$2M in Perkins Reserve Grant Awards To Be Shared With 38 School Districts

On Wednesday, June 9, The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced The Perkins Reserve Grant. The $2 Million Dollar Grant Will Be Spread Out Over 38 School Districts In The State To Support Technical And Career Education.

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No Hybrid Learning For Tennessee Schools Next Year

Tennessee Public Schools Will No Longer Have The Option Of Providing Both In-person And Remote Instruction As Of Next School Year. Students Who Want To Continue With Virtual Instruction Will Have To Enroll In A Specific Virtual School Instead Of A Regular Public School Option.

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Court Docket Backlog In Tennessee Could Continue

Court Dockets Across Tennessee Have Been Stalled For Months, And It Could Be Several More Months Before They Return To Normal. Even Though The Tennessee Supreme Court Was Able To Relieve Some COVID Restrictions After A Recent Decline In Cases, It Could Still Take Months For The Court System To Get Back On A Normal Schedule.

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Tennessee Power Companies To Look Outside TVA For Electricity Sources

Local Power Companies In Tennessee Are Looking To Find Outside Sources Of Electricity, After Using The Tennessee Valley Authority For Over 80 Years. Using Outside Sources Could Lead To Cheaper Electricity.

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Chattanooga River And Collegedale Markets To Re-Open In Mid-March

After Closing Their Markets Due To The Pandemic In Fall Of Last Year, Organizers Of Two Of Chattanooga Area’s Most Popular Farmers & Artists Markets State They Feel Confident, And Also Responsible, For Maintaining Connection Between Farmers / Artisans & The Hamilton County / Chattanooga Community.

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Maury County Mayor Speaks Out On Mask Mandates, School Closures

Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles speaks of the impact freedom of choice has had on the spread of the coronavirus and the unintended consequences of the decisions of our leaders.

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Jerry Frazier, Bradley County School Leader, Dies Of Complications From Covid-19

Bradley County school teacher, Jerry Frazier died early Tuesday morning from complications associated with Covid-19. Frazier spent time as a school teacher, as well as a principal, coach, and superintendent. Most recently, he was serving on the Bradley County school board.

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Coppinger Only Republican Mayor Pushing Mask Mandates

Every Republican County mayor that adjoins Hamilton County has chosen to trust their citizens to make their own choices regarding the wearing of masks and have not put mask mandates in place. However, Hamilton County continues to have mask mandates in place with no clear definition of when they will be lifted.

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