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Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading Heads To UCA Internationals In Orlando

Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading has had several successful runs at recent competitions and are now headed to the UCA Internationals in Orlando. Jaguar Athletics All-Star Cheerleading is a performance and competition program here in Jefferson County. The competition in Nashville was the first successful run for the JAGS. The Tiny Team, Jags’ Meow, cheered their [...]

Tensions Rise As Razor Wire Comes Down At Mountain View

Tensions Rise As Razor Wire Comes Down At Mountain View

Serious changes are on tap for Mountain View Youth Development Center and the impact of those changes have been the cause of concern for local government officials and citizens. Mountain View is currently a state run, “hardware secure” youth correctional facility located on Industrial Drive in Dandridge,Tennessee. As is typical with a “hardware secure” correctional [...]

Area Elected Officials Attend Municipal Government Overview Course

Area Elected Officials Attend Municipal Government Overview Course

Marianne Reese of Dandridge and Chris Fair of New Market were among the municipal government officials who participated in Level I of the Elected Officials Academy on January 27 and 28, 2017 in Luttrell. The Elected Officials Academy is a program designed for elected officials. The curriculum designed for the academy was developed to give [...]

2017-2018 Jefferson County Schools Calendar

2017-2018 Jefferson County Schools Calendar

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76,#77 & #78 Participate In Annual Klondike Derby

Jefferson County Boy Scout Troops #76 Jefferson City, #78 White Pine and #77 Dandridge recently participated in the 2017 Klondike Derby at Thompson Farm in Baneberry, Tennessee. A weekend event, the Derby offers Scouts the opportunity to combine fun, skill building activities with service work. Around 150 Scouts and Webelos, along with 25 adult leaders, [...]

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard Named Miss Queen City – Heading To Miss Tennessee Pageant

Chloe Hubbard of Dandridge, Tennessee has been crowned Miss Queen City 2017. Hubbard is the daughter of David and Kim Hubbard, and is the granddaughter of Dorothy and late Charles Arwood, and late Ralph and late Glada Hubbard. She is a 2016 Graduate of Jefferson County High school. Hubbard has also served Jefferson County as [...]

County Sales Tax Slump – Fluke Or Trend?

County Sales Tax Slump – Fluke Or Trend?

Sales tax is one very important component of the budgeting process for Jefferson County. Healthy sales tax revenue converts to pennies on the property tax, as the funds generated from sales tax for both cities and the County are split with the Department of Education and go toward the County’s mandatory financial commitment or maintenance [...]

Corker, Cardin, Alexander, Kaine Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick Edmonds

Corker, Cardin, Alexander, Kaine Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick Edmonds

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) today introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds, a lifelong Tennessean, in recognition of his heroic actions during World War II. As the senior noncommissioned officer responsible for 1,275 members of the [...]

Mild Winter Could Give Bassmaster Elite Series Anglers Multiple Options at Cherokee

Mild Winter Could Give Bassmaster Elite Series Anglers Multiple Options at Cherokee

When B.A.S.S. announced it would be holding its first Bassmaster Elite Series event of the 2017 season on Cherokee Lake in the mountains of eastern Tennessee in February, some anglers wondered if they might need ice suits and heaters on the front decks of their boats just to stay focused on fishing. But Brandon Card, [...]

Commerce Park Proposed For White Pine

Commerce Park Proposed For White Pine

Concerned and interested citizens came out on Thursday evening, January 12, 2017, to participate in a public forum regarding a Commerce Park that has been proposed for the White Pine area. The presentation, directed by Jefferson County Industrial Development Board Chairman Larry Masters, took place at White Pine Town Hall. In addition to Masters, representatives [...]

Patriots Dominate Cherokee Chiefs, 53-27; Lady Patriots 52-37

Patriots Dominate Cherokee Chiefs, 53-27; Lady Patriots 52-37

The Lady Patriots and the Patriots welcomed the New Year to Dumplin Valley by defeating the Cherokee High School Chiefs Tuesday night. The Lady Patriots, who are now 11-5, started the evening a little slower than fans were used to seeing. In the first quarter, the Ladies of Jefferson County outscored the Lady Chiefs by [...]

Mayor Alan Palmieri County Address 2016

Mayor Alan Palmieri County Address 2016

Historic Dandridge Christmas Parade

Historic Dandridge Christmas Parade

The Annual Dandridge Christmas Parade was held in Downtown on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

“Motion Sickness” Plagues School Board During Joint Meeting

“Motion Sickness” Plagues School Board During Joint Meeting

The Jefferson County School Board and the Jefferson County Budget Committee held a joint meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Patriot Academy to discuss and take action on the White Pine School Project. Preceding the joint meeting the School Board held their own meeting to conduct some end of the year business and [...]

Four Inmates Escape Jefferson County Work House – Two Recaptured, Two Remain At Large

Four Inmates Escape Jefferson County Work House – Two Recaptured, Two Remain At Large

On December 16th, 2016 Deputies were treating an inmate at the Jefferson County Work House 983 Industrial Park Road Dandridge, Tn. Inmate Adam Lethco had hurt his hand and Deputies were icing and wrapping his hand. As the Deputies exited the cell four inmates assaulted the Deputies, took the keys to a Deputies Vehicle and [...]

Unemployment & Insurance Claims Fast-Tracked For Wildfire Impacted Employees And Residents

Unemployment & Insurance Claims Fast-Tracked For Wildfire Impacted Employees And Residents

Recent wildfires have destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses in the greater Gatlinburg area. In an effort to provide relief to those impacted with loss of homes or employment, local members of the Tennessee General Assembly have lobbied the State of Tennessee to quickly process both insurance claims and unemployment claims. With the loss of [...]

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