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KNOXVILLE – Tennova Healthcare’s Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Newport Medical Center have been recognized as four-star hospitals for the second year in a row by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). A joint announcement of the recognition was made Friday by Colin McRae, CE…

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The Jefferson County High Class of 2021 will be sent off to their futures through two commencement ceremonies Saturday at Walters State’s Expo Center in White Pine.

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County Commission will debate a proposal to form an ad hoc committee that would bring back a funding recommendation on School Board’s request to build a new $20 million Jefferson Elementary School.

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New Market Council approved the first reading of the budget and tax rate for Fiscal Year 2021-22, and held a lengthy discussion on repair of the city gym during its regular session Monday night.

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SEVIERVILLE — Bella Webb and Ana Price accomplished two things on Wednesday — they reached the double-digit win mark and extended their season for at least a few more days.

Obituaries

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Aileen “Marie” Niswanger, age 79, of Jefferson City, TN went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2021.

Phyllis Barry Knight, age 97, of Jefferson City, TN, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Life Care Center of Jefferson City. She …

Ronald “Ron” Finley, age 67, of New Market, finished his race and went to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 11, 2021, at The Univ…

Samuel R. Colley, age 78, of Jefferson City, TN, passed away on May 11, 2021. He was retired from ASARCO. Preceded in death by daughter, Krist…

Patricia Ann Allen born May 21, 1953, departed to her Heavenly home on May 9. 2021. Patricia was a loving and selfless lady, who loved the Lor…

Dewel Dean Edwards, of Jefferson City, TN, passed away on May 4, 2021, at the age of 84 after a battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, f…

Johnny Wayne Hodge departed this life in Knoxville, TN on Monday, May 3, 2021 after a lingering illness. Johnny is preceded in death by his pa…

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Robert W. Chambers, III, pastor of Reidtown Community Church, passed away unexpectedly on April 30, 2021 at the age of 49.

The memorial service for Kenneth Robert Winslow who died on March 18, 2021 will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 14 at First Presbyterian Chu…