WECO News: Thursday, July 19th, 2012

The report card on the state's new teacher-evaluation program indicates a failing grade. Education officials released their findings this week, which say the program "systematically failed" to identify bad teachers and provide them with necessary training. Tennessee Education Association President Gera...

Morgan-Scott Project Back Packs For Back To School

The Morgan Scott Project is taking applications for back packs filled with school supplies. The back packs will be given out at each school on August 3rd. To receive a back pack you must call (423) 965-3131 to apply. Applications...

WECO News: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Petros-Joyner School has a new principal. Donna Jerden has been promoted to the position. Jerden served as Media Specialist for Central Middle School last year, and has 25 years of education experience, including work in a classroom at PJ....

WECO News: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

A new scam is sweeping the nation. It claims that President Barrack Obama will pay your utility bills through a new federal program, according to Plateau Electric Cooperative’s Jacob Billingsley. “People have been contacted by telephone, even in person,” Billingsley...

WECO News: Monday, July 16th, 2012

Tennessee students' test scores improved for the second consecutive year in 2012, and state leaders predict the new Common Core standards will help them continue that trend. The more rigorous Common Core program began with kindergarten through second grade...

The TEXACO Country Showdown Is Saturday, July 16th At 3:00PM

            The WECO Texaco Country Showdown will be held in conjunction with the 24th Annual WECO Outdoor Show on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 on the Courthouse Square in Wartburg. We're in search of America's next top Country Music Act. Details are...

WECO News: Friday, July 13th, 2012

The rain settled in yesterday and with that comes traffic accidents. 3 wrecks were reported yesterday. The first accident took place near Bart’s Trading Post at the intersection of Old Highway 27 and Montgomery Rd in Wartburg. One vehicle...

WECO News: Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Having a local Veteran’s Hospital is in a new stage, as a rally will be held this Friday to support it. According to a press release, Congressman Jeff Miller will join District 3 and District 4 Congressmen Chuck Fleischmann...

Charles Edward (C.E.) Whaley Jr., of Harriman: Sunday, July 8th

Charles Edward (C.E.) Whaley Jr., of Harriman, TN, passed away July 4, 2012. He was born May 26, 1926 in Blue Diamond, KY. He grew up in Coalfield, TN and was a resident of Harriman, TN his entire adult...

Morgan County School Bus Drivers Needed

Morgan County Schools is in search of Bus Drivers. Make extra money and enjoy great hours by becoming a School Bus Driver. Interested persons should contact David Armes for additional information and requirements at (423) 346-3730.