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TCAT offering courses in Humboldt

  Nursing, plumbing, correctional officer programs available at Humboldt Higher Education Center by DANNY WADE  |  Senior Editor When Jackson State Community College pulled out of the Humboldt Higher Education Center on Main St. in Humboldt last year, there were concerns of how to use the historic building. The city contacted TCAT (Tennessee College…

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Downtown loft apartments in the works

    by ARIEL McRAE  |  Associate Editor The Humboldt Board of Mayor and Aldermen met last Monday, March 13 to discuss a relatively short agenda. While the agenda was short, there were a few big items up for vote with major development potential for the businesses of Humboldt. First, the board voted on…

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Iconic water tower getting needed facelift

by DANNY WADE  |  Senior Editor Those traveling in and around downtown Humboldt have probably noticed something strange protruding from the top of the water tower. The iconic downtown water tank is getting a much-needed facelift. The almost 100-year-old water tower has been used as a backdrop for hundreds of photographs over the years.…

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Westview girls basketball repeats as 2A state champions

MURFREESBORO — Saving her best game for the championship, Westview sophomore McCall Sims helped lead the Lady Chargers to a second straight Class 2A state championship. Sims scored 17 points after scoring 15 points in the first two games combined to help lead the Lady Chargers to the 56-37 victory over McMinn Central to win…

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Jillian Brigance perfect shooting night sends Westview to title game

MURFREESBORO — Jillian Brigance picked the perfect night to have a perfect shooting performance. With many of her teammates struggling to break through Community’s 2-3 zone defense, Brigance was 6-for-6 from the field, including a 4-for-4 mark from 3-point range, to finish with a team-high 16 points. Her scoring helped the Lady Chargers knock off…

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Jada Harrison FTs sends Westview to 2A semifinals

MURFREESBORO — With six seconds remaining in regulation, Westview senior Jada Harrison stepped to the free throw line on what will be her home court this fall. Harrison knocked down both free throws to send the Lady Chargers to the Class 2A semifinals with a 44-42 victory over York Institute on Thursday. It was a…

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