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On Saturday, July 14 at The Creek Cafe, Andrew Belcher received his Eagle Scout Rank from the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 76 of Jefferson City. He is the son of Jim and Tammy Belcher. Andrew’s ceremony was led by Scoutmaster Derek Newport and others from the troop and was held within sight …

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New Market Council passed the new year’s budget with the property tax rate remaining at 75 cents per $100 of assessed value at its regular monthly meeting Monday night.

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After years of delays and increasing costs, Jefferson City Council finally received some good news about the Old Andrew Johnson Highway bridge project.

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The Frozen Penguin cut the ribbon July 10 on their new facility located at 1012 Highway 11E in Jefferson City. They offer over twenty flavors of shaved ice in addition to other menu items and cold drinks. From left are Kevin Poe, circuit court-elect; Kellie Harding and Susie Gursling, employ…

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JEFFERSON CITY — Following a tough challenge on the road at West Florida to begin the 2018 campaign, the Carson-Newman football team will once again be tested in week two away from Jefferson City with a match up against Virginia Union September 8 in Richmond.

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MARYVILLE — Kobe Evans broke two meet records, helping the Jefferson City Swim Club to a ninth place finish in last weekend’s Smoky Mountain Invitiational.

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Local Jefferson City brothers John Houston and Jackson Mounts have recently qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympics, to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, from July 28 to August 4.

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After only three years of competing at the national level, 11-year-old Marydeary Lehman won the national floor event in the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships July 3-7.

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Heading into last week’s meet with Bennington-Farrington, Coach David Cooper couldn’t help remembering the one-point loss his team suffered the last time they met in Jefferson City two years ago, or the loss to the same team last year.

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The Jefferson County High School golf team is poised to have a solid year with new head coach Paul Moody and new assistant Kelsey Haun leading the team. The team held its first practice on July 9, and will be opening the season in the Morristown Invitational on August 6-7.

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JEFFERSON CITY – Former Tennessee Tech Associate Director of Athletics Matt Pope was introduced as Carson-Newman’s new Vice President for Athletics Monday afternoon at a press conference inside Ted Russell Hall.

Obituaries

Catherine Margaret Ashley died July 9, 2018 at her home surrounded in love by the most important thing in her life, family. Born July 1, 1949,…

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On July 16, 2018, I began my journey home, ending the battle with HATTR. I was preceded in death by my parents, Walter G. Lindsay, Jr. and The…

Susie S. Huffman, 62, of Dandridge, TN passed away on July 14, 2018 at U.T. Medical Hospital.

Mildred B. Hatley, age 94, of Dandridge, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at Jefferson County Nursing Home in Franklin Cottage.

Robert “Woody” Carl Wood, II, age 65 of Dandridge, TN was called home to be with the Lord on Friday morning, July 13, 2018 after a brave battl…

Gene Rogers, 77, of New Market, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018. He was a member of New Market Baptist Church. He started law enforceme…

Gerald R. Cox, age 76, of Jefferson City, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He retired from New Jersey Mines and …

Phyllis Daphene Rankin Lintz, 95, of Sevierville, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord in her heavenly home on July 7, 2018. She was born on th…

Maxine Brimer Fountain, age 88, of New Market, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. Survived by husband, L.A. “Flick” Fountain; son, Johnny Kr…