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Carol Pennington receives Tucker County Schools Exemplary Service Personnel Award
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Board of Ed Says Goodbye to Two Members

The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, June 23, 2014. With all Board members present, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Carol Pennington receives Tucker County Schools Exemplary More...

By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Superintendent Gets More- County Pays Less

Imagine if you will, you work at a fast food restaurant as a manager. It’s a small community so not only are you expected to be the manager but also, cook the food, unload the truck, and clean the restrooms, More...

Teacher of the Year, Robert "Bob" King,  a special education teacher at Davis Thomas Elementary
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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King Named Teacher of the Year

Robert “Bob” King, a special education teacher at Davis Thomas Elementary was recently named Teacher of the Year by Tucker County Schools. Teacher of the Year, Robert “Bob” King, a special More...

Some of the Team Tucker Senior Olympians
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Tucker County Seniors Bring Home the Gold

Some Tucker County seniors are making “the golden years” mean just that. Around a dozen Tucker Countians participated in the thirteenth annual Senior Olympics held at the beginning of June. Some of the More...

EMS Station 2 set for shut down July 1
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Ambulance Authority Not Abandoning Mountain

EMS Station 2 set for shut down July 1 As the Ambulance Authority prepares to close Station 2 the beginning of July rumors and misinformation seems to abound. The authority, which is the governing board of the Emergency More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Board of Ed Approves Budget After Cuts Are Made

The Tucker County Board of Education met in Special Session this past week at Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School for a public hearing on the 2014-2015 budget. Board Vice-President Janet Preston called the meeting More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Vote Re-count Doesn’t Change Outcome

The recent vote re-count failed to yield hoped for results for two different parties. Re-counts were held on behalf of both Tucker County School Board and candidate Ken Auvil. The Board of Education requested the More...

This year's Chamber of Commerce Award Winners:  (bottom, left to right)Wanda Freeman, Cathy Hebb, Justice Loughry, Barbara Barnes  (top, left to right)  Kevin White, Patrick Darlington, Ian Nichols, and Ben Flanagan.
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Chamber Holds Annual Awards Banquet

This year’s Chamber of Commerce Award Winners: (bottom, left to right)Wanda Freeman, Cathy Hebb, Justice Loughry, Barbara Barnes (top, left to right) Kevin White, Patrick Darlington, Ian Nichols, and Ben Flanagan.   The More...