Tusculum University’s investment in preparing teachers for the classroom has captured the attention of a national web-based organization that has named the institution 14th in the country and tops in Tennessee in a listing of the best online education and teaching degree programs.

The Greene County School System has received a grant of $41,100 from Utrust to help improve school climate in the schools, recognize and show appreciation to school employees and to help parents of preschoolers prepare them to read.

Local students earn honors and prepare to graduate in this edition of Education Notes. 

Scientists discovered ways to extract stem cells from early mouse tissues nearly 40 years ago. The initial study of mouse stem cells led to the discovery of a method to derive stem cells from human tissues and grow the cells in the laboratory.

JOHNSON CITY – Dr. Nick Hagemeier, an associate professor at East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, has received a National Institutes of Health subaward from Duke University for a grant submitted to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

The Medic Bloodmobile will arrive in Greeneville Wednesday for a blood drive at Bojangle’s, 3240 E. Andrew Johnson Highway.

RE:GENERATION: Each Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1130 Temple St., Greeneville. Biblically based, 12-step recovery curriculum to find freedom, healing, and recovery from any struggle or addiction. Free child care provided. Details: Alison Stollenmaier, regen@fccgreeneville.…

As the year draws to a close, I want to take a moment to thank each of you who has supported the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society with its efforts to change the lives of homeless dogs and cats in our community. Whether you donated money or supplies, volunteered your time, walked one …

KINGSPORT – Back by popular demand, “The Christmas Heirloom” is returning to the LampLight stage this holiday season. If you like to celebrate Christmas in Charles Dickens’ fashion, you will be spellbound by this returning musical.

Hands On! Discovery Center is partnering with the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide a new permanent exhibit as well as free admission for 500 Title 1 students. 

With the nationwide teacher shortage projected to nearly double in less than a decade, Western Governors University, parent institution of WGU Tennessee, hopes to help more people follow their passion in the classroom.

Automobile door handles, grills, lawn equipment and the engines that pull vehicles through am automated car wash - local high school students recently had an opportunity to learn about how all these items are manufactured in Greene County.

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn unveiled the department’s new strategic plan to more than 1,000 statewide educators at the 2019 LEAD conference held in Nashville in early November.

Have you always wanted to play the piano but never took that first step in getting started? If you need any more motivation than the fact that making music is a fun and rewarding activity, consider that this is one hobby with many surprising positive benefits for your health.

RE:GENERATION: Each Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1130 Temple St., Greeneville. Biblically based, 12-step recovery curriculum to find freedom, healing, and recovery from any struggle or addiction. Free child care provided. Details: Alison Stollenmaier, regen@fccgreeneville.…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials committed not to halt or limit coverages under a revised plan submitted to the federal government last week requesting to become the first state to receive funding in a lump sum for its Medicaid program, TennCare.

Thanksgiving is a time for togetherness and thankfulness. I am thankful for my family, friends and life. I am also thankful for my pets and the bond I share with them, and if your pets are like mine, they enjoy sharing my Thanksgiving feast. Besides, who wouldn’t want to dine on a nice turke…

HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he’s no longer in the service to fame and money but “in service to God.”

Chuckey-Doak Middle School held its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 8, inviting veterans from student families to the program.

RE:GENERATION: Each Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1130 Temple St., Greeneville. Biblically based, 12-step recovery curriculum to find freedom, healing, and recovery from any struggle or addiction. Free child care provided. Details: Alison Stollenmaier, regen@fccgreeneville.…

When cold weather hits and we are cold, we put on our coats and sweaters and turn on our heaters. What should we do for our pets when cold weather heads our way? They depend on us to make sure they are ready for cold weather too. The Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society is here to offer …

Beth Douthat Trent recently spoke to a West Greene High School class about obtaining a job and expectations by employees.

The Walters State Community College Alumni Association will host an alumni meet-up on Thursday at the Catalyst Coffee Company downtown.

Chuckey-Doak High School will host an ACT Workshop Thursday to help students prepare to take the exam required to graduate.

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and in women in the U.S., making screening one of the most important preventive health measures to take as an adult. While no one relishes cancer screenings, new recommendations can help those of average risk for co…

A medical team at The University of Tennessee Medical Center performed the first procedure in the state of Tennessee using a new implant designed to restore bladder and bowel function and control for patients who suffer from pelvic floor disorders.

RE:GENERATION: Each Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1130 Temple St., Greeneville. Biblically based, 12-step recovery curriculum to find freedom, healing, and recovery from any struggle or addiction. Free child care provided. Details: Alison Stollenmaier, regen@fccgreeneville.…