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Rowan Brewer, son of Newark, New Jersey’s Tom and Tori Brewer, clearly enjoyed having the White Pine splash pad all to himself recently on July 4. His grandmother, Ann Herndon, said Rowan was visiting Jefferson County for a couple of weeks and seeing his three sets of grandparents who live h…

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Members of County Commission’s budget committee are interested in a plan by Sheriff Jeff Coffey to contract for nursing services at the Jefferson County Jail.

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Jefferson County will receive $500,000 in Tennessee Housing Development (THDA) grant funds to assist low income homeowners whose properties were damaged in the February flood, County Mayor Mark Potts announced during Monday’s Commission meeting.

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JEFFERSON CITY – With under two months standing between the men's soccer team and the start of its 2019 campaign, Carson-Newman coach Stephen Lyons revealed a schedule for his third season that features nine matches away from Mossy Creek.

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With the 2019 football season quickly approaching, high school teams from across East Tennessee are busy preparing themselves physically and mentally to represent their schools on the field.

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As they continue to prepare for the upcoming 2019-2020 football season, Jefferson County faced off against Cocke County in a seven-on-seven scrimmage on Tuesday, with both teams working to improve their passing efficiency.

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JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman head men's basketball coach Chuck Benson has announced the signings of 10 student-athletes – six transfers and four high school players – who will join the team for the 2019-20 season. 

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The Jefferson City Swim Club had three triple-event winners, but came up short on the scoreboard in their latest meet at Concord Hills last week, losing to the Piranhas, 381-310.

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Clean water, careful management, aquatic plants and southern hospitality create the perfect recipe that make Tennessee Valley lakes some of the best bass fisheries in the nation and across the entire Southeast.

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With school starting back in less than a month, the Jefferson County High School football team is gearing up for the upcoming 2019-2020 season on their brand-new field – hosting Sevier County in their season opener on August 23.

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The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced that 18 Walters State student-athletes have been named to its All-Academic Teams.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Carson-Newman brought in four All-American Scholar honors on Monday with Taylor Hayes, Anna Davenport, Rachel Watts and Matilda Frövenholt landing on the list from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

Obituaries

Mary Agnes Farmer, age 91, of Jefferson City, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 18, 2019. She was a loving mother of two and…

Cathy, age 67, passed from this life into eternal life July 14, 2019. Loving wife of Lt. Co. William H. Dawson.

Harold Woods, age 74, of Talbott, TN passed away July 17, 2019 at home with his family by his side.

Darlene Ruth Brock, 76, of Dandridge, went to be with the Lord at 6:45 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019.

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Thaddeus (Thad) Royce Bible, age 54, of Talbott, TN passed away July 10, 2019 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Kidwell Ridge…

Robin Elaine Shaw, age 54, of Jefferson City, TN passed away on July 10, 2019 at Serenity House in Morristown. Preceded in death by father, Bo…

Reva Presson Davis, age 90, of New Market, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at 10:20 A.M. in Hodges Cottage at Jefferson Park at Dandridge. R…

William “Bill” Adrian Allsup, age 88, of White Pine, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He was a long-time member and Deacon of Leadvale…

James Robert (Rob) Musick, age 49, of Jefferson City, TN, passed away suddenly on July 9, 2019. He was a proud father, retired from Mahle, and…

Peggy Rountree Chesney, age 90, of Dandridge, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on July 4, 2019. Peggy was bo…