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County Records Commission Meeting March 9th

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all residents of Jefferson County, TN, and to all other persons who might be interested: the Jefferson County Records Commission will meet in the main courtroom of the Historical Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main Street, Dandridge, TN, on March 9th at 8:30 AM.

NOTICE IS GIVEN pursant to the provisions of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act (Sunshine Law) found in T.C.A. § 8-44-101 et seq.

TN to Begin COVID-19 Vaccination of Adults 65+

As of February 22, 2021, Tennessee will begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations to Tennesseans aged 65 and older and in phase 1b starting February 22.

Read the full press release from the state.

COVID 19 Vaccine Information Line Graphic for Jefferson County

Health Department Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line

To better serve our communities our hotline has been moved to a call center that can register anyone in Phase 1A1, Phase 1A2, Phase 1B or over the age of 65 wishing to be placed on a waiting list for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

We now have extended hours for our COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line. Please keep in mind our region is still in Phase 1A1, 1A2, and 1B, and we are vaccinating anyone over the age of 65.

Please call the number in the graphic to join the wait list.


2021 County Commission Schedule

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all Jefferson County residents, County Commissioners, and all other persons who might be interested that the following dates have been set for the 2021 County Commission Schedule, inclement weather and COVID-19 pending:

Budget Committee Meeting – 11th at 5:30 P.M.
Work Session – 11th at 6:30 P.M.
Voting Session – 19th at 6:30 P.M.

Budget Committee Meeting – 12th at 5:30 P.M.
Work Session – 12th at 6:30 P.M.
Voting Session – 19th at 6:30 P.M.

Budget Committee Meeting – 12th at 5:30 P.M.
Work Session – 12th at 6:30 P.M.
Voting Session – 19th at 6:30 P.M.

Budget Committee Meeting – 12th at 5:30 P.M.
Work Session – 12th at 6:30 P.M.
Voting Session – 18th at 6:30 P.M.

These meetings will be held in the main courtroom of the Jefferson County Historic Court House. Located at 202 W. Main Street Dandridge, TN 37725.

NOTICE IS GIVEN pursuant to the pro-visions of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act (Sunshine Law) found in T.C.A. § 8-44-101 et seq.



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2021 Holiday Schedule for County Offices

The holiday schedule for 2021 is available. Follow the link below for a full list of schedule holiday closings.

2021 Holiday Schedule

TN Dept of Revenue to Send Postcards for Vehicle Registration Renewals

The Department of Revenue released a statement on Monday, December 21, 2020, announcing that instead of the traditonal letters used, the state will use postcards to remind motor vehicle registrants of upcoming renewal dates.

Read the full press release here.


Flu Season graphic showing the local health departments where jefferson county people may get a flu vaccine

It's that time of year -- flu season.

This flu season, protect yourself, your family, your friends, and your community. Get a flu vaccine. Call your local health department to schedule an appointment to get your vaccine. Remember there is NO CHARGE.

Smokey the Bear ad for on safe burning practices and burn permits

Wildfire Season & Burn Permits

Careless debris burning is a primary cause of wildfires every year in Tennessee. Debris Burn Permits for leaf and brush piles are now required between Oct. 15 and May 15 and are available online at no charge. Information and debris burn permit can be found at:


A Letter from Mayor Potts Regarding Face Coverings

Mayor Potts announces “As county mayor, I will not issue an order that requires the use of face coverings in public places. I do strongly encourage all people to consider protecting those people around us. There are ways we can help stop the spread of this virus even without a face covering mandate. We can follow the guidelines already in place. We can take the Governor’s Pledge.”

Read the full letter here.


JCEC 911 Announces New Emergency Notification System

We’re happy to offer citizens an opportunity to sign up for emergency notifications which may be received via cell phone or email. For more information visit one of the following resources: , Our Official Website

Sign Up for Notifications

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TN on a face masks as a show of how face masks help fight covid 19

#TNfights Face It. Masks Fight COVID-19!

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday, July 23, 2020, the State will launch a public service announcement campaign that urges all Tennesseans to fight against the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask. The ad campaign, titled “Face It. Masks Fight COVID-19”, will run on broadcast and cable television, digital, social media, print, and billboards statewide.

Full Press Release on “Face It” Campaign

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