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Jefferson County High elects homecoming court

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Jefferson County High School will celebrate homecoming on Friday, Oct 19., when they will play against Seymour High School. The JCHS homecoming court was elected by popular vote of each class. Representing the freshman class are: Ryleigh Fritz, the daughter of Darren and Penny Fritz of White Pine. She is a member of the Lady Patriots basketball and volleyball teams. Ryleigh is a member of First Baptist Church of White

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  • Carson-Newman University named one of the “Best in the Southeast” by The Princeton Review

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    The Princeton Review has again named Carson-Newman University as one of the best schools in the Southeast. The education services company recognized the nation’s top quarter of higher education institutions in its “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list. “We are thrilled to be included in this latest Princeton Review listing,” said Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien. “Being named one of the best in the Southeast, is a testament

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  • Hurricane Watch and Trojan Talk

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Hurricane Watch Jostens to take class ring orders Sept. 4-5 Morristown East High School will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1 and Tuesday, Sept. 2. In sports action, the Morristown East High golf team plays Greeneville/L&N Stem Academy at Millstone at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and faces Morristown West in a 4 p.m. bout at Millstone on Thursday, Sept. 4. The East women’s

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  • Carson-Newman to hold Eagle Scholars Ceremony, touts program’s growth

    Posted on August 23, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    Carson-Newman University is touting a successful first year for its Eagle Scholars Program, one that has succeeded expectations. It is a point that will be made during the second annual Eagle Scholars Ceremony on Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church. The event is open to the public. The Eagle Scholars Program recognizes academic achievements among Carson-Newman student-athletes. Carson-Newman is the only school in the South

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  • Fifteen recognized at Walters State 21st class of paramedics graduation

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    (Left to right) Dustin Carter of White Pine received the professional development award, Philip Jordon of Morristown received the clinical excellence award and Renee Dunn of Jefferson City received the leadership award during Walters State’s recent paramedic graduation. With the paramedics is Jonathan R. Reeves, coordinator, Paramedic Program.

    Walters State’s 21st class of paramedics is now prepared to serve emergency service agencies across East Tennessee. A total of 15 graduates were recognized at a ceremony held on Aug. 15 at the Morristown campus in which their technical certificates were conferred. Walters State offers the three-semester Paramedic program as part of its Public Safety Division. The speaker for the certificate ceremony was Andrew A. Slemp, III, regional operations manager,

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  • WSCC to offer workforce training classes in September

    Posted on August 16, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Walters State’s division of Workforce Training will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Greeneville and Sevierville Campuses, beginning in September. The schedule is as follows: Phlebotomy Technician: 5:30 to 9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 8 to Nov. 12 on the Morristown Campus and Sept. 15 to Nov. 19 on the Greeneville Campus. This 10-week program is designed to provide didactic and clinical instruction in venipuncture. The 70-hour

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  • WSCC “Gallery” earns state recognition

    Posted on August 9, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    WSCC Magazine

    “Gallery,” the literary and arts magazine of Walters State Community College, has been judged as the best magazine produced by Tennessee community college students. The news came just as the 2014 issue rolled off the presses. The magazine features short stories, essays, poems, drawings, photography and other artwork submitted by Walters State students. “This was one of the best issues of the magazine in its 41-year history,” said Sarah Eichelman,

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