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Battle in Rocky Top football game becomes brawl at Alcoa High School field  Maryville Daily Times

A championship football game between out-of-state teams became a brawl on Alcoa High School's field Sunday night.



Large numbers of Tennessee students not ready for college, new state data show  The Tennessean

Newly released data detailing how ready Tennessee students are for college paint a grim picture of the state's continued challenges in improving K-12 ...



Alcoa upsets Maryville 34-28 to end seven-game losing streak to rival Rebels  Knoxville News Sentinel

MARYVILLE — The Alcoa Tornadoes took a victory lap Friday night that was eight years in the making. Well it was a half lap anyway. Engulfed by family, friends ...



Alcoa High School authors share their books with Alcoa Elementary School students  Maryville Daily Times

A group of Alcoa High School sophomores this week shared children's books they created with students at Alcoa Elementary School.



Alcoa to recognize historically black Hall HS at Thursday's football game  WVLT.TV

Until 50 years ago, there were two high schools in Alcoa.



Alcoa recognizes all-black Hall High in the 50th anniversary of its closing  Knoxville News Sentinel

ALCOA - Jerry Hall just wants Alcoa students to know about Hall High School. Hall, whose name is no relation to the school, was one of the last graduates of ...



Alcoa football vs. Covington in BlueCross Bowl: 5 things to know  Knoxville News Sentinel

Five things to know for the Class 3A BlueCross Bowl between Alcoa and Covington.



Alcoa Police face reality of 2018 at AHS | News  Maryville Daily Times

The first notice that something's up comes from a newsroom scanner. A radio reference to an SRO and a gunman with a pistol at Alcoa High School.



Motion to ban corporal punishment in Alcoa City Schools fails, but director prohibits it  Knoxville News Sentinel

A motion to ban corporal punishment at the Alcoa School Board meeting Tuesday evening failed, though the punishment hasn't been used in over a decade.



Alcoa seniors look for their fourth state football championship  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa is in search of a fourth straight state football championship.



Alcoa High School students visit University of Tennessee's Department of Nuclear Engineering  Maryville Daily Times

A group of Alcoa High School students spent Monday learning about nuclear engineering at the University of Tennessee.



Alcoa High School names top five academic achievers for 2018  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's top five students for the Class of 2018 are Jennifer Katherine McBride, Hunter Christopher Thomas, Elena Joy Overstreet, Gabrielle Anne ...



Alcoa Board of Education election features parents and retired educators  Maryville Daily Times

Two retired Alcoa City Schools educators and two parents of students currently in the schools are running for two positions on the Alcoa Board of Education in ...



Alcoa Commission candidate profiles | News  Maryville Daily Times

Ballots for the midterm elections in Tennessee will include municipal elections for Alcoa, Maryville and Louisville. The Daily Times profiled candidates for each ...



Stop, look and feel; Alcoa artist offers sunrises, sunsets as solace  Maryville Daily Times

The dawn of a new day or its exit gives Marc Burnett pause — and he thinks we should do the same, soaking in life's gentle routines.



Alcoa City Schools Foundation its $500000 mark at Legacy of Excellence gala  Maryville Daily Times

With a check for just over $4000 the Alcoa City Schools Foundation hit the half-million-dollar mark in donations Saturday night during its fourth annual gala.



AP Tennessee statewide high school football rankings  The Tennessean

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's nine high school football classifications.



State championships cost Alcoa High more than $63,000 | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's athletic teams have racked up more than $63000 in post-season play expenses this year, but a school board motion to cover the amount ...



Jalen McCord, top Alcoa football running back in 2017, transfers to Greenback  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jalen McCord, Alcoa's leading rusher from last season, transfers to Greenback midseason.



Alcoa school board gets an earful about soggy baseball field  Maryville Daily Times

Wet weather, deed restriction hamper efforts to address draining on Alcoa High School's baseball field, said Director of Schools Brian Bell.



50th anniversary of desegregation in Alcoa shows how far society has come  WVLT.TV

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- As former Hall students watch their grandchildren play little league football for Alcoa, they talk about how much society has changed in ...



Mickey McClurg retiring from Alcoa City Schools Board of Education  Maryville Daily Times

Harry B. "Mickey" McClurg has served on the Alcoa Board of Education since 1987, but did not seek re-election this year because of health problems. Tuesday ...



10 Tennessee high school football games that should be scheduled for 2019  The Tennessean

Tennessee high school football games are beginning to be scheduled for 2019 and 2020. Here are 10 dream matchups we'd like to see.



