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Kenneth "Kenny" Lynn Parson Jr.  The Daily Post-Athenian

Kenneth “Kenny” Lynn Parson Jr., 57, of Athens, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Starr Regional Medical Center as the result of a stroke ...

Tickets on sale now for Daddy Daughter Dance  The Daily Post-Athenian

Athens Parks and Recreation will host the 34th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 9, at the McMinn County High School ...

MCHS teacher relieved of duty after inappropriate communications with student  The Daily Post-Athenian

A McMinn County High School teacher's employment with the McMinn County Board of Education has been terminated after the teacher communicated ...

Robert Lawrence Versa Jr.  The Daily Post-Athenian

Robert Lawrence Versa Jr., 62, went to Heaven on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. He was a graduate of McMinn County High School Class of 1974, where he played ...

Timothy David Oden  The Daily Post-Athenian

Timothy David Oden, 36, of Athens, died on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, from injuries sustained in a pedestrian/auto accident. He was a lifelong resident of McMinn ...

George W. Bush to speak at 2019 Athens Area Chamber of Commerce benefit  Chattanooga Times Free Press

George W. Bush is headed back to Tennessee next year. The 43rd president of the United States will be the featured speaker at the Athens Area Chamber of ...

Martha Ann Goins  The Daily Post-Athenian

Martha Ann Goins, born Sept. 8, 1952, went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Ann attended McMinn County High School. She was ...

Chad C. Swafford  The Daily Post-Athenian

Chad C. Swafford, 50, of Cleveland, and formerly of Riceville, departed this life on Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2018, at his home. He was a devoted son, father, and ...

Billy Jack "Jackie" Clark  The Daily Post-Athenian

Jackie Clark, 68, of Winnie, Texas, died on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. He was born to Nellie Gray Clark and Luther Clark Jr. on Sept. 23, 1950 in Athens. He was ...

Making an 'IMPACT' on the community  The Daily Post-Athenian

IMPACT is the Youth Health Taskforce in McMinn County and is comprised of students from McMinn County High School, McMinn Central High School and ...

James R. "Jim" Dodson  The Daily Post-Athenian

James R. “Jim” Dodson, 85, of Athens, died on Friday night, Jan. 18, 2019, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late ...

William Kevin Rouse  The Daily Post-Athenian

William Kevin Rouse, 40, of Athens, passed away on Sunday night, Dec. 2, 2018, at Starr Regional Medical Center. Kevin was born on March 24, 1978, ...

Church Events | Religion |  The Daily Post-Athenian

The Greenhouse: The Greenhouse is offering the Athens community an opportunity to join in a gathering at the Athens Market Pavilion. The free, Good Friday ...

Bo Jackson continues stellar run of Athens Chamber speakers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There is only one person in the history of this planet to earn an opportunity to compete in Major League Baseball's All-Star game and the NFL's Pro Bowl.

McMinn Co. teacher dismissed for talking to student on Snapchat  WBIR-TV

McMinn County School leaders dismissed a math teacher for inappropriate communications with a student.

Lunch menu - McMinn County Schools  The Daily Post-Athenian

Oct. 2-6. * School menus are subject to vary. ** McMinn County Schools offer a free break fast and lunch to Pre-K to 8th grade students every school day; ...

Troy Burton - June 18, 2018  The Daily Post-Athenian

Troy Burton, a lifelong resident of McMinn County, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018, at his home in Riceville surrounded by loving family members.

McMinn Hall of Fame inducts five for 2017  The Daily Post-Athenian

The McMinn County High School Sports Hall of Fame inducted its five-member fifth class on Saturday at the school.

McMinn High's Erick Innis named Tennessee's science teacher of the year  The Daily Post-Athenian

Erick Innis, biology teacher at McMinn County High School, was recently named the Tennessee Science Teachers Association High School Science Educator of ...

William Chestnutt  Cleveland Daily Banner

William Porter “Bill” Chesnutt, 80, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Athens home peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, after a lengthy battle with ...

Dillon Scott Clayton - April 2, 2018  The Daily Post-Athenian

Dillon Scott Clayton, 23, of Niota, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Consequences & rewards 2017 Life Maze teaches students about decisions  The Daily Post-Athenian

A maze simulating real life taught students the consequences and rewards of their decisions Tuesday.

