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Arts workshop to offer timely help

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press The return to classrooms in the fall may have a radically different look and feel as schools address potential gaps in learning and follow safety measures for coping with the ongoing threat of COVID-19. While the specifics of what that return may look like are still being discussed,…

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Local artists gather to paint for peace

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press Experienced and reluctant artists followed instructor Michelle Williams lead and transformed a sketch on a canvas into a color-filled interpretation of a well-known Martin Luther King portrait during the first MLK Day Painting for Peace event this week in Union City. Current and potential members of Weakley Arts…

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Local group works to promote the arts in Weakley County

By Brandy Cochran Special to The Press Students involved with music and the arts are more than five times more likely to graduate from high school, according to national statistics. There are currently more than four million jobs in the arts market nationwide. Currently, less than 50 percent of the Weakley County high schools have…

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