Founded in 1928, The Standard Banner has been owned and
operated by the Tom Gentry family since 1956. Today this
award-winning community newspaper is published each Tuesday and
The Plus is a companion product that is mailed each Tuesday to
approximately 3,800 homes in neighboring Grainger County.
The Standard Banner's headquarters is in Jefferson City, home
of Carson-Newman College. The office is open Monday through Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. County seat for Jefferson County is
News items, photos and announcements about events and people
in Jefferson County are welcome. Material submitted for publication
that does not specifically pertain to Jefferson County, Tennessee,
is not encouraged.
Rate cards are subject to change. More information about rates
is available by calling our office.