Melanie Garrett

Melanie Garrett is a 2nd grade teacher at Burchfield Elementary School. She completed her Bachelors at Tennessee Tech and Masters at University of the Cumberlands.
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Boys & Girls Club keeps its members active through summer

The so-called "summer brain drain" — where students lose some of the knowledge and skills they've learned during the school year while they're off...

An unusual graduation

There will be no more standing room only crowds due to Covid-19 precautions, but school administrators are doing everything they can to make sure that this year’s graduating class has a commencement ceremony that they will never forget.

Adopt-A-Senior: Offering support in tough times

Everyone has heard the saying “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade”. If anyone has been handed lemons over the past month, it has...

A non-traditional Easter

The Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau and the Scott County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to promote a different kind of Easter egg hunt: One that is community-wide and complies with social distancing guidelines and Gov. Bill Lee's "stay-at-home" order.

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Positive coronavirus data seen in Tennessee – but rise expected in Scott County

For the first time in weeks, there is positive coronavirus data coming out of Tennessee, even as the number of cases in Scott County...

Tennessee surpasses 20,000 active cases of coronavirus

As the number of active cases of coronavirus in Tennessee continues to surge, the state surpassed 20,000 active cases on Sunday, to end the...

Garrett: An imperfect union founded on perfect ideas

The United States of America is an imperfect union founded on perfect ideas. When Thomas Jefferson wrote America’s Declaration of Independence in June 1776...

Dept. of Health reports three new cases of coronavirus in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health reported three new cases of coronavirus in Scott County on Friday, the most in a single day since the...
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