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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

She’s the one that nurtured you, comforted you, held you, raised you. Ballgames, band-aids and dance recitals, she was there. She has many names such as mother, mom, mama, and mommy. Today is the day labeled to honor her, but we should honor her every day. Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908, […]

Carson-Newman Introduces Physician Assistant Program

Carson-Newman Introduces Physician Assistant Program

Carson-Newman University is offering graduate students the opportunity to enter high-wage jobs within the burgeoning healthcare field. The University’s new Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies is now accepting students for the first cohort, which begins May 2020, pending provisional accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. The program […]

Happy April Fools Day from the Jefferson County Post!

Happy April Fools Day from the Jefferson County Post!

Today is the day that jesters look forward to with gleeful anticipation. In a year of “have to” and “do not”, where political correctness reigns supreme, April Fool’s Day or All Fools Day offers the rare opportunity for those looking for a laugh to pull one over on the unsuspecting. Where did April Fool’s Day […]

Daylight Savings Time Begins Sunday

Daylight Savings Time Begins Sunday

Winter is coming to an end, and already shades of green are popping up all around East Tennessee. With the coming warmer temperatures, budding trees, and splashes of color from spring flowers, comes another thing, Daylight Savings Time. Beginning during World War I, Daylight Savings Time was implemented in the U.S. and other European countries […]

Local Church Has New Feature, Thanks to Eagle Scout.

Local Church Has New Feature, Thanks to Eagle Scout.

Benjamin Bolinsky, who recently earned the title of Eagle Scout, wanted to do a community service project that would be useful for many years and would be beneficial to as many people possible. The choice seemed to be easy for him, though, as an active member of French Broad Baptist Church, as he chose to […]

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from the Jefferson County Post! In honor Martin Luther King Day and to celebrate the life works of Dr. King, a parade and ceremony were held at the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse in Dandridge. A standing tradition, the program is open to all that follow and appreciate the […]

Happy Veteran’s Day 2018!

Happy Veteran’s Day 2018!

Happy Veteran’s Day to those that have served our Country with pride and courage during times of conflict and provided security during times of peace. Veteran’s Day is one of the few holidays that is not included in the uniformed holiday act which moved the observation of several holidays to Mondays to provided an extended […]

JCHS Plans for New CTE Class Option

JCHS Plans for New CTE Class Option

Jefferson County High School may soon be offering an extended CTE course to answer projected needs in the Jefferson County Industrial market. With the location of Oshkosh to Jefferson City, the opportunity to expand the CTE program appears to be a top priority of new Director of School Johnston. On taps, should the particulars work […]

The Time Has Come to Fall Back

The Time Has Come to Fall Back

It’s time to move those clocks back and catch a well-deserved extra hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time is officially coming to an end on Sunday November 4th, 2018 at 2:00 am. This means that all of us will have to remember to set our external clocks to a new hour which means that our […]

Happy Halloween from the Jefferson County Post

Happy Halloween from the Jefferson County Post

Halloween is the time of the year where we take the night off to be kids again. Enjoying all the candy, tricks and all around fun that the spooky season seems to offer. For parents helping their little ones pick the right costume and watching their eyes light up when they first put it on […]

Celebrations of Ghosts and Goblins Throughout the World

Celebrations of Ghosts and Goblins Throughout the World

Everyone around the world is fascinated with celebrating ghosts and goblins and the possible return of the dead this October. Here in America we have our own traditions and customs to celebrate the holiday and make the most of Halloween night even before Halloween is here. Pumpkin patches, trunk or treats and other community events […]

Tips for Keeping the Ghouls Safe this Halloween

Tips for Keeping the Ghouls Safe this Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching and you and your little ghouls and goblins are probably picking out the best costumes and trick or treat bags that will make this celebration the best yet. In the coming weeks it’s not just the tricks and treats parents should find themselves concerned about. Parents also need to take into […]

Leaves Are Essential for Fall Decor This Year

Leaves Are Essential for Fall Decor This Year

The temperatures are finally agreeing with the calendar, it’s finally fall y’all! You may think that you’re a little late in the game, but the cooler temperatures are getting you in to the spirit.  Have no fear, we’re here with some tips and tricks to get you looking festive without breaking the bank. Leaf wreaths […]

Multiple Agencies Respond to New Market Accident

Multiple Agencies Respond to New Market Accident

On Monday morning, the New Market Fire and Rescue Team responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 11-E in New Market.  Knoxville Rescue Squad, Jefferson City Fire Dept., Jefferson Co EMS, Jefferson Co Sheriff Dept., Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Department of Transportation, one personnel from Morristown Rescue Squad, and New Market Volunteer Fire Department all […]

Regional Treats For Family Fall Fun Are Gearing Up In The Area

Regional Treats For Family Fall Fun Are Gearing Up In The Area

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary this year. For those of us with weaker dispositions for fright or anything spooky really there is hope to still enjoy this festive October holiday. Several family friendly events are taking place across the area before Halloween even begins! You can get in on the fun and enjoy Halloween […]

Budget Committee and County Commission Prepare for Full Body Voting Meeting

Budget Committee and County Commission Prepare for Full Body Voting Meeting

Jefferson County Budget Committee met Tuesday night for their regular voting meeting, and the Jefferson County Commission had a work session as well. The Budget Committee Meeting, presided by Budget Chair Scarlett, had mostly the nature of general housekeeping,  in the form of amendments to already approved budgets, but there were some significant points of […]

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