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Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley Youth of the Year Winner

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley Youth of the Year Winner

Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. This recognition program for Club members promotes service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. Boys & Girls Clubs recognize members ages 14 to 18 as […]

JCHS Teacher Receives Simply Smart Grant

JCHS Teacher Receives Simply Smart Grant

Raye Pedigo, physics and calculus teacher, at Jefferson County High School is one of the 2018-2019 Simply Smart grant winners sponsored by Knoxville TVA Credit Union. She received $1439 to purchase 2 Flashforge 3D printers and filament to incorporate 3D design technology into her instruction. The students designed and printed keytags first to learn how […]

Jefferson County EMA Provides Schools With ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits

Jefferson County EMA Provides Schools With ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits

The Jefferson County Emergency Medical Agency has provided Jefferson County Schools Stop the Bleed Kits as part of a National Campaign to provide immediate, frontline aid for emergency injuries until first responders arrive. These kits have been made available to the Jefferson County EMA through a grant funded by the East TN Healthcare Coalition in […]

Jefferson County Spay Neuter Project Holds Successful Fundraiser

Jefferson County Spay Neuter Project Holds Successful Fundraiser

A paint party held at The Dandridge Brewing Company on February 6, 2019 was a huge success, with all profit donated by artist Chastidyi Parrott to The Spay Neuter Project. The sold out event raised support dollars for the spaying and neutering of cats and dogs in Jefferson County, and help control pet overpopulation. Fundraising […]

Jefferson Elementary is #BeShadStrong

Jefferson Elementary is #BeShadStrong

Amanda Lay’s 1st grade class from Jefferson Elementary, along with Principal Craig Day, Assistant Principal Glen Wolfenbarger, Counselor Lisa Allen, and Student Teacher Alexis Foster gather to show support for student KeShad Carr. Carr is currently enjoying a trip to Disney World thanks to the Knoxville Dream Connection.  Shad is battling Rhabdomayosarcoma, a type of cancer.  Join […]

Letters to the Editor – Grant Funding

Letters to the Editor – Grant Funding

Submitted by David Seal The time for Jefferson County to invest in a Grant Coordinator is long overdue. While the county does have dedicated public servants within county departments, schools, and non-profits that secure grants, more effort is needed to fully realize grant funding. Neighboring counties and other municipalities in the region receive grant funding from a variety […]

C-N Announces New Associate Degree

C-N Announces New Associate Degree

Students will soon have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts degree in photography at Carson-Newman University. Beginning in fall 2019, the new degree path will utilize specialized coursework derived in large part from C-N’s Bachelor of Arts in photography degree. The A.A. in photography has been approved by the National Association of Schools […]

TN Promise FAFSA Filing Deadline February 1, 2019

TN Promise FAFSA Filing Deadline February 1, 2019

The TN Promise Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline is quickly approaching. Friday, February 1, 2019 is the final day for both TN Promise high school and college students to complete the FAFSA to retain scholarship eligibility. The FAFSA, a federal application, is the primary financial aid application that any student enrolling […]

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Receives a $1,000.00 Community Grant from Walmart

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Receives a $1,000.00 Community Grant from Walmart

Walmart awards Parrott-Wood Memorial Library a $1,000.00 Community Grant. General Manager, Mr. Joe Gibson was also able to give a great discount on a 70” Smart TV for the library for educational programs. The $1,000.00 grant will be used for Summer 2019 STEM Programs (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics). STEM programs are very important when […]

Merry Christmas from the Jefferson County Post & Depew Media

Merry Christmas from the Jefferson County Post & Depew Media

Nothing Says Holiday Like a Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm

Nothing Says Holiday Like a Trip to the Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning a trip to a local tree farm. As the cool, crisp air draws near, a visit to the farm is the perfect outdoor adventure to generate some holiday spirit and family fun. Many farms sell Christmas trees between Black Friday […]

Several Jefferson County Schools Earn Reward School for 2018

Several Jefferson County Schools Earn Reward School for 2018

On Tuesday, November 20, Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools, presented the principal and faculty of each deserving school with their “Reward School” Banner. Banners were provided by the Tennessee State Department of Education.

Local Veterans Honored At 26th Annual Night Of Patriots

Local Veterans Honored At 26th Annual Night Of Patriots

Jefferson County High School presented the 26th annual Night of the Patriots performance on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the James D. Swann Performing Arts Center. Local veterans were honored by students from several areas of study and extra curricular areas at Jefferson County High School. As has come to be expected, students and staff […]

DAR Tours Crossnore School

DAR Tours Crossnore School

Education, Historic Preservation, and Patriotism are the chief goals of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). Ellie Betts, Tennessee Society NSDAR Schools Vice Chair for The Crossnore School advanced the goal of Education on October 3 as she welcomed TSDAR members from the Applachian District to tour the facilities of The Crossnore […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of Daughters Of The American Revolution Hold Revolutionary War Soldier Grave Marking

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of Daughters Of The American Revolution Hold Revolutionary War Soldier Grave Marking

Saturday, May 12th , 2018 was a special day for the Historic Revolutionary War Graveyard located in downtown Dandridge. The Martha Dandridge Washington chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a special ceremony to mark the grave of a former Revolutionary War soldier, and to present their findings validating his service. Regent Jane […]

Prescription Drug Box Installed at Sheriff’s Department

Prescription Drug Box Installed at Sheriff’s Department

Providing a drug box for a community is a step in substance abuse prevention. So, In cooperation with local and State agencies, the Sheriff’s Department has recently installed a drug box in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. This receptacle is being made available to the public, and is “ready for business.” Folks can now bring […]

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