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F.C. Library kicks off summer reading program Wednesday, June 3

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Robin Mays   ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   There’s volumes of excitement building up at the Franklin County Library in anticipation of visitors who plan to add another dimension to library fun this summer in the form of science fun, magic, puppets, music and more. Robin Mays, youth services director at Franklin County Library, is excited to get everyone signed up and promises great fun for all. “We have many

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  • SAS Seniors graduate

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Top Honors – St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School students receiving top awards are (from left) Shanda Lack of Woodbury, the Betty Guyear Condra Perseverance Award; Fields Ford of Sewanee, the Day Student Award; Allison Bruce of Monteagle, the Lulu Hampton Service Award and the Head of School’s Award; Ethan Evans of Sewanee, the SMA Memorial Merit Award; James Beasley of Atlanta, the Boarding Student Award, and Eric Baynard of East Point, Ga.,

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  • Local students recognized at SAS honors day

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School recognized several students at its honors day ceremony held on May 16 at the school’s outdoor altar. The Rev. John Thomas, head of school, announced the distinguished and special school awards. Ninety-five students received recognition, including area day students: Ethan Evans of Sewanee, the SMA Memorial Merit Award; Allison Bruce of Monteagle, the Lulu Hampton Owen Service Award; Fields Ford of Sewanee, the Day Student Award; Allison

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  • SAS Latin students excel

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    SAS Latin students excel.

                Pictured (Front Row L–R): Kendale James, Saje Mangru, Evan Fox, Katie Giltner, Daniel McDonough, and Steven Anderson; (Second Row L–R): Wardie Cammack, John Beavers, Sophia Patterson, Carolyn Bruce and teacher Bill Seavey   Ten St. Andrew’s-Sewanee students were recognized for their outstanding achievement on the exam 2015 National Latin Exam. Fifty-two St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School students were joined by more than 153,000 students from all

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  • Local college students recognized for academic achievement

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    UT Martin names local students to dean’s list The outstanding academic achievements of four local undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been recognized with publication on the spring 2015 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College. Those students, along with level of achievement and GPA requirements include: Courtney P. Jones of Estill Springs, honors (3.2 through 3.49); Morgan L. Plunkett of Estill Springs, honors (3.2 through 3.49);

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  • MLK scholarship recipients announced

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    MLK Scholarship recipient announced

      ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   The 2015 Martin Luther King Scholarship Banquet was held on Saturday, May 16 at North Middle School. The top scholarship of $2,000 was awarded to Marynn Robinson, daughter of Jackie and Charity Robinson of Winchester. She will attend Middle Tennessee State University where she will study Art Education and pursue her dream to become a teacher. MLK Scholarship Board Chairperson Willie C. Hill presented

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  • Kinder Garden to debut at UT in June

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:43 pm


      While there are many children’s gardens across the United States, none are within a reasonable commute for residents of Cumberland County in Middle Tennessee or its surrounding environs. Located within the University of Tennessee Gardens, Crossville, Plateau Discovery Gardens, the Kinder Garden has been constructed for children ages 3 to 7 years. Master Gardeners, friends and the general public will gather for a grand opening of the Kinder Garden

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