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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 [...]

Letter to the Editor

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: Jim Sipprell Congratulations to the ‘Rankin Road Regressives’; you won another victory in your insipid battle [...]

Dandridge Welcomes ‘Exterior Home Solutions Of East Tennessee”

Dandridge Welcomes ‘Exterior Home Solutions Of East Tennessee”

Dandridge welcomed Mike and Karen Miller with a grand opening of Exterior Home Solutions Of East Tennessee, LLC’s new location on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  the Miller’s new storefront can be found just across from Maury Middle School at 432 East Meeting Street, Dandridge, TN  37725. The Millers have been long time residents of the [...]

Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Mayor Potts Declares 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month

Jefferson City Mayor Mark Potts declared through a Mayoral Proclamation, Monday, March 20, 2017 that March 2017 was the 15th Annual Douglas-Cherokee March For Meal Month. Prior to making their regular deliveries, Meals On Wheels gathered in the Jefferson City Municipal Building, along with the Senior Nutrition Program Director April Myers, Driver Bill Nagy, Mayor [...]

Modern Woodmen and Its Members Helped Contribute More Than $1.3 Million to Eastern Tennessee in 2016

Modern Woodmen and Its Members Helped Contribute More Than $1.3 Million to Eastern Tennessee in 2016

Residents and community organizations in eastern Tennessee benefitted from $1,369,746.43 in assistance from Modern Woodmen of America and its local community partnerships in 2016, according to recently released results from the fraternal financial services organization. These dollars support social, educational, volunteer and fundraising activities in the region. The contribution includes $1,263,275.00 raised locally by Modern [...]

Industrial Lessons Learned, Are We Listening Yet?

Industrial Lessons Learned, Are We Listening Yet?

“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 Seal, Jefferson County Commissioner District #9 Industrial Backfire We have a pattern of behavior concerning [...]

Jefferson County High School Class of 2017 Puts on “Guys and Dolls” for Senior Play

Jefferson County High School Class of 2017 Puts on “Guys and Dolls” for Senior Play

The Senior Class of 2017 at Jefferson County High school set to the stage this weekend to preform “Guys and Dolls.” The story takes audiences to the rough streets of New York to follow a band of gamblers as they try to establish where their craps game is going to take place for the week. [...]

Habitat for Humanity Receives a Helping Hand

Habitat for Humanity Receives a Helping Hand

Habitat for Humanity received a helping hand on their Racine Ridge project this past week. The University of Virginia Jubilate Choir volunteered their time to help build a home during their spring break. As thanks, Habitat for Humanity held a breakfast in the group’s honor, which was followed by a brief performance from the Choir. [...]

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading has had several successful runs at recent competitions and are now headed to the UCA Internationals in Orlando. Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading is a performance and competition program here in Jefferson County. The competition in Nashville was the first successful run for the JAGS. The Tiny Team, Jags’ Meow, cheered their [...]

TWRA Surveys Sizable Gray Bat Hibernaculum In East Tennessee

TWRA Surveys Sizable Gray Bat Hibernaculum In East Tennessee

TWRA wildlife surveys managers recently explored a cave in East Tennessee that contains a large number of hibernating Gray Bats, a state and federally endangered species. Wildlife Surveys Managers Chris Ogle and Daniel Istvanko descended into a cave known as Rattlin’ Pit in Cocke Co., which is owned by Newport Utilities.  Joining them was a [...]

Jefferson County Students Score High on ACT

Jefferson County Students Score High on ACT

Jefferson County School Board recognized students from Jefferson County High School at their latest meeting. These students scored 30 or above on the ACT Test, which is no easy endeavor. The American College Test is a college readiness assessment standardized test. The Test for high school achievement and college admissions has a perfect score of [...]

Letter To The Editor, Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS – Possible Negative Affects on Local Schools

Letter To The Editor, Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS – Possible Negative Affects on Local Schools

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 Seal, Jefferson County Commissioner District #9 Disturbing Changes Announced by DCS [...]

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76 Jefferson City, #78 White Pine and #77 Dandridge recently participated in the 2017 Klondike Derby at Thompson Farm in Baneberry, Tennessee. A weekend event, the Derby offers Scouts the opportunity to combine fun, skill building activities with service work. Around 150 Scouts and Webelos, along with 25 adult leaders, [...]

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard of Dandridge, Tennessee has been crowned Miss Queen City 2017. Hubbard is the daughter of David and Kim Hubbard, and is the granddaughter of Dorothy and late Charles Arwood, and late Ralph and late Glada Hubbard. She is a 2016 Graduate of Jefferson County High school. Hubbard has also served Jefferson County as [...]

Happy Valentines Day 2017!

Happy Valentines Day 2017!

Candy hearts, chocolate and Valentines seem to be everywhere you turn today. Valentine’s Day is today, February 14, 2017! Now is the time to let your sweet heart, secret admirer, or friends and family know how much you love them. Valentine’s Day reminds us of the simple fact of love and calls to mind that [...]

Habitat for Humanity Assists Home Owners with “Critical Home Repair Program”

Habitat for Humanity Assists Home Owners with “Critical Home Repair Program”

The Jefferson County branch of Habitat for Humanity is making strides to improve the lives and living conditions of the citizens of Jefferson County. The program recently broke ground on its 31st house in its Racine Ridge Community. They are also working on a new home improvement program to better help established home owners. Habitat [...]