Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. John Abe Teague To RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Greenville Sun

    ... "I'm also thrilled that Daryl Brady has joined our team. Daryl has served in local politics in Jefferson County and has long worked to create a better environment for job growth and business development in East Tennessee, something that is so ...


  2. (Nola) Louise HartleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | The Daily Gazette

    Louise Hartle, 84, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at her home, with her family at her side. Louise was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Jefferson County, Tennessee, the daughter of Johnnie and Edith Horner.


  3. The path leads home; Appalachian Bear Rescue mission is release into wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Daily Times

    ... in May shortly after he arrived at Appalachian Bear Rescue. He was found dehydrated near a busy street in Jefferson County. He is doing much better now with ABR care. Rollo (left) and Otto climb a tree and relax at Appalachian Bear Rescue in ...


  4. Hawks blank Pats, S-Hill nextRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | Farragut Press

    Hardin Valley Academy's football team will hit the road Friday night, Oct. 6, when it travels to Johnson City to take on Science Hill in a key Region 1-6A showdown. The Hawks, who notched a 21-0 shutout victory over region rival Jefferson County, have won four consecutive games after getting off to an 0-2 start.


  5. Roger S. PoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | The Greenville Sun

    He is survived by his wife: Lana Southerland Pounders; sons: Joshua Pounders and Brandon Pounders; sisters: Brenda Whitson and Judy Greene; a brother: Wade Pounders; his father-in-law: Lloyd Southerland; sisters-in-law: Becky Jenkins and Lisa Garrison; a brother-in-law: Gary Southerland; and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to Dandridge First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Dandridge, TN 37725, or Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity, 490 Highway 92, Jefferson City, TN 37760.


  6. UTMC leaning on medical experts to prep for disaster response Read Story Aaron WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Unitarian Universalist Church killed two people, and in 2013 a church bus blew a tire on Interstate 40 in Jefferson County and hit a semi head-on. The crash killed 6 people and injured 14 others. "We had plenty of resources, but we needed nurses. So ...


  7. Jeff Roorda Is Running for Jefferson County ExecutiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | River Front Times

    Jeff Roorda took a brief break last night from infuriating St. Louis city residents and turning support against local law enforcement to announce a whole new campaign: a bid for county executive in Jefferson County.


  8. Court: Economic Development Agencies Subject To Records LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | The Greenville Sun

    In a win for a group of citizens in East Tennessee, the Court of Appeals in Knoxville ruled this week that a nonprofit economic development organization in Jefferson County is subject to the state's public records and open meetings laws. The court held in Oliver Wood et al. v.


  9. State Justice Kelly addresses alcohol treatment courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly was keynote speaker for the September 2017 Jefferson County Alcohol Treatment Court graduation ceremony held in honor of those who have completed the alcohol treatment court program. Graduates were Adam Sutton, who completed the program on May 3, and Josh Riedel, who f.


  10. Williams' defensive touchdowns save Farragut vs. WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Farragut Press

    ... injury, was unknown at deadline. Senior defensive end Nnamdi McSwine, who suffered a serious arm injury at Jefferson County, is expected to return before season's end according to Courtney.


  11. 1 dead in Jefferson County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Investigators say Samuel L. Lowe, 23, was driving southbound on Flat Gap Road. Andrea Sueann Carter, 24, was a passenger.


  12. Community tradition' at SteekeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Loudon County News

    ... and kind of reuniting with people you went to school with many years ago." Robert Miller, who lives in Jefferson County but came to support his daughter and her school, used his phone to record Sarah Miller gleefully playing with the euro bungee. "I ...


  13. Knoxville police release shooting victim's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Daily Times

    Knoxville Police Department has released the name of a man found dead from a gunshot wound on Ben Hur Avenue Sunday afternoon. Johnathan Stewart, 33, of Jefferson County, was discovered when police were called to the intersection of Ben Hur Avenue and Selma Drive around 1 p.m. Sunday.


  14. Jefferson City Police now carrying Naloxone Read StoryRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... deaths in state history ever recorded. An overdose dashboard from Tennessee Department of Health shows that Jefferson County had five total overdoses in 2016 with three of those due to opioids. The county also had 71,679 opioid prescriptions for ...


  15. Govs' fight not enough in Jefferson County lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Daily Times

    William Blount's Kalib Sugden brings down Jefferson County's Clay Woods Friday night in a tough home loss at William Blount. William Blount stuffs the run by Jefferson Couny's Seth Parrott Friday night in a tough home loss at William Blount.


  16. Jefferson County athletic director works to prevent concussions in young athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... lights, marching bands, cheerleading squads and football teams, it's hard to think of anything else, but Jefferson County's athletic director is thinking about all of that and safety. "We are reminded to look out for those safety issues. Whether ...


  17. Ads' defense stout in 17th straight winRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Farragut Press

    While Farragut's offense lost its way after scoring a touchdown just 34 seconds into the game at Jefferson County last Friday evening, the Admirals defense shined - minus three long Patriot runs. Led by junior running back Isaiah Gibbs' two touchdown runs, Farragut offense woke up in the second half.


  18. Govs looking for complete game versus Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Daily Times

    ... Drew Blair (12) gets a pass off under pressure from Heritage's Eli Philips (58) Sept. 9 at Heritage. Jefferson County isn't a region game for the William Blount football team anymore after reclassification, but that doesn't change the magnitude of ...


  19. Kelvin Hardin v. Finkelstein Kern Steinberg CunninghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... scheduled for March 2015. After receiving no response, FKSC filed a motion to set aside the judgment in the Jefferson County General Sessions Court and purportedly sent Hardin a copy of the motion as well as the proposed order. Hardin did not ...


  20. Smoky Mountain Service Dogs announces plans to serve more veterans in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Daily Times

    ... recipient, spoke at the event about how a service dog significantly changed his life. Walker, who lives in Jefferson County, was on his second deployment in Haqlaniyah, Iraq, in November 2006, when the vehicle he was driving struck an improvised ...