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Iraq taught Ryan Turberville to fight for survival

After graduating from Cherokee High School in 1995, Turberville enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1997. He was stationed in Texas, Germany and Korea before ...

Cherokee High School undergoes soft lockdown  WAFF

Cherokee High School temporarily went under a soft lockdown on Tuesday after shell casings were found at the school.

Threat at Cherokee High School prompts more security  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — Colbert County school district officials said they immediately addressed a threat found on a bathroom wall Thursday at Cherokee High School, ...

Law enforcement increase presence at Cherokee High after threat  WHNT News 19

CHEROKEE, Ala. – Educators and law enforcement in Colbert County dealt with a major disruption on Friday in Cherokee. Deputies, police officers, and state ...

Threat written on Cherokee High School bathroom wall prompts additional security Friday

School officials said additional officers will be a Cherokee High School tomorrow as a precautionary measure.

Work underway to correct drainage issues at Cherokee High School  WHNT News 19

CHEROKEE, Ala. – The clock is ticking down to the official start of high school football across the valley next week. One Colbert County school is watching the ...

Cherokee High School lockdown lifted  WAAY

Law enforcement officials have confirmed a soft lockdown at Cherokee High School has been lifted after shell casings were found on campus.

Prep notebook: Cherokee VB tourney honors Askew's memory  Times Daily

A volleyball tournament Saturday at Cherokee High School will honor the memory of a former player.

'He wanted the day off': Student charged in north Alabama school shooting threat

A student found the threat written on the bathroom wall March 1. The written message said a "school shooting" would happen the next day, according to ...

Cherokee High School football field work underway | News  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — Construction work has begun to solve a persistent flooding problem at the Cherokee High School football field.

Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration  Western Carolina University News

The following is a compilation of grants awarded at Western Carolina University during September and October of 2018. The list is presented in unedited form, ...

Solutions sought for flooding at Cherokee High School  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — Problems with standing water have plagued the Cherokee High School football field for decades, and it appears the main culprit is a natural ...

Principals hired for Hatton, New Bethel | News  Times Daily

TUSCUMBIA — The Colbert County Board of Education has hired new principals for Hatton Elementary School and New Bethel Elementary School, and ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Cherokee High School is having issues with excessive rainfall  WHNT News 19

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – The amount of rain the Shoals has seen since the first of the year is astonishing; more than 25-inches since January 1st. For one ...

Owners seeking historic designation for Easterwood Home | News  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — The historic Easterwood Home is a unique house for Cherokee that features elements of the Greek and Dutch revival styles, which are not ...

High School Football: McDonald leading Cherokee to new heights  Times Daily

CHEROKEE – Lymos McDonald believes Cherokee High is the place he's supposed to be right now, and football is only part of the reason.

US 72 Cherokee Westward is Wallace Highway | News  courierjournal

CHEROKEE – A group of Cherokee High School graduates meet once a month at the Two Fat Sisters Restaurant in Tuscumbia. Jack Cochran and Buddy Willis ...

Cherokee County man killed in lawn mower accident  WHNT News 19

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. -- Cherokee County authorities confirm a person was found crushed to death underneath his lawnmower Saturday morning ...

Dozens are jobless after Cherokee Piggly Wiggly closes  WAAY

Almost 30 people are jobless after Piggly Wiggly closes in Cherokee.

Frankie Wallace was known for helping others | News  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — There is not a day that has gone by that Cathy Wallace Stillwell doesn't think about Frankie Lee Wallace.

Locals prepare for holidays in tiny Alabama town that lost its only grocery store

Residents have to drive 20-30 miles to reach a store that sells *fresh* fruits, vegetables and meats.

DeKalb County Schools add 2 resource officers to protect schools  WHNT News 19

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. - The Board of Education for the DeKalb County Schools System wants a School Resource Officer at each of their campuses. The board ...

2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...

WNC high school football: Coaching Capsules  Asheville Citizen-Times

Third season at Asheville High; 7-5 in 2017, 13-11 overall; Burdette has led the Cougars to back-to-back playoff appearances; finished with only one conference ...

Cherokee overcomes slow start, beats North Duplin 21-13 to capture 1A title  HighSchoolOT

After making the five-hour drive to Raleigh, the Cherokee Braves battled the winter weather and held on to win the 1A State Championship, defeating North ...

