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May the 4th Be with You: Explore 10 Tennessee Science Museums & Attractions

May the 4th Be with You: Explore 10 Tennessee Science Museums & Attractions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 4, 2022 – Tennessee is known for its music, scenic beauty, culinary scene and outdoor adventure. The state is also home to unique stories, fascinating creatures and discoveries. Use the force to explore these Tennessee science museums and attractions. Johnson City – Downtown Johnson City will be transformed into a galaxy far, far away to […]

AG Slatery Joins Lawsuit Challenging Biden Immigration Policy

AG Slatery Joins Lawsuit Challenging Biden Immigration Policy

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with a coalition of 20 state attorneys general, is joining a federal lawsuit against the Biden Administration for ending Title 42, a public health policy that allows border officials to turn away migrants because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition joins Missouri, Arizona, and Louisiana on the amended […]

Early Voting Off To A Sluggish Start

Early Voting Off To A Sluggish Start

The first two days of early voting in Jefferson County have been lackluster to say the least. Wednesday, April 13, 2022 unofficial numbers showed only 176 voters took advantage of the early dates. Thursday, April 14, 2022 numbers were no more impressive with a turnout of 170. The total voters casting absentee and mail voting […]

EARLY VOTING FOR MAY 3 PRIMARY STARTS TODAY, APRIL 13, 2022

EARLY VOTING FOR MAY 3 PRIMARY STARTS TODAY, APRIL 13, 2022

TDOT Reminds Motorists to Work with Us – Move Over, Slow Down in Work Zones

TDOT Reminds Motorists to Work with Us – Move Over, Slow Down in Work Zones

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 11-15) to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones. “It’s been six […]

VITAL POLICY – “STADIUM FEVER” and the Opposition to Taxpayer Funded Sports Venues in Tennessee

VITAL POLICY – “STADIUM FEVER” and the Opposition to Taxpayer Funded Sports Venues in Tennessee

With a proposal floating in the Tennessee Legislature to provide half a billion dollars ($500,000,000.00) for a taxpayer funded stadium in Nashville, conservative activists are lining up against the plan. The Tennessee Conservative is reporting that Governor Lee proposed the bond authorization as part of an amendment to the 2022-2023 budget. Last year, the legislature […]

Jefferson County Post Primary Debate Complete Coverage

Jefferson County Post Primary Debate Complete Coverage

Holy Week Services, April 11-15

Holy Week Services, April 11-15

This year we will gather at Dandridge First UMC on Monday and Tuesday, Hopewell Presbyterian on Wednesday and Friday and Dandridge Full Gospel on Thursday. Services begin at Noon. We open with prayer and a Hymn, read scripture, have special music provided by each church and a short meditation ending with a Hymn and a […]

Park reopens roads, trails, and backcountry campsites following fire and wind event

Park reopens roads, trails, and backcountry campsites following fire and wind event

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials reopened all roads, trails, and backcountry campsites following closures put in place earlier this week due to the Thomas Divide Fire Complex and the wind event. The Southern Area Gold Incident Management Team has demobilized and several team members are now assisting with fire suppression efforts in Sevier County, […]

Fashion after the Revolution

Fashion after the Revolution

After the colonies made the break from Great Britain with the Revolutionary War, the new United States of America exerted its independence in several ways in addition to the choice of a federal republic form of government over a monarchy. Three of those ways were in language, beverage choice, and fashion. Noah Webster standardized new […]

Tennessee National Guard rescues hiker suffering from severe illness

Tennessee National Guard rescues hiker suffering from severe illness

A medical flight crew from the Tennessee National Guard conducted an emergency air evacuation mission after a hiker suffered a severe illness on the Appalachian Trail, Mar. 15. Shortly after 7:00 a.m., the Tennessee Military Department and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency were notified of a hiker who was suffering from a severe illness near […]

May 3rd Primary Sample Ballot

May 3rd Primary Sample Ballot

Jefferson County Post To Host Jefferson County Primary Debate, March 29, 2022

Jefferson County Post To Host Jefferson County Primary Debate, March 29, 2022

The Jefferson County Post will host the Jefferson County Primary Debate on March 29th, 2022 beginning at 6:00 PM in the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse located in Downtown Dandridge.  All Candidates, both contested and not contested are invited and encouraged to attend. The public is invited to attend and to submit questions prior to the […]

“Thank You” for all that they do to protect our citizens and keep peace in our communities

“Thank You” for all that they do to protect our citizens and keep peace in our communities

What do George Washington, Billy Boy (aka Charming Billy), and the law enforcement departments of Jefferson and Grainger counties have in common? Cherries! The young George is supposed to have told the truth about chopping down his father’s cherry tree; Charming Billy’s adolescent fiancé used cherries to swiftly make pies; and the law enforcement departments […]

Park invites the public to help document the Smokies Most Wanted

Park invites the public to help document the Smokies Most Wanted

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Discover Life in America (DLiA), the nonprofit science research partner, are inviting the public to participate in the Smokies Most Wanted program. This initiative allows visitors to help preserve park species by recording sightings of animals, plants, and other organisms from their smartphones using the iNaturalist app.  Using the nature app iNaturalist, Smokies Most Wanted encourages […]

Students Arrested by Jefferson City Police Department following potential or planned acts of violence.

Students Arrested by Jefferson City Police Department following potential or planned acts of violence.

Administrators at Jefferson Middle School discovered information that was immediately shared with the school’s SRO. Administrators acted on the information and removed one student from the general population of the student body. A second student was identified and attends Jefferson Academy, the alternative school for Jefferson County Schools. The second student was also properly monitored. […]