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DAR Article on Commemoration of D-Day at Parrott-Wood Library – June 4, 2019

D-Day is seared into the memories of older Americans as June 6, 1944, when every branch of the Allied Forces assaulted the beaches…

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Baneberry Awarded Grant from Boyd Foundation

Mayor Hernandez is proud to announce Baneberry was awarded a grant from the Boyd Dog Park Dash organization. The grant is a non-matching…

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen Donates to the Town of Dandridge for Flowers

Modern Woodmen of America Dandridge Chapter Board Member Jessica Elder presents a $750 check to Matt Rudder, Dandridge Town Administrator, to help offset…

Sutton graduates from TVA Rural Leadership Institute

Sutton graduates from TVA Rural Leadership Institute

AEC Energy Advisor LeAnn Sutton is a recent graduate of TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The nine-month program was developed by the agency to…

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On Sunday evening, July 21 at approximately 9:00 p.m. , an attempted break out was made at the Mountain View Youth Detention center. According to Dandridge Police Chief,…

Jefferson County Finance Office and Jefferson County Mayor’s Office will not be relocating to another downtown Dandridge location according to a tie vote of County Commissioners that defeated…

Most US adults—including 8 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor requiring cigarette makers to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are less addictive, according to a new reportpublished by…

 Mark your calendars, and get your shopping carts ready! Tennessee’s once-a-year sales tax holiday weekend happens Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28. During this holiday period, shoppers…

The hottest temperatures of the season so far are now encroaching on our region. Temperatures in the 90’s with very high humidity can spell disaster for your summer…

The National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB) investigators are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of David Carver, Jr who was found in Great Smoky…

Since its invention by a Hungarian architect in 1974, the Rubik’s Cube has furrowed the brows of many who have tried to solve it, but the 3D logic…

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Shop Tax Free in Tennessee Next Weekend!

 Mark your calendars, and get your shopping carts ready! Tennessee’s once-a-year sales tax holiday weekend happens Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28. During this holiday period, shoppers…

SFMO: Don’t Give Fire Safety a Vacation this Summer!

SFMO: Don’t Give Fire Safety a Vacation this Summer!

While school is out and temperatures rise, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding Tennesseans to not send fire safety on a summer vacation. Overall, summer…

TN REDLINE Adds New Text Communication Capability

TN REDLINE Adds New Text Communication Capability

The Tennessee REDLINE today unveiled its new text message capability for people seeking a referral to addiction treatment services.  The number for confidential referrals via voice call or…

TN AG Reaches $5.8 Million Multi-Jurisdiction Settlement with LexisNexis under State False Claims Act

TN AG Reaches $5.8 Million Multi-Jurisdiction Settlement with LexisNexis under State False Claims Act

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and local law enforcement agencies within the State, today announced the execution of a Settlement Agreement with LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Inc., and…

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Will Issue REAL ID Driver License Beginning July 1

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Will Issue REAL ID Driver License Beginning July 1

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) Driver Services Division has begun issuing REAL ID driver license and identification cards effective July 1, 2019.  All driver services…

SFMO: Leave Fireworks to the Experts this Fourth of July

SFMO: Leave Fireworks to the Experts this Fourth of July

Ahead of Fourth of July festivities, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding residents of the Volunteer State about the dangers associated with consumer fireworks. The…

Gov. Bill lee and Tenn. General Assembly expand Behavioral Health Safety Net Eligibility

Gov. Bill lee and Tenn. General Assembly expand Behavioral Health Safety Net Eligibility

More Tennesseans are now eligible for free mental health services through the state’s Behavioral Health Safety Net program.  New, broader eligibility criteria take effect today (July 1, 2019)…