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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 [...]

Paula Deen Hosts Private Cooking Experience

Paula Deen Hosts Private Cooking Experience

Celebrity chef Paula Deen on June 15 hosted a private cooking experience and dinner, along with her husband and sons, at The Walden Lodge, fulfilling a Zoofari auction item that helped raise funds for Zoo Knoxville. Packaged with lodging and spa treatment, the experience was donated by Sid and Jo Blalock, The Island in Pigeon [...]

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church and T.R.A.S.H. Ministries Hold 5th Annual Biker Sunday

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church and T.R.A.S.H. Ministries Hold 5th Annual Biker Sunday

The Lighthouse A Place of Hope Full Gospel Church partnered with T.R.A.S.H. Ministries over the weekend to hold their 5th annual Biker Sunday event. The annual event between the two organizations works to shatter the stigma of biker groups and to share the message of Christ with the community. Biker Sunday featured an early morning [...]

Volunteers Needed for Rainbow Falls Trail Rehabilitation

Volunteers Needed for Rainbow Falls Trail Rehabilitation

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is currently recruiting for volunteers to assist the Trails Forever trail crew for a rehabilitation project on the Rainbow Falls Trail. Volunteers are needed every Wednesday from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers must register at least one week in advance by contacting Trails and Facilities Volunteer Coordinator, Adam [...]

Daughters of the American Revolution’s Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter Celebrates Annual Tea Fundraiser

Daughters of the American Revolution’s Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter Celebrates Annual Tea Fundraiser

The Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution met together this weekend for their annual celebration tea fundraiser. The celebration marked the 286th birthday of none other than Martha Dandridge Washington, whom the chapter is named after. The NSDAR partnered with Glenmore mansion for the event. The celebration [...]

Parrots Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Hosts 7th Annual Fundraiser and Kid’s Fishing Tournament

Parrots Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Hosts 7th Annual Fundraiser and Kid’s Fishing Tournament

The Parrots Chapel community came together in a big way to support the area’s Volunteer Fire Department Saturday. The Parrots Chapel Volunteer Fire Department hosted their seventh annual Fundraiser and Kid’s Fishing Tournament Saturday morning. There were 32 participants from all over Parrots Chapel, Fairgarden, and other communities, ranging from ages 2 to 18. Parents, [...]

Third Annual Ruck March Is A Big Success

Third Annual Ruck March Is A Big Success

Kevin Poe, co- founder and coordinator for the Memorial Day Ruck March, would like to thank the community for coming out to show their support and respect for our fallen Veterans. “Our Nation’s heroes are honored by continuing to speak their names,” said Poe. Poe also shares that his Dad, Russell Turner, who is a [...]

Curtis Hudson Chosen as Veterans Service Officer

Curtis Hudson Chosen as Veterans Service Officer

On Monday night, May 25, 2017, the Jefferson County Commission voted in a new Veterans Service Officer. The position went to Commander Curtis Hudson, a Vietnam Army veteran with decades of commitment to veterans services, having served for over 13 years in the county, alone. Curtis worked for years with Jefferson County High School’s Night [...]

Humane Society of Jefferson County Rolling Once Again

Humane Society of Jefferson County Rolling Once Again

Imagine having a van full of animals. You’re on the way to take them to another location, so they can find their “furrever” home.  Just as you’re cruising along, suddenly the van breaks down, and you’re stuck on the side of the road with the animals you have in tow.  It’s hot, you’re scared, the [...]

Tips on Finding Good, Cheap Fun for the Summer

Tips on Finding Good, Cheap Fun for the Summer

Summer is just around the corner for many kids across the area. Carefree days and long nights under the stars are fast approaching. However, if you are a parent, the few months of your child’s summer can be a stressful time. How are you going to keep the kids happy and occupied while you, in [...]