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With the nationwide teacher shortage projected to nearly double in less than a decade, Western Governors University (WGU), parent university of WGU Tennessee, hopes to help more prospective teachers find their passion in the classroom with the $2,500 Become a Teacher Scholarship.

Laura Monks, president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Shelbyville, was recently awarded the June Anderson Award.

Everyone needs encouragement. It provides an exhale during times of uncertainty or stress. After more than a decade of leading tnAchieves, the partnering organization to TN Promise in 90 Tennessee counties, I witness the life-changing power of encouragement each day.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Shelbyville will hold a graduation ceremony on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Shelbyville Central High School Auditorium.

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Fayetteville’s Mark Clark, a member of the city board of education, is the new president for the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA).

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With a record number of Tennessee students applying for TN Promise, tnAchieves, the partnering organization that administers the TN Promise locally, needs 2,600 additional volunteer mentors to ensure each student has a local support system.

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Motlow State Community College’s Teaching Innovative Learning Technologies (TILT) project will receive almost $1 million in funding through the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) program which prioritizes learning opportunities in rural counties and enhances career and tech…

Motlow College Foundation recognized Mark Miller, nursing student, and Ashleigh Whaley, EMS student, as the recipients of the first annual John Smith Memorial Scholarship at a recent recipient-donor reception held on Motlow State’s Moore County campus.

The Lincoln County school district serves as a leader in the statewide movement to identify and serve students with characteristics of dyslexia, a learning disorder that affects areas of the brain that process language and make reading especially difficult.

Students currently attending or planning to attend Motlow State are invited to attend a FAFSA Frenzy workshop to learn about and receive help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, and Desmond Howard need to start looking over their shoulder, because a future ESPN sports journalist is growing up right here in Flintville. His name is Brandon Hudson, and by the age of 13, he has already had his own radio show and school sportscenter show.

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The Lincoln County Department of Education and local education leaders hosted the Tennessee State Board of Education District 4 board member Gordon B. Ferguson, along with administrative and student panels and state legislators Friday afternoon.

Bank of Lincoln County supports our local schools through numerous events, programs and monetary donations throughout the school year. Lincoln County High School Robotics program is one that BOLC has chosen to continually support.

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Lincoln County High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.

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A series of new articulation agreements between Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Shelbyville and Chattanooga State Community College will help to facilitate students transferring from TCAT Shelbyville to Chattanooga State. The agreements then allow Chattanooga State to award cr…

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Lincoln County High School’s Naval Cadet Corps has been invited to Normandy, France, in June 2020 by Historic Programs to participate in the D-Day Anniversary Parade and the International Salute to Liberation that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, announced Se…

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month established to create awareness of the signs of dyslexia, dispel myths and offer resources to parents or teachers who need help with a child that struggles in school.

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On the heels of signing a five-year agreement that will see the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) leasing a portion of Lincoln Central Academy (LCA), local officials learned Lincoln County is one of 59 Tennessee counties to receive a ThreeStar grant that will benefit the program.

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Billy Hix, retired teacher at Motlow State and founder of the Motlow College Foundation STEM Outreach program, recently spent two weeks in Chile serving as one of seven astronomy professionals chosen from across the United States for the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program (ACEAP).

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Motlow State is one of the fastest-growing colleges in Tennessee and the nation. It is also considered one of the safest colleges among Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) institutions. Recent student surveys indicate that more than 99 percent of students feel safe at Motlow.

Sigma Phi Epsilon at the University of Tennessee at Martin presented three scholarships to incoming freshmen, including a Flintville student, Walker Weir.

Talented photographer and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) superhero Nancy Rutledge visited Fayetteville High School to speak to the media class, sharing her top 10 hints on taking photos and sharing some of her favorite photographs with the students. FHS media students produce photo …

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Newly painted murals on the walls of the South Lincoln School Library are sparking the imaginations of students there, thanks to Lincoln County High School art teacher Jennie Roles-Walter and art intern Emma Womble.

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Dr. Penny Schwinn, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education, made a stop at Fayetteville Middle School Thursday afternoon to visit classrooms. The commissioner joined students in activities and congratulated administration and staff on Fayetteville Middle’s designation as a Reward School. State…

As another school year begins, any struggles that kids might face often become more evident in a classroom setting. Students juggle the common challenges of learning, growing up and just fitting in among peers, but they may also experience additional stressors such as dealing with family iss…

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Martin Methodist College (MMC) is privileged to host Anthony “Tony” Mottola, who will present “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: Observations from Ground Zero Command,” a firsthand account of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

American Legion Post 42 Boys State delegates, who were honored at a banquet Aug. 5 after attending the weeklong program at Tennessee Tech University earlier this summer, are pictured with Jack Buck and Barbara Locklear of the Legion. The delegates include (from left) Eli Dodson, Will Ellis, …

American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State delegates, who were honored during a banquet Aug. 5 after attending the week-long program at Lipscomb University earlier this summer, include (from left) Hannah Stout, Caroline Mills, Libby Quick, Emma King, Carson Williams, and Emi…

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Fayetteville Middle School has earned the distinction of being named a Reward School by the Tennessee Department of Education, an honor recognizing the school’s gains in academic achievement and growth for all students and for all student subgroups.

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South Lincoln School has earned the distinction of being named a Reward School by the Tennessee Department of Education, an honor recognizing the school’s gains in academic achievement and growth for all students and across all student subgroups.