September 18, 2020
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The Cleveland State Community College Foundation’s Fifth Annual Community First Awards will premier Thursday at 4 p.m. Each year, the college recognizes leaders, young and old, across its five ... (click for more)
This week, the Tennessee Department of Education released the graduation rate for the 2019-20 school year. Of the 2019-20 cohort, over a third of districts improved their graduation rates and ... (click for more)
The TVA STEM Classroom Grant Program is open for applications with $800,000 in funding available for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning projects in classrooms and schools ... (click for more)
The Cleveland State Community College Foundation’s Fifth Annual Community First Awards will premier Thursday at 4 p.m. Each year, the college recognizes leaders, young and old, across its five county service area who have made their lives about service to others and their communities.
The Community First Awards Gala, brought to you in part by Premier Sponsor SouthEast Bank, ... (click for more)
This week, the Tennessee Department of Education released the graduation rate for the 2019-20 school year. Of the 2019-20 cohort, over a third of districts improved their graduation rates and 89.6 percent graduated on time with a regular diploma, a slight dip (0.1 percent) compared to last year.
Access the 2019-20 graduation rate data here: https://www.tn.gov/education/data/data-downloads.html ... (click for more)
A report on a tragic boat fire at Scottsboro says a family that died appeared to have gotten away from the flaming dock, but then were struck by a burning boat.
The report from the National Transportation Safety Board also says that Jackson County contributed to the loss of life by not having adequate fire safety measures in place.
The fire occurred Jan. 27 in the early morning ... (click for more)
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Hamilton County on Thursday is 70. The new total is 9,119. There has been two more deaths, said the county Health Department, for a total of 91.
There have been 7,743 people recover from the virus in the county (85 percent) and there are currently 1,285 active cases.
There are 59 people hospitalized in Hamilton County from coronavirus and ... (click for more)
A New Chattanooga Way
The Chattanooga renaissance that local leaders brag about took almost 40 years to reach fruition. It took risk. It took vision. It took billions of dollars. The physical renaissance is a farce if it fails to lift all Chattanoogans. The evidence in this report suggests the renaissance is incomplete. A New Chattanooga Way would include ... (click for more)
To kick off this edition of The Saturday Funnies, we open with a riddle. The facts: Martha can run 1 turn in 1 minute. Charlie can run 4 turns in 1 minute, and Lauren can run 3 turns in 1 minute.
The question: If these three people start running at the same time, how long will it take for all three to reach the starting line again? Please, it is obvious! If you deduced “One minute” ... (click for more)