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In order to comply with a new state law requiring background checks be performed on all school employees every five years, the Sumner County Board of Education voted Tuesday to revise its current policy.

A total of 11,347 students enrolled during the 2018 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).

Six of the Sumner County School Board’s 12 seats are on the Sumner County General Election ballot Aug. 2. Of those, only two are contested, District 1 which includes much of Hendersonville, and District 11 representing Westmoreland.

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In October of 2014, members of the county budget committee released an outline to explain the need to raise property taxes from $2.02 to $2.50. At the time, over $700,000 a year was allocated to cover the recurring salaries of 13 school resource officers (SROs) hired in 2013 - salaries that …

Sumner County’s newest college, with a longstanding tradition in Nashville, has signed an agreement with Volunteer State Community College to make transfer between the two schools easier. Students can start at Vol State using Tennessee Promise for their first two years, and then continue to …

The following Wheaton College students were named to the spring 2018 Dean's List: Tabitha Peter and William Peter, both of Hendersonville. Dean's List honors are earned by undergraduate students who carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

Six students from Sumner County made the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester at Maryville College: Dylan Hester, Gabrielle Kelsey and Tyler Lee of Gallatin; and Savannah Bain, Ashton Hayden and Saidee McDaniel of Hendersonville.

Samford University releases dean's lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. Dean's Lis…

Savannah Bain, a junior design major from Hendersonville, received the Clark Family Prize during Maryville College’s annual Academic Awards Ceremony that was held April 21 on the campus of the liberal arts school.  This award recognizes rising juniors or seniors in art who have demonstrated …

BestDelegate.com, the premier Model United Nations (UN) website, just recognized the Indiana University Model UN team as one of the top teams in the nation. One of the reasons for that well-deserved ranking was the contribution of Pope John Paul II (JPII) High School graduate Thomas Janes.

Timothy Brown of Hendersonville graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Campbellsville University on May 12. A record number of 1,013 students graduated during the 2017-18 academic year. Campbellsville has also set a record enrollment of more than 10,000 …

The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee for the Spring 2018 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C: Austin Coleman; Emma Freshwater; Kara Garret…