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A Chili Weekend

A Chili Weekend

What a wonderful way to stay warm while putting your money toward great local causes! The New Market Masonic Lodge #246 hosted a fundraiser this past weekend and will donate the proceeds to local youth in need. The lodge host events such as the all you can eat chili supper as well as a Bar [...]

A Title That’s A Mouthful

A Title That’s A Mouthful

Crazy Good Burgers was awarded Mobile Cuisine Rookie Food Truck of the Year. The local restaurant competed against 18 other entrants from a multi state area and the competition went down to the wire. It was neck and neck at the end of the voting time between San Diego, Chicago and Morristown. There was a [...]

Morristown Chamber Welcomes Bojangles

Morristown Chamber Welcomes Bojangles

It was a chilly morning on Thursday January 24, 2013, but the Bojangles in Morristown was packed as the chamber of commerce officially welcomed the franchise to the city.  The chamber expressed their pleasure in the employment opportunities that are offered through the restaurant. Bojangles representatives stated that they are looking forward to continuously growing [...]

Pickers Day Trip

Pickers Day Trip

The cold days of Winter can become a little challenging sometimes and nothing brightens a dreary weekend like a short trip out of town. As some Jefferson County residents may know, Nashville has their very own southern branch of Antique Archeology-a store owned by Mike Wolfe, one half of the History Channel’s American Pickers. Wolfe [...]

McFarland-Nichols-Pratt House Goes To Review Board

McFarland-Nichols-Pratt House Goes To Review Board

The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, to examine Tennessee’s proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Beginning at 9 a.m., the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville. Attached is the initial communication we shared. The Board will vote [...]

UT offers two sets of workshops for farmers marketing to local consumers

UT offers two sets of workshops for farmers marketing to local consumers

Consumer demand for locally produced foods and products continues to grow, creating opportunities for farmers who market directly to the public as well as to chefs and grocery stores. To help farmers prepare to meet the demand for local products, the University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is offering two sets of workshops in [...]

Updated Weather Photos from readers!

Updated Weather Photos from readers!

Eighth Grade Night At Maury

Eighth Grade Night At Maury

It was the night that Middle School parents anticipate and dread- Eighth Grade Night. The evening is always bittersweet, as students and parents are acknowledged for some of the extra curricular activities that they participate in through out the year. Monday night’s basketball games were exceptionally special to each member of the Maury Middle School [...]

Rock on Ice!

Rock on Ice!

The Titanic attraction hosted its third annual Ice Carving Competition in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on Saturday, January 19th. Professional and amateur’s worked throughout the morning to create beautiful sculptures, in the hopes of winning one of the top three places in each category. The competition brought in thousands of individuals who were watching in amazement [...]

Dandridge Farmers Market

Dandridge Farmers Market

The meeting was short and sweet but it also included a delightful dinner of pizza and cake and the tables were full of individuals who were excited about beginning this year’s farmer’s market. The meeting began with the discussion of a contact list of last year’s sponsors. A grant from Farm Credit Service will be [...]

Morristown Police Enact Winter Weather Policy

Morristown Police Enact Winter Weather Policy

The Morristown Police dept. enacted their severe weather policy Late Thursday Afternoon. Around 3 pm the rain turned into a slushy wet snow and it came down fast by four filling the streets and causing hazardous driving conditions. The MPD urged everyone to avoid unnecessary travel due to the hazardous weather conditions. During this time, [...]

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Emmy nominated band Grascals, from Nashville, Tennessee, are a huge hit right now in the bluegrass scene and Jefferson County residents were lucky enough to have them play right here in Dandridge! The Grammy nominated band is in high demand and their Friday evening stop at the Field of Dreams Activity Center was a [...]

Carson-Newman Prof to Develop Own Online Textbooks

Carson-Newman Prof to Develop Own Online Textbooks

When the price of textbooks rise and usability decreases, one Carson-Newman professor responds by creating her own. Carson-Newman Associate Professor of Spanish, Mary Baldridge, was awarded a $6,000 ACA summer research fellowship, which she will use toward creating Online Spanish textbooks. “The textbooks currently on the market are exorbitantly expensive, and are not really appropriate [...]

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

Heavy rains plummeted the area last week leaving much of Jefferson County in standing puddles of water. Following a spurt of Spring like temperatures, local residents received a temperature shock as the thermometer plummeted on Thursday, ushering out the warm air and replacing it with a return to Winter. Some of the coldest temperatures of [...]

First Real Winter Weather

First Real Winter Weather

The onslaunt of extreme Winter weather has some government employees working overtime to try and manage the swings of Mother Nature. The Highway Department generally takes the brunt of the burden when the temperatures dip, however some other County employees see an increase when the weather acts up. First responders are on alert when the [...]

Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham is the featured speaker of Carson-Newman’s annual Ashe-Henderson Lectures, held Jan. 29 through 31, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church sanctuary. Samford University’s Dr. Eric Mathis, professor of church music and worship leadership, will head the series’ music, which [...]