Our Story

 Founded in 1928, The Standard Banner has been owned and operated by the Gentry family since 1956. Today this award-winning community newspaper is published each Thursday to an average readership of over 10,000 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

 The Standard Banner is located in Jefferson City, home of Carson-Newman University. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. County seat for Jefferson County is Dandridge, Tennessee.



 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 at 865.475.2081.