on Friday, April 5, from 2 p.m. until [...]

17th Masters Golf Tournament, April 19th, 2013

17th Masters Golf Tournament, April 19th, 2013