More than a job, teaching is a calling. Great teachers respect and admire their students. They encourage and invite participation and creativity.
"(Students) will always remember being in a play or participating in debate," said Bill Phelps.
""By mixing up the projects and media, she created opportunities for students to succeed," said former student Peter Morgan.
"He made music fun and lighthearted which fostered an atmosphere conducive to creating, sharing, and learning," said former student Carly Camper Kanzler.
The Greater Tri-Cities Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) recently announced the winners of its annual competition judged by out-of-state jurors.
Barter Theatre's production of Alice in Wonderlandis "well-acted and innovative. One would expect nothing less of Barter, and the dr
East Tennessee State University has announced that a $1 million gift is being made to the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts by Mary's husband, James C. "Jim" Martin.
Teachers, parents, librarians and others who regularly encourage children and youth to read and who would like to share more books about the Appalachian region have an extensive new resource available to them.
The hits just keep on coming for Virginia's Crooked Road.
Amy and Gill Braswell hope their store will become a stop for visitors interested in our region's culture as well as provide an answer for residents searching for books and music reflecting the place they call home.
The America Reads Challenge Program at East Tennessee State University has been selected for participation in a new initiative, Read. Write. Act. (RWA) Virtual Learning Community.
Now you can vote for the Fan Favorite Destination. The national designation recognizes The Crooked Road for its efforts to generate tourism and economic development in Southwest Virginia by preserving, promoting and showcasing the region's unique m
On Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, WETS-FM (89.5 MHz) underwent a significant transformation.