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Meet Finch The Friendly Giant

Meet Finch The Friendly Giant

Finch is a big friendly giant. A Great Dane x Great Pyrenees, she definitely has some stature – but she loves to run and play like any other pup. She is at her best when she’s out and about in our play area, so visit us and ask to run around with her! She can’t […]

Workshop to Help Producers Develop Value-added Business Ideas

Workshop to Help Producers Develop Value-added Business Ideas

Flowers Creamery was among the participants in the 2020 Developing Value-Added Agriculture Businesses workshop and also among the Tennessee businesses to receive an award from the USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG) program. Image courtesy Flowers Creamery. If you’re a farmer interested in building or extending a value-added business, take notice. The University of Tennessee Center […]

Reducing Holiday Stress and Anxiety

Reducing Holiday Stress and Anxiety

Self-care is always important for good mental and physical health during the holiday season, but even more important during a pandemic. If we want to get through this, we may cope better with a few strategies within our control. Here are 10 suggestions: Reduce your sources of stress. Limit how many news sources you read […]

Enriching the world with ‘Beauty, Truth and Goodness’

Enriching the world with ‘Beauty, Truth and Goodness’

Sarah Allnatt started college thinking she would not be able to make the grades she needed to succeed. And at first, she didn’t. At first, she was failing. But perseverance, prayer and family support paid off. On Dec. 11, Sarah graduated from Carson-Newman University with a 4.0 GPA and a job lined up as an […]

UT Theatre Department Presents Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”

UT Theatre Department Presents Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre presents Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” read by Carol Mayo Jenkins, recorded on location at the Mabry Hazen House, and directed by John Sipes. The free, streaming recording is available NOW through December 25, 2020. In conjunction with the reading, a “Full Belly Fund” virtual food drive has […]

Give the Gift of Tennessee History

Give the Gift of Tennessee History

This holiday season, give the history lover or proud Tennessean on your list the Tennessee State Capitol: A Tennessee Treasure, a new coffee-table style book created by the Tennessee State Library and Archives and published by the Secretary of State. “Our office was proud to publish this book that tells the story of Tennessee’s grandest […]

Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Sally Anne Lawson (educator), Ella Morrison, Tracy E. Lewis (library’s artist), Ben Morrison, Bobby Wells (library’s builder), Amy Shaver and Jeremy Lawson – Photo by Sadie Lewis In celebration of National Family Literacy Month in November, H&R Block of Dandridge did their part by kicking in and helping punch illiteracy out of Jefferson County. Franchise owner, Jeremy Lawson, has chartered […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Korean War veteran James Ritter, Sr., and Vietnam Era veterans Walter Nicholson, Gerald Suttles, and Jimmie Harris were recognized for their military service by the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR. Although women were prevented from serving officially in the U.S. military for more than a century after the birth of the United States, American women […]

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Turkey fever is reaching its height this week as many prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Many will participate in the yearly “turkey shuffle,” bouncing from house to house to get their yearly fill. In fact, eighty-eight percent of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving, with approximately 46 million turkeys being sold for the […]

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Highway To Financial Hell? – Jefferson County EditionLetter To The Editor by David Seal Jefferson County is at a fork in the road, an intersection of sorts that will determine the financial health of the county for decades. At the controls is a county commission of 21 people, charged with the decision of which way […]

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe – Family owned Coffee Shop Opens in Historic Downtown Dandridge! Left – Right: Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts, Austin Hoops, son Trace, Tamara Hoops, Dandridge Alderman Jeff Depew Photo by Jefferson County Post, N. Kelly Alleyway Caffe cut the ribbon on their new location November 11, 2020 in the Historic Downtown Dandridge, located […]

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Over 350 students from across the country are being recognized for their academic accomplishments at Bethel University. Dr. Kimberly Martin, Bethel University Vice President, announced the College of Professional Studies Dean’s List for the term ending Sept. 30, 2020.  Martin commented, “Our College of Professional Studies Dean’s List students work so hard to maintain top […]

Rescue 180 Honors Law Enforcement During Red Ribbon Week

Rescue 180 Honors Law Enforcement During Red Ribbon Week

Left to right: Alesha Graves, Peer Recovery; Rebekka Whaley, TBI’s Drug Endangered Children Coordinator; Rev. Debra Shultz, Director of Rescue 180, Keith Shultz, Assistant Director; Ashley Carter, Office Manager. – Photo submitted by Rev. Debra Shultz Rescue 180 honored our law enforcement by participating in Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco and drug violence prevention awareness campaign […]

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs at MDW NSDAR Meeting

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs at MDW NSDAR Meeting

MDW Treasurer Wendy Randolph presents a $231.50 check to Canine Ambassador Hooligan and SMSD Board Member Laurie Birt for the benefit of physical mobility challenged veterans. Laurie Birt, at-large member of the Board of Directors, and Hooligan, canine ambassador, for Smoky Mountain Service Dogs (SMSD) informed and entertained the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National […]

LeAnn Sutton Joins 2020-2021 Class of Appalachian Leadership Institute

LeAnn Sutton Joins 2020-2021 Class of Appalachian Leadership Institute

It’s an exclusive group, and White Pine resident LeAnn Sutton has been tapped to be a part of it. As Key Accounts Coordinator for AEC, Sutton has recently been named by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) as a 2020-2021 Appalachian Leadership Institute (ALI) Fellow. Every year, more than one hundred highly-qualified individuals apply to be […]

Carson-Newman nursing students receive ‘Blessing of the Hands’

Carson-Newman nursing students receive ‘Blessing of the Hands’

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Carson-Newman University’s Nursing Department held its fall 2020 “Blessing of the Hands” ceremony Oct. 8. The ceremony was held in the University’s Thomas Recital Hall.  Born from The Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s “White Coat Ceremony,” the event serves as a rite of passage to emphasize the importance of compassionate patient care […]

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