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Jefferson County Declares State Of Emergency – Video Press Conference

Jefferson County Declares State Of Emergency – Video Press Conference

Knoxville Area Hospitals Changes In Procedures

Jefferson County Schools Update – CORONAVIRUS

Update concerning the coronavirus facing our nation and community. Academic resources and meal distribution sites being provided by Jefferson County Schools. ACADEMICS Jefferson County Schools is providing a list of academic resources for students to use during the next two weeks while we all experience this extended school closure. The list is posted on the […]

Mayor Potts – Courthouse Entrance & Proceedures

Mayor Potts – Courthouse Entrance & Proceedures

Effective immediately! The only entrance and exit to the courthouse is the ADA entrance on the north side of the building next to the Board of Education Building. The front doors are closed with directions to enter through the ADA entrance. Each department will have a radio to communicate with the Courthouse Security Officer.  The […]

Gov. Bill Lee Signs Executive Order Mandating Alternative Business Models for Restaurants and Gyms, Lifts Alcohol Regulations

Gov. Bill Lee Signs Executive Order Mandating Alternative Business Models for Restaurants and Gyms, Lifts Alcohol Regulations

Sunday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning at midnight CDT on Monday, March 23, 2020 until midnight CDT April 6, 2020. The order also outlines ways businesses and citizens should work to protect vulnerable populations. “The COVID-19 pandemic has created both […]

Kevin Poe – Circuit Court Update

Until further notice, we will not be accepting payments at our window after 3pm on 3/20/2020. The office remains open and staff is processing court filings by email and fax. The office windows remain open. Orders of Protection can be filed at our office as normal. All other filings are encouraged to be done by […]

TWRA Announces Updated Closures, Cancellations

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced an updated list of closures and cancellations. The announcement comes from the declared state of emergency by Governor Bill Lee to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19: *The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting scheduled for March 27 has been cancelled. *All TWRA shooting ranges are closed […]

In-person Photo Requirement to be Waived for Renewals and License Expiration Dates Extended Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak.

In-person Photo Requirement to be Waived for Renewals and License Expiration Dates Extended Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak.

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak closely. At this time, most State Driver Services Centers remain open and the Department is currently taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees. To relieve as many customers as possible from needing to visit […]

United Way of Jefferson County Cancels Parade of Tables

Greetings to All: I regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel this year’s Parade of Tables which was to be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020.In light of the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Tennessee Department of Health, our board decided it would be best to […]

Morristown Police Department

It is the goal of the Morristown Police Department to do our part to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. We will be changing several of our procedures and protocols temporarily. Some property crime reports will be taken by phone and initial follow-up by investigators may be done by telephone contact. Officers will try to […]

Medic Regional Blood Center – urging donors to continue to give blood and platelets amid COVID-19 outbreak.

MEDIC Regional Blood Center COVID-19 3.17.20 Update WHO:             MEDIC Regional Blood Center WHAT:            MEDIC Regional Blood Centeris urging donors to continue to give blood and platelets amid COVID-19 outbreak. WHEN:            Immediate/Ongoing Need WHERE:          MEDIC Regional Blood Center Donor Centers (Downtown Knoxville, Farragut, Athens and Crossville)                    Mobile Blood Drives List:  www.medicblood.org WHY:              MEDIC Regional Blood Center will continue to have […]

Carson-Newman University Classes and Residence Update

March 17, 2020 – Classes Carson-Newman will suspend all face to face instruction for the remainder of the semester.  All courses will move to a distance education delivery model. Lecture courses as well as labs, studios, applied lessons, etc.) will move online where applicable or instructors will find alternative solutions. No face to face instruction for […]

FirstBank – temporarily suspending our branch lobby hours and remain open as drive thru only until further notice.

FirstBank is continuing to monitor the evolving circumstances related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). In line with our core value of “Do the Right Thing,” FirstBank is committed to doing our part as a good corporate citizen to help slow the spread of this virus. Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 we will be temporarily suspending our branch lobby […]

CARE

Effective today (March 17) through April 1, 2020 As a precautionary measure due to the rising concerns of the COVID- 19 pandemic we will be following the recommended NACA guidelines regarding shelter intake & adoptions. We will NOT be accepting animals at the shelter at this time. We encourage you to only contact animal control […]

Jefferson County Clerk Hours & Resources

FRANK C. HERNDON – JEFFERSON COUNTY CLERK MARCH 18, 2020 To continue to serve the public and maintain the health and safety of the public and staff as we endure with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jefferson County Clerk’s office in compliance with CDC recommendations, urges citizens to refrain from visiting the office if possible and […]

Academics and Nutrition in Jefferson County Schools, Closure through April 3, 2020 – Dr. Shane Johnston, Director

Academics and Nutrition in Jefferson County Schools, Closure through April 3, 2020 – Dr. Shane Johnston, Director

Jefferson County Schools will be closed through Friday, April 3, 2020 due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus (Covid-19). ACADEMICS During this time the Jefferson County School System will be providing a list of academic resources available to parents and students. The purpose of these resource links is to keep the focus on […]