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$99 million estimate for Heritage, William Blount high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

Renovating two 40-year-old Blount County high schools to be safer, fix crumbling structures and meet today's academic standards could cost nearly $99 million, ...

Heritage, William Blount High School students represent Tennessee at national SkillsUSA competition  Maryville Daily Times

Students from Heritage and William Blount high schools are representing Tennessee this week at the national SkillsUSA conference showing off their expertise ...

Proposal would develop William Blount High School trail into outdoor classroom  Maryville Daily Times

A group of educators is working on a proposal to develop a 45-acre forest on the William Blount High School campus into an outdoor classroom area and to ...

William Blount High School's Hobbs is valedictorian, Millsaps salutatorian  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School's valedictorian is Megan Hobbs and salutatorian is Bailey Millsaps for the Class of 2018.

William Blount High School culinary students preparing food for Meals on Wheels  Maryville Daily Times

Hundreds of meals prepared by culinary students at William Blount High School now are being served to senior adults throughout Blount County.

Sixth-graders work with William Blount High School culinary students to cook for 1READ Finding Home festival at Blount County Public Library  Maryville Daily Times

A half-dozen sixth-graders who have been immersed in reading a story of refugees helped bring the characters' three cultures to life this week, cooking food ...

Blount County Schools adding buzz-in doors at high schools; second William Blount High School student arrested after threat  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County is adding buzz-in security doors to its two high schools, following a security review and three threats in the past week.

Blount County teen accused of threatening to shoot up his school  WATE 6 On Your Side

A William Blount High School sophomore was arrested Monday after deputies say he made threats about shooting up the school.

Inside Blount County's proposed high school renovations | News  Maryville Daily Times

In the late 1970s, Blount County opened two new state-of-the-art high schools. Since then education and building codes have changed, and this spring Blount ...

Blount County Schools teachers rooting STEM in early grades  Maryville Daily Times

Students regularly take on real-world challenges in the STEM Lab at William Blount High School, but Wednesday teachers tried their hands on the activities.

William Blount High: Veterans Day program will take place Nov. 8  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School is celebrating our nation's veterans with the annual Veterans Day program this month on Thursday. Both the band and choir will ...

2nd William Blount High School student arrested for threats  WATE 6 On Your Side

Blount County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested and charged a 16-year-old William Blount High School student with delinquency by false report after he was ...

Blount County Schools stadium repairs won't fix locker rooms  Maryville Daily Times

Plans to clean, seal and caulk the football stadiums at Heritage and William Blount High Schools for an estimated cost of $492000 may make the exteriors look ...

William Blount High School students provide holiday greenery with homemade touch  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School students began preparing for this month's winter greenery sale in August, with poinsettia cuttings that were about 2 inches high.

Pfc. Dakota Carrington surprises mom, siblings in Blount County Schools  Maryville Daily Times

Pfc. Dakota Carrington, on leave after a yearlong deployment to South Korea, surprised his mother, sister and two brothers Wednesday at four Blount County ...

William Blount High School honors veterans | News  Maryville Daily Times

As William Blount High School honored veterans Thursday, Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Shannon Martin read a letter her great-grandfather wrote to his father ...

Blount County parents concerned about recent school threats and arrests  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Blount County Sheriff's Office said Friday it has investigated nine school incidents since February 20. Deputies have arrested five students from William ...

Heritage High School takes first place in Battle of the Build  Maryville Daily Times

Heritage High School students took first place in the annual Battle of the Build with a bed swing they designed and built.

Anderson County High School Mavericks come from behind to win at William Blount Governors  Oak Ridger

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The state-ranked Anderson County High School football team had to overcome an early 10-0 first-quarter deficit on Friday night, Aug.

William Blount soccer team finds home at Carpenters Middle School  Maryville Daily Times

Players on the William Blount soccer team used to feel like guests at their home games.

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.

Blount County Schools' Project SEARCH graduates ready to work  Maryville Daily Times

For the third year in a row, all the Blount County Schools students who participated in the Project SEARCH school-to-work transition program have graduated to ...

William Blount High School tennis players back on home courts  Maryville Daily Times

Tennis courts at William Blount High School are open again after major repairs.

Blount County student arrested after 'hit list' found on bathroom wall  WATE 6 On Your Side

A junior at William Blount High School was arrested Thursday afternoon after deputies say she admitted to writing a "hit list" on the bathroom of one of the ...