New school safety program at Skyline High School  WAAY

This program will be implemented in several school districts in Alabama. Plus, schools nationwide are interested.

Thomas Casteel named principal at Harlan Elementary | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — During a called meeting today, the city's school board named Thomas Casteel principal of Harlan Elementary School.

Annual Hawkins County Elementary School Track & Field Meet  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — The Annual Hawkins County Elementary School Track & Field Meet was held May 14 and May 16 at Cherokee High School.

Colbert County Superintendent gives commission options to help improve school security

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Often times great tragedy brings change. School security is being evaluated across the United States. A school threat last week in ...

Car crash drill at James Clemens High School  WAAY

Students at James Clemens High School in Madison had some very realistic training during a mock car accident. The simulation is a collaboration between ...

Cherokee's Piggly Wiggly open again after customer accidentally shot himself  WAAY

The grocery store shut down Saturday after the shooting.

Football: North Duplin vs. Cherokee (Dec. 9, 2017)  HighSchoolOT

Cherokee defeated North Duplin 21-13 to claim the 1A state championship at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday.

Colbert County Schools to close extra day next week for sanitizing  WHNT News 19

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. - The Colbert County Superintendent announced the school system will cancel classes on Thursday, February 15, to clean and ...

Student arrested after Sparkman High School was placed on lockdown  WAAY

However, the dispatcher could hear a person's name and the comment,

High speed car chase causes Limestone County schools lockdown  WAAY

Schools in Limestone County were placed on lockdown due to a high speed car chase. An Elkmont man has been arrested on felony charges.

Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer get worst ratings in crash test  WAAY

Leg injuries were deemed likely in both vehicles' tests. In one, head injuries could also be possible.

Youngs score 5 TDs in South Doyle's 61-21 romp over Chiefs  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE – Cherokee got an up-close look Friday at why Elijah Young has received offers to play college football for Tennessee, Arkansas, Tulane and ...

Career opportunities | Local News  Times Daily

CHEROKEE — Emma Johnson said she really wasn't sure what to expect when she signed up to take the Fire Science class at Cherokee High School.

WNC high school football: Week 3 playoff capsules  Asheville Citizen-Times

Eight WNC football teams remain in the NCHSAA playoffs. See how they matchup in the third round and if they are picked to advance.

Danville High School football tackling concussion concerns head on  WAAY

The Danville High School Football team is tackling concussion concerns head on. The team invested in 110 high tech helmets for their junior varsity and varsity ...

Cherokee NJROTC male cadets place 2nd overall at Duck Island event  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — On September 8th, Cherokee High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit competed in the seventh Annual Duck Island ...

LIVE BLOG | Tropical Storm Michael updates and video WXIA

Hurricane Michael descended upon the Florida panhandle and wrecked havoc across southern and central Georgia. Keep up with the latest information here.

Hatton coach placed on leave  Moulton Advertiser

Hatton High's varsity boys basketball coach has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to the Lawrence County superintendent.

Academic Achievers | Life  Times Daily

Molly Ridgeway, of Florence, a senior at Maryville College, is among five college students in Tennessee to be named a recipient of the 2018 Harold Love ...

Safety the hot topic for local school officials, law enforcement  Times Daily

Keith Lankford doesn't offer a knee-jerk response when discussing school safety.Instead, the Sheffield school superintendent is gathering information from ...

Colbert County school board approves contracts for key positions  Times Daily

The Colbert County school board approved contracts for several administrators and filled the assistant principal's position at Colbert Heights High School.

How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...

Wall collapsed injuring Oakman High School football players  WAAY

Several of the football players at Oakman High School might not be able to play after they were hurt in a bizarre locker room incident. At least five football players ...

2018 Hall of Fame Class  courierjournal

The 19th annual Colbert County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and banquet will be held Saturday, April 21st at 6:30 p.m. at Listerhill Credit Union in ...

Here are north Alabama's 15 best public high schools, US News says

U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best high schools has been released.

Trump lifting restrictions on ethanol  WAAY

President Donald Trump is expected to lift a federal ban on ethanol sales in the summer.

Artistic Renderings of Youth | Arts and Theater  Times Daily

Artistic Renderings of Youth, in its 26th year, is a juried show at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence featuring works of students in seventh through ...

