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United Way of Jefferson County Holds Annual Parade of Tables

United Way of Jefferson County Holds Annual Parade of Tables

The United Way of Jefferson County hosted their annual parade of tables fund raising event to kick off the 2017 fund raising season. Participating businesses “purchased” a table and decorated it in the theme of their choice. Tuesday evening’s event began with a viewing of the various, creative table decorations, as well as silent auction [...]

Jefferson County Fair 2017 Comes to a Close

Jefferson County Fair 2017 Comes to a Close

The midway lights have gone down for another year, signaling the close of the 2017 Jefferson County Fair. Saturday was the final day of neon fun for fair goers, as the midway had an abbreviated stay for the 2017 season, opening for only five evenings. Other traditional events, such as the crowning of the 2017 [...]

Carson-Newman Honors Faculty, Staff Service

Carson-Newman Honors Faculty, Staff Service

On Thursday, Carson-Newman University recognized the service of faculty and staff during its annual Welcome Assembly. Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien, pictured front left, thanked each for their years of service and contributions to the institution. Pictured with O’Brien is: Front Row, left to right, Dr. Kitty Coffey, 40 years; Becky Boatright, 35 years; Anita [...]

O’Brien Announces Promotions for Four Executive Council Members

O’Brien Announces Promotions for Four Executive Council Members

Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien announced today that four members of the institution’s executive council have had their roles expanded and received appropriate changes to their titles. “Beyond formality, adjusting the titles of these stellar colleagues is a reflection of their commitments to Carson-Newman,” said Dr. O’Brien. “Further, it rewards their outstanding service, their [...]

Modern Woodmen Helps Talbott Cobras Fundraiser

Modern Woodmen Helps Talbott Cobras Fundraiser

Modern Woodmen recently helped the Talbott Cobras Little League Football team with their fundraiser.  Team members and cheerleaders sold candy bars to raise money to buy equipment. The Cobras raised $1,983.00 and MWA matched that amount with $1,500.00 for a grand total of $3,483.00!  In the picture receiving the check are some of the Talbott [...]

Jade Davis Crowned Fairest of the Fair 2017

Jade Davis Crowned Fairest of the Fair 2017

The Jefferson County Fair festivities kicked off Saturday night with the crowning of the 2017 Fairest of the Fair. Jade Davis, a senior at Jefferson County High School will be representing the Jefferson County Fair for 2017-2018. The 17 year old is the daughter of Michelle and Doug Huff. She will go on to represent [...]

Not Missing a Beat as Powwow Comes to Patriot Academy

Not Missing a Beat as Powwow Comes to Patriot Academy

Spirit of the Nations Powwow & Heritage Festival came to Jefferson County on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The cultural event has become an annual happening in the County and is an anticipated precursor to fall for many. Traditional dance and hand drum competitions are an important part of the festival, just as music and dance [...]

Tennova Healthcare Gives You Permission to Work Less, Eat More Chocolate

Tennova Healthcare Gives You Permission to Work Less, Eat More Chocolate

Consistently working long hours might do more than wear you out. It could also raise your risk of a common and potentially dangerous heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. This information came from a study of more than 85,000 people in Europe, indicating that those who worked 55 or more hours per week [...]

“Southern Charm Kitchen” Comes To Historic Downtown Dandridge

“Southern Charm Kitchen” Comes To Historic Downtown Dandridge

Sable German Shepherd MISSING

Sable German Shepherd MISSING

Diamant is a sable German Shepherd who ran off from his home on Plainview Drive, Dandridge on July 29th. Diamant is 11 1/2 years old, and has brown socks and black toes, and has significant hair loss from agel/allergies. Reward. Call Kim @ 865-604-3362 with any information.

AEC Installs New Payment Option

AEC Installs New Payment Option

AEC has recently installed a new Kiosk payment center at its office facility, located at 1109 Hill Drive in New Market. The self-service kiosk allows members to make real-time payments to their electric accounts 24 hours per day / 7 days a week. The kiosk takes cash, checks and credit card payments and provides receipts [...]

Rescue 180 Forms NARCAN Task Force

Rescue 180 Forms NARCAN Task Force

Overdoses are overtaking our communities. What is the answer? Throughout Tennessee, Prevention Coalitions are being formed in order to provide Prevention Education, and to date, there are 35 (mostly county-wide) Coalitions working to control this epidemic. Each Coalition that is funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is required to [...]

Community Invited to Prepare for Total Eclipse at UT’s Solar Sun Day July 23

Community Invited to Prepare for Total Eclipse at UT’s Solar Sun Day July 23

Next month, one of the most amazing celestial sights will pass through East Tennessee. The community is invited to attend UT’s Solar Sun Day to prepare for viewing the total eclipse. The event will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 23, on the roof of the Nielsen Physics Building, 1408 Circle Drive. Related: [...]

Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home Congratulates CNA Course Completion

Jefferson County Nursing Home would like to congratulate these ladies on completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant Course. Good Luck on your State test! Top Row (L) to (R) Dreama Shelton, Gloria Rife, Allison Lovell Program Coordinator, Teresa Hurst, Rebecca Murrell Bottom Row (L) to (R) Amy Stalans, Caitlin Ledford, Elanie Robinson, Erica Majeroni, Torissia [...]

Tennessee Idol Comes to Jefferson County

Tennessee Idol Comes to Jefferson County

America’s favorite singing competition came to Jefferson County over the weekend with Tennessee Idol. The annual event covering the state of Tennessee came to Dandridge’s Field of Dreams Activity Center for the Lakeway Area section of competition. The Lakeway section featured contestants from Jefferson, Cocke and Grainger counties. The Lakeway section of Tennessee Idol began [...]

Evelyn Foster Celebrates 100th Birthday

Evelyn Foster Celebrates 100th Birthday

Friends and family gathered together Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Chandler House to celebrate the 100th birthday of Evelyn Foster. Foster was born in 1917 to Arthur Greene, Sr. and Ocie Mae Greene, and spent her childhood traveling from state to state, as a result of her family’s work in construction. Evelyn graduated high [...]