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.

Heritage High School freshman charged with threat | News  Maryville Daily Times

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Friday after several people say he threatened to bring a gun to Heritage High School, according to the Blount County Sheriff's ...

Blount County Schools celebrates English learners | News  Maryville Daily Times

For more than 200 Blount County Schools students understanding English is a challenge, but 31 recently proved their proficiency.

Blount County freshman arrested, charged with assault  WATE 6 On Your Side

A freshman at William Blount High School in Maryville was arrested Thursday after the sheriff said he assaulted two students.

New Blount County High School renovation plan revealed  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Board of Education reviewed new, simplified proposals for renovations to the district's two high schools during a work sessions Thursday.

Former West High School football player pleads guilty in Blount County stabbing death  WATE 6 On Your Side

A former college football player pleaded guilty Wednesday to an aggravated robbery charge in connection to the stabbing death of a Blount County man in July ...

Maryville faces fellow state champ Knoxville Catholic in opener  Maryville Daily Times

There is extra energy around the football practice field this week, regardless of the school. That's no different at Maryville.

William Blount rues missed opportunities in loss to Anderson County  Maryville Daily Times

Football is often described as a game of inches. They may have made the difference Friday night at William Blount. Sophomore quarterback Trey Clemmer ...

Steve Dallman begins new coaching chapter at William Blount  Maryville Daily Times

About a decade ago, Steve Dallman woke up in intensive care with some 15 University of Virginia-Wise volleyball players staring at him.

Blount County Robotics maneuvers into semifinals at Smoky Mountains Regional  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Robotics team went back to the drawing board after its first competition this year, earning a spot in the semifinals last week at the Smoky ...

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: William Blount actors help make Shakespeare understandable  Maryville Daily Times

If reading Shakespeare is one of the reasons you hated high school English, you certainly aren't alone.

Blount County track teams square off, set new records  Maryville Daily Times

Four rivals met at William Blount High School on Tuesday night for a track and field meet between the Blount County schools and Knoxville West. With five ...

Coming to 'Our Town': William Blount brings Thornton Wilder play to stage  Maryville Daily Times

If the actors in William Blount High School's three-act play “Our Town” reach their goal, audiences will leave with a much-improved opinion of high school theater ...

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...

Blount County Schools budget attempts to stay competitive on pay  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools presented a $93.4 million plan to the county Budget Committee on Friday with raises for 2018-19 the schools director said are needed in ...

Questions remain for local teams following jamboree | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Questions have been swirling around the quarterback spot at Maryville all summer, and they don't seem to be going away heading into the season.

William Blount volleyball sweeps Alcoa | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount's volleyball team swept Alcoa, 25-14, 26-24 and 25-21 at Marvin L. Boring Memorial Gymnasium Thursday night.

A SONG FOR LINDY: The Young Fables come home to raise awareness for a personal cause  Maryville Daily Times

Laurel Wright lost her sister in January, and this weekend she's return home for a special awareness concert to raise money for the treatment facility that helped ...

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.

Area high school football teams set for jamborees  WATE 6 On Your Side

While the NFL Preseason is officially underway, East Tennessee has its own high school version to prepare for the regular season. At least 31 area programs ...

Top 10 high school football games around Knoxville in Week 1  Knoxville News Sentinel

Looking for a good Knoxville area high school football game in Week 1? Check out our list of the top games.

Blount County, Maryville and Alcoa schools see collaboration, not consolidation in future  Maryville Daily Times

Over the past century Blount County leaders have studied consolidating the three school districts several times, but today's school leaders see their districts' ...

Tragedy strikes again for Blount singer Laurel Wright  Maryville Daily Times

When Laurel Wright, a Blount County native and voice of The Young Fables, lost her sister Lindy to a single-vehicle accident in January, she felt her parents' ...

Blount County expanding opportunities at alternative school | News  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools is making it easier for students to access alternative classes at the district's Everett campus.

Blount County Schools marks 150 years as a public school system  Maryville Daily Times

During the 2017-18 school year, Blount County Schools celebrated its 150th anniversary, based on the year 1867.

Justin Ridge stepping down as William Blount athletic director  Maryville Daily Times

Justin Ridge is stepping down as William Blount's athletic director.

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 ...