Volleyball program sees improvement at McMinn County  The Daily Post-Athenian

McMinn County High School's volleyball team celebrated a season that was a step forward in the program's direction.

Jimmy Parris - Nov. 9, 2017  The Daily Post-Athenian

Jimmy Parris, 80, of Athens, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 9, 2017, at his home.

Middle school baseball now part of TMSAA  The Daily Post-Athenian

It has been a long time coming, but sanctioned middle school baseball is finally a reality in McMinn County.

Ron Baker fights cancer  The Daily Post-Athenian

A McMinn County High School legendary basketball coach is caught in a fight for his life.

'Bikini Babe' from 'Baywatch' is a McMinn County native  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Casey McCullum, a 2007 McMinn County High School graduate, moved to Los Angeles last October chasing her dream of being an actor. She has small roles in ...

George W. Bush to visit Athens for benefit in 2019  WRCB-TV

He will be the keynote speaker for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce at their 13th annual benefit to be held June 22, 2019.

Elementary tourney finals set  The Daily Post-Athenian

Girls' 2-3 matchups produces pair of upsets. Both No. 2 vs. No. 3 girls' matchups yielded upsets in the McMinn County Elementary School Basketball ...

Emily Boles finding success in blooming bull riding career  The Daily Post-Athenian

For Emily Boles, it began with a quick call from a friend. It's quickly turned into a major and successful part of her life.

McMinn cross country made strides  The Daily Post-Athenian

McMinn County cross country made some pretty large strides this season that Coach Jeff Galloway celebrated with the team earlier in November at Western ...

CHS rolls to region crown  Cleveland Daily Banner

ATHENS — When the state traditionals wrestling tournament gets underway Thursday in Franklin, the local area will be well represented as 32 athletes from ...

John Nolan Seaton - Feb. 15, 2018  The Daily Post-Athenian

John peacefully passed away at his home on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. He was 78 years old. John was born on March 30, 1939, to Paul Revere and Mary Nolan.

Biology teacher uses 'Hamilton' rap to connect with students  WBIR-TV

ATHENS, Tenn. - A McMinn County High School biology teacher is grabbing students' attention through music. His creativity is connecting with students all while ...

George W. Bush to speak at Pigeon Forge conference  WRCB-TV

Folks in East Tennessee will have two chances to see the 43rd president of the United States in person.

Free medical clinic coming to McMinn County in July  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Remote Area Medical, which delivers free medical, dental and vision care to underserved and uninsured individuals, children and families, will hold a clinic July ...

State Rep. Forgety donates $5,000 to TPHS | News  Advocateanddemocrat

State Rep. John Forgety made a big announcement at Thursday's Monroe County Board of Education meeting.

Samaritan House offers a 'safe haven' for area's homeless men  The Daily Post-Athenian

A few "Good Samaritans" have extended their hand to provide shelter to those in need.

Airman Cody Goodwin  Cleveland Daily Banner

U.S. AIR FORCE AIRMAN Cody F. Goodwin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...

Students realize the 'Dream'  The Daily Post-Athenian

The early civil rights activist and educator W.E.B. DuBois once said, “Education and work are the levers to uplift a people.” On Sunday, a special group of local ...

Calhoun School Celebrating 100 years of 'Minks'  The Daily Post-Athenian

"Minks? Who has a mink as a mascot anyway?" This a question Calhoun School often gets, but the answer is a resounding, "We do! That's who!" Minks are ...

More experienced Tribe aiming high  The Daily Post-Athenian

Building McMinn County boys' basketball into a consistent contender in the district is an ongoing process, but Coach Ed Clendenen is already approaching the ...

Thomas Lynn Weir - Nov. 16, 2017  The Daily Post-Athenian

Thomas Lynn Weir, 54, a lifelong resident of McMinn County, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at a Knoxville health care facility.

Harrill trading Central Blue for West Point Gray  The Daily Post-Athenian

For McMinn Central High School senior Lucy Harrill, summer school consisted of a week of throwing grenades, shooting M240 machine guns, and attending ...

'Big Game' Bob will be missed  Cleveland Daily Banner

One of the greatest benefits of my job is the friendships you build and enjoy. I was saddened this last week to learn one of the coaches I have had a strong ...

Calhoun girls were an area power  The Daily Post-Athenian

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part two of a two-part series about Calhoun High School.

