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More Problems for Bedford County Schools due to COVID-19

Due to the number of quarantined and positive cases (both students and staff), Shelbyville Central High School will transitioned to all virtual classes yesterday, November 12th. They will remain all virtual through the Thanksgiving break and return to school on Monday, November 30th. Harris Middle School continues to have a large number of cases with their faculty …

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Free COVID-19 Testing Saturday in Bedford County

Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group will open drive through COVID-19 testing sites in rural counties Saturday in an effort to curb rising COVID-19 cases in rural counties. One area county, Bedford is conducting testing on Saturday at 1304 Madison Street – Shelbyville, TN. Testing sites will be open from 9 a.m. to noon local …

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Another Record of New COVID-19 Cases in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 5,919 new cases of COVID-19 across the state on Monday, November 9. The 5,919 new-case number is the state’s highest single-day increase of cases, surpassing the previous record of 5,071 set on Nov. 7. The current number of hospitalizations sits at a record-high 1,543. Current area county active cases and …

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Motlow College’s involvement with National Apprenticeship Week Now-Nov. 14

Ninety-four percent of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship program retain employment with an average annual salary of $70,000 (Apprenticeship.gov). In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 8-14, Motlow State Community College announces three new apprenticeship opportunities on the horizon. Focusing on its 11-county service area’s specific needs, Motlow is actively developing apprenticeships for the nursery …

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Ascend ‘Costumed for a Cure’ Raises Thousands for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

This Halloween, Ascend Federal Credit Union asked the community again to join them in the fight to end blood-borne cancers, participating in the annual Costumed for a Cure fundraiser to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  Employees at Ascend locations throughout Middle Tennessee dressed up in their most creative Halloween costumes and decorated pumpkins. Anyone who …

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TSSAA Releases Tentative Classifications

TSSAA has released a tentative high school regions and districts for football and also basketball, baseball and softball. The final decision will be made at the board of Control meeting on November 12.   Here are the local teams and their proposed new regions and districts   Football: 6A -Region 3 would include Coffee County, …

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DREMC Warns about Scam

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) warns members about recent phone scams impacting several communities in which the caller demands immediate payment be rendered to avoid disconnection of services. The phone calls are reported to be from the 615 area code, and the callers identify themselves as DREMC personnel. The cooperative reminds members that all …

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Record Numbers Set during Early Voting in Tennessee

By the end of Tennessee’s 14-day early voting period on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2,280,767 or 51 percent of all register voters had cast their ballot for the Nov. 3 presidential election.In six Tennessee counties, Cheatham, Davidson, Loudon, Rutherford, Williamson and Wilson, turnout from early and absentee voting has already surpassed the early, absentee and Election …

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