The Blackman Voice

Geneva Cook and Sienna Holl are president and vice president of the Rutherford Education Association.

Cook and Holl lead the Rutherford Education Association

Ava Porter, Reporter November 30, 2021

Every American must pass through specific doors at least once in their life to gain higher knowledge about the world around them. The public school system is a system people go through to do this.  In...

Should Rutherford County Schools discontinue mask requirements in the classroom?

The Rutherford County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 6, to vote on whether masks should be required in county schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  With...

Students wear masks in the uncrowded hallway during class changes.

Rutherford County Schools discusses mask mandate continuation

Zoe Vecchio, Graphics Editor March 18, 2021

Rutherford County’s mask mandate ended at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. The County Board of Education will be meeting at 5 p.m. tonight, March 18, to discuss, among other topics, the renewal versus termination...

This is the middle point landfill located in Rutherford County. It will be closing periodically due to the growing waste that it cannot hold.

Closing the Middle Point Landfill

Maddy Williams, Reporter May 3, 2019

The lack of recycling in Rutherford County is an immense problem. The act of recycling may seem burdensome and time consuming, but it is one small action that can positively affect the entire community....

Bailey Hughes, sophomore, is one of many students who enjoys newly allowance of earbuds in the hallways.

New School Policies that Affect Blackman

Mia Isom, Reporter November 8, 2018

The school policies have been changed, but are they for the better? Many members of the faculty at Blackman and the student body have various opinions on if the new rules have helped.  Policy Change...

Download the app, or go to to determine where you can vote on Tuesday. Rutherford has open voting at any polling location now, so find the one most convenient for you on Tuesday and cast your vote!

Voting in Tennessee On the Rise

Sienna Phillips, news editor November 4, 2018
According to Giaccobi, “18 to 21-year-olds are the smallest percentage of voters in this nation.
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