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William Blount seeks nominations for Athletics Hall of Fame  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School is seeking nominations for its Athletics Hall of Fame.

WILLIAM BLOUNT HIGH SCHOOL | Community  Maryville Daily Times

This month at William Blount High School, selected students will be attending the Roane State academic festival on Friday, April 5. Students will be competing ...

10 About Town: April 18 - 21, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —. Thursday, April 18, 2019. The Dogwood Trails are open, and you can stroll or drive through 80 miles of residential neighborhoods with ...

$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, ...

William Blount High School showcases career and technical education programs  Maryville Daily Times

Sparks flew, fruit played music, robots maneuvered around a classroom, spare ribs smoked and teens painted a truck Tuesday night at William Blount High ...

Inside the +$100 million plan for Blount County Schools high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County school board during a called meeting Monday will review plans to renovate its two 40-year-old high schools over five to seven years.

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, Heritage and Maryville high school culinary students 'Cooking for a Cause'  Maryville Daily Times

Culinary students from three local high schools were winners during Thursday's basketball jamboree at William Blount High School, and so was the Smoky ...

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 ...

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 presents options for funding high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

The director of Blount County Schools presented five options Tuesday for funding renovations to two high schools, but some commissioners said the current $85 ...

Blount County Schools phasing out valedictorian, salutatorian | News  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools will no longer name a valedictorian and salutatorian at its high schools after the Class of 2021 and instead will use the Latin honors ...

Major Blount County high school renovations possible by fall 2022  Maryville Daily Times

If plans receive quick approval, major renovations to William Blount and Heritage high schools could be complete by fall 2022, a project manager said Monday.

Maryville Board of Education passes resolution on paying for renovations at Heritage, William Blount High Schools  Maryville Daily Times

If the Blount County Commission raises property taxes on everyone to fund renovations to the county's two high schools, the city school districts want a share of ...

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.

Blount County Schools recognizes Teachers of the Year  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools Director Rob Britt reminded top educators Thursday night that great teachers change lives, as the district recognized dozens of them at its ...

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.

William Blount High School honors Hope Scholarship qualifiers  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School is honoring more than 160 seniors who have qualified for the Hope Scholarship this year, with a wall display that shows their names ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Public meetings: Blount County Board of Education meets March 25  Maryville Daily Times

Blount CountyThe Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 25, in the library at William Blount High School, 219 County ...

Blount County school closings/delays | News  Maryville Daily Times

Pellissippi State will open at noon Monday, Dec. 10. Students should check the college's webpage for their exam schedule.

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.

Maryville rallies for district championship win over Bearden  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville coach Scott West laughed when asked what he told his team at halftime of Monday night's District 4-AAA championship game against Bearden.

WATCH LIVE: Hardin Valley Invite  MileSplit

This week\'s meet in Knoxville will be one of the state\'s best thru the month of March as the 2018 meet had over 50 schools and 1200 athletes.

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' 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 ...

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.

Blount County school resource officers program starts with relationships  Maryville Daily Times

While school resource officers became a hot topic in 2018, with all three local districts adding officers, the start of the program here in Blount County can ...

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 Board of Education approves $76500 for buses  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Board of Education last week voted to give bus contractors a one-time payment of $750 per bus, a total of $76500 for the 102 buses that ...

Maryville man killed in accident | News  Maryville Daily Times

A Maryville man died Tuesday after his pickup truck hit a tree off Memorial Drive near the intersection with Wilkinson Pike.

Leadership Blount names two award winners | News  Maryville Daily Times

Leadership Blount has named Bryan Daniels and Emily Morgan as the 2019 recipients of the Community Leadership and Youth Leadership awards.

'Bye Bye' takes stage at William Blount: Seniors will shine one last time  Maryville Daily Times

Fans of Elvis, lovers of musicals and those who appreciate some good dance moves will enjoy William Blount High School's production of “Bye Bye Birdie,” but ...

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.

Basketball teams tip off season at annual jamboree  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville, Heritage, Alcoa and William Blount tipped off their basketball seasons in the 2018 Blount County Jamboree. Each schools girls and boys teams played ...

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.

Blount Memorial Foundation names new board of directors  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount Memorial Foundation announced Monday the nine directors of its 2019 board.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Daily Times correspondents selected | Community  Maryville Daily Times

The Daily Times 2018-19 school correspondents have been selected — a group of middle and high school students charged with giving our readers a glimpse ...

Knoxville Opera performs at Eagleton Middle School | News  Maryville Daily Times

A Scottish story in the form of an Italian opera came to life in the Eagleton Middle School gymnasium Thursday, in English.

Blount County Sheriff's Office honors deputies | News  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Sheriff's Office this week named Investigator Doug Davis its Employee of the Year.

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.

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 ...

Eagleton Middle School rolls out the red carpet to welcome Royals on first day of school  Maryville Daily Times

Eagleton Middle School students walked a red carpet to begin their first day of school Monday, a reminder from their new principal that they are “Royals.”.

Blount County deputy cleared in recent fatal shooting of Greenback man  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County deputy cleared after fatally shooting Greenback man armed with ax.

Lenoir City falls to William Blount | Sports

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (5-9, 1-6 District 4-3A) came out firing in the first quarter Friday against the William Blount High School Governors, but ...

Alcoa man confessed to shooting his mother | News  Maryville Daily Times

An 18-year-old Alcoa man confessed to law enforcement that he had killed his mother in an Alcoa apartment early Friday, according to text retrieved from a ...

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 ...

Maryville High School orientation Thursday, July 26 | News  Maryville Daily Times

New students who haven't yet registered for Maryville High School should contact the guidance office to schedule an appointment for Thursday, July 26.

Blount County Commission to meet Thursday: Here's what to expect  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Commission will meet Thursday to go over a short agenda involving an agreement for shared management of fiber optics between local ...

