VIDEO: Top 10 Accomplishments To End The School Year: #1 - The New Capital Improvement Plan

Friday, May 25, 2018
Dr. Bryan Johnson is counting down the Top 10 Accomplishments of Hamilton County Schools. Today is #1 on the list – The New Capital Improvement Plan.


Lee University Online Offers Master Of Music In Music Education

Beginning this semester, prospective students can now earn a master of music (MM) in music education fully online through a new partnership between the Lee University School of Music and Lee University Online. “This program will be perfect for teachers who want to improve their teaching skills, expand their music knowledge, and bring life change to their students,” ... (click for more)

ACE Mentor Program Kicks Off Next Week

The Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia kicks off the week of Aug. 27.  ACE is an after school mentoring program where high school students have the opportunity to meet with architects, engineers, and builders to learn about careers in the design and construction industry.  Students will gain experience in ... (click for more)

Dallas Bay Baptist Church School Evacuated By Bomb Threat Tuesday Afternoon

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a bomb threat at Dallas Bay Baptist Church School on Tuesday.  As a precaution, all staff and children were evacuated from the building. They were moved to a secure location off-site near the school.  An all clear was given several hours later. All students at this time of been accounted for and have been ... (click for more)

Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Family With Down Syndrome Child Who Sued County Schools

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a couple with a Down syndrome child who sued the county schools. The parents of Luka Hyde objected when the county schools tried to move him from his zoned school to a segregated school. The ruling says under federal law that students with disabilities are supposed to be placed in the least restrictive ... (click for more)

Thank You For Cleaning Up Brown's Tavern

Thank you to whomever is responsible for the massive clean-up project that began yesterday at Brown's Tavern in Lookout Valley.  It already looks 1,000 percent better. Ricky and T.J. Hendricks Smith  (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Person Every Hour

After the first weekend in August, the United States was shaken to its core as every major media outlet reported that 67 people had been shot in Chicago, 12 of them dead in the senseless carnage. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel pleaded for calm and announced an additional 600 police officers would join other law enforcement in the five most troubled districts. This past weekend, which ... (click for more)