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SONIC Drive-In Announces Final 12 Drive-Ins Competing in the 25th Annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES®

SONIC Drive-In Announces Final 12 Drive-Ins Competing in the 25th Annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES®

For nine months, thousands of SONIC® Drive-In team members have competed in a series of intense individual and team challenges as part of SONIC’s annual premier training program, the DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES, to be recognized as the country’s best drive-in teams. Today, SONIC announced the Final 12 teams who lead by example and work together to deliver […]

C.A.R.E., Spay and Neuter Project Team Up for Tropical Fundraiser

C.A.R.E., Spay and Neuter Project Team Up for Tropical Fundraiser

Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts were the uniform of the day on Friday, July 26th at The Point Resort Marina in Dandridge. Well over 100 people gathered there for the first annual “Luau by the Lake” fundraiser hosted jointly by C.A.R.E. and The Spay Neuter Project. Swagerty’s donated a hog that was prepared by Grillbilly […]

Dandridge Library Receives Two Grants

Dandridge Library Receives Two Grants

Dandridge Memorial Library is proud to announce that it is a recipient of the Jane L. Pettway Foundation Grant and the Sisters in Crime We Love Libraries Grant. Both grants, received by the library’s private foundation, will help the library to expand its collection and add one entirely new service.The We Love Libraries Grant provides […]

Helpful Tips for Heading Back to School

Helpful Tips for Heading Back to School

Summer break is coming to a close in Jefferson County, and the lazy hazy days of summer will be giving way to school bells and class schedules. Sometimes the transition from the break to the new school year can be a bit stressful, to say the least, but there are ways to make the change […]

Commemoration of D-Day at Parrott-Wood Library – June 4, 2019

Commemoration of D-Day at Parrott-Wood Library – June 4, 2019

D-Day is seared into the memories of older Americans as June 6, 1944, when every branch of the Allied Forces assaulted the beaches of Normandy, France, to stop the advancement of German forces during World War II. The 75th Anniversary of the victory by the Allies was commemorated with celebrations around the world on June […]

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Mayor Hernandez is proud to announce Baneberry was awarded a grant from the Boyd Dog Park Dash organization. The grant is a non-matching grant in the amount of $25,000. There were over fifty city entries and Baneberry was one of the twenty eight cities awarded the grant for construction of a city dog park. Mayor […]

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen of America Dandridge Chapter Board Member Jessica Elder presents a $750 check to Matt Rudder, Dandridge Town Administrator, to help offset the cost of purchasing flowers for downtown Dandridge.  Helping with this Service Project is Richard Hall, MWA representative, Mike Chambers, Cathy Kincer, and MWA Board Member Betty Shaw.

Sutton graduates from TVA Rural Leadership Institute

Sutton graduates from TVA Rural Leadership Institute

AEC Energy Advisor LeAnn Sutton is a recent graduate of TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The nine-month program was developed by the agency to help rural economic development professionals effectively lead volunteers, partner organizations, businesses, and elected officials to ensure long-term success in attracting investments that will result in jobs for local communities. Sessions focused on […]

Modern Woodmen of America Helps Hoof and Harness Learning Center

Modern Woodmen of America Helps Hoof and Harness Learning Center

Modern Woodmen of America members recently completed a $2500 Matching Funds project for Hoof and Harness Experiential Learning, a non-profit that serves those with special needs through therapeutic equine related experiences.  Pictured are MWA Jefferson City Chapter Board Members, Charles and Sharon Gibson, Hoof and Harness staff, Hailey Schorsch, owners, Beth and David Nelson, MWA […]

Missing Dog – Cooper from New Market

Missing Dog – Cooper from New Market

Cooper was last seen on Russell Gap Road in New Market around 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27. He’s a white male French Bulldog. If seen, please pick him up and contact Kaitlyn George on facebook

C.A.R.E. Luau by the Lake July 26

C.A.R.E. Luau by the Lake July 26

DAR Awards Good Citizen Award

DAR Awards Good Citizen Award

Erica Roach, a 2019 graduate of Jefferson High School, was presented the NSDAR Good Citizens Award at the Senior Celebration at Carson-Newman University on May 14. Karen Bible, Recording Secretary and DAR Good Citizens Committee Chairman of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), presented it to her […]

DAR Celebrates Martha Dandridge Washington’s Birthday

DAR Celebrates Martha Dandridge Washington’s Birthday

At the annual Martha Dandridge Washington Birthday Luncheon on June 8, guests enjoyed sunny skies, a hint of lavender and rosemary in the air, delicious savory and sweet dishes, and a taste of Victorian grandeur in the architecture and furnishings of the Glenmore Mansion. A tour of the house and an appearance by Martha Dandridge […]

Modern Woodmen Raises Money for Hidden Treasures

Modern Woodmen Raises Money for Hidden Treasures

Modern Woodmen of America presented a $2,500.00 check to Tracy Lewis, director of Hidden Treasures Academy for their “Superheroes 5K Fun Run and Walk.”  Also pictured are Kelly Goble, Denise Lindsey, Lance Wampler, MWA representative, Lewis, and Richard Hall, MWA representative. Hidden Treasures is a non-profit organization that provides post-secondary educational opportunities to young adults […]

12U Patriot Baseball Wins USSSA East Tn State Tourney

12U Patriot Baseball Wins USSSA East Tn State Tourney

The 12u JC Patriots, a 50-70 Baseball travel team, made up of players from all over Jefferson County, won the USSSA East Tn State Championship over the weekend in Bristol. The team went 4-1 this past weekend against travel teams from Nashville, Morristown, Bristol and Knoxville. This team has won the last three USSSA Tournaments […]

East Tennessee Historical Society Honors one Jefferson County Initiative with Award of Excellence in History

East Tennessee Historical Society Honors one Jefferson County  Initiative with Award of Excellence in History

The East Tennessee Historical Society’s (ETHS) annual Awards of Excellence were presented at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 14, 2019, at the Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in Knoxville.  Since 1982, the Society has annually recognized individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the preservation, promotion, programming, and interpretation of the region’s […]

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