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Motlow State will administer the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET™) several times throughout 2020.

To better reach adults wanting to pursue a degree in higher education, WGU Tennessee, a state-endorsed nonprofit university, is awarding $10,000 scholarships to up to 10 Tennesseans as part of its largest annual scholarship, “Tenn-K.”

Select Lincoln County teachers were awarded “Teacher of the Year” certificates by the school board and received monogrammed vests from the Lincoln County Department of Education at a banquet held in their honor recently hosted by the Lincoln County School Board and the Lincoln County Departm…

Sidney Rollensack looks through his newest Imagination Library book. His grandmother recently enrolled him in the program, spearheaded locally by the Imagination Library of Lincoln County, by visiting the imaginationlibrary.com website. Now Sidney will receive a book a month until age 5.

Martin Methodist College (MMC) was honored to host the second annual Rural Higher Education Institute, an annual Credo event that is focused on the value of and challenge to rural colleges and universities across the country.

Motlow State recently selected its Mr. and Miss Motlow campus representatives for the 2019-20 academic year. Pictured are (seated, from left) Shamiricle Porter, Miss Motlow Fayetteville Campus; Katie Thomas, Miss Motlow Moore County Campus; Tori Whitman, Miss Motlow McMinnville Campus; and E…

A team of 22 Riverside Christian Academy students, faculty and friends went on a mission trip to Sneedville the weekend before Thanksgiving. Sneedville is located in Hancock County in East Tennessee, which is reported to be one of the poorest counties in the state with most residents living …

While discussing faith, I am reminded of a lyric from an old religious song: “Let hope rise and darkness tremble.” That is a powerful and optimistic statement for those who share a strong belief in God.

Riverside Association of Robotics and Engineering (R.A.R.E.), the robotics team at Riverside Christian Academy, reached the semifinals in the Lipscomb/Nissan Music City BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition held recently at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.

Sharon Kay Edwards of Flintville, the McMinnville branch librarian for Motlow College, is a nominee for the 2019 Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Statewide Outstanding Achievement & Recognition (SOAR) Excellence Awards for community colleges in Tennessee.

Martin Methodist College (MMC) was honored to host the second annual Rural Higher Education Institute, an annual Credo event that is focused on the value of and challenge to rural colleges and universities across the country.

Lincoln County High School has announced that it will be participating in an EF Tours’ trip during the summer of 2021, and anyone interested in traveling with the group is welcome to attend an informational meeting this week.

Members of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau’s Student Advisory Board (SAB) recently toured Fayetteville Public Utilities’ water treatment plant.

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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…


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.


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.