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Celebrate Literacy

Thirty young authors and their families were the guests of honor May 12 at the Mossy Creek Literacy Council’s “Celebrate Literacy” banquet.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
One hurt in Dandridge Pike crash
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 11:10 am

One person was injured when two vehicles headed in opposite directions collided on an Old Dandridge Pike curve last Wednesday, troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

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JCHS grads earn over $3 million in scholarships
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 10:25 am

Over $3 million in scholarships have been awarded to Jefferson County High School seniors, to be used as they continue their educations.

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Completion of J.C. Library pushed back to June 23
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 9:45 am

A request to push back the completion date on a new $3.1 million public library due to “wet and windy” weather drew a stormy response from one member of Jefferson City Council Monday.

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On Memorial Day, Veterans group remembers those lost in Vietnam
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 8:25 am

Picnics, outings to the lake or mountains, and other family activities will likely be on tap for many Jefferson Countians Monday on Memorial Day.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Schools still wrestling with two budget issues
Updated: May 20, 2015 - 7:10 pm

After seeing two zero-balanced drafts of their budget Tuesday afternoon, the Jefferson County School Board decided against sending either one of them to the Budget Committee that night. Though the committee’s deadline for budgets was Tuesday, the board ending up sending them a zero deficit only with two issues unresolved.

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Emergency response tested during Tuesday ‘tornado drill’ at Mt. Horeb
Updated: May 20, 2015 - 6:30 pm

It was a little more involved than the usual “tornado drill.”

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Despite deeper cuts, budget still in red
Updated: May 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm

DANDRIDGE - The county budget committee slashed over $600,000 from the 2015-16 spending plan Tuesday, but are still about $1.2 million away from a balanced budget.

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Thursday 05/14/2015
Youth Leadership class focuses on county, service
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 12:20 pm

While going through school, students study math, science, language arts, and other subjects. These are the basis of learning, and can prepare students for life after high school in any educational path they choose.

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