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Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Jefferson City Mayor Mark Potts declared through a Mayoral Proclamation, Monday, March 20, 2017 that March 2017 was the 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month. Prior to making their regular deliveries, Meals On Wheels gathered in the Jefferson City Municipal Building, along with the Senior Nutrition Program Director April Myers, Driver Bill Nagy, Mayor [...]

Modern Woodmen and Its Members Helped Contribute More Than $1.3 Million to Eastern Tennessee in 2016

Modern Woodmen and Its Members Helped Contribute More Than $1.3 Million to Eastern Tennessee in 2016

Residents and community organizations in eastern Tennessee benefitted from $1,369,746.43 in assistance from Modern Woodmen of America and its local community partnerships in 2016, according to recently released results from the fraternal financial services organization. These dollars support social, educational, volunteer and fundraising activities in the region. The contribution includes $1,263,275.00 raised locally by Modern [...]

Jefferson County High School Class of 2017 Puts on “Guys and Dolls” for Senior Play

Jefferson County High School Class of 2017 Puts on “Guys and Dolls” for Senior Play

The Senior Class of 2017 at Jefferson County High school set to the stage this weekend to preform “Guys and Dolls.” The story takes audiences to the rough streets of New York to follow a band of gamblers as they try to establish where their craps game is going to take place for the week. [...]

Habitat for Humanity Receives a Helping Hand

Habitat for Humanity Receives a Helping Hand

Habitat for Humanity received a helping hand on their Racine Ridge project this past week. The University of Virginia Jubilate Choir volunteered their time to help build a home during their spring break. As thanks, Habitat for Humanity held a breakfast in the group’s honor, which was followed by a brief performance from the Choir. [...]

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading has had several successful runs at recent competitions and are now headed to the UCA Internationals in Orlando. Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading is a performance and competition program here in Jefferson County. The competition in Nashville was the first successful run for the JAGS. The Tiny Team, Jags’ Meow, cheered their [...]

Jefferson County Students Score High on ACT

Jefferson County Students Score High on ACT

Jefferson County School Board recognized students from Jefferson County High School at their latest meeting. These students scored 30 or above on the ACT Test, which is no easy endeavor. The American College Test is a college readiness assessment standardized test. The Test for high school achievement and college admissions has a perfect score of [...]

Letter To The Editor, Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS – Possible Negative Affects on Local Schools

Letter To The Editor, Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS – Possible Negative Affects on Local Schools

Letter to the Editor “Letters To The Editor” do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Jefferson County Post nor any of its employees.  The Jefferson County Post does not underwrite any of the facts or situations mentioned in the letters. Submitted by: David Seal, Jefferson County Commissioner District #9 Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS [...]

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76 Jefferson City, #78 White Pine and #77 Dandridge recently participated in the 2017 Klondike Derby at Thompson Farm in Baneberry, Tennessee. A weekend event, the Derby offers Scouts the opportunity to combine fun, skill building activities with service work. Around 150 Scouts and Webelos, along with 25 adult leaders, [...]

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard of Dandridge, Tennessee has been crowned Miss Queen City 2017. Hubbard is the daughter of David and Kim Hubbard, and is the granddaughter of Dorothy and late Charles Arwood, and late Ralph and late Glada Hubbard. She is a 2016 Graduate of Jefferson County High school. Hubbard has also served Jefferson County as [...]

Habitat for Humanity Assists Home Owners with “Critical Home Repair Program”

Habitat for Humanity Assists Home Owners with “Critical Home Repair Program”

The Jefferson County branch of Habitat for Humanity is making strides to improve the lives and living conditions of the citizens of Jefferson County. The program recently broke ground on its 31st house in its Racine Ridge Community. They are also working on a new home improvement program to better help established home owners. Habitat [...]

The time has come once again to pursue the issue of rural broadband availability.

The time has come once again to pursue the issue of rural broadband availability.

Letter to the Editor “Letters To The Editor” do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Jefferson County Post nor any of its employees.  The Jefferson County Post does not underwrite any of the facts or situations mentioned in the letters. Submitted by: David Seal, Jefferson County Commissioner District #9 My Fellow Citizens The time [...]

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post!

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post!

It’s no secret that 2016 was a year of highs and lows. Tensions ran high throughout the election year, and America experienced one of its most vitriolic elections in the past century. Wildfires raged through our communities, and lives, businesses, and homes were lost. In spite of these adversities, 2016 will, for many in the [...]

Christmas Break is Here for Jefferson County Schools!

Christmas Break is Here for Jefferson County Schools!

The holidays are just around the corner and that means that Christmas break is almost here for several school systems in the area. The break includes both Christmas Break, a small allowance for New Years, and, finally, administrative days for teachers and staff. Jefferson County’s Christmas Break begins December 19th and continues until December 30th. [...]

Jefferson County Rescue Squad Receives Special Donation

Jefferson County Rescue Squad Receives Special Donation

The Jefferson County Rescue Squad met with two young ladies to receive a special donation on Wednesday evening. 10-year-old Hannah and her cousin Kelsey got the idea to make the donation at the Baneberry Christmas Market on December 3rd. Hannah and Kelsey decided to go above and beyond and raise money to make a donation [...]

Jefferson City Celebrates its Annual Christmas Parade

Jefferson City Celebrates its Annual Christmas Parade

The Jefferson City community gathered downtown to celebrate the annual Christmas parade. The parade, which is always hosted on the second Saturday in December, was held in the historic Mossy Creek District. Friends and relatives lined the streets of downtown as they eagerly watched the festivities. The parade featured floats from community businesses, classic cars, [...]

Mosy Creek Cruzers Presents New Mark Fire and Rescue Team with Donation for Equipment

Mosy Creek Cruzers Presents New Mark Fire and Rescue Team with Donation for Equipment

Mossy Creek Cruzers presented New Market Fire and Rescue Team with a donation check for equipment. Presenting the check to Captain Sammy Solomon on the left is secretary Pat Dukes and Treasure Joan Spoon, along with Fire Chief Frank Solomon. Please come out and support The Mossy Creek Cruzers.

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