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Christmas in July Brings the Heat

Christmas in July Brings the Heat

The sweltering heat and the days at the lake may make the Christmas season seem so far ahead, but rejoice Holiday lovers, for the magic is only 5 months away! To hold us over though, many retailers and television networks bestow upon us what we now know as Christmas in July. Impatience isn’t the only […]

Morristown Police Investigating Death of Three Year Old Child

Morristown Police Investigating Death of Three Year Old Child

The Morristown Police Department released a statement this afternoon concerning a three year old child who was found deceased in a minivan in North Morristown. “We are investigating the death of a three year old child in north Morristown. The child was reported missing a little after 10:00p.m. last night when it was discovered the […]

Welcome Summer 2019!

Welcome Summer 2019!

Don’t let the temperatures fool you, today marks the summer solstice which ushers in the season for fun in the sun! The June solstice occurred at 11:54 a.m. EDT, as the sun reached the point at which it is farthest north of the celestial equator. The event makes today the longest day and the shortest […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Today is the day to celebrate Dad! Happy Father’s Day from the Jefferson County Post!

What Taxpayers Need to Know as Budget Vote Closes In

What Taxpayers Need to Know as Budget Vote Closes In

June 30, 2019 ends the current fiscal year and the Jefferson County Budget Committee has been working for the past several months, along with the Jefferson County Finance Office, to put together a budget document to present to the full County Commission for the fiscal year 2019/2020. Through the course of multiple meetings and a […]

AEC Fills Vacancy on Board of Directors

AEC Fills Vacancy on Board of Directors

Appalachian Electric Cooperative announced the appointment of the newest member of the Co-op’s Board of Directors. Bean Station resident Tim Collins has been named to fill the unexpired term of Dale Harris, who stepped down from the Board in February. “We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Tim to our Board,” says AEC General Manager […]

Happy Memorial Day from The Jefferson County Post

Happy Memorial Day from The Jefferson County Post

Often known as the unofficial start to the summer season, Memorial Day holds a much deeper meaning. The holiday was originally known as Decoration Day, which started shortly after the Civil War. Set aside as a special day to honor those who had fallen during the conflict, Decoration Day was just how it sounded, a […]

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 […]

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