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  • 6 Donors named to WSCC President’s Trust
    Six donors to the Walters State Community College Foundation were named to the President’s Trust during the organization’s recent annual meeting, held on the college’s Morristown Campus. The Herbert and Bobbie Harville Memorial Scholarship, funded by Stan and Teresa […]
  • Secretary of State urges residents to become poll workers for upcoming elections
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In preparation for the Aug. 1 State and Federal Primaries and the Nov. 5 State and Federal General Election, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett today urged all Tennesseans meeting eligibility requirements to consider becoming poll workers for the […]
  • TDOT installs bear-proof trash cans along the state’s scenic byways
    Nashville, Tenn. – In advance of summer travel and to help preserve Tennessee’s natural beauty and protect both wildlife and visitors along the state’s scenic byways, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) are […]
  • Honor Society Recognizes 95 Walters State Students
    Ninety-five Walters State Community College students were recognized have been recognized as new members by Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges. To be invited to join, students are required to have a 3.5 grade point average after […]
  • Grants Available to Tennessee Animal Shelters
    NASHVILLE — Animal shelters across Tennessee are encouraged to seek grants for spay and neuter services. Applications are accepted until May 17, 2024. “Pet owners can now access more affordable spaying and neutering services,” said State Veterinarian Samantha Beaty, D.V.M. […]
  • Heritage Center welcomes new administrator
    MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (April 16, 2024) – The Heritage Center, a local skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently welcomed Maria Farmer as its new executive director.  Farmer has a bachelor’s degree in health administration from East Tennessee State University. During […]
  • Nearly Two Dozen People Killed in Work Zone Crashes
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April […]