South Side Elementary School Teacher Named 2021-22 Teacher of the Year in Tennessee | New

Morgan Rankin, a second-grade teacher at South Side Elementary School in Johnson City, has been named the 2021-2022 Tennessee Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Education. Rankin, in her 16th year as a teacher and seventh year on the South Side, was chosen from nine finalists representing different regions of the state for the award at Tuesday’s ...

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MATCH CENTRAL: Louisiana – University of Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee. – The Tennessee No.17 continues his non-conference game on Sunday, hosting Louisiana at Regal Soccer Stadium. The game, originally scheduled for 1 p.m., will now be played at 7 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast on SECN +. The Volunteers enter the competition with a perfect 3-0 record this season, having beaten their opponents 14-0. The ...

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The bathroom bullies attacked a trans teen. State law could punish him for this / LGBTQ Nation

A transgender boy attacked by bullies in his high school bathroom could face punishment under a new Tennessee law that criminalizes trans people who use the toilet near cisgender people. Sherri Yandle says her son Tobi, a 16-year-old trans teen from Siegel High School, was told by school administrators to use a single-cabin toilet for the faculty whenever he had ...

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Michigan motorist wins traffic ticket appeal

DETROIT, MI (AP) – Parking Lot Scammers Unite! A woman with 14 tickets has won a major ruling in a dispute over whether a Michigan city violated the U.S. Constitution by cracking its car tires without a search warrant. This is a new argument. Alison Taylor’s attorney said the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches was triggered when a Saginaw ...

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Nashville schools pledge to fight racism amid critical ban on racial theory

Despite Tennessee’s new ban on teaching subjects related to critical race theory, the Nashville School Board is committed to helping eradicate institutional racism and the culture of white supremacy. Eight members of the Metro Nashville Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday in favor of “multicultural education” for the more than 80,000 students in the district. “The Metropolitan Nashville ...

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Tennessee Athletics Unveils Fan Experience Improvements For 2021 Football Season

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – With the start of Neyland Stadium’s centennial celebration, Shield-Watkins Field, slated for September 2 in prime time, Tennessee Athletics unveiled several exciting new enhancements to the fan experience for the 2021 football season. “As we enter the 100e Tennessee’s football season at Neyland Stadium, we have new game elements in store to welcome our fans back, ”said ...

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Shelby County Schools in Memphis will lobby state to allow virtual learning

Shelby County schools have several hurdles to overcome before implementing more robust virtual learning options like last year, but the district is taking the first steps to get there. The delta variant continues to fuel a wave of COVID-19 in Shelby County, the Mid-South and Tennessee, sparking more concern from parents. Currently, families in Tennessee can only virtual learn through ...

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Vegas WINNERS Approved as Sportsbook Provider by Tennessee Lottery

Image source: Shutterstock VegasWINNERS, Subsidiaries Winners Inc Those who provide sports betting enthusiasts with content, analysis, research, data, advice and expert advice Tennessee Education Lottery Co., Ltd. As a sports betting company. VegasWINNERS can now recommend licensed sports betting to customers in Tennessee in exchange for commission payments. Show directions Wayne ArinVegasWINNERS CEO commented: The explosive growth in popularity of ...

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Tennessee Athletics remembers Gary Wyant

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Gary Wyant, longtime football coach and track administrator from Tennessee, died Sunday. His tenures at UT lasted 19 years between 1971 and 2007, when he retired as AD executive assistant and was the chief assistant to the director of athletics. A native of Wichita, Kansas, who played college football at Wichita State from 1958 to 1961, ...

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Loretta Lynn’s beloved ranch foreman dies in Tennessee flood

By Marianne Garvey, CNN Loretta Lynn’s ranch foreman Wayne Spears died in flooding in Tennessee on Sunday after being swept away by rising waters, according to a Facebook post from a “heartbroken” Lynn. “There are no words on the ranch today… only tears. Our ranch family is our family. We lost my amazing ranch foreman, Wayne in this devastating flood. ...

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