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Where to Go For Mineral Rights Info?

Where to Go For Mineral Rights Info?

I was wondering where I would go to find if I own my mineral rights? Much would depend on how long you have owned your home. You could start with taking a look at your deed. The Registrars Office also has documents that are filed regarding mineral rights but you may have to do a [...]

Dandridge Water Concerns

Dandridge Water Concerns

I would like to know if there are any indications that the water in Dandridge is clearing up? My water still has an usual color and I am afraid to wash my light colored clothes in case they get stained. I have informed the Water Department and am trying to be patient but it is [...]

Will Friday Count as a School Day?

Will Friday Count as a School Day?

I was wondering if the students will be able to count Friday as a school day and how many days do we have before it will shorten spring break? Generally, it requires that school be in session for half the day to be able to count it as a school day but there are always [...]

Dandridge Snowflakes

Dandridge Snowflakes

I have noticed that the new snowflakes in Dandridge do not match the older ones. Why do they not match? The older snowflakes were purchased several years ago. The ones that have been added this year are slightly different but are complementary to the old ones. The Town of Dandridge is working on replacing some [...]

Where Will the Reindeer be at Merriment on Mainstreet?

Where Will the Reindeer be at Merriment on Mainstreet?

I saw on the Post and on Facebook that there will be reindeer in Dandridge on Merriment on Mainstreet on November 26. What I didn’t see is where they will be. Are they in the grass in front of Bible’s Drug Store or where? Actually, music will be on the lawn in front of the [...]

Provisional Votes

Provisional Votes

I read that there were provisional votes in the local election. Will these change any of the reported outcomes? It is unlikely that any of the races will be impacted, other than Councilman for Baneberry, which was a tie vote. That election could be impacted if any of the provisional votes are converted to countable [...]

Donating Children’s Coats to Schools

Donating Children’s Coats to Schools

I would like to know if there is a place to drop off coats for children in my child’s school. I read in the Jefferson County Post that coats are being collected for Piedmont School but that is not where my child goes to school and I would like to make a couple of coat [...]

Dandridge Christmas Parade

Dandridge Christmas Parade

My children are usually in the Dandridge Christmas Parade. I know that this year the last Saturday before Christmas is on Christmas Eve. I know that the parade is generally on the last Saturday before Christmas but I was wondering if that will change this year? Yes. Because the last Saturday before Christmas is Christmas [...]

Dandridge Trick or Treating

Dandridge Trick or Treating

Do you know what time Halloween Trick or Treating starts in Dandridge? I know that the many merchants will be handing out treats in downtown Dandridge starting at 5pm on Halloween evening. Many churches are also handing out treats and most begin between 5-6pm.

Decorating Pumpkins without Gutting

Decorating Pumpkins without Gutting

I know that painting pumpkins is popular but I am not much of an artist. Do you have any suggestions for unusual ways to do a pumpkin without having to gut it? Thumb tacks are a great way to design a pattern on a pumpkin. Piping and rick rack are also cute materials to create [...]

What Are Those Huge Pumpkins?

What Are Those Huge Pumpkins?

What are those big pumpkins that I see in front of stores and malls as decoration? They are much bigger and a little more squashed looking than what I call a regular pumpkin. Well, the key word there is squashed. They are actually a squash. You are probably referring to what is called Big Max. [...]

Harvest and Full Moon

Harvest and Full Moon

I noticed how large the moon has been recently and my neighbor said that it is a harvest moon. What is the difference in a harvest moon and a full moon? A harvest moon occurs near the Autumn Equinox. It rises earlier than a regular full moon by about twenty minutes and appears larger. The [...]

What exactly is Country Ham?

What exactly is Country Ham?

ASKED:  My husband and I moved here from New Jersey in 2015 and love our new found home.  Two weeks after we arrived we discovered a delicacy called Country Ham.  My husband laughs at me when I make the distinction between what we knew as ham and what we now refer to as City Ham. [...]

Jefferson County Events

Jefferson County Events

Is there any central location that lists everything that is going on in Jefferson County, like events and festivals? I have looked on the Chamber site and it only shows a few things. At the Jefferson County Post, we have an event line on the left margin of the front page. We put items that [...]

Maury Homecoming Queen

Maury Homecoming Queen

I have a daughter that is attending Maury Middle School. I was surprised to learn that they do not crown a homecoming queen or allow traditional homecoming attire such as long dresses. Who made this decision and who do I need to speak with to get some action to get it reversed? The decision to [...]

Music on the Town

Music on the Town

Why is Music on the Town not on September 1st, which is the first Thursday in September? The first Tennessee Football game in on September 1st and so they moved the Music on the Town to Saturday to avoid conflict. The event will return to Thursdays for the remainder of the event date.

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