Video to look back on Halls history

Shannon CareyHalls

Do you remember the Tindell’s steam sawmill? How about Broadway Speedway or Avondale Creamery?
The group assembled at Hubert LaRue’s Halls Crossroads history museum Sept. 18, sure did. LaRue and wife …

Support sought for Halls history museum

Shannon CareyHalls

There’s a treasure trove of history hidden away in Halls Crossroads, painstakingly collected by one passionate historian, and now there’s a movement afoot to put that history on display for …

Kindness class ‘rocks’ at Halls Middle

Shannon CareyHalls

Who knew painted rocks would be such a big hit and spread fun and good vibes to so many?
Students at Halls Middle School knew when they flagged painted kindness rocks …

Grassroots movement may save Halls Hospice

Shannon CareyHalls

Anyone who has had a loved one at the former St. Mary’s Residential Hospice in Halls will tell you there’s just something special about that place. It’s not just that …

Good behavior reaps rewards at Adrian Burnett

Shannon CareyHalls

There’s a new philosophy at work at Adrian Burnett Elementary School, and it’s all about reinforcing students’ good behavior, plus rewarding teachers for going the extra mile.
Students at Adrian Burnett …

Halls High takes aim at college-ready academics

Shannon CareyHalls

Former classroom students of Mark Duff, now principal at Halls High School, know that he couldn’t resist what folks these days call “a teaching moment.”
It may or may not surprise …

Scott Carter is AD at ETSU

Sandra ClarkHalls

Scott Carter will be the director of intercollegiate athletics at East Tennessee State University in September, according to the ETSU website. Carter was a standout football player at Halls High …