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Night Of Patriots Interview With David Seal As Show Approaches

Night Of Patriots Interview With David Seal As Show Approaches

Jefferson County Teacher Haley Ottinger Named To Tennessee Department of Education Inaugural Tennessee Teacher Ambassador Network

Jefferson County Teacher Haley Ottinger Named To Tennessee Department of Education Inaugural Tennessee Teacher Ambassador Network

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that nine educators have been selected to participate in the inaugural Tennessee Teacher Ambassador Network (TTAN) during the 2018-19 school year. The TTAN is a unique opportunity for teachers to advise and be embedded in the work of the Department of Education without asking them to leave the classroom. […]

Jeff Depew Seeks Re-Election To Dandridge Board Of Mayor And Aldermen

Jeff Depew Seeks Re-Election To Dandridge Board Of Mayor And Aldermen

Jeff Depew, of 787 Cherokee Drive, Dandridge, announces his candidacy for the seat of Alderman for the Town of Dandridge. Jeff is currently a member of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, filling out the term for the late David Jones. In his two years as Alderman for the Town of Dandridge, Depew has supported […]

Troubling Questions Concerning Broadband

Troubling Questions Concerning Broadband

Several questions remain unanswered concerning the fate of broadband internet service in Jefferson County, Tennessee, namely the time and date at which the citizenry will have full access to affordable, reliable, and competitive internet services. Will the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) award grants to expand internet in Jefferson County as a […]

School Board Looks To Correct Title IV Issues

School Board Looks To Correct Title IV Issues

The Jefferson County School Board met Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at the Patriot Academy for their Work Session. Prior to the Call to Order, several school officials, along with members of the Board, toured various location around Jefferson County High School hoping to identify the most logical location to implement upgrades to various sports […]

You Can Improve Your Spatial Skills With Training

You Can Improve Your Spatial Skills With Training

Do you marvel at your friend’s ability to assemble complex IKEA furniture and navigate a new city, or do you all-around groan at your own lack of spatial skills? Don’t fret! A new CIRES-led study found that you, too, can improve your spatial reasoning with practice. Spatial reasoning skills are critical in many scientific disciplines, […]

Happy Columbus Day From The Jefferson County Post

Happy Columbus Day From The Jefferson County Post

Happy Columbus Day! Millions of Americans will celebrate Columbus Day today, though it actually falls on October 12th, and in response to the federal holiday banks , Postal Service and State, Federal and local government offices will be closed for business. Since 1866 Columbus Day has been marked as the day to recognize Christopher Columbus […]

Jefferson County Schools Create ACT Task Force

Jefferson County Schools Create ACT Task Force

Jefferson County Schools has created an ACT Task Force to help strengthen the preparation of students in the school district for success on the ACT. The focus of the group will be to build a bridge between all grade strands so that the ACT test is not just seen as a high school initiative, but […]

Potts To Serve As School Board Chair

Potts To Serve As School Board Chair

Newly re-elected School Board Member and previous long standing chair, Anne Marie Potts, was elected as Chairman of the 2018/19 Jefferson County School Board. With all six of the currently serving members present, the School Board unanimously elected Potts to lead the Board during their voting meeting Thursday evening.They also unanimously elected another senior member […]

AT&T Expands Access to High Speed Internet in Jefferson County and other Rural and Underserved Areas of Tennessee

AT&T Expands Access to High Speed Internet in Jefferson County and other Rural and Underserved Areas of Tennessee

Dandridge, Tn., September, 26, 2018 – AT&T* Fixed Wireless Internet1 for rural and underserved locations is now available to residents and small businesses in parts of Jefferson County, including Dandridge, New Market & White Pine. This rollout, now in 18 states, began in 2017. The company now offers Fixed Wireless Internet to over 440,000 locations […]

Video Interview With Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts

Video Interview With Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts

Director Johnston Weighs In On Reward Schools

Director Johnston Weighs In On Reward Schools

The State of Tennessee recently released information regarding the progress of schools across the state. Jefferson County Schools received the designation of being named an Advancing School District and had four schools that made the reward school list. Maury Middle School, New Market Elementary School, Rush Strong Elementary School and Talbott Elementary School all received […]

Jadah Rice Crowned 2018 Jefferson County High School Homecoming Queen

Jadah Rice Crowned 2018 Jefferson County High School Homecoming Queen

To wrap up an exiting week of events honoring Jefferson County Homecoming, the students of the high school crowned their Homecoming Queen.  The representatives were chosen by popular vote and escorted by Cadets of the Jefferson County JROTC. The 2018 Jefferson County Homecoming Queen is Jadah Rice. Jadah Rice is the daughter of Sara Northern, […]

Safety Awareness at Rush Strong School Begins at Young Age

Safety Awareness at Rush Strong School Begins at Young Age

Rush Strong Elementary School brought together their Kindergarten classes for a morning of safety awareness and instruction with SRO officer Moose Soloman. Rush Strong’s kindergarten teachers partnered with personnel to give the schools newest arrivals important tips about their new surroundings. SRO officer Soloman gathered with the 46 kindergartener’s along with eight grade volunteers to […]

Jefferson County High School Announces Homecoming Court for 2018

Jefferson County High School Announces Homecoming Court for 2018

Jefferson County High School is set up to celebrate homecoming this week.  Each class elected members of the Homecoming Court to represent them throughout homecoming week.  The 2018 Jefferson County Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday night at the game against the William Blount Governors.  Each member of the court will be escorted by cadets […]

Scarlett Elected Budget Chair

Scarlett Elected Budget Chair

The Jefferson County Budget Committee hosted their first meeting,following election of a new cohort of County Commissioners, preceding the meeting of the full body Monday evening, September 10, 2018. While most of the agenda consisted of the items that were in the nature of general housekeeping, including the passage of school and county budget amendments, […]