Corporal punishment remains in Alcoa City Schools policies  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa Board of Education on Tuesday declined Director Brian Bell's request to adopt a new policy prohibiting corporal punishment in Alcoa City Schools, ...



Alcoa High School marketing students do well at DECA competition by doing good  Maryville Daily Times

Rallying the local community to raise funds for students at a Texas high school hit by a hurricane last year also resulted in an award-winning project for Alcoa ...



From scary start to championship finish: Walker Russell etched his name into Alcoa lore  Maryville Daily Times

Walker Russell said he wasn't nervous when he got his first start at quarterback for Alcoa.



Alcoa City Schools to name basketball court for Helen Graves Bledsoe  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to name the basketball court in the Vernon Osborne gym the Helen Graves Bledsoe Court.



East Tennessee high school football: Week 7 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Both Farragut and Bearden came back from being behind late.



TSSAA football playoff first round matchups, brackets released  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's playoff time in Tennessee. The TSSAA has released the high school football brackets for the 2018 playoffs. Official brackets from the TSSAA are updating.



Alcoa hires architect for intermediate school expansion | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa's Public Building Authority gave the thumbs up Thursday to move ahead with plans to expand and renovate Alcoa Intermediate School, a project that has ...



Predicting the Tennessee high school football state semifinal winners  The Tennessean

The TSSAA's Division I football state semifinals will be held across Tennessee on Friday. Here is a look at all 12 contests. High school writers from the USA ...



Alcoa Intermediate School addition would change traffic flow  Maryville Daily Times

Planned additions to Alcoa Intermediate School will require new traffic patterns and a schedule shift, school board members learned at a December work ...



Enrollment down in Blount County Schools, up in Maryville, Alcoa City Schools  Maryville Daily Times

Enrollment trends among the local public school districts continued this fall, with a decrease in Blount County and increases in Alcoa and Maryville.



Under construction: Multiple road projects on the horizon in Maryville, Alcoa and Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County drivers should prepare to navigate several construction zones over the next few years, with numerous high-profile road projects.



Defense sparks Alcoa to quarterfinal victory over Austin-East  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa football team's opening drive against Austin-East on Friday night looked similar to the last time the teams met.



Carruthers sisters make Alcoa-Maryville a sibling rivalry  Maryville Daily Times

Gina Carruthers has some decisions to make before Saturday night's girls basketball game between Maryville and Alcoa.



Knoxville-area Class 3A high school football preview  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the top teams and the top players in Knoxville high school football this season in Class 3A? Here's a look at some of the key 2018 storylines.



44th annual Alcoa Band Festival set Saturday | Community  Maryville Daily Times

The 44th annual Alcoa Band Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Alcoa High School football field.



TEACHER DIVERSITY: One is a lonely number | News  Maryville Daily Times

Keri Prigmore is a pioneer. As the only black administrator within the three local school systems, she said she is grateful for her opportunities but would love to ...



New semi-pro football team arrives to Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

Some football players aren't ready to give up the sport after their high school or college careers come to an end.



Maryville City Schools' scores among top in state, Blount County Schools among bottom in latest TVAAS scores  Maryville Daily Times

The latest measure of students' academic growth shows Maryville City Schools among the top in the state and Blount County Schools falling toward the bottom.



Eight Rewards Schools among local districts, Maryville City Schools named Exemplary  Maryville Daily Times

Eight local schools are among 318 the state Department of Education named Reward Schools on Friday for their high performance.



Alcoa High School graduate going to U.S. Merchant Marine Academy  Maryville Daily Times

Sam Gregg, a 2018 graduate of Alcoa High School, is going to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and plans to see the world by working on cargo ships.



East Tennessee high school football: Week 6 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville-Fulton are among the East Tennessee high school football featured games in Week 6.



Alcoa midfielder Peiton Bledsoe signs with Tusculum University  Maryville Daily Times

Peiton Bledsoe knows what it's like to help build a program.



Predicting the Tennessee high school football BlueCross Bowl games  Knoxville News Sentinel

A prediction of all nine games in the Tennessee high school football BlueCross Bowl.



Blount County E-911 Center keeping an eye on schools  Maryville Daily Times

Administrators from Maryville and Alcoa City Schools saw another view of their campuses Wednesday morning — from inside the Blount County E-911 Center.



Titans Announce Finalists for Annual High School Football Coach of the Year Award  Titansonline.com

The Tennessee Titans announced today nine finalists for the team's annual High School Coach of the Year award. The award recognizes high school football ...



