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Skills USA Holds 7th Annual Hero’s Supper

Skills USA Holds 7th Annual Hero’s Supper

The 7th Annual Jefferson County High School’s Skills USA and local businesses celebrated their tribute to local Heros September 19, 2017 by inviting the public to meet and greet with police, fire fighters, ambulance personnel, and many more. The event was catered by Piezano’s Pizza in Dandridge. Skills USA is a career tech organization where [...]

AEC Line Crews Help With Hurricane Irma Restoration

AEC Line Crews Help With Hurricane Irma Restoration

AEC line crews were released from storm restoration work on Saturday, September 16 and have returned safely home. Jim Greer, Director of Operations for AEC said “We are certainly thankful to have them home safely and we are glad that we were able to help the membership of Amicalola EMC and restore electric services damaged [...]

Modern Woodmen of America Matches Funds with New Market Volunteer Fire Department

Modern Woodmen of America Matches Funds with New Market Volunteer Fire Department

Recently, Modern Woodmen of America helped the New Market Volunteer Fire Department with their annual SummerFest fundraiser. MWA matched the first $1,500 they raised.  Presenting and accepting the check are left to right, Britt Farrar (NMVFD Board Member and MWA Member), Richard Hall (MWA Representative) and Sammy Solomon (NMVFD Captain).

Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival to Celebrate 11th Year in East Tennessee

Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival to Celebrate 11th Year in East Tennessee

Outstanding Scottish & Irish Entertainers vie for attention with the Bagpipe & Drum Band Playoff Challenge at the 11th annual Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival, which will take place on Main Street in downtown Dandridge, Tennessee on Saturday the 30th of September. The Festival will begin at the Highland Stage (behind Town Hall) in Dandridge on Friday night, Sept. [...]

Count It! Lock It! Drop It! Joins Rescue 180 in Symposium

Count It! Lock It! Drop It! Joins Rescue 180 in Symposium

The Statewide initiative, Count It! Lock It! Drop It! (CLD), funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield, joined Jefferson County Substance Abuse Coalition, Rescue 180, in a symposium to address solutions to our opioid crisis. CLD is an evidence-based strategy that has proven results as an effective primary prevention tool. Kristina Clark, Project Coordinator of CLD, [...]

Health Council/Jefferson Joins Awarded 5,000 Grant for Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative

Health Council/Jefferson Joins Awarded 5,000 Grant for Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative

Jefferson Joins is on the on the move and have just received their first $5,000 grant from the Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative. The Jefferson County Health Council is the parent organization of Jefferson Joins. Healthier Tennessee representatives came to the council last year to offer a grant opportunity to promote fitness, nutrition and anti tobacco [...]

Town of Dandridge Celebrates Opening of Public Dock

Town of Dandridge Celebrates Opening of Public Dock

The Town of Dandridge elected officials and members of community gathered on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to celebrate the addition on a new pubic dock. Hosting the ribbon cutting for the event was the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. Dandridge Mayor Gantte offered the opening remarks, noting the contribution of several organizations, including the Town [...]

United Way of Jefferson County Holds Annual Parade of Tables

United Way of Jefferson County Holds Annual Parade of Tables

The United Way of Jefferson County hosted their annual parade of tables fund raising event to kick off the 2017 fund raising season. Participating businesses “purchased” a table and decorated it in the theme of their choice. Tuesday evening’s event began with a viewing of the various, creative table decorations, as well as silent auction [...]

Jefferson County Fair 2017 Comes to a Close

Jefferson County Fair 2017 Comes to a Close

The midway lights have gone down for another year, signaling the close of the 2017 Jefferson County Fair. Saturday was the final day of neon fun for fair goers, as the midway had an abbreviated stay for the 2017 season, opening for only five evenings. Other traditional events, such as the crowning of the 2017 [...]

Carson-Newman Honors Faculty, Staff Service

Carson-Newman Honors Faculty, Staff Service

On Thursday, Carson-Newman University recognized the service of faculty and staff during its annual Welcome Assembly. Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien, pictured front left, thanked each for their years of service and contributions to the institution. Pictured with O’Brien is: Front Row, left to right, Dr. Kitty Coffey, 40 years; Becky Boatright, 35 years; Anita [...]

O’Brien Announces Promotions for Four Executive Council Members

O’Brien Announces Promotions for Four Executive Council Members

Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien announced today that four members of the institution’s executive council have had their roles expanded and received appropriate changes to their titles. “Beyond formality, adjusting the titles of these stellar colleagues is a reflection of their commitments to Carson-Newman,” said Dr. O’Brien. “Further, it rewards their outstanding service, their [...]

Modern Woodmen Helps Talbott Cobras Fundraiser

Modern Woodmen Helps Talbott Cobras Fundraiser

Modern Woodmen recently helped the Talbott Cobras Little League Football team with their fundraiser.  Team members and cheerleaders sold candy bars to raise money to buy equipment. The Cobras raised $1,983.00 and MWA matched that amount with $1,500.00 for a grand total of $3,483.00!  In the picture receiving the check are some of the Talbott [...]

Jade Davis Crowned Fairest of the Fair 2017

Jade Davis Crowned Fairest of the Fair 2017

The Jefferson County Fair festivities kicked off Saturday night with the crowning of the 2017 Fairest of the Fair. Jade Davis, a senior at Jefferson County High School will be representing the Jefferson County Fair for 2017-2018. The 17 year old is the daughter of Michelle and Doug Huff. She will go on to represent [...]

Not Missing a Beat as Powwow Comes to Patriot Academy

Not Missing a Beat as Powwow Comes to Patriot Academy

Spirit of the Nations Powwow & Heritage Festival came to Jefferson County on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The cultural event has become an annual happening in the County and is an anticipated precursor to fall for many. Traditional dance and hand drum competitions are an important part of the festival, just as music and dance [...]

“Southern Charm Kitchen” Comes To Historic Downtown Dandridge

“Southern Charm Kitchen” Comes To Historic Downtown Dandridge

Sable German Shepherd MISSING

Sable German Shepherd MISSING

Diamant is a sable German Shepherd who ran off from his home on Plainview Drive, Dandridge on July 29th. Diamant is 11 1/2 years old, and has brown socks and black toes, and has significant hair loss from agel/allergies. Reward. Call Kim @ 865-604-3362 with any information.

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