The Hillsboro Globe

image_pdfimage_print

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee

Associated Press Reports

January 7, 2019


Filed under Advertise With Us, Business News, Community Engagement, MNPS News, News, Showcase, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The company that administers Tennessee's problem-plagued student assessment testing program says it still plans on throwing its hat in the ring to secure a new state contract so they can continue overseeing the same service in the fall. Officials with Questar Assessment Inc. confir...

Trispot Darter fish found in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia is to be named to Endangered Species List

Trispot Darter fish found in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia is to be named to Endangered Species List

Associated Press Reports

December 31, 2018


Filed under Tennessee News

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — Federal officials are putting a fish whose habitat is threatened by development in southern states on the endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is adding the trispot darter fish to the list. The trispot darter can be found in the Coosa River watershed...

Funeral set for Lebanon High grad adds to 2018 Wilson County teen shooting deaths

Jeremy Durard, Sports

December 28, 2018


Filed under MNPS News, Nashville News, News, Showcase, Tennessee News

Services are scheduled Friday for a 2018 Lebanon High School graduate and member of College Hills Church of Christ who died after he was shot on Sunday, according to police. Cameron Sean Luke Griffith, 19, is the most recent teenager killed in Wilson County from suspected gunfire in recent months. Gr...

Tennessee Election Results

Tennessee Election Results

Associated Press Reports

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn won a grueling, expensive contest Tuesday to become the first female U.S. senator from Tennessee, keeping a key midterm seat under GOP control. The congresswoman defeated Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen by closely aligning her bid...

Dems gain in quest for House control but GOP retains Senate

Dems gain in quest for House control but GOP retains Senate

Associated Press Reports

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were gaining significant ground in the battle for House control Tuesday night, while Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed verdict in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency. The results allowed both parties to...

2018 Election Central

2018 Election Central

November 6, 2018


Filed under Nashville News, News, Sports, Tennessee News, US News

National and State Results Highlights from State Election Results from 2018 as of 1:03 am local time U.S. Senate Class I 1,917 of 1,969 precincts - 97 percent Marsha Blackburn, GOP 1,198,410 - 54 percent Phil Bredesen, Dem 972,563 - 44 percent Governor 1,832 of 1,969 precincts - 93 percent ...

Early voting nears 350,000 ballots in Tennessee election

Early voting nears 350,000 ballots in Tennessee election

Associated Press Reports and Hillsboro Globe News Desk

October 21, 2018


Filed under Community Engagement, Nashville News, News, Showcase, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans are voting in record numbers with close to 350,000 ballots cast in the first three days of early voting. According to vote totals on the Secretary of State's website 346,130 early and absentee ballots had been cast in the midterm elections by the end of the d...

Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media

Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media

Jeremy Durard, Sports

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News

STRAWBERRY PLAINS, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say a 13-year-old student has been arrested for sharing a post online that said the student intended to carry out a school shooting. Strawberry Plains is an unincorporated community straddling the boundary between Jefferson, Knox, and Sevier counties in the U....

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

July 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, Tennessee Vols

Jul 27, 2018 7:53PM  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afte...

Tennessee Primary Elections – A look at the state races

Tennessee Primary Elections – A look at the state races

July 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

The Tennessee primaries take place Aug. 2. Voters are picking who will represent their party in races for one Senate seat, currently held by a Republican, and nine House seats, two of which are held by Democrats and seven by Republicans. Voters  are also picking candidates in the race for governor,...

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

Ethan Freeman, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a high school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Michigan Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. Tennessee is also strugglin...

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to the streets of the nation's capital and such cities as Boston, New York, C...

image_pdfimage_print

The Student News Site of Hillsboro High School
Tennessee News