Georgia Northwestern Technical College Holds Drive-Thru Commencement

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s nine-county service area participated in a drive-thru commencement ceremony at the Floyd County Campus in Rome on Tuesday, at 7 p.m. to safely celebrate their success in completing their program of study.

 


GPS Senior Named Commended Student In National Merit Scholarship Program

Chattanooga Charter School Receives Classroom Grant

Tennessee’s Community And Technical Colleges Awarded 22,998 Degrees, Diplomas During 2019-20 School Year


From the GPS Class of 2021, Katie Day was named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. She joins Semifinalists Lily Duplooy, Hunter McVay, Maggie Parsley, Annie Thrash, ... (click for more)

Sarah McCune, English teacher at the upper campus of the Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence has received a $500 Helen Pouch Memorial Classroom Grant from the National Society Daughters ... (click for more)

Tennessee’s Community Colleges awarded a record number of 15,874 degrees and technical certificates during the 2019-20 academic year – a 44 percent increase from a decade ago. The previous high ... (click for more)



Student Scene

GPS Senior Named Commended Student In National Merit Scholarship Program

From the GPS Class of 2021, Katie Day was named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. She joins Semifinalists Lily Duplooy, Hunter McVay, Maggie Parsley, Annie Thrash, and Jennifer Wu in the program. As juniors, Katie and her classmates from the GPS Class of 2021 took the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT, which served as the initial screen of more than 1.5 million entrants ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Charter School Receives Classroom Grant

Sarah McCune, English teacher at the upper campus of the Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence has received a $500 Helen Pouch Memorial Classroom Grant from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Ms. McCune applied on the grant because her students were asking for a Theatre Club. They are currently experimenting with a zoom performance with several students ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hakeem Calls For Probe Of Hamilton County Election Office; Hargett Said He Has Confidence In The Office

State Rep. Yusuf Hakeem said he was asking for a state investigation of the Hamilton County Election Commission. In a letter to Secretary of State Tre Hargett, he said he ha s great "anguish and concern" that the county election office is "becoming a petri dish for undermining the fundamental right to free and fair elections." Secretary of State Hargett responded, "I will ... (click for more)

Former County EMT Charged With Vehicular Homicide Is Back Out Of Jail After Pretrial Services "Error"

A former county EMT accused of vehicular homicide was taken into custody in court on Monday based on five alleged violations of his pretrial release. But Justin Whaley was back out of jail on Wednesday after it was agreed that the report of the violations was unfounded. His attorney, Lee Davis, said, " The report filed by Pretrial Services was in error. There was no alcohol ... (click for more)

Opinion

Earl Freudenberg Remembers Bettye Parker

One of the most patriotic individuals I have ever known has passed away. Bettye Parker died Tuesday after a short illness. At Bettye's request there will be no memorial service. Bettye ran Bettye Parker Realty on Highway 58 for as long as I can remember. She handled thousands of property transactions. Her son, Paul Parker, also became involved in real estate and is the real ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Nashville's Big Day

The Nashville Election Commission will meet this afternoon to vote on whether to conduct a city-wide special election on Dec. 5. A grass roots group says they have enough signatures to bring a controversial 34 percent tax increase to the voters. Oh, the increase has already been approved, alright, but Nashville is the state’s Waterloo argue others, and if the city government goes ... (click for more)