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A dash for needed new attire

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:37 am

STAFF WRITER courtney stachel The Rebel Pride Marching Band has developed a solid track record in placing Franklin County on the map with appearances at major college holiday bowl football games. And now the musical team needs new clothes. The band is working with Herald Chronicle to raise funds for new uniforms. Rebel pride marching band members will be working with Herald Chronicle in the next few weeks selling subscriptions.

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  • Board accepts Lonas’ school director contract

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Dr. Amie W. Lonas has been officially hired as the Franklin County school system’s new director. The School Board unanimously approved contract terms Monday with Lonas, who has been serving as the dean of academics and acting vice president for academic affairs at Joint Special Operations University at MacDill Air Force Base at Tampa, Fla. Lonas will replace Dr. Rebecca Sharber who is retiring on June 30. The board agreed

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  • State fire marshals provides tips on lightning safety

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:30 am

    As spring storms pop up, the State Fire Marshal’s office reminds Tennesseans to keep safety in mind when lightning and storms are imminent. “As the season’s warmer weather gives rise to storm activity, we want Tennesseans to know what the risks and precautions are,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “It is important to monitor weather conditions and get to a safe place before the

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  • 4-H partners with ‘Prevent Child Abuse TN’

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:20 am

      ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Shiny, spinning pinwheels evoke thoughts of childhood and innocence that are a fitting symbol for the statewide child abuse awareness campaign now underway. Franklin County residents may have noticed blue pin wheels popping up at local schools and on the Winchester Square. University of Tennessee Ag Agent and 4-H leader in Franklin County, Johnathan Johns, explains their significance. “These pin wheels are being placed to

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  • Lonas airs approach if school director

    Posted on April 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    EDITOR brian justice While the Franklin County Board of Education was assessing Dr. Amie W. Lonas’ leadership potential as a school director candidate, the Florida resident, striving to get back to Tennessee, said her evaluation about what the system has to offer is strong. “It’s very evident you have a lot of administrators and teachers who care about the students,” she said this past week during a final job interview,

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  • Academic honors

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Angus inducted into Phi Kappa Phi The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Rachel Angus of Winchester was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Angus was initiated at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Ga. Basham on dean’s list Bailey Basham, a native of Winchester, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s

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  • School director final interviews next week

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    EDITOR brian justice The Franklin County school director candidate tour and final interviews begin Monday, and local finalist Stanley Bean is first in the order. The Board of Education will hold public interviews for the three final candidates on: • Monday at 4 p.m. with Bean. • Tuesday at 4 p.m. with Dr. Michael Murphy. • Thursday at 6 p.m. with Dr. Amie Lonas. The board has also agreed to

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