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Shop Local on Small Business Saturday: November 26, 2016!

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday: November 26, 2016!

“Small Business Saturday” will take place on Saturday November 26, 2016. It is a day to make the most out of the local mom and pop shops surrounding the area that we have all come to know and love. They bring character and charm to our communities, and a cultural flavor for tourists and families [...]

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jefferson County Post

Turkey fever is reaching its height this week as many prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Many will participate in the yearly “turkey shuffle,” bouncing from house to house to get their yearly fill. In fact, eighty-eight percent of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving, with approximately 46 million turkeys being sold for the [...]

Morristown Police Department Holiday and Car Safety Tips

Morristown Police Department Holiday and Car Safety Tips

The Morristown Police Department is seeing a large amount of car burglaries in Morristown. These reports are being made in residential as well as business establishment areas. The suspects are committing crimes of opportunity. In most cases, the vehicles are unlocked with valuables. The MPD is encouraging all citizens to lock their doors whenever the [...]

Jefferson City’s Hometown Christmas Set for December 10, 2016

Jefferson City’s Hometown Christmas Set for December 10, 2016

Jefferson City and the Historic Mossy Creek District have announced this year’s Jefferson City Hometown Christmas will take place on December 10 on Main Street. This will be the first event to be held in the, soon to be completed, festival park.  While you can still expect the annual candy-filled Christmas parade that is held on this second Saturday of [...]

Modern Woodmen of Dandridge Match Funds for Jefferson County Rescue Squad Fund Raiser

Modern Woodmen of Dandridge Match Funds for Jefferson County Rescue Squad Fund Raiser

Modern Woodmen of Dandridge recently helped the Jefferson County Rescue Squad with a fund raiser.  The rescue squad provided the food for a recent Music On The Town event.  While the Tams played and sang the squad cooked and served up a hamburger meal for the attendees.  It was quite a successful fundraiser, because the [...]

Morristown Police Department Recognized with Plaque from Breath of Life Ministries

Morristown Police Department Recognized with Plaque from Breath of Life Ministries

The Morristown Police Department is honored to have received recognition from the Breath of Life Ministries. Earlier this month, the ministry presented a plaque to the department for service, dedication and sacrifice made by the men and women of the department to keep Morristown safe. Members of Breath of Life stated, “That when they contact [...]

All Saints’ Episcopal School Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Feast

All Saints’ Episcopal School Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Feast

For close to a decade, first and second graders at All Saints’ Episcopal School have hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Feast to honor and thank all who have supported their “God’s Bounty” Garden and Outdoor Classroom. This year that invited community leaders, Board Members, and local businesses and organizations that provide assistance to making the garden [...]

Carson-Newman Celebrates Homecoming

Carson-Newman Celebrates Homecoming

Carson-Newman University hosted its annual homecoming festivities over the weekend to crowds of alumni and students. Homecoming is an exciting time on campus, highlighted by class reunions, live music, food, and several sporting events across campus. One of the main attractions of the afternoon was the University’s annual homecoming parade. Alumni and students crowded on [...]

Ghosts and Goblins Every Witch Way in Downtown Dandridge

Ghosts and Goblins Every Witch Way in Downtown Dandridge

The streets in Dandridge’s Historic Town Square were crawling with ghosts, goblins and creatures of all shapes and sizes, as the local Dandridge business community welcomed trick or treaters on Halloween evening. Businesses from inside and outside the downtown area lined the sidewalks to hand out candy and favors for the costumed crowd. Families were [...]

Rush Strong School Promotes Drug Awareness with 12th Annual Red Ribbon Day

Rush Strong School Promotes Drug Awareness with 12th Annual Red Ribbon Day

Students, teachers, and emergency crews from across the area gathered together for a day of hands-on education at Rush Strong School’s 12th annual Red Ribbon Day. Students had been working toward the day all week, learning about staying away from drugs, tobacco, and alcohol through the school’s D.A.R.E program. Educators wanted to bring in area [...]

Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Annual Trunk-or-Treat at Fairgrounds

Mt. Vale Church of God Holds Annual Trunk-or-Treat at Fairgrounds

Parents and their little ghouls and goblins were treated to a frighteningly good time at Mt. Vale Church of God’s annual trunk or treat event Saturday evening. This is the church’s second time holding the event. Organizers explained that they had to move the location this year due to the overwhelming response of over 3,000 [...]

JCHS Night Of The Patriots, Interview With Program Director David Seal – What To Expect In This Year’s Performance

JCHS Night Of The Patriots, Interview With Program Director David Seal – What To Expect In This Year’s Performance

Haunted Spaces and Spooky Places: Wells House

Haunted Spaces and Spooky Places: Wells House

This is the final installment in the Haunted Spaces and Spooky Places series. Even the spookiest of places can have a quaint, small town feel. We conclude our favorite haunts around the county with a look into the historic Wells House, located in Dandridge. It should be noted that Wells House is currently a private [...]

Mossy Creek Foundation Holds Oktoberfest Fundraiser at Jefferson Middle School

Mossy Creek Foundation Holds Oktoberfest Fundraiser at Jefferson Middle School

The Mossy Creek amphitheater and park is one financial step closer to completion thanks to a fundraiser last weekend to benefit the Mossy Creek Foundation. Oktoberfest, an evening of music, fare, and fun, took place at Jefferson Middle School and was hosted by the Mossy Creek Foundation. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Hillbilly [...]

Wolf Paws Sanctuary Holds 2nd Annual WolfStock

Wolf Paws Sanctuary Holds 2nd Annual WolfStock

Volunteers and supporters came together on Saturday to celebrate the 2nd annual WolfStock for Wolf Paws positive dog sanctuary. The fundraiser was held to help cover costs and other necessities for the non-profit organization. WolfStock took place from noon to five on the grounds of the sanctuary where the animals’ habitats are kept. The event [...]

Local Churches Start Coats for the Cold Drive

Local Churches Start Coats for the Cold Drive

Groups of local churches around the community are banding together in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season to create a Coats for the Cold drive. The mission of the churches, ranging across multiple denominations, is to couple meeting the needs of the community with the love of Christ. The Coats for the Cold drive [...]