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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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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TN Dept. of Health reports a 12th case of coronavirus in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Friday reported a 12th case of the virus in Scott County — the first new case here since...

Wet weather pattern will soon be history

Friday dawned with yet another threat of scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, as an upper level low pressure system that has been stationed over...

Bandy Creek, Station Camp campgrounds reopening

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service announced Friday that Bandy Creek Campground and Station Creek Campground in the Big South Fork National River...