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Comptroller Investigators Uncover more than $25 Million in Fraud, Waste, & Abuse

Comptroller Investigators Uncover more than $25 Million in Fraud, Waste, & Abuse

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Division of Investigations is marking a significant milestone. Since January 2016, the division has uncovered $25.8 million of fraud, waste, and abuse in Tennessee. The division has published 218 reports since January 2016. These reports have resulted in the indictments of 131 people on 819 separate counts. Comptroller investigators have investigated fraudulent […]

Tennessee House Republicans reelect Jeremy Faison as caucus chairman

Tennessee House Republicans reelect Jeremy Faison as caucus chairman

Members of the Tennessee House Republican Caucus reelected Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, as caucus chairman during a leadership meeting held inside the House Chamber of the Tennessee State Capitol on Nov.24. Faison was first elected to the leadership position in 2019. As Republican caucus chairman, Faison will preside over meetings and is the second ranking officer […]

Jefferson County Schools Update November 18, 2020 – Increase In Quarantine Numbers

Jefferson County Schools Update November 18, 2020 – Increase In Quarantine Numbers

Distance Learning Days Declared for November 18, 19, and 20, 2020

Distance Learning Days Declared for November 18, 19, and 20, 2020

Statement from Jefferson County, TN Director of Schools, Dr. Shane Johnston: Urgent information for families in the Jefferson County School system. I received updated Covid related numbers Thursday evening following last week’s call to families and those numbers were sharply higher than the day before. That trend continued through the weekend as well. We were […]

Jefferson County Schools Update from Director Johnston

Jefferson County Schools Update from Director Johnston

In a statement from Director of Schools, Shane Johnston – The Covid numbers in our schools have recently increased, but there has been an even greater jump in the number of students quarantined. This is consistent with trends in school districts throughout the state. The numbers do not reflect an enormous increase in active cases, […]

Jefferson County Election Results 2020

Jefferson County Election Results 2020

Republican Road to Victory Bus Tour Stops in Newport

Republican Road to Victory Bus Tour Stops in Newport

House Republican Caucus Chairman Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) and State Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) this week joined with Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville), Congressman David Kustoff (R-Tennessee), Republican Congressional Candidate Diana Harshbarger, GOP Chairman Scott Golden, and other conservative leaders to visit with voters in Cocke County as part of the statewide Road to Victory bus tour.    The event was […]

Jefferson County Schools Update – Distance Learning and Schedules

Jefferson County Schools Update – Distance Learning and Schedules

JCHS Homecoming 2020

JCHS Homecoming 2020

Jefferson County High School presented the Homecoming Court this past weekend. Representing the Patriot Academy and the freshman class were: Eliza Collins: the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bent Collins of New Market. She is on the JCHS girls’ basketball, volleyball, and track team. Eliza is on the A Honor Roll and enjoys swimming, spending […]

Jefferson County Schools Update and Schedule Changes

Jefferson County Schools Update and Schedule Changes

GOP Chairman Jeremy Faison meets with President Donald Trump

GOP Chairman Jeremy Faison meets with President Donald Trump

Tennessee House Republican Caucus Chairman Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Sept. 23. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Tennessee House Republican Caucus Chairman Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, at t he White House on Sept. 23. Tennessee House Republican Caucus Chairman Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, got the opportunity of a […]

County Boards Elect Officers

County Boards Elect Officers

The Jefferson County Commission, Jefferson County Budget Committee and Jefferson County School Board recently elected officers to hold various positions of service to the citizens. Commissioners elected Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts to the position of Chair of the County Commission. Commissioners Kesterson, Douglas and Scarlett will serve respectively as Chair Pro Temp, Chaplin and […]

Jefferson County Schools Update Address, Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Jefferson County Schools Update Address, Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Distance Learning Day Scheduled For Jefferson County Schools on August 28, 2020

Distance Learning Day Scheduled For Jefferson County Schools on August 28, 2020

In a statement released by Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools “We have now completed two full weeks of school and I want to thank everyone for all the different ways that groups have been supportive as we reopen school buildings. Families need to be aware that we are going to be implementing Distance Learning […]

Mask Clarification From DOE

Mask Clarification From DOE

Jefferson County Schools is committed to the safety of our students and employees. Since reopening school buildings for the 2020-2021 school year, the district has continued to provide updated guidance on procedures/protocols associated with the health and safety of all students, employees, and families. Over the first few days of school, there has been some […]

School Update, August 18, 2020

School Update, August 18, 2020
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