Alcoa High School celebrates new mechatronics lab with TCAT partnership  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School celebrated Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for it new mechatronics lab, where students will train for high-tech, high-demand careers.



Alcoa High School STEM students bring cornhole to Alcoa Middle School  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa teacher Shawn Kerr and his high school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) class worked for three weeks to bring a unique ...



Election: Alcoa Commission makes history, wine in retail food stores approved in several communities  Knoxville News Sentinel

In election news, the first African-American woman was elected to the Alcoa City Commission and several communities OK'd wine at retail food stores.



Alcoa City Schools employees can visit clinic on campus  Maryville Daily Times

More than 200 Alcoa City Schools employees don't have to leave campus for immunizations and other basic health care any more, because the district is ...



Flapjacks for all; Kiwanis of Alcoa prepares for pancake breakfast fundraiser  Maryville Daily Times

It takes less than three minutes to cook a round, lightly browned breakfast disc, otherwise known as a pancake.



Blount County Jaycees Christmas Parade lineup for Saturday  Maryville Daily Times

It's time for the Blount County Jaycees Christmas Parade.



Alcoa inducting first Hall of Fame class | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School has a long, storied history in athletics, and now the school will enshrine some of the most influential players, coaches and administrators that ...



Four from Blount to be presented at Teen Board Presentation Dance  Maryville Daily Times

Four young women from Blount County have been invited to be presentees at the 58th Annual Teen Board Presentation Dance in Knoxville.



With record-high Tennessee graduation rate, Blount, Alcoa and Maryville schools over 92 percent  Maryville Daily Times

Tennessee posted a record graduation rate of 89.1 percent in the past school year, and Alcoa and Maryville were among 43 districts with a graduation rate of 95 ...



Alcoa High School starting monthly recognition for students, teachers  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School began a new program Wednesday to recognize eight students and one teacher every month.



Maryville sweeps Alcoa in basketball | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville point guard Joe Anderson said he could feel a Rebels run coming after Christian Gale hit three first-quarter 3-pointers against Alcoa on Saturday night.



Readers pick top 10 stories of 2018 | News  Maryville Daily Times

The year 2018 proved to be one of change for Blount County.



Missing Alcoa teen is located | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa Police Department announces that a missing teen has been located.



Alcoa High School opens 25 months after groundbreaking | News  The Daily Times

City and school officials opened the new Alcoa High School on Monday morning, nearly 25 months to the minute after breaking ground.



New Alcoa High School opens next month  WATE 6 On Your Side

Almost 600 students will get to walk in the front doors for the first day of school next month in a brand new, state-of-the-art building.



Blount County Hall of Fame bios | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County will honor the 2018 class of its Athletics Hall of Fame at its annual banquet Monday night.



New Alcoa High School to open July 30 | News  The Daily Times

It's bedtime for the new Alcoa High School. “We're 99 percent complete,” said Alcoa Director of Schools Brian Bell. “We're getting ready to put our 2 1/2-year ...



Alcoa scores 5-0 soccer victory over William Blount | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount coach Perry Hopkins said he expected Tuesday night's girls soccer game against Alcoa to be a low-scoring, defensive match-up.



AMVETS to bring thrift store to former Staples in Alcoa  Maryville Daily Times

The former Staples office supply store in Alcoa is getting new life as an AMVETS thrift store.



Alcoa golfers overcome tough course to win region title  Maryville Daily Times

Sevierville Golf Club's River Course cranked up the difficulty after last week's district tournament.



UPDATE: Police find missing Alcoa teen  WBIR.com

Officers say Isaac David Layne Bryant was last seen at Alcoa High School on Thursday.



Alcoa Elementary, High School students take virtual field trips  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa Elementary students toured candy companies in Pigeon Forge and Asheville, N.C., this week without leaving their school theater, thanks to a new ...



The top Knoxville-area high school football running backs to watch in the 2018 season  Knoxville News Sentinel

DJ Cox, Bearden, Sr.: Cox is working his way back from an injury but is still hoping to have an impact for the Bulldogs. He ended the season with 871 yards on ...



Alcoa's Albert Davis to be inducted into Blount County Sports Hall of Fame  Maryville Daily Times

Albert Davis was a multi-talented athlete at Alcoa High School, where he played baseball, basketball and football for the Tornadoes before graduating in 1994.



School coupon books on sale now | News  Maryville Daily Times

For the 29th year, public and private schools throughout Blount County are selling Partners for Kids Patron Checkbooks.



Tesla Boulevard opens fields for development | News  Maryville Daily Times

These wide-open grass fields once held a massive aluminum plant. Soon, they could host an economic engine of a different sort.



