The Blackman Voice

Closing the Middle Point Landfill

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

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. If people don’t start taking small steps to recycle, compost, or reduce their output of trash, ...

New School Policies that Affect Blackman

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

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 #1  Students may wear their earbuds in the hallway and listen to music getting to their next class.  “Music is kind of a release for me,...

Voting in Tennessee On the Rise

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!

Sienna Phillips, news editor

November 4, 2018

According to Giaccobi, “18 to 21-year-olds are the smallest percentage of voters in this nation.