U.S. News & World Report placed Carson-Newman University among the top universities in the nation on their 2021 Best Colleges Rankings.
Jefferson Middle School will observe homecoming on Tuesday, September 22, with the crowning of the queen at halftime of the JMS-Rutledge football game. The queen will be picked from two groups of eighth grade girls.
One municipality’s surplus is another town’s treasure, at least until the COVID-delayed delivery of new police vehicles happens for Bean Station, which may not be until early 2021.
To honor first responders for their heroic action during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Cash Express of Jefferson City donated cakes to all Jefferson County fire, police, and emergency medical service personnel (EMS) on the 19th anniversary of the tragedy. Pictured from left are C…
Renewal of the Jefferson Memorial lease by Community Health Systems (Tennova) is anticipated after County Commission agreed to waive a notice period Monday evening.
Jerry and Bobby Collins had been talking about and planning the Golden Anniversary celebration of their business for a year. They would have been taking care of the last few details to mark the September, 1970 purchase of local Phillips 66 station, the original predecessor to what is now cal…
Troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol intercepted two stolen commercial box trailers — one in Jefferson County — filled with $450,000 in FEMA hurricane relief food.
If it were an election district, one might call it gerrymandering but, more than anything else, it’s a demonstration that necessity is the mother of both invention and astute property development.
Four deaths from Covid-19 were reported in Jefferson County during the past week, the worst weekly death toll since the beginning of the pandemic.
Jefferson City Police are making arrests of alleged street level drug dealers following an ongoing undercover operation that resulted in indictments late last month.
Meeting for the first time since March, Jefferson County’s Industrial Development Board (IDB) received updates last week on the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan between the County and H & J Developers for Exit 417.
Dr. Charles Edmonds, who led Jefferson County’s school system during its $60 million building program, passed away Tuesday, almost three years after retiring to his hometown of Grant, Alabama.
A workhouse inmate who stumbled on a five-pound box of meth while he and others were clearing a Dandridge roadside was sentenced to almost 20 years in prison last week after being found guilty of conspiring to distribute the drug in jail.
The Covid-19 spike at Jefferson City Health and Rehabilitation Center has now resulted in five deaths, according to a Tennessee Department of Health report last Friday.
In 1992, Food City and their customers began to help local non-profit hunger relief organizations in the “Race Against Hunger.” On Monday, August 31, White Pine Food City donated a total of $3,500 in gift cards to Elisha’s Food Pantry of White Pine, which is run by Freedom Fellowship of Whit…
Dandridge’s Regional Planning Commission approved a site plan Thursday for renovation of the 1927 grammar school as an apartment complex for seniors.
The cost of a schematic design that will give officials a more comprehensive look at the potential for new elementary schools at Piedmont and Jefferson City is expected to be less than $100,000, School Board members learned last week.
WHITE PINE - Teacher salaries, recreation facilities and business recruitment were three of the topics addressed by White Pine area County Commissioners during a visit with City Council members prior to council’s September meeting.
School Board approved the potential use of $312,000 in state grant funds last week to hire about 32 certified teachers to help with “distance learning” during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bass tournaments, a major generator of tourism dollars in Jefferson County, have been less adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic than other local events, many of which have been cancelled.
Lakeway Christian Academy in White Pine was presented flags from the Vietnam Vets of America on August 27. The flags will be displayed in classrooms, the two gyms, and the flag pole in the stadium. A special flag was also presented to the school to be flown only on POW/MIA Day. This recognit…
Linda Shuman, a lay leader at Jefferson City‘s First United Methodist Church, pours tea for Kathy Combs, who is retiring after 10 and a half years as the congregation and choir accompanist. Wanting to celebrate her service while providing a safe space to do, Schumann said members of the Staf…
The recently-reopened Second Source Outlet Center uses an innovative business model to serve the local community while providing resources to the ministries of Appalachian Outreach.
The Tennessee Department of Health is reporting a spike in Covid-19 cases at a Jefferson City long term care facility, where two residents have died of the viral disease.
Reflecting the hours of preparation they put in, members of the Jefferson County High dance team turn their heads in unison Friday night, during their first performance of the fall at the JCHS-Rhea County football game. Pictured from left are Kendall Jackson, Reese Bolton, Alivia Whitton, Ra…
The stage is being set for a 10-year renewal of the Jefferson Memorial Hospital lease that will mean an additional $1 million in income for each of its governmental co-owners.
The close of the 2020 U.S. Census counting period is 27 days away and, according to Jefferson City Mayor Mitch Cain, Jefferson City could miss out on the benefits of full participation. That principle applies for the county and each municipality that is undercounted, as much of the distribut…