Police: 3 dead in McMinn plant shooting, including gunman  The Tennessean

A worker at the Thomas & Betts Corp. factory killed two co-workers and then turned the gun on himself, police said.

Dr. Vant Hardaway: the power of prayer  WTVC

You've heard the saying the power of prayer, but for one young man he says it's literally transformed his troubled life.It's why he nominated the person he calls ...

Athens, Riceville win championships  The Daily Post-Athenian

The Riceville Cutters and Athens Juniors finished the 2016 season as conference division champions while the Athens Cutters are classic division champs.

Casey Wade Nunley - May 9, 2017  The Daily Post-Athenian

Casey Wade Nunley, 37, of Riceville, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at his residence.

Spotlight on Adam Cook, He's changing careers, but serving the same people  The Daily Post-Athenian

Adam Cook is making a career change, but he hopes that it will simply mean serving the same people in a different uniform.

Austin Jerel Dotson - Dec. 23, 2016  The Daily Post-Athenian

Austin Jerel Dotson, 28, of Athens, went to be with his Lord on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at a local hospital.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marshall ...

McMinn's Underdown signs with Maryville College  The Daily Post-Athenian

The environment, the familiarity and the winning program all made Maryville College too much to resist for Caleb Underdown.

Brooke Denise Matthews - Aug. 15, 2016  The Daily Post-Athenian

Brooke Denise Matthews, 25, and would have been 26 on Aug. 16, of Riceville, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center in ...

TBI releases names of Athens, TN workplace shooting victims  WMC Action News 5

According to McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy, a shooter walked into a factory on Thursday in Athens, ,TN and began firing.

TSSAA-mandated dead period starts  The Daily Post-Athenian

It's that time in the year again for all workouts, practices and facilities in high schools around the state to shut down for two weeks.

UPDATE: Thomas & Betts facility in Athens set to reopen on Monday  WRCB-TV

The Thomas & Betts facility in Athens reopened on Monday. The facility was temporarily closed as loved ones mourned the loss of two employees, after they ...

Alana Jade King - Oct. 2, 2016  The Daily Post-Athenian

Alana Jade King, 21, died suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Athens.

Teacher Aide indicted for relationship with teen  WRCB-TV

By WRCB Staff. MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- The McMinn County Grand Jury has returned indictments against teacher aide Tonia Martin for relationship ...

James Robert "Bob" Long - Sept. 30, 2016  The Daily Post-Athenian

James Robert "Bob" Long, 74, of Etowah, passed away on Friday evening, Sept. 30, 2016, at a local healthcare facility.

Sports key to Adamses' legacy  Cleveland Daily Banner

Throughout history men have handed down their beliefs and practices to their children. For many dads, sports has been the means by which life lessons have ...

Fairview Christian girls win fourth straight state title  The Daily Post-Athenian

Another year, another state championship for the Fairview Christian Academy girls' basketball team.

Spotlight on Jon Wilson - Dog trainer got start in military  The Daily Post-Athenian

A desire to serve his country led an Athens native to a career in and around the military and then law enforcement, but a passion for training dogs drives him.

Vant Hardaway: Man of the Year  The Daily Post-Athenian

The Man of the Year has the "soul and spirit of a warrior" and the "heart and humility of a servant."

Kim Ann Whitlock Altstatt - Jan. 29, 2017  The Daily Post-Athenian

Kim Ann Whitlock Altstatt, of Englewood, passed away following a long illness on Sunday night, Jan. 29, 2017. She was 53 years old.

Hargis: Herschel Walker energizes crowd in other Athens  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ATHENS, Tenn. - Taking the stage inside the McMinn County High School gym, just about an hour from where he introduced himself to the college football world ...

Former Wildcat standout directing successful AAA program  Cleveland Daily Banner

Editor's Note: This is part two of a four-part July series checking in with former local athletes. “Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and ...

District tourney almost set  Cleveland Daily Banner

With the high school regular hoops season coming to a close tomorrow evening, teams are gearing up for district tournament action, which will tip off Wednesday ...

Luttrell earns DYW honors | News |  The Daily Post-Athenian

Anna Luttrell was named the 2017 McMinn County Distinguished Young Woman at the conclusion of the 55th Annual Distinguished Young Women program.

