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Life Care of Jefferson City held their annual awards banquet October 25 for regional and divisional winners. Deanna Williams, Human Resources Coordinator (center), was awarded the Regional Excellence Award. Pictured from left are Lindsey Perry, Regional Field Controller; Josh Kotia, Regional…

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CEASE, a local organization that advocates for women who are victims of domestic, received a $10,000 matching funds grant from Toyota and Rusty Wallace Toyota in Morristown recently. Toyota officials praised the work of CEASE in Jefferson and surrounding counties. Accepting the check rom Gre…

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The season just got a little brighter with anticipation for the 2018 Annual Holiday Concert presented by the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra in Dandridge. Performing for its fourth year, the KSO brings music and holiday cheer to the community, with Maestro James Fellenbaum, conducting.

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Doctors Wesley Johnson and Jon Koella of Bridlewood Equine Veterinary near White Pine, are offering cautionary warnings to area horse owners. Cases of West Nile Virus (encephalitis) have been identified in the East Tennessee area.

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Maggie and Mattie Johnson of Jefferson City were among Jefferson County residents on the program of the 27th Resthaven Memorial Gardens Veterans Day Celebration Sunday in Dandridge. — MELANIE FRITZ | THE STANDARD BANNER

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The Jefferson County wrestling team is poised to have a dominant season under new head coach Dylan Willis, who hopes to push the team to reach new heights in the upcoming months.

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The first meeting of the Maury and Jefferson girls Tuesday night turned out to be a one-sided affair. Maury put together four quarters of unstoppable offense and suffocating defense for a dominating 44-16 win.

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Maury’s defense lived up to their Hornet moniker, as they “swarmed” the Elks with their full-court press Tuesday night enroute to a 41-27 win.

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Jefferson County High’s basketball teams took care of business on opening night Tuesday, in convincing fashion – the girls defeating Science Hill, 60-45, and the boys beating Greeneville, 66-53.

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The Maury Middle school boys’ basketball team plans to surprise the opposition this season. In recent years Maury’s basketball success has been limited. But this year head coach Eric Fritz is forecasting success for their upcoming season.

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This year’s Maury Middle school girls’ basketball team wants to play fast this season.  Head coach Tyler Shultz explained that his team isn’t the biggest, but that they want to make up for that in speed.

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PEMBROKE, N.C. — Carson-Newman dominated the second half defensively to finish the 2018 campaign on a winning note, with a 34-13 triumph over UNC Pemboke Saturday afternoon.

Obituaries

Audrey O. Line, age 92, of Jefferson City, TN went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Serenity House in Morristown.

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Jimmie Ann Jackson Shelnutt, age 88, passed away on November 14, 2018 at her home in Little Rock, AR.

Daisy V. Morgan, age 81, went to be with Jesus on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Life Care Center in Jefferson City.

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James Howard Mason, age 73, of New Market, TN passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his residence.

Grover Charles Mathews, 74, of Talbott, TN, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018.

James R. Phillips, age 75, of Jefferson City, TN passed away November 11, 2018.

John J. Miller, Jr., age 75, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born on Marc…

Steven W. Isaacs, age 66, of Morristown, TN, passed away peacefully Sunday morning November 11, 2018, at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital after …

Harold Dockery, age 82, of Dandridge, TN died Sunday, November 11, 2018, after a brief illness.