Blount County Schools honors teachers, administrators at annual banquet  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools honored the year's most remarkable teachers Tuesday at the 8th annual Excellence in Education Banquet."We should value people, ...

Tennessee Board of Education revoked license of two Blount County Schools teachers in past year  Maryville Daily Times

The Tennessee State Board of Education revoked the licenses of two local teachers in the past year, both of whom resigned from Blount County Schools ...

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 ...

Five local softball players earn All-State honors  Maryville Daily Times

The King's Academy softball team may be only five years old, but it is producing high quality players at the rate of an established powerhouse.

Maryville High School custodian gets surprise of his life  WATE 6 On Your Side

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - It took months of planning, some white lies and community support to create a once-in-a-lifetime night for Maryville High School's ...

Blount County Schools closed through Monday | News  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools will be closed through Monday because of widespread illness.

William Blount announces first semester honor roll | Community  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.

Blount County Board of Education approves master landscape plan for Carpenters Elementary School  Maryville Daily Times

A new landscape plan for Carpenters Elementary School is designed to protect the watershed and bring outdoor education opportunities right up to classroom ...

United Way of Blount County holds first cornhole tournament as fundraiser  Maryville Daily Times

When several people suggested the idea of holding a cornhole tournament as a fundraiser for United Way of Blount County, Roger Jennings, the organization's ...

More 'Hillbilly' to love: Everett brings first play back to stage at Clayton Center  Maryville Daily Times

There's been a character added to the 2018 version of Mike Everett's play, “Hillbilly Homecoming,” which debuted back in 2010, meaning those who saw it way ...

William Blount High School announces second-quarter honor roll  The Daily Times

William Blount High School has announced the honor roll for the second quarter.

Single vehicle accident claims the life of 19-year-old William Blount grad  Maryville Daily Times

Nineteen-year-old Lindy Mae Wright, a lifelong resident of Blount County and the sister of Laurel Wright of The Young Fables, died after an accident on Thursday ...

Alums inducted into William Blount High School Sports Hall of Fame  The Daily Times

Members of the first class of the William Blount High School Sports Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday during a dinner at the school. The inductees included ...

Rape investigation underway at William Blount High School  WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your Side Staff - MARYVILLE (WATE) - The Blount County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible rape at William Blount High School.

William Blount band camp: 2 grueling weeks at +90 degrees lead to 8-minute show  Maryville Daily Times

A marching band's performance depends on more than 100000 things going right, more than 100 students taking the correct step at the correct time, while ...

Conservation is rewarded | News  Maryville Daily Times

For a lot of boys who find themselves living in a new place, first chance they get they're searching out the nearest woods, nature's playground.

Monday forum will introduce 2nd Congressional candidates to voters  Maryville Daily Times

The Tennessee 2nd Congressional District Forum will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the William Blount High School auditorium, 219 County Farm Road, ...

Wright pleads guilty to robbery charge, agrees to cooperate with prosecutors in stabbing death of Caleb Radford  Maryville Daily Times

A 20-year-old Harriman man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aiding a robbery that prosecutors said led to the stabbing death of an 18-year-old Maryville man last ...

William Blount building leaders in Air Force JROTC  Maryville Daily Times

Two rising juniors from William Blount High School took top honors among about 250 cadets last month at the Mountaineer Cadet Officer Leadership School in ...

William Blount announces honor roll | Community  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year. The A honor roll is based on an average of 93 to.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont partners with National Park Serves to train teachers to take learning outside  Maryville Daily Times

A dozen educators from Blount and Knox counties are discovering how to take learning outside through Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks, a partnership of ...

Heritage High School students cooking up something special with new culinary arts program  Maryville Daily Times

About once a month a small group of students and staff members are treated to a gourmet feast at Heritage High School, in a luncheon that also showcases the ...

Total of 223 students to receive academic letters | News  Maryville Daily Times

This evening 223 students from five area high schools will receive letters for academic achievement during the 32nd annual Daily Times Academic Letters ...

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 ...

Blount County Board of Education narrowly passes revised budget  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County school board on Thursday approved a revised 2017-18 budget that includes a $1.2 million loan for capital projects.

Alcoa Police ID stabbing victim as 18-year-old William Blount graduate  Maryville Daily Times

Man killed in Tuesday night stabbing on Topside Road was 18-year-old William Blount High School graduate.