Maryville City Schools seeks 4 percent pay raise | News  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville City Schools is looking for a 4 percent pay raise for all staff members in 2019-20, at a cost of $1.3 million.

Several sales to drug agents leads to arrest | News  Maryville Daily Times

Drug investigators who allegedly made several buys from an Alcoa man arrested him Thursday.

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 ...

William Blount High School student makes sousaphone mouthpiece with 3D printer  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School sophomore Tommy Bond printed a mouthpiece for his sousaphone in the school's Principles of Engineering and Technology class.

Maryville cruises past Knoxville West in District 4-AAA consolation game  Maryville Daily Times

Practice for the Maryville boys basketball team was a somber affair Monday.

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' ...

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.

Funeral held for Kenneth Melton, longest serving county commissioner  Maryville Daily Times

Kenneth Melton, who had the longest consecutive tenure on the Blount County Commission, was buried this morning. He died Monday at the age of 81.

The road to recovery; Community bonds together following Maryville man's tragic accident  Maryville Daily Times

There are two ways of looking at what happened to Daniel Correll on Feb. 11.

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.

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.

Son of woman suing Alcoa officers, Blount County deputies, to sit for deposition in excessive force suit  Maryville Daily Times

KNOXVILLE — A Maryville woman suing Alcoa Police officers and Blount County deputies in a $2 million excessive force suit has agreed to drop her objections ...

Blount County Schools honors students and employers for work-based learning  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools doubled the number of students taking their education into the workplace this school year, and honored the teens and employers ...

Maryville family safely evacuates from house fire | News  Maryville Daily Times

At least seven family members — including a 10-month-old baby — safely evacuated from a Maryville house fire shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Alcoa Intermediate School addition would change traffic flow  Maryville Daily Times

Planned additions to Alcoa Intermediate School will require new traffic patterns and a schedule shift, school board members learned at a December work ...

Associated Press Tennessee high school basketball rankings | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

BOYS. Division I, Class AAA. Record-Points-Previous. 1. Bartlett (5) 20-2 118 2. 2. Maryville (2) 21-1 111 4. 3. Memphis East (6) 14-5 106 1. 4. Bearden 17-5 78 ...

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.

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.

DENSO to undergo management shakeup | News  Maryville Daily Times

DENSO is shaking up its executive leadership across North America and at its Maryville plant, where Jack Helmboldt will resign as executive director of DENSO ...

Blount County Board of Education votes to give $150000 to athletics  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Board of Education voted 5-2 Tuesday to give $150000 to athletic programs this school year, but the move requires County Commission ...

Alcoa scores 5-0 soccer victory over William Blount | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount coach Perry Hopkins said he expected Tuesday night's girls soccer game against Alcoa to be a low-scoring, defensive match-up.

Maryville prepared for 'completely different game' against Farragut  Maryville Daily Times

Farragut came into last season's second-round meeting with Maryville equipped with several Division I players, looking to make a name for itself in Class 6A.

William Blount High School students create a mini world tour  Maryville Daily Times

Since teacher Matt Talley can't take his students to Florida every semester, he has them create a mini-Epcot inside the William Blount Ninth Grade Academy.

Blount County Sheriff's Office awarded expenses from dismissed civil suit  Maryville Daily Times

A woman who sued the Blount County Sheriff's office and a deputy in a lawsuit dismissed last August now has been ordered to pay their costs. Blount County ...

Maryville planning commission OK's progress on five residential developments  Maryville Daily Times

The Maryville Municipal Planning Commission at a loaded meeting late Monday approved forward steps for five residential developments, including the ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Scholarship and Debutante Ball to be held March 23  Maryville Daily Times

The Red Hat Jewels will hold the ninth annual Scholarship and Debutante Ball on Saturday, March 23, at the Airport Hilton, 2001 Alcoa Highway.

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 ...

Readers' Choice awards going online | News  Maryville Daily Times

Readers have asked and The Daily Times has answered by putting the Readers' Choice 2019 awards online.

Blount Memorial Hospital Foundation embezzler gets six years probation  Maryville Daily Times

After admitting to embezzling more than $186000, Jane Andrews walked out of Blount County Circuit Court on Monday with a sentence of six years she can ...

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 ...

Maryville Model Railroad Club displays tiny town at Blount County Historical Museum  Maryville Daily Times

Welcome to Laurelville, a small town situated within the confines of the Blount County Historical Museum in Maryville.

Maryville man faces foreclosure amid apparent bank error; employer pays mortgage in full  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville resident Sam Welshan feels like he is at the end of his rope. It's been six months since he has paid his mortgage for his Kagley Chapel Road home,

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.

DENSO celebrates Building 204 — the future of mobility | News  Maryville Daily Times

The $1 billion investment that DENSO announced 14 months ago for its Maryville facilities hasn't been spent — not all, not now. Most of the 1000 new ...

Ecyclers USA to host free collection in Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

Ecyclers USA is hosting a drop-off electronics recycling event on Saturday, March 9, at First Baptist Maryville, located at 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, ...

Strong third quarter carries Alcoa boys past Powell  Maryville Daily Times

Is Alcoa basketball ready for another Marsh? Nate Marsh is not quite ready for induction into the Blount County Hall of Fame alongside his three relatives, ...

Police searching for Alcoa man following pursuit with Blount County, other police agencies  Maryville Daily Times

Police are searching for an Alcoa man following a pursuit Wednesday night involving multiple police agencies, including the Blount County Sheriff's Office.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Maryville heavy metal band films music video at 'Castle'  Maryville Daily Times

Donning druid robes and wearing makeup, the heavy metal band Summoner's Circle might have appeared to originate from a place of fire and brimstone when ...

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' ...

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