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VITAL POLICY – Getting Jefferson County’s Financial House In Order – A Path To Providing Better Education Services

VITAL POLICY – Getting Jefferson County’s Financial House In Order – A Path To Providing Better Education Services

My 5th Grade teacher, Nancy Jones, always gave her students sound advice, especially in the areas of life, respect, and humility. If you are going to criticize someone, she would say, at least be willing to suggest a better plan or be willing to listen to the ideas of others. We have a set of […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR, Grave Marking for Patriot Mathew Raulston at Beth-Car Cemetery

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR, Grave Marking for Patriot Mathew Raulston at Beth-Car Cemetery

 What’s in a name? A whole lot, once you begin to dig into the genealogical history of a family as the audience learned from Jefferson County Historian Bob Jarnagin at the grave marking for Patriot Mathew Raulston at Beth-Car Cemetery, White Pine, on April 10. The ceremony was conducted by the Martha Dandridge Washington […]

March is Extension Month in Tennessee

March is Extension Month in Tennessee

Over the past couple of weeks, you might have noticed several signs with the 4-H clover and UT Extension logos scattered across the entire county. This is a part of this year’s activities to promote Extension in our local area. Our office covers many topic areas including 4-H Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, as […]

Carson-Newman graduate program surge brings record spring enrollment

Carson-Newman graduate program surge brings record spring enrollment

This semester is cause for celebration at Carson-Newman University, where a record spring enrollment brought 2,729 students to Mossy Creek. Spring 2020’s enrollment was the University’s prior record for the second semester of the school year, with 2,578 students. “God has truly blessed Carson-Newman with a growing enrollment,” said University President Charles A. Fowler. “Each […]

Brandy Arnold, MDW American History Award Winner

Brandy Arnold, MDW American History Award Winner

Brandy Arnold, teacher of U.S. History at Jefferson County High School (JCHS), has been recognized for Outstanding Work in American History for 2020 by the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The certificate was presented by MDW Recording Secretary and Arnold’s teaching colleague Karen Bible on February 12. […]

5th Anniversary Observance Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

5th Anniversary Observance Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

5th Anniversary Observance – February 13, 2021 Cecile Wimberley, Regent of the Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presented the program for the Fifth Anniversary observance of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) on February 13. Due to the Covid-19 situation, Regent Wimberley appeared by Zoom. […]

Carson-Newman online education program ranked No. 1 in Tennessee

Carson-Newman online education program ranked No. 1 in Tennessee

Carson-Newman University’s online graduate education program is the best in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Carson-Newman remains the state’s highest-ranked private school in the “Best Online MBA Program” category. The 2021 Best Online Programs rankings, released today, placed C-N’s online graduate education program as No. 1 in the state and […]

Would You Like to Join the DAR?

Would You Like to Join the DAR?

Would you like to join the DAR? When I was 18, if I had been asked that question, I would have responded, “Why?” for this reason: I had the impression that members of the DAR were stuffy old ladies who liked to drink tea and wear big hats and hold their noses in the air […]

Meet Finch The Friendly Giant

Meet Finch The Friendly Giant

Finch is a big friendly giant. A Great Dane x Great Pyrenees, she definitely has some stature – but she loves to run and play like any other pup. She is at her best when she’s out and about in our play area, so visit us and ask to run around with her! She can’t […]

Reducing Holiday Stress and Anxiety

Reducing Holiday Stress and Anxiety

Self-care is always important for good mental and physical health during the holiday season, but even more important during a pandemic. If we want to get through this, we may cope better with a few strategies within our control. Here are 10 suggestions: Reduce your sources of stress. Limit how many news sources you read […]

Enriching the world with ‘Beauty, Truth and Goodness’

Enriching the world with ‘Beauty, Truth and Goodness’

Sarah Allnatt started college thinking she would not be able to make the grades she needed to succeed. And at first, she didn’t. At first, she was failing. But perseverance, prayer and family support paid off. On Dec. 11, Sarah graduated from Carson-Newman University with a 4.0 GPA and a job lined up as an […]

Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Little Free Library Received for National Family Literacy Month

Sally Anne Lawson (educator), Ella Morrison, Tracy E. Lewis (library’s artist), Ben Morrison, Bobby Wells (library’s builder), Amy Shaver and Jeremy Lawson – Photo by Sadie Lewis In celebration of National Family Literacy Month in November, H&R Block of Dandridge did their part by kicking in and helping punch illiteracy out of Jefferson County. Franchise owner, Jeremy Lawson, has chartered […]

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR Recognize Local Veterans

Korean War veteran James Ritter, Sr., and Vietnam Era veterans Walter Nicholson, Gerald Suttles, and Jimmie Harris were recognized for their military service by the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR. Although women were prevented from serving officially in the U.S. military for more than a century after the birth of the United States, American women […]

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Letter To The Editor – Highway To Financial Hell?

Highway To Financial Hell? – Jefferson County EditionLetter To The Editor by David Seal Jefferson County is at a fork in the road, an intersection of sorts that will determine the financial health of the county for decades. At the controls is a county commission of 21 people, charged with the decision of which way […]

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Dandridge Location

Alleyway Caffe – Family owned Coffee Shop Opens in Historic Downtown Dandridge! Left – Right: Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts, Austin Hoops, son Trace, Tamara Hoops, Dandridge Alderman Jeff Depew Photo by Jefferson County Post, N. Kelly Alleyway Caffe cut the ribbon on their new location November 11, 2020 in the Historic Downtown Dandridge, located […]

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Theresa Beckley and Johnathan Dodd Make Deans List, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies

Over 350 students from across the country are being recognized for their academic accomplishments at Bethel University. Dr. Kimberly Martin, Bethel University Vice President, announced the College of Professional Studies Dean’s List for the term ending Sept. 30, 2020.  Martin commented, “Our College of Professional Studies Dean’s List students work so hard to maintain top […]

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