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McFarland-Nichols-Pratt House Goes To Review Board

McFarland-Nichols-Pratt House Goes To Review Board

The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, to examine Tennessee’s proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Beginning at 9 a.m., the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville. Attached is the initial communication we shared. The Board will vote […]

Eighth Grade Night At Maury

Eighth Grade Night At Maury

It was the night that Middle School parents anticipate and dread- Eighth Grade Night. The evening is always bittersweet, as students and parents are acknowledged for some of the extra curricular activities that they participate in through out the year. Monday night’s basketball games were exceptionally special to each member of the Maury Middle School […]

Dandridge Farmers Market

Dandridge Farmers Market

The meeting was short and sweet but it also included a delightful dinner of pizza and cake and the tables were full of individuals who were excited about beginning this year’s farmer’s market. The meeting began with the discussion of a contact list of last year’s sponsors. A grant from Farm Credit Service will be […]

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Emmy nominated band Grascals, from Nashville, Tennessee, are a huge hit right now in the bluegrass scene and Jefferson County residents were lucky enough to have them play right here in Dandridge! The Grammy nominated band is in high demand and their Friday evening stop at the Field of Dreams Activity Center was a […]

Carson-Newman Prof to Develop Own Online Textbooks

Carson-Newman Prof to Develop Own Online Textbooks

When the price of textbooks rise and usability decreases, one Carson-Newman professor responds by creating her own. Carson-Newman Associate Professor of Spanish, Mary Baldridge, was awarded a $6,000 ACA summer research fellowship, which she will use toward creating Online Spanish textbooks. “The textbooks currently on the market are exorbitantly expensive, and are not really appropriate […]

First Real Winter Weather

First Real Winter Weather

The onslaunt of extreme Winter weather has some government employees working overtime to try and manage the swings of Mother Nature. The Highway Department generally takes the brunt of the burden when the temperatures dip, however some other County employees see an increase when the weather acts up. First responders are on alert when the […]

Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham is the featured speaker of Carson-Newman’s annual Ashe-Henderson Lectures, held Jan. 29 through 31, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church sanctuary. Samford University’s Dr. Eric Mathis, professor of church music and worship leadership, will head the series’ music, which […]

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Jefferson County had its fourth and final Christmas Parade last weekend as the Town of Dandridge hosted its annual parade. Local fishing legend Ott Defoe served as Grand Master of the Parade and followed the Sheriff and Dandridge Police Chief in leading a stream of cars, floats, tractors, horses and, of course, First Responders, through […]

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Each Elementary School in Jefferson County has held, or will be soon competing in Spelling Bees. The 1st place winner from Jefferson Elementary was Ashley Martinez, Dandridge Elementary was Shane Levin, and Piedmont Elementary was Dilyn Mahaffey. New Market’s winner will be announced soon. Talbot school is not hosting their spelling bee until after the […]

New Market Christmas Parade

New Market Christmas Parade

Locals in the New Market community came out last weekend to welcome their annual Christmas Parade. Children of all ages lined the streets to greet the line of First Responders, church floats, horses and riders and, of course, Santa. The Shriners had a large and welcomed presence in the parade, as they brought out the […]

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

Poinsettias are the favored Christmas holiday potted plant. While red is still the traditional color, pinks, whites, variegated, salmon, yellow and even orange varieties abound, says Susan Hamilton, director of the University of Tennessee Gardens. Plant sizes vary from standard 4- to 6-inch pots, to miniatures to tree forms and even hanging baskets. “It’s amazing […]

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity hosted the community on Thursday for an open house. The event took place at the organization’s store located on Hwy 92 and afforded locals the opportunity to visit the location and see what the charitable organization has to offer in the way of gifts and shopping. A large facility, the Habitat store […]