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Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home would like to congratulate these ladies on completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant Course. Good Luck on your State test! Top Row (L) to (R) Dreama Shelton, Gloria Rife, Allison Lovell Program Coordinator, Teresa Hurst, Rebecca Murrell Bottom Row (L) to (R) Amy Stalans, Caitlin Ledford, Elanie Robinson, Erica Majeroni, Torissia [...]

Tennessee Idol Comes to Jefferson County

Tennessee Idol Comes to Jefferson County

America’s favorite singing competition came to Jefferson County over the weekend with Tennessee Idol. The annual event covering the state of Tennessee came to Dandridge’s Field of Dreams Activity Center for the Lakeway Area section of competition. The Lakeway section featured contestants from Jefferson, Cocke and Grainger counties. The Lakeway section of Tennessee Idol began [...]

Evelyn Foster Celebrates 100th Birthday

Evelyn Foster Celebrates 100th Birthday

Friends and family gathered together Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Chandler House to celebrate the 100th birthday of Evelyn Foster. Foster was born in 1917 to Arthur Greene, Sr. and Ocie Mae Greene, and spent her childhood traveling from state to state, as a result of her family’s work in construction. Evelyn graduated high [...]

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church and T.R.A.S.H. Ministries Hold 5th Annual Biker Sunday

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church and T.R.A.S.H. Ministries Hold 5th Annual Biker Sunday

The Lighthouse A Place of Hope Full Gospel Church partnered with T.R.A.S.H. Ministries over the weekend to hold their 5th annual Biker Sunday event. The annual event between the two organizations works to shatter the stigma of biker groups and to share the message of Christ with the community. Biker Sunday featured an early morning [...]

Daughters of the American Revolution’s Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter Celebrates Annual Tea Fundraiser

Daughters of the American Revolution’s Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter Celebrates Annual Tea Fundraiser

The Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution met together this weekend for their annual celebration tea fundraiser. The celebration marked the 286th birthday of none other than Martha Dandridge Washington, whom the chapter is named after. The NSDAR partnered with Glenmore mansion for the event. The celebration [...]

Third Annual Ruck March Is A Big Success

Third Annual Ruck March Is A Big Success

Kevin Poe, co- founder and coordinator for the Memorial Day Ruck March, would like to thank the community for coming out to show their support and respect for our fallen Veterans. “Our Nation’s heroes are honored by continuing to speak their names,” said Poe. Poe also shares that his Dad, Russell Turner, who is a [...]

Curtis Hudson Chosen as Veterans Service Officer

Curtis Hudson Chosen as Veterans Service Officer

On Monday night, May 25, 2017, the Jefferson County Commission voted in a new Veterans Service Officer. The position went to Commander Curtis Hudson, a Vietnam Army veteran with decades of commitment to veterans services, having served for over 13 years in the county, alone. Curtis worked for years with Jefferson County High School’s Night [...]

Humane Society of Jefferson County Rolling Once Again

Humane Society of Jefferson County Rolling Once Again

Imagine having a van full of animals. You’re on the way to take them to another location, so they can find their “furrever” home.  Just as you’re cruising along, suddenly the van breaks down, and you’re stuck on the side of the road with the animals you have in tow.  It’s hot, you’re scared, the [...]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of NSDAR Attends State Conference

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of NSDAR Attends State Conference

The Tennessee Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their 112th State Conference at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs Conference Center April 20 – 23, 2017. The gathering included six members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter representing Jefferson County: Mary Cay Khiel, Regent; Jane Chambers, Vice Regent; Kim Williams-Clabo, Recording Secretary; Karen [...]

Jefferson County High School Holds Their 41st Commencement Ceremony

Jefferson County High School Holds Their 41st Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 20th: the day that 451 graduating Seniors from Jefferson County High School have been waiting for has finally arrived. After a procession of the faculty, who lined up according to their years of service, the familiar music of “Pomp and Circumstance” began.  The thousands in attendance to honor the Jefferson County Class of [...]

Jefferson County High School Celebrates Outgoing Seniors With Honors Night

Jefferson County High School Celebrates Outgoing Seniors With Honors Night

May the 16th was a bittersweet day for Jefferson County High School Seniors, as it was the last official day of school for them.  That night, a celebration of the top scholars took place at Carson Newman University.  The best of the 451 future graduates were honored with dozens of awards and scholarships, and it [...]

JCHS Underclassmen Honored at Awards Night

JCHS Underclassmen Honored at Awards Night

Jefferson County High School hosted a night to celebrate the top scholars of the school year.  Monday night, students from grades 9 through 11 were recognized for the Underclass Honors Night.  Narrated by Brant Adams and Katie Wright, the top students from every department were recognized for their excellence both in and out of the [...]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter attends Grave Marking

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter attends Grave Marking

On Saturday May 6 at 11:00 a.m., Karen McFarland and Elizabeth Finchum, members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, attended the Patriot Marker Dedication Ceremony for Moses Cavett. The ceremony took place at Mars Hill Cemetery at Cavett Station in West Hills Knoxville, TN. Participants included Cavett family descendants, Cherokee Indians, anthropologists from the University [...]

Bassmasters College Series On Douglas Lake

Bassmasters College Series On Douglas Lake

B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, will host the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops, May 11-13, on Cherokee Lake in Jefferson City, Tenn. The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops pits teams of college anglers against one another for cash, prizes, bragging rights and the holy [...]

Dandridge Welcomes BARE-Co

Dandridge Welcomes BARE-Co

Australia’s largest manufacturer and wholesale distributor of replacement agricultural tractor parts has recently purchased its main US distribution center at Pine Drive, Dandridge TN. Bare-Co is a family owned and operated business, established in 1944 by Roy Bare. Roy’s son Allan has been with the company since 1960 and now owns and operates the business [...]

Jefferson County Republican Party Holds Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

Jefferson County Republican Party Holds Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

The Jefferson County Republican Party held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at the Field of Dreams Activity Center on Friday night. The event began at 6:00 p.m. and featured speakers John Forgety and Beth Harwell. The evening began with Republican members and supporters within the community being greeted with the national anthem and an introduction of [...]

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