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Summer Acting Opportunities

Summer Acting Opportunities

I am looking for a place for my daughter to do a little acting this summer. Do you have any suggestions? Generally, there are summer camps in Knoxville and sometimes in Morristown for children that like to act. I would also suggest that you contact Legacy Theater Group in Jefferson City or Walter State Community [...]

Is it Too Early for Tomato Plants?

Is it Too Early for Tomato Plants?

Now that spring has come, is it too early to put out tomato plants? The short answer is that it is too early for tomato plants. Conventional wisdom says that planting tomatoes for at least another month is not recommended. But, if you are in a hurry, you can start the seeds indoors and you [...]

Too Early for a Hummingbird Feeder?

Too Early for a Hummingbird Feeder?

I am really interested in attracting hummingbirds to our yard and was wondering if it is too early to put out our hummingbird feeder? With the early influx of warm weather, the Ruby Throated Hummingbird may make its appearance a little early this year. It is actually a few weeks early for them and they [...]

Early Bird Vacations and Next School Year’s Calendar

Early Bird Vacations and Next School Year’s Calendar

I am trying to take advantage of some early bird discounts for vacations, and also need to put in for my vacation time. We always try to go in August because it is a better time for me to take off from work and the prices are slightly down. Do you have any idea what [...]

Jefferson County and Early Voting

Jefferson County and Early Voting

I have heard that early voting was slow this time but everywhere else they are saying that there is a big turnout. Does Jefferson County just not vote? Actually, early voting ended strong with the last two days of early voting bringing in more than 1500 voters. While Jefferson County may be running a little [...]

Voting for Property Assessor While Democrat

Voting for Property Assessor While Democrat

I was wondering if I can vote for Property Assessor if I am voting Democrat? My friend said that they are only on the Republican Ticket. Actually, your friend is correct. Both of the candidates that are seeking the office of Property Assessor are Republicans and are running in the Republican Primary. Because voters must [...]

School Valentines Day Celebrations

School Valentines Day Celebrations

I was wondering if the students will be celebrating Valentines Day when they get back to school? I bought treats for the kids and cards and would like to be able for my son to take them to school. Do you know their policy? Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for the schools to be out [...]

How is School Called Off for Weather?

How is School Called Off for Weather?

I was wondering how the determination is made about if school is out for snow or bad weather? My road was clear much earlier than they went back to school and I was a little shocked that school was still out. We moved here from New York and school is rarely out there even if [...]

Next County Commission Meeting

Next County Commission Meeting

I read that the County Commission meeting will be on January 19th. Because this is a Tuesday and they usually meet on Monday, I was wondering if this was a type-o? No, it is not a type-o. Monday is a federal holiday and the courthouse will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day. [...]

Snow Days

Snow Days

Do you know how many snow days Jefferson County Schools have to use? Not that the weather hasn’t been warmer than normal but I saw that we could be getting some snow either this week or next week. Yes, there are ten snow days that are accumulated from an extended school day and would not [...]

Dandridge Christmas Parade Pictures

Dandridge Christmas Parade Pictures

My daughter was in the Dandridge Christmas Parade and I saw a photographer from the Jefferson County Post there taking pictures. I was wondering if there is any way that I could get a picture of her from the Post? The Jefferson County Post is happy to assist you. If you would like to email [...]

Family Friendly Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Family Friendly Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

I am looking for a family friendly place to ring in the new year but I can’t really find anything that I think is appropriate for my younger children. Do you know of anything that is relatively cheap to do for the new year that kids can also participate in? If you have never done [...]

When is the New Market Christmas Parade?

When is the New Market Christmas Parade?

I know when the Dandridge and Jefferson City Christmas Parades are but I haven’t read anything about New Market? Are they planning one this year? New Market will have the final parade in Jefferson County. It will be on Sunday, December 20th.

When is the Next County Commission Meeting?

When is the Next County Commission Meeting?

I am interested in internet service and was thinking about going to a County Commission meeting to give them my opinion but cannot find the date that they are meeting. Do you know when they will be meeting next? Actually, there is not a scheduled meeting of the County Commission in December. Unless a special [...]

County Internet Coverage

County Internet Coverage

I heard that areas in the County that do not have internet may be getting it. Is that true? If so then that is great because it costs me a small fortune to get the sketchy service that I have now and it really isn’t worth it but I need internet. There is a very [...]

Christmas Activities in the County

Christmas Activities in the County

I have noticed that several businesses in the County have already started decorating for Christmas and was wondering if there is any information on holiday activities? While some plans are still up in the air, I know that Merriment on Main Street, the kick off for Christmas in Historic Dandridge, is on Saturday, November, 21, [...]