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University of Tennessee at Martin

Faculty and alumni respond to People for Black History

Story by Shannon Taylor, Senior Investigative Reporter A few weeks ago, the group “People for Black History” (PFBH) demanded action from UTM’s faculty senate to condemn what they coined “recently enacted White Supremacist education laws” that the group claimed banned teaching critical race theory in Tennessee and prohibited higher education from taking certain actions regarding…

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Partners planting one seed at a time

By Christian Ashlar Press Reporter The process of how people in Weakley County get their food is a complicated one. It often involves several dozen steps from the time a seed is planted until the time the end result reaches their plate. The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network (LFN) is an organization comprised of agricultural…

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Bringing art from the classroom to the community

By Sabrina Bates News Producer What began as a love for the arts as a young child has come full circle for a local artist with national accolades. Jason Stout, a 1996 graduate of Westview High School, took his gift of painting to a level that some only dream about. Stout reflects on his attitude…

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Walk Across TN Concludes

Eight weeks ago, a total of 38 teams committed to a Walk Across Tennessee and this week, the final totals for Weakley County revealed that they had met the challenge – at least 82 times! Tuesday, the Weakley County Health Department and UT Extension, collaborative partners in promoting the health-focused annual event, recognized participants and…

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