Updated September 08, 2014 03:05:37 PM
UCHS Drama presents '9/11 Timeline'

From Staff Reports

The Unicoi County High School Drama Department is proud to present “The 9/11 Timeline”, a collection of monologues and short scenes reflecting one of the most traumatic events in our nation’s history.

This student-created, mixed media production chronologically follows the events of that day and engages the audience with personal stories of loss, survival and bravery. More...


Updated September 05, 2014 09:09:37 AM
UCHS baseball team selling apples

The Unicoi County High School baseball team members are selling Cortland apples as a fundraiser. Prices for apples are as follows: bushel - $22, half bushel - $12, and a peck - $7.

For those interested, please contact the UCHS CTE department at 743-1639. The apples will arrive on Wednesday, Oct, 1.

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Updated September 02, 2014 05:23:41 PM
Authorities: Man made threat via 'Streetchat' app

An Erwin man was arrested Monday evening following a brief undercover investigation stemming from a post he made on the popular social media site Streetchat.

Rafael Diaz Salvana, 18, 101 Engineer Lane, was arrested Monday evening on charges of false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment. Salvana is a student at Unicoi County High School.

Student Resource Officer Andy Slagle keeps up with social media posts pertaining to the school and on Monday, he noticed a post that read ‘Everyone in school will die on Tuesday’. Slagle alerted Sheriff Mike Hensley. Hensley contacted Unicoi County Schools Director Denise Brown about the situation and also contacted his investigators. More...


Updated August 27, 2014 12:38:44 PM
Donations being accepted for annual Community Day of Action

Unicoi County residents will once again have the opportunity to provide for students in need this school year during the annual Community Day of Action.

According to Regina Harrell, Coordinated School Health Supervisor for Unicoi County Schools, more than 300 students have expressed needs for food, clothing and school supplies, or a combination of the three. During the 2013 Community Day of Action, more than 400 students were served.

“Forms are sent home with all Unicoi County Students the beginning of the school year explaining the event as a community day focused on going back to school and offering services to students who are in need,” Harrell said. “Families are provided with a checklist of items that may be needed which includes clothing, specifically, jeans, shirts, underwear, socks and shoes. There is also a place to indicate if basic school supplies are needed.  More...


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