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Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Second Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park

Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Second Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park

The community gathered this Easter weekend for an Easter egg hunt at Centennial Park in Jefferson City hosted by Mt. Vale Church of God. This is the second year that the church held the event at the park. The celebration included inflatables, a playground, food, and egg hunts for all ages. Volunteers gathered over 7,000 [...]

Patriot Pals Host Annual Spring Fashion Show

Patriot Pals Host Annual Spring Fashion Show

The Patriot Pals and other students from Pod Five at Jefferson County High School hosted their Annual Spring Fashion Show on Monday. The models strutted their stuff on the catwalk during lunch, showing off spring fashion ensembles. The formal wear, which came from several area shops, including Goodwill and the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, were [...]

Maury Honors Top 10

Maury Honors Top 10

Marianne Bryan, an 8th-grader at Maury Middle School, is the daughter of Sam and Stephanie Bryan.  Marianne has been a part of Maury’s band, choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Scholars Bowl team in the last three years.  Math is her favorite subject because she finds it both fun and challenging.  In the future, Marianne [...]

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Submitted By Anjanae Brueland, Director, Jefferson City Public Library The American Library Association states “National Library Week (April 9 – 15, 2017) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers [...]

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Sevier County 4-H Members Recognized With Presidents Volunteer Service Award

Twenty-three Sevier County 4-H members have been recognized this past year for their volunteer efforts with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award. The Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation created the Volunteer Service Award Program to recognize Americans who have made a commitment to volunteer service. Sevier County 4-H is proud to partner with the [...]

Carson-Newman students team with Food on Foot this Easter to benefit children in need

Carson-Newman students team with Food on Foot this Easter to benefit children in need

Carson-Newman University student-volunteers recently gathered on the newly landscaped banks of Mossy Creek to prepare Easter baskets for Food on Foot, a Christian-based nonprofit ministry in Morristown. The ministry provides nutritious food bags to Morristown families in need to help underprivileged children. The baskets will be distributed to area children in time for Easter. For [...]

Jefferson County Came Out to Play

Jefferson County Came Out to Play

In a day when sedentary lifestyles seem to dominate so many of us and playing outside is almost a lost art, Jefferson County Health Council has connected to an amazing revolution: the Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative. There was an Open House this past Tuesday, March 28th, at the Shepard Inn to celebrate healthy living. Jefferson [...]

Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Dandridge Elementary Holds Spring Fling

Spring was in the air on Saturday at Dandridge Elementary School, as the cubs kicked off the season with a little philanthropic fun. Teachers, Students and friends of the community came together this past weekend to celebrate Dandridge Elementary Spring Fling. The event featured games, inflatables, contests, concessions and homemade crafts. Participants had the opportunity [...]

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. [...]