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Manchester City Schools going back to In-Person Learning Jan. 19, 2021

Manchester City Schools will return to in-person learning for all students on Tuesday, January 19, 2020. Families who wish to continue virtual instruction should contact their child’s school for more information and guidelines. The district will have early dismissal days (12:30 p.m.) every Friday until Spring Break.  Manchester City Schools will offer the Journey Afterschool …

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Motlow State Plans Return to Campus in Fall 2021

Motlow State Community College leadership plans a return to on-campus instruction and activities by Fall 2021. The plan is contingent upon the status and spread of the Covid-19 virus. Leadership will make the final determination of the College’s on-ground Fall 2021 plan later this summer. Current planning is based on Tennessee’s vaccination plan and Motlow’s …

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What You Need to Know About Stalking

By Alix Rogers, Legal Aid Society Hannah Viverett, known on TikTok as @hrviverettewent, went viral in November when she posted a video of her stalker breaking into her second-story apartment. Viverett was filming a video of herself dancing in her living room when her balcony door opened and a man walked inside. She had seen …

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Franklin County High School Under Mask Mandate and Transitional Schedule beginning Monday

The Franklin County School Board has voted in favor of mask mandate and transitional schedule at Franklin County High School until March 11. The mask mandate and the transitional schedule will begin on Monday, meaning students will be divided into A and B groups with group A on campus Mondays and Thursdays and the B …

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Online Learning for some and Back to School for Others in the 3 School Systems in Coffee Co.

Given the current community Covid-19 numbers and the likelihood of a spike in numbers following the holidays, Manchester City Schools will begin the new year with an at home only learning schedule for all students. The district will use this option from January 6 – 15, 2021. Students will report back to in-person learning on Tuesday, January …

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Special Legislative Session concerning Education Begins Jan. 19, 2021

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced a call for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on January 19, 2021 to address urgent issues facing Tennessee students and schools in the 2021-22 school year. Preliminary data projects an estimated 50% decrease in proficiency rates in 3rd grade reading and a projected …

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Warren County Schools going Virtual Jan. 5 head back to school on Jan. 19

Just like Manchester City Schools, Warren County Director of Schools Grant Swallows, said Monday that all students will be learning remotely starting next Tuesday January 5th thru Friday January 15. Students are scheduled to report back to in-person learning on Tuesday January 19, following the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Franklin County Sheriff Employees Finish Special Training

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently completed training in Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.   CIT training is funded by a federal grant and conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Health Illness in Tennessee with the support of the Tennessee Department of Corrections and a statewide taskforce of stakeholders including law enforcement, …

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Manchester City Schools Going Virtual after Winter Break until Jan. 19

Given the current community Covid-19 numbers and the likelihood of a spike in numbers following the upcoming holidays, Manchester City Schools will begin the new year with an at home only learning schedule for all students. The district will use this option from January 6 – 15, 2021.  Students will report back to in-person learning on …

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Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces Over $2.4 Million in Grant Funding

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,426,677 in grants to 350 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2020 annual grant-making process. The grants will benefit nonprofit organizations in 29 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Lincoln, …

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