Area Prep Notebook: TSSAA denies Brainerd, Austin-East appeals  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The TSSAA denied the appeals of Brainerd and Austin-East high schools during a special called meeting Thursday afternoon. The schools were requesting the ...

40 students from Chattanooga area named National Merit Semifinalists  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County. • Baylor School: Ashley Augustine, Sophia Conwell, Jesse Fowler, Austin Ngo, Meghan Ray, Darby Schumacher. • Chattanooga Christian ...

Wiedmer: Manning an all-pro in more ways than one  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ATHENS, Tenn. -- Jason Estes and his family wanted so badly to see Peyton Manning speak at the ninth annual Athens Chamber of Commerce's Benefit Dinner ...

5K fundraiser set for McConnell Memorial Scholarship  Cleveland Daily Banner

A family is honoring the memory of a lost loved one by establishing a scholarship in her honor. In order to raise funds, the Carrie Wolf McConnell Memorial ...

Webb and Sisson  The Daily Post-Athenian

Brooklyn Webb and Hunter Sisson, both of Athens, were united in marriage on Oct. 14, 2017, at Hiwassee Farm Venue in Delano during a ceremony officiated ...

Academic Olympians bring home gold  The Daily Post-Athenian

While many competitors took home medals, all of this year's Academic Olympics participants were winners.

George W. Bush speaks at Pigeon Forge conference

The 43rd president of the United States spoke in East Tennessee Wednesday in front of a crowd of nearly 8,000 people. George W. Bush was the featured ...

* Spotlight on Peyton Eastman * Children's librarian ready for challenge  The Daily Post-Athenian

When Peyton Eastman took on the position as children's librarian at E.G. Fisher Public Library on April 11, she knew she would soon be facing her busiest time ...

Humble beginnings, twists and turns led Mincey to Carson-Newman  The Daily Post-Athenian

EDITOR'S NOTE: Johnny Coffman is the long-time "Voice of the Cherokees." This is the second installment of a three-part article. Part 3, detailing Michael ...

Spotlight on Yashan Long - Big business step pays off  The Daily Post-Athenian

Yashan Long has been part of the family business since he was a young boy and now he's striking out on his own as the sole owner of his own.

Robert “Bob” Hargis  Cookeville Herald Citizen

MONTEREY — Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Hargis, 77, of Cookeville, will be conducted on Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at Monterey High School, 710 ...

Wiedmer: What if Tim Tebow had gone to Alabama?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Everyone who follows college football knows Tim Tebow won national championships at the University of Florida in 2006 and 2008 sandwiched around his ...

Mixed results for local teams | Sports |  The Daily Post-Athenian

The Labor Day weekend started with some football with local Sequoyah Conference teams Athens, Riceville, Meigs, Rogers Creek and Central all in action.

McConnell, Carrie Elizabeth Wolf (Athens)  The Chattanoogan

Carrie Elizabeth Wolf McConnell, 26, of Athens, Tennessee, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016. Carrie brightened the lives of all who encountered her and ...

Lively, Sondra Kay  The Chattanoogan

She was born and raised in Athens, Tn. Sondra graduated from McMinn County High School and Tennessee Wesleyan College. She started her career as an ...

Jackie T. Byrum  Cleveland Daily Banner

Jackie Thompson Byrum, RN and CPN, 81, of Athens, passed away Saturday night, April 30, 2016, at NHC of Athens after a lengthy illness and went to be with ...

Fairview looking to add more titles | Sports |  The Daily Post-Athenian

Fairview Christian Academy's basketball teams are both coming off of Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) state championships last ...

Good for you: Deborah Smith, principal at Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts, wins national arts award  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Deborah Smith, principal at Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts, received the Jeffrey Lawrence Award from the Arts Schools Network during its annual ...

Robertson pastor serves as 1 of 2 TBI midstate chaplains  The Tennessean

One of the last times Robertson County pastor Randall Harmon was called to serve as chaplain for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) was when the ...

Lyon, Elizabeth Parris  The Chattanoogan

Elizabeth Parris Lyon, 94, died on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. A resident of Manor House Assisted Living in Chattanooga for the past 13 years, she was ...

Going out his way: Sportscaster Darrell Patterson retiring after almost 40 years  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Darrell Patterson has spent the last three months cataloging and watching 760 3/4-inch video tapes (the old-school, pre-digital kind about the size of a decent ...

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