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Bob Jarnagin Receives Historic Preservation Recognition Award

  Robert “Bob” Jarnagin in his role as Jefferson County Historian and Dandridge Archivist is often referred to as a “treasure” because of…

Jefferson County’s Aaron Loy Wins Young Farmer Honors

Jefferson County’s Aaron Loy Wins Young Farmer Honors

Jefferson County young farmer Aaron Loy took home the district V honors in the Tennessee Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Achievement…

Op-Ed: Reuel K. Sample – Proposed Rezoning

Op-Ed: Reuel K. Sample – Proposed Rezoning

Imagine living next to an industrial zone where from dawn to setting sun the air is filled with the sound and smell of…

Dedication of Trees at White Pine, Jefferson City, Dandridge

Dedication of Trees at White Pine, Jefferson City, Dandridge

“For everything there is a season, and time for every purpose under heaven (Eccl. 3:1)” is the guiding scripture for the administration of…

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Rebecca V. Lee is announcing her candidacy for the 4th Judicial District Public Defender, serving Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties. Lee was appointed to this position in…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened the Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council to discuss progress on improving information sharing and increasing officer training, amid a national…

After decades of attempts, the Tennessee General Assembly continues to work around the margins to reform civil asset forfeiture. By comparison, the state of Maine is now the…

Tennessee Department of Education received approval from the U.S. Department of Education on Tennessee’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) state plan, which lays out the state’s spending strategy for its portion of  federal…

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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

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Gov. Lee Convenes Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened the Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council to discuss progress on improving information sharing and increasing officer training, amid a national…

AG Slatery Sues Google for Violating Antitrust Law

AG Slatery Sues Google for Violating Antitrust Law

Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with a coalition of 37 attorneys general, has filed a lawsuit against Google in California. The suit alleges exclusionary conduct…

Tennessean’s Will Save Millions Thanks to Record Low Interest Rates

Tennessean’s Will Save Millions Thanks to Record Low Interest Rates

The State of Tennessee has completed the biggest sale of general obligation bonds in its history by closing on approximately $658.7 million of bonds. The bonds sold with…

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering company will establish a low-power demonstration reactor…