October 7 is the 241st anniversary of the most important victory in Tennessee history.
A ribbon cutting was in held for a new jewelry and clothing store on Wednesday, September 29 in Jefferson City. Southern Charms located at 728 East Main Street in the Historic Mossy Creek District will feature hand crafted crochet items, designed and produced by owner Ashley Cartee. In photo…
New Market Mayor Danny Whillock announced Tuesday evening that the annual Christmas parade has been scheduled for noon on Saturday, December 11. Floats and vehicles will line up at 11 a.m.
White Pine Council’s plan to reinvigorate local youth sports programs received a huge boost last week in the form of a $140,000 Local Parks and Recreation Grant.
A Jefferson County High School student died last Wednesday evening when the bicycle he was riding collided with a pick-up truck, troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.
Five years after the last time they played together, The Amps will hold a reunion concert Saturday evening at the Aerie on the campus of Carson-Newman University. The 5 p.m. event, co-sponsored by Appalachian Outreach and The Standard Banner, will generate funds for AO that will be used to s…
Plans to begin the $10.6 million renovation of Piedmont School next year are on track following state approval of School Board’s plan to use federal ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Relief) funds for the project.
Day in and day out, Jefferson County is an interesting place to live. Today’s issue includes the evidence of that with almost 100 photos spread across 22 pages.
Committee members are recommending minor changes to nine of the county’s 10 districts in order to maintain balanced representation in the wake of new census data.
Jefferson City’s Beer Board on Monday heard that Lee’s Food Mart, #29, located at 541 East Broadway Blvd, has its second offense this year for underage sales. A clerk at the Roadrunner Market (Sunoco), at 1431 George Avenue, was also cited for neglecting to check the legal identification of …
GRITS from Dumplin Valley, (left to right) Rick Sharp, Jimmy Sharp, Mark Havely and Mike Reynolds, gave Old Time Saturday a good dose of rock ‘n’ roll energy Saturday morning. Held for the first time in three Octobers, the new event was the effort of longtime OTS committee members who secure…
A huge crowd turned out last Thursday to see the season’s final show of the Music on the Town series in Dandridge. The Tams provided an entertaining show, singing and dancing – and even going into the crowd and the top of the dike to dance with spectators. – STEVEN LLOYD | THE STANDARD BANNER
Dr. Mike Arrington, provost of Carson-Newman College from 2001 until 2008, passed away last week following an Alzheimer’s diagnosis some years ago. He and his wife Pam retired to be near family in Rome, Georgia, following four decades of service in Christian higher education.
County Commission’s facilities committee agreed Monday to recommend the use of $210,000 in state local government grant funds for design/development work toward a proposed new county office building.
WHITE PINE - Appalachian Electric Cooperative customers will enjoy stable rates and expanded high-speed broadband service over the next year, General Manager Greg Williams announced during the annual meeting Saturday.
While COVID concerns may have led Jefferson City leaders to cancel the Festival at Mossy Creek Station, Hill’s Health Hut 25th Anniversary celebration is in full swing this week in the Historic Mossy Creek District.
County Regional Planners are going ahead with their proposal for a new “agricultural processing” zone for smaller scale operations such as a recently-proposed custom slaughterhouse.
Property tax bills, which are expected to collect about $28.5 million this year, will be mailed early next month, Trustee Jennifer Boling Hall said last week.
The neighborhood surrounding Jefferson City Christian Church rang with the sounds of hope Saturday morning as more than 150 volunteers from four local congregations drove nails and moved lumber.
Jefferson City’s Regional Planning Commission (RPC) meeting Monday evening drew more than 30 citizens to the gallery, enough to bend social distancing limits in Council chambers. Those observing the meeting included City Council members Ailene Combs and Sheila Purkey.
Shady Grove United Methodist Church(UMC) hosted the Access-Life Outpost Fall Festival for caregivers and special family memebers on Saturday, September 18.
Maury Middle School observed homecoming Tuesday night, in conjunction with the Hornets’ home football game against Rutledge. The school does not crown a homecoming queen, but instead chooses a homecoming court, featuring representatives from the eighth, seventh and sixth grades.
Eighth grader Halle Hutchins was crowned homecoming queen Tuesday night, at halftime of the Jefferson Middle School football game with White Pine. She is being escorted by eighth grader Tate Cantrell. – STEVEN LLOYD | THE STANDARD BANNER
Jefferson City and the Jefferson County Health Department will hold a COVID vaccine clinic Thursday, September 30, which is one week from today. The first-shot mobile event is slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at City Center.
Last week, Jefferson City Municipal Judge Keith Repass ruled that Jennings Utility Service (J.U.S.) has violated three City ordinances and assessed a $25 per day fine for 71 days ($1,775).
A vehicle accident this month in which a black bear cub was killed illustrates a fact about the local area that Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency bioligists say residents need to accept.
Friends of a Whiteburg man who was killed by a hit-and-run accident in Florida the day after his wedding in Jefferson City are reaching out to help the family.
Fourth Judicial District Circuit Judges Carter Moore, Jim Gass, Rex Henry Ogle, and Duane Slone have jointly announced their candidacy for re-election in 2022.
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held last week for the Jefferson City location of The Providence Clinic, a regional leader in ear, nose and throat services.