WNC high school football: Week 2 playoff capsules  Asheville Citizen-Times

Eleven local teams remain in the NCHSAA football playoffs. We preview and pick every game.

Bus fire under investigation in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. - An investigation is underway after a school bus caught on fire on County Road 34 and Hwy 411 N in Cherokee County. Authorities ...

ACT score averages, by school, help officials tweek instruction  Times Daily

The recently released 2016 ACT composite scores for high schools around the state can tell a lot about a district.

JT Brooks commits to Emory & Henry football program  WJHL

ROGERSVILLE, TN (WJHL) - A Hawkins County football player who was paralyzed during a scrimmage nearly two years ago, announced where he's going to ...

Kennesaw State adds 12 recruits to 2018 football class  Atlanta Journal Constitution

KSU inked six commitments during the initial signing period. The Owls could add as many as 16 more on Wednesday.

School employees clean up damage at Brooks High School  WAAY

Saturday night's strong winds caused a lot of damage at Brooks High School and other parts of Killen.

Starnes confirms: He has applied for Director of Schools position with Greeneville City Schools  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins Co. Director of Schools Steve Starnes confirmed to the Review on Friday, March 23, that he had submitted an application for the ...

School system seeks solution to Deshler football field flooding  WAAY

Tuscumbia City Schools plans to spend $2.8 million in bond money to make some serious upgrades to academic and athletic facilities.

Explosion At Cherokee Nitrogen Plant Under Investigation  WHNT

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - Teams are investigating an explosion that happened late Tuesday night at the Cherokee Nitrogen Plant in Colbert County.

More SRO's set to be in Lauderdale County School's next week  WHNT News 19

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Due to the climate of potential violence in schools nationwide, a Shoals board of education is expanding their school resource ...

High school graduation ceremonies scheduled across the Tennessee Valley

Students across the Tennessee Valley are wrapping up the school year. Classes for many seniors are already over; now they're just waiting to make that walk ...

NJROTC cadets compete in Area Nine Championship Drill Meet  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE—Cadets from Cherokee High School's NJROTC competed in the 2017 NJROTC Area Nine Championship Drill Meet hosted by Cocke County ...

Trump or Clinton? How did your school vote in mock election among Alabama school students?

Republican Donald Trump should be the next president, according to votes casts in a mock election held among Alabama school students.

Looking ahead: Projecting the high school football playoffs  Asheville Citizen-Times

It's only Week 6, but it's never to early to look ahead to the postseason.

Sheffield High School coach found dead after being placed on leave

SHEFFIELD, Ala. - A Sheffield High School teacher was found dead Saturday morning. Confirmation of Jared Mothershed's death came from Keith Lankford, the ...

Fort Payne High School locked down briefly over person's suicide attempt a few blocks away

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) - A suicide threat near Fort Payne High School forced the school to go on lockdown briefly Monday morning. The lockdown lasted ...

Taking Action: Colbert County’s new superintendent under the microscope already

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. - Colbert County's newly elected school superintendent, Gale Satchel, says she wants to make the school system the best it can be. But even ...

Cherokee to induct 11 into athletic Hall of Fame  South Jersey Local News

EVESHAM—Cherokee High School has announced the Class of 2014 members to its Athletic Hall of Fame. The 11 members will be formally inducted at a ...

Students plant community garden to help Colbert County residents

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – What started out as a dream is now firmly planted in the ground. Tucked away next to the school buses, rows of vegetables are ...


ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins Co. Director of Schools Steve Starnes confirmed to the Review on Friday, March 23, that he had submitted an application for the ...

Student caught with gun at Lee High/New Century Technology School, lockdown over

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A student was caught with a gun and arrested Monday on the campus of Lee High School and New Century Technology Schools. School ...

Cherokee NJROTC hosts Area Nine East Sail Academy  Therogersvillereview

WHITESBURG—Cherokee High School NJROTC hosted the NJROTC Area Nine East Sail Academy at BSA Camp Davy Crockett, in Whitesburg.

School closings and early dismissals – Tuesday, February 9

Due to possible winter weather, school districts across the Tennessee Valley are keeping a close eye on developing conditions. Here are the latest decisions on ...