Blount eyes $40 million in renovations for Heritage, William Blount  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County school officials reviewed proposals Wednesday for $40 million in renovations to Heritage and William Blount high schools that would revamp ...

William Blount's Henry to continue softball career at LMU  Maryville Daily Times

No matter who is asked, the answer is the same around William Blount High School.

Local teens try engineering at University of Tennessee  Maryville Daily Times

About 200 high school students from Blount County were among some 1200 at the University of Tennessee on Oct. 26 for Engineers Day.

Shadowens 'excited' to take over William Blount football  The Daily Times

Philip Shadowens is the first to admit that turning around the William Blount High School football program won't start with him.

Union Grove Middle School boy charged with school shooting threat; Heritage High School school resource officer investigates threat in girls bathroom  Maryville Daily Times

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday at Union Grove Middle School after he allegedly commented over the past two weeks that he wanted to shoot ...

SWAT team arrests Maryville man and charges him with aggravated domestic assault  Maryville Daily Times

The Maryville Police SWAT team broke down a door at a four-plex apartment building early today and took a man into custody.

Jerry Cunningham encourages Carpenters Middle School students to hear veterans' stories  Maryville Daily Times

Carpenters Middle School students went home Wednesday with an extra homework assignment, to interview a veteran. That was the charge from Jerry ...

Police investigating brawl at Maryville-William Blount game  The Daily Times

A benches-clearing brawl between the Maryville and William Blount boys basketball teams overshadowed a 61-49 Rebel win Friday night at William Blount High ...

Water circus showing at Foothills Mall through weekend  Maryville Daily Times

Cirque Italia has brought its traveling water show to Maryville beginning Friday and continuing through Sunday at Foothills Mall, near JCPenney.

Tickets still available for Taste of Blount | Community  Maryville Daily Times

Taste of Blount, a collection of savory food favorites from restaurants, caterers, food trucks and gourmet grocers, returns for its 17th year at the Theater in the Park ...

WB's Fuller signs to run at University of the Cumberlands  Maryville Daily Times

Throughout the speeches and interviews, one word continued to pop up when those close to Kelsey Fuller described her running career at William Blount: ...

Developers launch lawsuit against Blount County | News  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County government is being sued by property developers over the County Commission's rejection in July of a rezoning request that met requirements ...

Loren Riddick giving back through 19th annual basketball camp  Maryville Daily Times

It was a one-time deal when Loren Riddick started his basketball camp in 1999.

Blount County Schools building new options to personalize learning  Maryville Daily Times

Starting in the 2018-19 school year, Blount County Schools plans to begin offering new options to students through three virtual academies.

Blount County Schools' budget appeals fall on deaf ears  Maryville Daily Times

Giving an inch and keeping the mile, the Blount County Budget Committee voted unanimously Monday to amend the proposed 2018-19 budget by nudging the ...

Man believes fire alarm contained smurfs, causes disturbance at Blount County high school  WATE 6 On Your Side

A man was arrested after a disturbance at a Blount County high school Tuesday, according to investigators.

Heritage, WB get gym courts refinished | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Over the course of last year, William Blount High School started noticing how its gym court was starting to become outdated and unsafe in certain areas of the ...

Blount County Schools elementary students compete in Academic Olympics  Maryville Daily Times

More than 120 elementary students showed their strengths this week in Blount County Schools' Academic Olympics.

William Blount JROTC color guard paying final respects  Maryville Daily Times

Cadets in the William Blount High School Junior ROTC program serve as a color guard at numerous community events but now they have added one more: ...

Maryville, Alcoa set for championship-like bout | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

K'Vaughn Tyson remembers being a water boy on the Alcoa sidelines as a child, watching as his cousins Taharin and Jaquez Tyson rumbled time and time ...

Heritage's Kailey Keeble relishing senior year | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Jason Keeble may be Kailey Keeble's dad, but the average spectator would never be able to make that connection on the court.

Daily Times photographer wins 'Photo of the Year' award from The Associated Press  Maryville Daily Times

Joy Kimbrough, an 18-year veteran photographer with The Daily Times, has won the 2017 Associated Press “Photo of the Year” for Tennessee, the news ...

Students gain expertise in Second Battle of the Build  Maryville Daily Times

From a rustic-style farm table constructed without screws or nails to a mailbox pillar made with artificial stone, the 2nd Annual Battle of the Build showed off ...

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