Alcoa High gets Jumbotron: School board buys Purdue's old video unit for $255000  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's Goddard Field will get its JumboTron in time for the 2014-15 school year.



Alcoa's Jack Warwick joins brother at Tennessee Tech  Maryville Daily Times

It started out as a joke. Whenever Jack Warwick would visit his brother, Jake, at Tennessee Tech the football coaches asked when he was going to become a ...



Alcoa Intermediate School teachers receive lesson from city historian David Duggan  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa's city historian gave teachers a two-hour lesson Thursday on how the town was built and grew in the early 20th century, as they compared historic photos ...



Alcoa High School dome begins to glow | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa Board of Education members saw a preview Wednesday night of how a proposed lighting design would spotlight the 40-foot aluminum dome atop the new ...



Tennessee deputy commissioner for career and technical education visits local high schools  Maryville Daily Times

Area high schools showed the various ways they are preparing students for college and careers during visits Monday by one of the state's deputy education ...



Alcoa City Schools Foundation announces Legacy of Excellence honorees  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa City Schools Foundation has announced the honorees for its third annual Legacy of Excellence Gala to be held Saturday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. in the ...



Alcoa's new band director working double time | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's new band director took the job in early September, and this Saturday the school will host a festival with about 30 bands and 2200 students ...



TSSAA football playoffs: Breaking down the Tennessee high school football brackets  The Tennessean

With the TSSAA football playoffs getting under way Friday, here's a look at the nine brackets and who could emerge as Tennessee's top high school teams.



Alcoa Police Department launches youth academy | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa Police Department launches annual youth academy to help teenagers learn more about the profession and maybe even enter it.



Alcoa football coach Gary Rankin first in Tennessee to win 400 games  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa coach Gary Rankin is the first high school football coach in Tennessee history to win 400 games.



Alcoa City Schools resident growth pushing out tuition students  Maryville Daily Times

Some families that previously paid tuition for their children to attend Alcoa City Schools may not have that option when school resumes in July.



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



Knox School Board approves early retirement incentive plan  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education unanimously approved an early retirement incentive plan that could potentially save Knox County Schools millions of ...



225 students recognized for excellence at 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Awards  Maryville Daily Times

This evening 225 students from the area's five public high schools will be recognized during the 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Awards Program.



Big Blue Nation forms small colony in East Tennessee  WVLT.TV

Big Blue Nation, the University of Kentucky, has a little colony inside Alcoa. Our Sarah Jane Cobb, an Alcoa High School alum, showed us why you might see ...



Alcoa Middle School students recognized for academic achievements  Maryville Daily Times

Men in Christ, Men in Community held its Alcoa Middle School Academic Achievers Award Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 1 to recognize students from the ...



Knoxville area high school football top 10 teams of the regular season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who were the Knoxville area's top high school football teams at the end of the regular season?



Candidate Profiles: County Commission District 2, Seat A | News  Maryville Daily Times

Age: 53. Political affiliation: Republican. Occupation: President and general manager, Akard Communicator of Tennessee (ACT). Brief biographical ...



Alcoa football blanks Red Bank, will play for ninth state title under Gary Rankin  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa and coach Gary Rankin will make a 10th appearance in the last 12 years in the state football championships.



Red Bank remains the team to beat in Region 3-3A  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Team to beat: With most of the starters back from last year's state semifinal squad, including all-state athlete Calvin Jackson and Maddox Wilkey at quarterback, ...



Aluminum company woos Alcoa natives, newcomers | News  Maryville Daily Times

Kareem Coffin grew up in Alcoa. The 39-year-old was part of a 4x100-meter relay team that won a state track championship and set an Alcoa High School record ...



Legendary Alcoa basketball coach Osborne dies at 95 | News  Maryville Daily Times

Former Alcoa High School men's basketball coach Vernon Osborne died Saturday at age 95.



Four candidates for three openings on Maryville Board of Education  Maryville Daily Times

Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Maryville Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election, all of them parents of current students.



Sharon Hannum tells 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Award recipients to be kind and expect to make mistake  Maryville Daily Times

The 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Awards held Monday evening recognized 225 students, inducted four community members into the Daily Times Wall of ...



Crews complete 55 percent of new Alcoa High School  Maryville Daily Times

Nearly one year into the new Alcoa High School project, crews are continuing to ramp up efforts as the building starts to take shape.



Alcoa Schools names five new administrators | News  The Daily Times

Alcoa City Schools has a “very dynamic group” of administrators in place for next school year.



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