Rural Health Clinic leadership guest speakers at BCEDC Board meeting

Rural Health Clinic leadership guest speakers at BCEDC Board meeting

One of Warren’s best-kept secrets is the Rural Health Clinic, located across the street from the Bradley County Medical Center’s emergency room. Center Director Paulette Tolefree and Dr. Kristen Dent were the guest speakers at Monday’s Bradley County Economic Corp.’s monthly board meeting. Dent said she is a Mississippi native and Louisiana State University graduate.…

WSD Board makes seven hires

WSD Board makes seven hires

The Warren School District Board met September 6, 2022 and made several hires. Below is the entire list as provided by the District. Classified Hire Recommendations Danielle Howsen – Paraprofessional at ABC Bus Drivers Steed White Shaun Wilson Donovan Thomas (upon completion of background check) Mercedes Glossun (upon completion of background check) Miscellaneous TMya Childs…

Class of 2023 seniors celebrate their final first day of school

Class of 2023 seniors celebrate their final first day of school

The Class of 2023 at both Warren High School and Hermitage High School gathered together Monday morning in their respective communities to celebrate their final first day of school. The Warren group gathered at the Warren Baseball/Softball Complex, while the Hermitage seniors took a photo in front of Hermitage High. Monday, August 15, 2022 was…

Chapel Woods donates school supplies to Eastside

Chapel Woods donates school supplies to Eastside

Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation donated school supplies to Eastside Elementary School on Monday. The items included backpacks, airbuds, colors, hand sanitizers and crayon boxes. Shown, from left, are Eastside secretary Becky Walsh, Chapel Woods resident Debbie Halbrook and Chapel Woods admissions and marketing director Lateasha Franklin. Photo by Tim Kessler.

Warren School Board updated on construction of new facilities

Warren School Board updated on construction of new facilities

After approving the minutes of the previous meeting and hearing from school administrators, the Warren School Board was provided an update on the status of construction of the new elementary school and the basketball arena. The project manager of Clark Contractors was present to provide the presentation.   All seven board members were in attendance and were told that…

Hermitage Schools to dismiss an hour early on Wednesdays this year

Hermitage Schools to dismiss an hour early on Wednesdays this year

A noticeable change is taking place this school year throughout the Hermitage School District, as every Wednesday school will be dismissed one hour earlier than the typical day. In the official calendar released Sunday, the school district says that they are implementing “a designated Professional Learning Community(PLC) time” on Wednesday afternoons. This hour without students…

Warren School Board hires personnel

Warren School Board hires personnel

The Warren School Board met Tuesday, July 26 and voted to hire five new members of the school faculty and staff. The following are those approved: Emily Groves-Brunson 5th Grade Literacy M.J. Bradley-ABC Lead Teacher Andrew Sanders-Warren Middle School ALE, Assistant Baseball Coach, Assistant High School Football Coach, Assistant Jr. High Football Coach Katelynn Wedige-School…

Warren School Board approves contracts for High School repairs, + new staff hired

Warren School Board approves contracts for High School repairs, + new staff hired

Members of the Warren School Board met Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in a called meeting to deal with several matters of business. Six of the seven board members were in attendance. Representatives of Metro Disaster Specialist and the School’s architect were present to update the Board on cleanup and repair activities that have been accomplished…

Superintendent Bryan Cornish gives Rotary update on Warren School facilities

Superintendent Bryan Cornish gives Rotary update on Warren School facilities

The Rotary Club of Warren met Tuesday, June 28 inside the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church for its weekly meeting. Rotarian Andrew Tolbert was responsible for the program and introduced fellow Rotarian and Warren School District Superintendent Bryan Cornish. Superintendent Cornish gave an update about school district’s facilities. This included some drone footage…

Hermitage School Board takes personnel actions

Hermitage School Board takes personnel actions

The Hermitage School Board conducted its monthly meeting June 13, 2022. Normal business was conducted which included approval of the previous minutes and the financial reports. Board officers were reelected for the new school year. After going into executive session the board voted to approve the following personnel matters: Hired Madison Vines as a teacher…

Warren School Board makes numerous new hires

Warren School Board makes numerous new hires

The Warren School Board met in a special called meeting Thursday, June 2, 2022 to accept a number of resignations, as well as make a number of new hires. Resignation Certified Jessica Howinton – Eastside Instructor Angelique Fickle – Brunson Instructor Jasmine Bolen – Warren Middle School Instructor Daniel Williams – Warren High School Assistant…