The Department of Economic Development was recently terminated after Monroe County Mayor Mitch Ingram obtained approval from the county commission.
- TSSAA Dead Period will remain intact this summer
- Tellico, Sequoyah volleyball adjusting to COVID-19
- Monroe Schools considering four scenarios to hold classes in fall
- Coronavirus shutdowns lead to big increase in unemployment rate
- ‘Putting it together’: County football teams return to practice amid COVID-19
- Sweetwater Dixie Youth will play this summer
- After losing junior season to COVID-19, Tellico’s Elliott has mind on work
- With schools out, local students serve as essential workers during pandemic
- Chota thanks those in community who reached out
After the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the spring semester, the Monroe County School System is currently developing several plans to start the next school year.
For Monroe County volleyball teams, getting back to normal is more like a soft pass than a spike.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday. He was 85.
In a world that’s seemed so abnormal lately, there was some normalcy on Sequoyah’s football field Monday.
As the country deals with the ramifications of George Floyd’s death, Tennessee Athletics coaches and administrators aren’t staying silent.
During this time, some of us are finding ourselves being still for a change.
If anything was going to knock the coronavirus off the minds of people, it would probably involve the death of someone, said death being controversial and associated with a group of people who have lived through this type of thing way too many times.
Typically, I try to speak to topics that pertain to everyone in our county from the youngest to the oldest. However, this month I want to deviate from that a bit and speak to our high school seniors as they try to navigate this very difficult and uncertain time and set their sights on the ne…