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 …

Clark gets Coast Guard grant

Sandra ClarkHalls

Carson Clark, a graduate of Halls High School, was awarded a scholarship by the Coast Guard Foundation for the 2017 school year. The Foundation awards scholarships to family members of …

Halls fans rally to support team

Shannon CareyHalls

Halls High School football fans rallied behind the team on Friday, hoping to build on the last two years of post-season play. Alas, the visiting Powell Panthers grabbed a 26-15 …

Women’s League golf tourney hits a hole-in-one

Shannon CareyHalls

The Halls Crossroads Women’s League surprised many this year by switching their fundraising gala for the first-ever Halls Has It Golf Tournament. The change has paid off, as the tournament, …