On Monday, Jefferson City Council Member Rocky Melton will move to increase expenses for members of Council by $100 per month.
Faced with a compressed work schedule, members of the newly-formed 2021 redistricting committee are encouraged by early estimates that suggest minimal changes may be needed.
A fire that apparently started in the garage quickly spread through a Dandridge family’s home Sunday afternoon, destroying it, two vehicles, and a camper.
A citizen group is proposing that developers of a proposed slaughterhouse consider industrial land in Jefferson City as an alternative location.
Barricades and a dirt berm have been placed in front of the old Parks Belk Store in Jefferson City’s Mossy Creek Historic District. Crews are expected to begin demolishing the structure in the coming days. City Council accepted the donation of the building, along with a vacant lot next to it…
An hour-long planning commission work session Monday in Baneberry failed to produce any firm conclusion regarding modular homes, but it did raise a lot of concerns and questions.
The work of Appalachian Outreach and those who have made it a success for 37 years now are in effect a sermon illustration. In writing his first epistle to the fledgling church at Corinth, the Apostle Paul said the body of Christ consists of many parts that work together.
School Board’s architect plans to be ready for bids on a $10.6 million renovation of Piedmont School early next year, with construction to begin as soon as the 2021-22 school year ends.
On Monday evening Jefferson City officially honored the memory of Mike Kerr, who served as the municipality’s attorney from 1999 until his unexpected passing last December. Mayor Mitch Cain read a resolution noting his service, abilities and commitment to excellence. Cain presented the frame…
Isaiah 117 supporters spread across Jefferson County with 17 lemonade stands from Strawberry Plains to White Pine Saturday. Some of the enterprises were run by family members and others by friends working together, all of whom were motivated to help provide temporary housing for children in …
A Newport man died Monday morning when the box truck he was driving collided with the back of an eighteen-wheeler near a construction zone on Interstate 40, troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol report.
Gloria Walker, Carson-Newman University Vice President for Student Services, says the heartbreak resulting from the death of her friend Christy Bowlin (obituary, page 9A) is mitigated by knowing “that she is healed and pain free.”
Dandridge Police Department Detective Kenny Lodwick uses his skills to catch criminals. However, when he is not working, he is busy catching fish.
A paving crew from the Jefferson County Highway Department works on resurfacing at New Market Elementary, one of several ongoing capital projects for the local school system. – STEVE MARION | THE STANDARD BANNER
The miner who died July 13 in an accident at Nyrstar’s Immel Mine was struck by falling rock during scaling operations from the basket of a personnel lift, acording to a preliminary fatality report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration last Friday.
A New Market man is charged with attempt to commit murder after a shooting Saturday evening that followed an ongoing family dispute, Sheriff Jeff Coffey said.
JEFFERSON CITY - Carson-Newman University President Charles A. Fowler has announced the hiring of Dr. Jonathan Akin as the institution’s new vice president for Church Relations and Campus Ministries.
Representatives of the Dandridge VFW Post 3380, Boy Scout Troup 76, the Jefferson City Fire Department and others gathered Monday evening to properly dispose of hundreds of U.S. flags.
At the end of festivities on Friday morning, Drama and Ted Russell took the opportunity to contemplate the opportunity to provide the lead gift for Carson-Newman University’s first building project in 14 years.
The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that its Education and Community Foundation has received a $5,000 donation from First Horizon Foundation.
Descendants of Adam and Elizabeth Sharkey Peck, who established Mossy Creek 233 years ago, will gather on Saturday, July 24 in concert with local book signings by Andy Peck, author/editor of a book series that explores the family’s history.
Knoxville’s George Jarquin checks the engine bay shine of his 1950 Ford F1, half-ton pickup during Saturday’s car show, held at American Book Warehouse. The event, sponsored by Mossy Creek Cruzers, drew scores of vehicles, motorcycles and tractors along with hundreds of browsers. Organizers …
On Friday, with the ceremonial beginning for the Drama and Ted Russell Center’s construction, Carson-Newman University unveiled its most ambitious plan since coming back from closure following the U.S. Civil War.
Amanda Worley and her father, Paul Brooks, worked together Saturday morning to affix small United States flags on a tractor in Piedmont Elementary School’s staging area.
Jefferson County Schools have received approval from the Tennessee Department of Education to offer virtual classes during the 2021-22 school year through the new Jefferson County Virtual Academy.
Residents who spot sight distance issues on state routes should contact the Tennessee Department of Transportation instead of attempting to mow or trim the area themselves, said Mark Nagi, TDOT Community Relations Officer for East Tennessee.
Sewer system improvements were at the top of the agenda Tuesday night in White Pine, where council members received a progress report on work at the sewer plant and discussed plans for other sewer system improvements during their work session and meeting.