2020-01-08

Timothy named to lead county extension office


Timothy will serve as a Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor. A northeast Tennessee native, Timothy received her Bachelor and Master’s degree in Social Work from East Tennessee State University. During her schooling she worked with youth, adults and families, and is educated in various modalities of therapy. Timothy has additionally worked as a program specialist for Mountainland Head Start, Inc., […]

Driver license renewal period, fees increase


New regulations affecting everything from driver license renewals to property rights to criminal warrants and more went into effect Jan. 1. New driver license requirements will likely be chief among the noticeable changes. State legislators passed HB294 during the 2019 session, extending renewal periods for Class D drivers licenses and state-issued identification cards from five years to eight. Fee increases […]

Annual schools report card out


The state board of education just released its annual schools accountability report cards for districts statewide, providing parents with a new digital tool to assess their children’s school’s performance for the 2018 school year. The state’s report cards reflect assessments built on four major data metrics—growth, achievement, English learner progress and post-secondary readiness. Data is also collected and made available […]

2020-01-08 E-Edition