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Today's News

  • Adult Learning Center offers class

    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is offering a “Excel and Beyond and PowerPoint” course starting Nov. 8.
    The class, held Nov.8-17, will be taught by instructor Beth Feddersen and will be from 6-8 p.m. The fee is $59 for 8 hours of instruction and a certificate of completion.
    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is located at 219 East Woodford Street in Lawrenceburg.
    For more information or to register, contact Jacque Zeller at 839-3754.

     

  • Ward Elementary announces honor rolls

    The following students were named to the “A” and “A-B” honor rolls for the first nine-week marking period at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    Also included are students who had perfect attendance.
    All names were provided by the school.

    Mrs. Hudson’s Homeroom

    All A’s
    Hadley Bunton
    Tavion Crayon
    Kaylee Hawkins
    Brody Hopper
    Makayela Lewis
    Tyler Miller
    Chase Smith
    Zane Wampler
    Kayla West

    All A’s and B’s

  • Planting seeds of knowledge
  • Print making at Saffell Street Elementary
  • Better results expected in audit of schools

    After last November’s district audit Superintendent Sheila Mitchell faced $1.1 million in excess spending by Anderson County Schools, leading to a pay increase freeze for staff and 13 terminated teaching positions.
    This year, however, Mitchell said she believes Anderson County Schools have met their goal of cutting 5 percent from every department across the budget.
     “We’ve worked very hard on it,” Mitchell said regarding the 2010-11 school district’s budget. “Our goal is to set a budget and stick to it.”

  • Century Bank promotes breast cancer awareness

    October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Century Bank supported the cause to help promote cancer awareness, according to a news release.
    Bank employees sold awareness items and hosted a variety of fund raising events such as “Stomp Out Cancer” and “Pay to Wear Pink” Days.
    Century Bank also donated $5 for each new, personal checking account opened during the month to cancer research and offered those customers free, pink Breast Cancer Checks, according to the release.

  • ‘Brothers’ doing good deeds
  • ‘New York says Thank You’ foundation visits high school
  • Curbside pickup of recycling could end

    By Ben Carlson
    General Manager
    Getting recycled materials picked up by the county might soon be a thing of the past.
    The question now is will rural residents be the only ones shut out of having that service provided, or will it also include those who live in the city.
    The Anderson County Fiscal Court last Tuesday voted unanimously to begin what will be an overhaul of its recycling program by selecting a recommendation from its recently formed environmental committee.

  • Multi-tasking isn’t just for office anymore

    This is the time of year that I really start cooking, literally. My kitchen counter is finally clear of various vegetables and seeds, making room for dough and pastry.
    Cooler temperatures make me hungry and when I’m hungry I cook. Plus, the oven heat is much more enjoyable this time of year.