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Modern Woodmen Honors Local Hometown Hero

Modern Woodmen Honors Local Hometown Hero

The Dandridge Chapter of Modern Woodmen of America recently honored Fred DeBord as a local hometown hero. Fred has sacrificially given back to our community for years. He was presented with a certificate by local board members, Betty and David Shaw and MWA representative Richard Hall. The certificate states “You believe in volunteer service, and [...]

Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians Kicks Off Next Century of Female Entrepreneurs with 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Season

Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians Kicks Off Next Century of Female Entrepreneurs with 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Season

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) enters the next century of Girl Scouts selling cookies today. The Girl Scout Cookie Program® not only teaches girls essential entrepreneurial skills but also powers amazing experiences for them across the United States. After last year’s 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, troops in the [...]

All-Saints Hosting Showcase 2018 For New and Current Families

All-Saints Hosting Showcase 2018 For New and Current Families

All Saints’ Episcopal School invites all families considering an exceptional education for their children in an loving Christian school to attend their Showcase 2018 on Sunday, January 21st from 2- 4 p.m. Families may take a personal tour of the campus, meet the faculty and staff, learn more about the academic and enrichment programs, and [...]

Letter To The Editor – Failures at the Jefferson County Humane Society

Letter To The Editor – Failures at the Jefferson County Humane Society

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I was dismayed to read your story of December 28th regarding the management and policies of the Jefferson County Humane Society. The cessation of the “Open Surrender” represents a clear threat to our animal population and also could be indicative of a management breakdown at the Humane Society. The new president [...]

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2017

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2017

  The Town of Dandridge held it’s annual Christmas Parade this year braving the elements more resembling Spring than Winter.

DAR Shines a Light on Boys and Girls Club of Dumplin Valley

DAR Shines a Light on Boys and Girls Club of Dumplin Valley

At Christmas, some kids do not have a sweet time at home, but there are people who make it sweet by investing in Boys and Girls Clubs, according to Jessica Page, Executive Director and CPO for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley. A veteran of 18 years with the Clubs, Page says that [...]

Modern Woodmen of America presents check to Rush Strong School

Modern Woodmen of America presents check to Rush Strong School

Accepting the check from MWA Representative Richard Hall is RSS Principal Ron Overton and some of the Rush Strong students.  The money is from a matching funds project which MWA helped the school with a few months ago.  The students sold candy as a fund raiser.  MWA matched the first $1,000 raised.

Historic Downtown Jefferson City Welcomes Annual Christmas Parade

Historic Downtown Jefferson City Welcomes Annual Christmas Parade

Historic Mossy Creek brought Christmas home this weekend with the annual Jefferson City Christmas Parade. The parade was held in the heart of Downtown, and was a pinnacle event in the city’s Christmas celebration that afternoon. The parade featured a variety of local fanfare, including floats from local businesses, ranging from Bojangles, to home grown [...]

White Pine Holds Annual Christmas Parade

White Pine Holds Annual Christmas Parade

The city of White Pine held their annual Christmas parade over the weekend. The parade featured local businesses, churches, and organizations, and followed a route along Main Street. Several members of the community gathered to take in the sights and sounds of Christmas. The parade is a cherished event in White Pine, and Christmas spirit [...]

Dandridge DAR Honors Veterans

Dandridge DAR Honors Veterans

“The table that stands before you is a place of honor. In setting this table, we acknowledge those missing from our celebration today, and we remember them,” reverently stated Jane Chambers, Vice Regent of the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and herself a U.S. Army veteran of [...]

New Name, New Vision, Renewed Purpose

New Name, New Vision, Renewed Purpose

Replant according to Webster’s dictionary means: to plant again or anew. For Magna View Baptist Church (now Grace Point Baptist) it means a fresh start. Although the building and property will remain in the same location east of Jefferson City (1170 East Hwy 11E), the congregation has voted to replant the church—with a new name, [...]

Rescue 180 and True Life Church Host Addiction Forum

Rescue 180 and True Life Church Host Addiction Forum

People recover from addiction every day. Families are rebuilt. Lives are restored. But recovery rarely happens in a vacuum. It takes a community willing to stand beside the person, to support them, and to help lead them out of the darkness. “We are so appreciative to True Life Church for joining with us to bring [...]

4th Judicial Recovery Court Graduate to Speak in President’s National Opioid Crisis Forum

4th Judicial Recovery Court Graduate to Speak in President’s National Opioid Crisis Forum

Mallie Jane Moore, a graduate from Judge Duane Slone’s 4th Judicial Recovery Court program, has been asked to participate in President Donald Trump’s forum on Thursday. “I am so excited! It is surreal and I am so honored to be asked,” shares Moore. “I actually made a statement not that long ago that I would [...]

County-Wide Narcan Training for First Responders a Success

County-Wide Narcan Training for First Responders a Success

Rescue 180, Jefferson County’s Substance Abuse Coalition, and White Pine Police Chief Chad Cotter hosted a training by the Department of Mental Health, the Division of Substance Abuse Services last week. “We are teaming up with Rescue 180 and the rest of the law enforcement agencies to provide Narcan for every police car in the [...]

Jefferson County High School Readies For 25th Annual Night Of The Patriots 2017

Jefferson County High School Readies For 25th Annual Night Of The Patriots 2017

Habitat for Humanity Holds Grand Reopening of ReStore

Habitat for Humanity Holds Grand Reopening of ReStore

On Friday, October 20, the Jefferson City branch of Habitat for Humanity opened their doors for a grand re-opening ceremony. The ceremony consisted of customers, staff, and board members coming together to listen to the mission and revitalization of the Habitat program. Habitat for Humanity coordinator Sheila Wiggins was on hand to thank the community [...]

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