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Cross County Band Host Spring Performance

Cross County Band Host Spring Performance

Jefferson County High School’s gym was filled with tunes on Thursday night as band programs from across the county came together to perform. The mega band, which included band programs from Jefferson County Schools, was composed of all skill levels from fifth grade to high school.  The Jefferson County Marching Band had the chance to [...]

Mayor Veto – In recent years, I have witnessed arcane attempts to force development projects on Jefferson County citizens.

Mayor Veto – In recent years, I have witnessed arcane attempts to force development projects on Jefferson County citizens.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR “Letters To The Editor” do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Jefferson County Post nor any of its employees.  The Jefferson County Post does not underwrite any of the facts or situations mentioned in the letters. Submitted by: David Nelson, Strawberry Plains Dear Editor, In recent years, I have witnessed [...]

White Pine Honors Top 10

White Pine Honors Top 10

Abbey Michelle Rooker was born March 7, 2003. She attends 8th Grade at White Pine School and has maintained the “A” honor roll every year. She has been honored with the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence as well as the Principal’s Award of Excellence on numerous occasions. Abbey has been a participant in the National [...]

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Smoky Mountain Opry Theater Gives $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

The Smoky Mountain Opry  Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., gave $100,000 to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital this week. Jim Hedrick, co-owner of the Smoky Mountain Opry  Theater and senior vice president of Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group said, “Our own little employee family has been greatly helped by the amazing medical care they have received from [...]

Jefferson County Library Hosts Day of Children’s Events

Jefferson County Library Hosts Day of Children’s Events

Jefferson County Library hosted a very special day of children’s events. Among them, McIntyre the Scottish Terrier from the Bedtime Stories from McIntyre’s Farm series, was an honored guest. The author, Sandy Whittle, read one of the stories to the many children in attendance. Director of Jefferson County Library, Anjanae Brueland, meets McIntyre and his [...]

All Saints’ Episcopal School PART Thrivent Action Team To Kick Off Thier “Grow Learning, Grow Giving” Project To Expand “God’s Bounty Garden” Community Impact

All Saints’ Episcopal School PART Thrivent Action Team To Kick Off Thier “Grow Learning, Grow Giving” Project To Expand “God’s Bounty Garden” Community Impact

Thrivent Financial member Louise Dyer and All Saints’ Episcopal School are joining together to form a Thrivent Action Team focused on service and education through their “Grow Learning, Grow Giving” Community Impact Project. Thrivent Action Teams are led by Thrivent members who identify and want to meet an immediate community need. Mrs. Dyer is leading [...]

Jefferson Middle School Honors Top Ten

Jefferson Middle School Honors Top Ten

Kyungjoo Han is an eighth grader at Jefferson Middle School. He is the son of Yonuk and Yujin Lee. His favorite subjects are Math and Science. Kyungjoo is considering a career in mathematics. At JMS he participated in band and STEM. Miller Grimsley is an eighth grader at Jefferson Middle School. He is the son [...]

Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Second Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park

Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Second Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park

The community gathered this Easter weekend for an Easter egg hunt at Centennial Park in Jefferson City hosted by Mt. Vale Church of God. This is the second year that the church held the event at the park. The celebration included inflatables, a playground, food, and egg hunts for all ages. Volunteers gathered over 7,000 [...]

Patriot Pals Host Annual Spring Fashion Show

Patriot Pals Host Annual Spring Fashion Show

The Patriot Pals and other students from Pod Five at Jefferson County High School hosted their Annual Spring Fashion Show on Monday. The models strutted their stuff on the catwalk during lunch, showing off spring fashion ensembles. The formal wear, which came from several area shops, including Goodwill and the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, were [...]

Maury Honors Top 10

Maury Honors Top 10

Marianne Bryan, an 8th-grader at Maury Middle School, is the daughter of Sam and Stephanie Bryan.  Marianne has been a part of Maury’s band, choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Scholars Bowl team in the last three years.  Math is her favorite subject because she finds it both fun and challenging.  In the future, Marianne [...]

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Submitted By Anjanae Brueland, Director, Jefferson City Public Library The American Library Association states “National Library Week (April 9 – 15, 2017) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers [...]

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Twenty-three Sevier County 4-H members have been recognized this past year for their volunteer efforts with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award. The Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation created the Volunteer Service Award Program to recognize Americans who have made a commitment to volunteer service. Sevier County 4-H is proud to partner with the [...]

Carson-Newman students team with Food on Foot this Easter to benefit children in need

Carson-Newman students team with Food on Foot this Easter to benefit children in need

Carson-Newman University student-volunteers recently gathered on the newly landscaped banks of Mossy Creek to prepare Easter baskets for Food on Foot, a Christian-based nonprofit ministry in Morristown. The ministry provides nutritious food bags to Morristown families in need to help underprivileged children. The baskets will be distributed to area children in time for Easter. For [...]

Jefferson County Came Out to Play

Jefferson County Came Out to Play

In a day when sedentary lifestyles seem to dominate so many of us and playing outside is almost a lost art, Jefferson County Health Council has connected to an amazing revolution: the Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative. There was an Open House this past Tuesday, March 28th, at the Shepard Inn to celebrate healthy living. Jefferson [...]

Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Spring was in the air on Saturday at Dandridge Elementary School, as the cubs kicked off the season with a little philanthropic fun. Teachers, Students and friends of the community came together this past weekend to celebrate Dandridge Elementary Spring Fling. The event featured games, inflatables, contests, concessions and homemade crafts. Participants had the opportunity [...]

Tennessee Future Farmers of America State Officers Elected

Tennessee Future Farmers of America State Officers Elected

During the 89th Tennessee FFA State Convention, March 26-29, the 2017-2018 Tennessee FFA State Officer Team was elected to serve the Association. The eight individuals elected are: President, Julia Knaggs, Station Camp; Secretary, Erin Bacon, Jefferson County; West Tennessee Vice President, Allie Jo Shankle, Paris; Middle Tennessee Vice President, Mary Lane Minatra, Eagleville; East Tennessee Vice President, Kenzie Bastian, David [...]

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