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Motlow to host ‘FASTPASS’ Enrollment Events This Week

Fill out an admission application. Register for classes. Complete dual enrollment requirements. Confirm your financial aid status. Each of these steps is required if you plan to attend Motlow State in Fall 2020. Classes begin Aug. 24. Motlow wants to help you get those tasks completed. The College is hosting application, orientation, and enrollment events, …

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Several Counties Quarantined because of Emerald Ash Borer

65 Tennessee counties have been quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) after the beetle was detected earlier this month. The quarantine prohibits the movement of firewood, ash nursery stock, ash timber, and other material that can spread EAB. The tree-killing beetle was recently intercepted through the United States Department of Agriculture’s EAB detection program. The …

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Most Unemployment Rates Fall in Tennessee Counties

Unemployment rates in a vast majority of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to drop in June, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Seventy-four counties had lower jobless rates for the month, but Unemployment did increase slightly in 17 counties during the month and remained the same in four counties. …

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Cannon County Fair will Open Aug. 4 with Guidelines

There are new guidelines for an upcoming county fair, according to Cannon County Fair officials. There will be no live entertainment or music from the main stage as well as no vendors in the large grass area in front of the stage. Rides will still open nightly at 5:00 p.m. Social distancing guidelines will be …

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Two Area Students Earn NAS Scholarships

Two area high school students have been announced as 2020 recipients of the Bechtel Global Scholars Program. Both are children of National Aerospace Solutions, LLC (NAS) employees at Arnold Air Force Base. Each student will receive a $3,000 scholarship from Bechtel Group Foundation. Emilee Roberson is the daughter of Robin Cashion, Engineering Technician with the …

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OP-ED-50 Years Later and Motlow’s Mission is Still You

Our world and our reality shifted in early March when Tennessee’s first case of Covid-19 was confirmed. Now almost three months later – after we successfully shifted to an online teaching and learning environment – Motlow State Community College stands ready to continue our support of communities while extending our services for regional development. As …

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OP-ED: Dr. Michael Torrence, President, Motlow State Community College

We always start with each of our communities in mind, but this spring of 2020 united us all in the Middle Tennessee region served by Motlow State Community College.  We unite behind the success of our students and for workforce development. We unite because, in times of adversity, Tennesseans support each other. The beginning of …

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