ATHENS, Tenn. — It was early on the morning of May 20, 2016 when Betty Begazo was at Etowah Dialysis in McMinn County, a facility owned by DaVita Dialysis. For over three years, Begazo had visited the clinic three times a week for treatment, but on this particular morning, the power went out while her blood was still circulating through the machine.
An event intended to provide information and opportunities for both veterans and non-veterans in the community was initiated earlier this month.
Elementary schools across the county gathered Monday night to celebrate the winners of the annual Academic Olympics.
The Optimist Club of Athens recognized teachers from various schools across McMinn County Thursday during its annual Education Awards Banquet.
- 2010 to 2020 population change: +1,010 --- #997 among all counties nationwide - 2010 to 2020 percent population change: +1.9% --- #55 among counties in Tennessee, #1,197 among all counties nationwide - 2020 population: 53,276 --- #31 largest county in Tennessee, #947 largest county nationwide
MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The McMinn County Sheriff’s Office has asked for information to assist in locating a missing runaway teenage girl. Karis Hopper, 15, reportedly ran away from her home on Country Road 275 near Niota on Sunday, May 8, around 6:00 p.m. McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy said she was reported to have left in a small dark pickup truck.