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Constitution Week and 19th Amendment Exhibit

Constitution Week and 19th Amendment Exhibit

Constitution Day, September 17, 2020, marks the 233rd Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the Revolution (NSDAR), were on hand today as Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts honored the signing […]

Carson-Newman Ranked Among Top Universities In The Nation

Carson-Newman Ranked Among Top Universities In The Nation

Carson-Newman University students, from left, Jazlyn Verner, a junior from Memphis, Tigist Maxson, a sophomore from Lynchburg, Va., Faith Marable, a junior from Murfreesboro, and Michaela Goodman, a sophomore from Athens, show their school spirit with the University’s “talons up” gesture. U.S. News & World Report ranked Carson-Newman among the top universities in the nation […]

LeConte Medical Center Named a Best Maternity Hospital by Newsweek

LeConte Medical Center Named a Best Maternity Hospital by Newsweek

LeConte Medical Center is named among “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek. The distinction was awarded to 231 facilities in 36 states and LeConte Medical Center is one of only four hospitals in Tennessee to be included. Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance […]

Carson-Newman Professor To Cycle 100 Miles For Local Ministry

Carson-Newman Professor To Cycle 100 Miles For Local Ministry

Dr. Joshua Zink, an assistant professor of music at Carson-Newman University, will cycle some 100 miles on Oct. 3 to raise donations for C-N’s Appalachian Outreach ministry. All of the funds raised will go to support AO’s efforts of helping those in need.  Everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, it has been a […]

Carson-Newman recognizes faculty, staff with high honors

Carson-Newman recognizes faculty, staff with high honors

Carson-Newman University’s Dr. Clark Measels, second from right, receives the 2020 Distinguished Faculty medallion from the 2019 recipient, Dr. Bruce Kocour. Also pictured are University Provost Jeremy Buckner, at left, and President Charles A. Fowler, at right. Carson-Newman University presented the institution’s most prestigious faculty and staff recognitions during an Aug. 13 Faculty & Staff […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), officers for 2020-2021

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), officers for 2020-2021

MDW NSDAR officers for the 2020-2021 service year include (l to r) Treasurer Wendy Randolph, Librarian Katie Schmidt, Registrar Karen McFarland, Recording Secretary Karen Bible, Regent Jane Chambers, Corresponding Secretary Jane Busdeker, Historian Jamie Snyder, Chaplain Elizabeth Finchum, and Parliamentarian Ellie Betts. The photo was taken in the Revolutionary War Cemetery in Dandridge. – Photo by Jeff Depew MDW NSDAR […]

Duran Langan Wedding

Duran Langan Wedding

Mr. Jesse Duran of Yorkville, IL & Miss Lauren N. Langan of New Market, TN said their vows amongst loved ones on June 20th, 2020. The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth A. (Elmore) Langan & James A. Langan. She is the grandaughter of J. Phillip Elmore & Opal M. (Spears) Elmore of New Market, […]

Jeanne Bohrer, M.D., joins Summit Medical Group

Jeanne Bohrer, M.D., joins Summit Medical Group

Dr. Jeanne Bohrer has joined Summit Medical Group at Newport as a pediatrician and currently is accepting new patients. Dr. Bohrer specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions and pediatrics. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Before joining Summit Medical Group at Newport, Dr. Bohrer […]

Richard Peterson New President and CEO of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Richard Peterson New President and CEO of Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

The Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of Richard N. Peterson as our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Rich previously worked for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC, as the Senior Liaison for National Groups and Organizations. At St. Jude, Rich managed the planning and […]

Hill House Farms – Dandridge Farmer’s Market Feature This Week

Hill House Farms – Dandridge Farmer’s Market Feature This Week

Photo: Amanda, Hill House Farms From the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, June 27, we are featuring Hill House Farms to tell us all about their delectable produce. Hill House Farms can be found at the Farmers Market or on Facebook where people can “make orders . . . or contact through their business card.” Produce […]

AEC Partners with TVA to Donate $30,000 to Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority To provide member assistance with electric bills

AEC Partners with TVA to Donate $30,000 to Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority To provide member assistance with electric bills

L/R – Kay Hale, Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Representative, Mitch Cain, Scott Tipton, Tracy Jett and Greg Williams with AEC and Chris Quillen, TVA AEC is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority to award $30,000 to Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority to help the local service […]

Dandridge Farmer’s Market Fruitful In 2020 Season

Dandridge Farmer’s Market Fruitful In 2020 Season

The Farmers’ Market in downtown Dandridge was full of life Saturday! People appeared ready to get out and about and enjoy the Market. With all of the fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables, hand-carved wooden bowls, tender cuts of meat, and scrumptious smelling baked goods, the Market offers something for everyone. The Market-goers respectfully social distanced […]

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library receives a $3,000.00 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library receives a $3,000.00 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Front Row: Beverly Kramer, Friends of Parrott-Wood Memorial Library Treasurer. Back Row : Left to Right Elizabeth Finchum, Friends Member, and Donna Phillips, Director. Parrott-Wood Memorial Library receives a $3,000.00 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy. This grant was obtained through The Friends of Parrott-Wood Memorial Library. Donna Phillips, the […]

Karissa Long Selected as Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Good Citizens Award 2020

Karissa Long Selected as Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Good Citizens Award 2020

Karissa Long, a recent graduate of Jefferson County High School, has been selected as the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR, Good Citizens Award winner for 2020. Karen Bible, Recording Secretary and DAR Good Citizens Committee Chairman, presented the award for Long’s exemplary performance in the area of citizenship. The Good Citizens Award recipient must be […]

Jeff City Library honored with Twin Pillars Award

Jeff City Library honored with Twin Pillars Award

Carson-Newman University’s Center for Community Engagement awarded the Jefferson City Public Library the annual “Twin Pillars Community Partner of the Year” award for providing students with service-learning opportunities and showing exemplary service to the community. Pictured from left to right are library clerk Robyn Combs, Director David Phillips, and assistants Emily Shade and Melissa Bode. […]

Tennova Healthcare Urges Patients to Not Delay Emergency Care

Tennova Healthcare Urges Patients to Not Delay Emergency Care

Tennova Healthcare is urging our local community to seek emergency care when needed—without delay. If you experience a medical emergency, such as stroke symptoms or chest pain that may be a heart attack, a timely response will support the best possible outcome. Even with a limited number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in our community, Tennova hospitals have implemented […]

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