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Wildfires cause tragedy in East Tennessee

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

Over the course of the past few weeks, Tennessee and surrounding states have been affected by numerous wildfires, threatening the lives and homes of citizens in the area. On Nov. 29, the wildfires became heightened as hurricane force winds began to carry flames further down from a fire that had started on the Chimney Tops trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. What was already a difficult situation quickly escalated and became a nightmare as the town of Gatlinburg and the area of Sevierville became threatened by the flames. That night, the Gatlinburg Fire Department called a mandatory evacuation of all Gatlinburg residents. Fires quickly began to rage within resided communities in the mountains and made its way down into the tourist downtown area. This put many homes and businesses at risk. Firefighters worked hard to try to...

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Wildfire in Walland

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

As the state of Tennessee and surrounding areas continue to suffer from drought conditions, wildfires have continued to spread throughout the Great Smoky Mountain areas. Fires are now beginning to spread into areas surrounding Maryville College, including one that broke out this afternoon in Walland, Tenn. According to Local 8 News, students of Walland Elementary School were sent home as of 1:30 p.m. due to a forest fire that broke out just behind the school. Faculty and staff are staying in the school until all students are either taken home on their regular buses or are picked up by their guardians. Local 8 News also reported that the fire began around 12:49 near West Millers Cove Road. The fire is currently burning in the direction up the mountain and away from the school. Currently, one home is reported to...

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Sunset Café opens new dining to MC community

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in News | 0 comments

A new dining experience opened to the Maryville College Community on Nov. 1 giving students, faculty and staff a new option to enjoy cuisine. Located in the Clayton Center for the Arts, The Sunset Café is brought to the college by Rocky’s Jamaican Sunrise and looks forward to creating a loyal customer base with the new campus location. The official ribbon cutting for the new café was held Monday, Nov. 7 by the owner of the parent restaurant Cheryl Williams, Chef Rocky and new manager of the Sunset Café Renetta Ogle who is also William’s daughter. A few words were shared to open the ceremony by Smith, Williams, Ogle and President of Maryville College Dr. Tom Bogart before Ogle proceeded to cut the ribbon thus officially opening the Sunset Café. Along with the ceremony, free samples of the cafes...

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Fighting Scots win third USA South ring

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Fighting Scots won their third USA South Championship title on Saturday, Nov. 12 in a 70-14 blowout against Greensboro College. Maryville finished the regular season with a record of 7-1 in conference play. The Scots now share the title with Huntingdon College after their loss to Huntingdon on Senior Day. Huntingdon Hawks will receive the USA South automatic qualifier to the NCAA playoffs. The Scots ended their undefeated streak when they lost to Huntingdon in a close 28-24 face-off on Nov. 5. The Scots hosted their senior day with a Blackout on Honaker field and recognized 16 senior players. The following weekend, the Scots traveled to Greensboro to achieve their conference title. MC’s 70-point win over Greensboro is the second in the past two seasons including their defeat of Ferrum College last fall. The most points...

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Carnegie elevator receives new control board after September entrapments

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

On Sep. 8, Maryville College student Cauncey Padilla stepped onto the elevator in Carnegie Hall with two of his friends. What was normally a routine procedure to get around the residence hall quickly became a nightmare as Padilla and his friends became stuck due to an unidentified issue with the elevator. Padilla remained trapped in the elevator for two hours before the doors opened and they received relief. Padilla recalled calling campus security and waiting for help. However, the two hours were a lot of time to pass while being stuck inside. According to Padilla, he and his friends tried to make the best of it and passed the time by joking around and just hanging out while awaiting for security to let them out. “That was the first time I have ever been stuck on an elevator and...

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