A car reportedly hit a transformer behind Ingles in Athens Tuesday evening, leading to a power outage in town and requiring Ingles to close while work was being done.
Decatur Mayor Jeremy Bivens and Police Chief Monty Rowland would like to remind Decatur residents to use extra caution when driving in residential neighborhoods because there are many families taking walks and bike rides together. Bivens said that police are conducting more patrols through n…
Tennesseans who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to feed their families now have a new resource to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced a second phase of its partnership with statewide PBS stations to help ensure children continue to have access to educational content during the summer.
Riceville Elementary School held its 8th grade graduation ceremony in drive-in fashion recently due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. See the story and more photos on Page A8.
Unemployment rates spiked in both McMinn and Meigs counties in April, largely as a result of the shutdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic.
On Wednesday, the Tennessee Department of Education launched the TN Teacher Jobs Connection, a new initiative to connect job-seeking teachers with opportunities in Tennessee’s schools and support district recruiting efforts.
The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce recently donated $500 to Tennessee Wesleyan University on behalf of the Chamber members to help provide food for over 40 students residing on campus this summer who are having food struggles due to COVID-19. Shown here are (from left) Tonya Hipps, Athens C…
Tennessee’s healthcare workers and first responders who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response have a new resource to reach out to about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness or depression related to work.
Starr Regional Medical Center announced Thursday that it is transitioning from a zero-visitor protocol to limited visitor restrictions at its Athens facility as the hospital gradually resumes elective and non-urgent cases and services.
Eligible Tennesseans can request a ballot to vote absentee by-mail for the Aug. 6 State and Federal Primary and County General election without ever leaving their home. The opportunity to requests ballots by mail began on Tuesday.
Starr Regional Medical Center recently announced that four nurses — Bailey Burns, Dana Davis, Regenea Gibson and Joshua Poole — have been recognized as DAISY Award recipients.
Etowah will soon be hosting a parade to celebrate the accomplishments of the students of McMinn Central High School whose graduation this year has been delayed.
Beginning June 1 for two weeks, the hours of operations for the Etowah Community Center will remain Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Tuesdays when the center will close at 4 p.m. to prepare for Municipal Court.