School Closings & Delays: Tuesday, February 17

The following school closings and delays are for Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Cherokee grad Manis completes basic Marine training at Parris Island  Therogersvillereview

PARRIS ISLAND, South Carolina — Private First Class Tryston N. Manis, 18, of Rogersville, graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, ...

Colbert educators are working with sheriff to get SROs in schools

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. - Security for students and staff in Colbert County schools has become a hot topic among county leaders. Visit most any school campus in the ...

Florence linebacker takes accolades in stride | Florence  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The three-tier trophy case resting in Erroll Thompson's living room is running out of space.

July 4 parades, fireworks in Marlton  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Marines and other groups will march in Marlton's parade July 4.

Full List of National Signing Day Commits  GPB

National Signing Day was a big one in the state of Georgia. Let's re-cap the day's events: *note: This is as of February 3, 2016. GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS.

The Jaffe Briefing - November 1, 2018

MOORESTOWN - Halloween is officially over; that can only mean one thing: Holiday sales! Yup, it's time to breathlessly race to the mall, while you still have time ...

Troy's Blace Brown adjusting well to move from receiver to cornerback  Dothan Eagle

TROY – Blace Brown did not see much of the field in his first two years at Troy, but that may change because of a recent position switch.

Sweeney Honored By Al Carino Basketball Club - Villanova University Athletics  Villanova University Official Athletic Site

March 28, 2013VILLANOVA, Pa. - Villanova University senior forward Laura Sweeney (Marlton, N.J/Cherokee High School) has been named the South Jersey ...

Man Robs Bank, 4 Giles County Schools Placed On Lockdown  WHNT

PULASKI, Tenn. (WHNT) - Four schools in Giles County were placed under temporary lockdown on Wednesday as law enforcement officers searched for a bank ...

The Cherokee boys place seventh and Shawnee senior Mark Miller 43rd in NJSIAA Meet of Champions.  South Jersey Local News

HOLMDEL >> The Cherokee High School boys cross country team placed seventh in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions Nov. 19 at Holmdel Park here.

RCS reading event features Clifford, the Big Red Dog  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — Clifford was the guest of honor during the Read a New Book kickoff event on Friday, Dec. 1 at Rogersville City School. Clifford is shown here ...

Colbert Heights Elementary Principal Placed on Paid Leave

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - Colbert County superintendent Anthony Olivis placed Colbert Heights Elementary principal Bobby Montgomery on paid ...

Junior Girls Break Same Record During Same Relay at JROTC Regional Match  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Thompson recorded a new Navy JROTC Sporter Standing National Record score, but on the same relay, Jesseca Montcrieff outshot Thompson's new score.

LRHSD BOYS SOCCER CAPSULES: Cherokee ready for strong year  South Jersey Local News

The Cherokee High School boys soccer team lost just four games last year. And they all were to the same team - state Group 4 champion Washington Township.

PRIMARY RESULTS: Jim Lee takes GOP nomination for County Mayor  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County voters, on May 1, chose party nominees for all county offices – except Property Assessor.

South Jersey Fourth of July fireworks and parades for 2016  Cherry Hill Courier Post

2016 guide to South Jersey Fourth of July fireworks and parades.


ROGERSVILLE — When the deadline for candidates to return completed petitions with valid voter signatures passed on Feb. 15, the race for County Mayor had ...


INDIANAPOLIS – Retired U.S. Army Major General Ronald E. Brooks, 80, died peacefully in his home with his family on Thursday, March 22nd. He was the last ...

Top 50 Freshmen Boys National Rankings: Ashton Might Be Best Of The Allen Bunch At Bullis  MileSplit

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Phillies Salute the Military | Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies are committed to honoring all the servicemen and women who have served or continue to serve our country.

UPDATE: Student who made threat at Mississippi State in custody, no shots ever fired

STARKVILLE, Miss. — There was quite a bit of uncertainty and fear about reports of a shooting at Mississippi State University on Thursday morning.

ELECTION 2018: County candidates begin picking up qualifying papers  Therogersvillereview

ROGERSVILLE — On Friday, Nov. 17, three candidates for County Mayor, as well as the incumbent County Clerk, Clerk of Courts, County Register of Deeds and ...

Fourth of July events in South Jersey  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Atlantic City. Fireworks: July 3 and 4, 9:30 p.m.. July 3 fireworks will be on the boardwalk; July 4 fireworks will be on the marina. Audubon.

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