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Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Sally Anne Lawson (educator), Ella Morrison, Tracy E. Lewis (library’s artist), Ben Morrison, Bobby Wells (library’s builder), Amy Shaver and Jeremy Lawson – Photo by Sadie Lewis In celebration of National Family Literacy Month in November, H&R Block of Dandridge did their part by kicking in and helping punch illiteracy out of Jefferson County. Franchise owner, Jeremy Lawson, has chartered […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Korean War veteran James Ritter, Sr., and Vietnam Era veterans Walter Nicholson, Gerald Suttles, and Jimmie Harris were recognized for their military service by the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR. Although women were prevented from serving officially in the U.S. military for more than a century after the birth of the United States, American women […]

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Highway To Financial Hell? – Jefferson County EditionLetter To The Editor by David Seal Jefferson County is at a fork in the road, an intersection of sorts that will determine the financial health of the county for decades. At the controls is a county commission of 21 people, charged with the decision of which way […]

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe – Family owned Coffee Shop Opens in Historic Downtown Dandridge! Left – Right: Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts, Austin Hoops, son Trace, Tamara Hoops, Dandridge Alderman Jeff Depew Photo by Jefferson County Post, N. Kelly Alleyway Caffe cut the ribbon on their new location November 11, 2020 in the Historic Downtown Dandridge, located […]

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Over 350 students from across the country are being recognized for their academic accomplishments at Bethel University. Dr. Kimberly Martin, Bethel University Vice President, announced the College of Professional Studies Dean’s List for the term ending Sept. 30, 2020.  Martin commented, “Our College of Professional Studies Dean’s List students work so hard to maintain top […]

Rescue 180 Honors Law Enforcement During Red Ribbon Week

Rescue 180 Honors Law Enforcement During Red Ribbon Week

Left to right: Alesha Graves, Peer Recovery; Rebekka Whaley, TBI’s Drug Endangered Children Coordinator; Rev. Debra Shultz, Director of Rescue 180, Keith Shultz, Assistant Director; Ashley Carter, Office Manager. – Photo submitted by Rev. Debra Shultz Rescue 180 honored our law enforcement by participating in Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco and drug violence prevention awareness campaign […]

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs at MDW NSDAR Meeting

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs at MDW NSDAR Meeting

MDW Treasurer Wendy Randolph presents a $231.50 check to Canine Ambassador Hooligan and SMSD Board Member Laurie Birt for the benefit of physical mobility challenged veterans. Laurie Birt, at-large member of the Board of Directors, and Hooligan, canine ambassador, for Smoky Mountain Service Dogs (SMSD) informed and entertained the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National […]

College fair to feature more than 20 regional institutions

College fair to feature more than 20 regional institutions

Carson-Newman University Assistant Director of Freshmen Admissions Spenser Smith and Admissions Representative Jessi Hesseldahl give a “talons up” gesture from behind a display of admissions materials like those that will be available from more than 20 institutions at the Oct. 1 college fair. High school students have the opportunity to learn more about many of […]

Constitution Week and 19th Amendment Exhibit

Constitution Week and 19th Amendment Exhibit

Constitution Day, September 17, 2020, marks the 233rd Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the Revolution (NSDAR), were on hand today as Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts honored the signing […]

Carson-Newman Ranked Among Top Universities In The Nation

Carson-Newman Ranked Among Top Universities In The Nation

Carson-Newman University students, from left, Jazlyn Verner, a junior from Memphis, Tigist Maxson, a sophomore from Lynchburg, Va., Faith Marable, a junior from Murfreesboro, and Michaela Goodman, a sophomore from Athens, show their school spirit with the University’s “talons up” gesture. U.S. News & World Report ranked Carson-Newman among the top universities in the nation […]

Carson-Newman Professor To Cycle 100 Miles For Local Ministry

Carson-Newman Professor To Cycle 100 Miles For Local Ministry

Dr. Joshua Zink, an assistant professor of music at Carson-Newman University, will cycle some 100 miles on Oct. 3 to raise donations for C-N’s Appalachian Outreach ministry. All of the funds raised will go to support AO’s efforts of helping those in need.  Everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, it has been a […]

Carson-Newman recognizes faculty, staff with high honors

Carson-Newman recognizes faculty, staff with high honors

Carson-Newman University’s Dr. Clark Measels, second from right, receives the 2020 Distinguished Faculty medallion from the 2019 recipient, Dr. Bruce Kocour. Also pictured are University Provost Jeremy Buckner, at left, and President Charles A. Fowler, at right. Carson-Newman University presented the institution’s most prestigious faculty and staff recognitions during an Aug. 13 Faculty & Staff […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), officers for 2020-2021

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), officers for 2020-2021

MDW NSDAR officers for the 2020-2021 service year include (l to r) Treasurer Wendy Randolph, Librarian Katie Schmidt, Registrar Karen McFarland, Recording Secretary Karen Bible, Regent Jane Chambers, Corresponding Secretary Jane Busdeker, Historian Jamie Snyder, Chaplain Elizabeth Finchum, and Parliamentarian Ellie Betts. The photo was taken in the Revolutionary War Cemetery in Dandridge. – Photo by Jeff Depew MDW NSDAR […]

Duran Langan Wedding

Duran Langan Wedding

Mr. Jesse Duran of Yorkville, IL & Miss Lauren N. Langan of New Market, TN said their vows amongst loved ones on June 20th, 2020. The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth A. (Elmore) Langan & James A. Langan. She is the grandaughter of J. Phillip Elmore & Opal M. (Spears) Elmore of New Market, […]

Jeanne Bohrer, M.D., joins Summit Medical Group

Jeanne Bohrer, M.D., joins Summit Medical Group

Dr. Jeanne Bohrer has joined Summit Medical Group at Newport as a pediatrician and currently is accepting new patients. Dr. Bohrer specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions and pediatrics. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Before joining Summit Medical Group at Newport, Dr. Bohrer […]

Richard Peterson New President and CEO of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Richard Peterson New President and CEO of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

The Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of Richard N. Peterson as our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Rich previously worked for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC, as the Senior Liaison for National Groups and Organizations. At St. Jude, Rich managed the planning and […]