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DECATUR – McMinn County swept Meigs County Monday night with the Lady Cherokees winning 60-48 while the Cherokees jumped out to an early 26-point lead on the way to an 80-38 victory in the non-district matchup.

History was made by the men's tennis program with the announcement of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) final 2019 Oracle ITA NAIA Fall Rankings near the end of November. The program saw a player ranked in the top ten of the singles rankings, a doubles team ranked in the top thr…

COOKEVILLE — Meigs County fell short in Saturday’s Class 2A BlueCross Bowl in a 27-16 loss to Peabody to end a 13-2 season and a senior class tenure that achieved a 48-6 record and won three region championships.


The Heritage Quilt Guild recently donated more than 50 cuddle quilts to Full Circle Medical Center for Women. The Guild makes this donation to the center each year so expectant Moms can receive a quilt when they become clients. This is the largest quilt donation to Full Circle to date. One o…


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I don’t blame millennials and Gen Z for mocking baby boomers with the trending “OK boomer” meme.


Veda Davis Miller, 93, of Decatur, went home to the Lord on Th…

Aprell Wheeler, 69, passed away Dec. 5, 2019. She was preceded…

Mary Futral, 86, of Athens, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at he…

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• Serena D. Johnson, 22, of 127 County Road 656, Athens, was arrested on Dec. 5 by the Athens Police Department and charged with violation of probation out of Monroe County. She was being held for Monroe County authorities. Read more