Day: October 13, 2020

Lady Raiders Volleyball Fall In Region Finals; Sectional Thursday

The Coffee County Lady Raiders earned their way into the regional finals earlier in the evening Tuesday with a victory over Rockvale.  The perinnial power out of Murfreesboro, the Siegel Stars defeated Lincoln County as well.  The showdown between the two district champions went to the Stars in three straight sets over the Lady Raiders.  …

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2 SEC Games Cancelled Saturday Due to Covid

The matchups between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Missouri Tigers along with the Florida Gators versus LSU Tigers have been cancelled Saturday because of outbreaks of Covid-19. The SEC league office in Birmingham are scrambling to deal with this situation with the remaining schedules for all 4 teams and concern of similar concerns among other …

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Reports say the KKK recently made “Social Visits” to Homes in Shelbyville

In a report in Newsweek, cards describing a “social visit” from the Ku Klux Klan were left recently at the homes of Joe Biden supporters in Shelbyville. A female resident from Shelbyville, described to WSMV-TV how she noticed that a sign showing support for Biden in her neighbor’s yard had been disturbed. She said the yard was littered with around 20 …

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Early Voting begins Wednesday (October 14, 2020)

Tennessee’s generous early voting period for the upcoming State and Federal General Election begins Wednesday, Oct. 14, and runs Monday to Saturday until Thursday, Oct. 29. During early voting and on Election Day, Tennesseans are encouraged to do their part. This includes wearing a face covering and maintaining a six-foot distance from poll officials and …

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First Lady Maria Lee and Commissioner Schwinn to Visit Manchester City Schools

On Wednesday, October 14, Tennessee first lady Maria Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn will visit Westwood Elementary to assist the Manchester City Schools Family Resource Center in processing and packaging student needs fulfilled through the Tennessee Serves Purposity campaign.   “We launched Tennessee Serves with the goal of mobilizing Tennesseans to serve their neighbors and volunteer in their communities, and through this partnership, Tennesseans can know …

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Franklin County Mascot will Not Change

After a 5-3 vote on Monday night the Franklin County school board has voted to keep the Rebel as Franklin County High School’s mascot. If the Franklin County Rebels’ mascot and name would have changed for the high school’s teams in at least eight sports categories, the cost for new uniforms could have been about …

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Tennessee Receives Grant to help with Mental Health and Addiction concerns caused by COVID-19

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) has secured an additional $7.2 million in federal grant funding to respond to mental health and addiction concerns caused by COVID-19 and recent natural disasters. The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded the department an additional $3.5 million to …

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