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JROTC Canned Food Drive

The Rhea County High School JROTC is be spon­sor­ing a canned food drive to ben­e­fit the Rhea County community.

School & Community

Prepar­ing for Mid-​​Year EOC Tests

Tak­ing an EOC next week? Here are some tips!

School & Community

Ea­gles Fin­ish Sea­son At Home

The Ea­gles’ mag­i­cal foot­ball sea­son may have ended Fri­day, but the game they played and the sea­son they wrote is more than some­thing to be proud of.

School & Community

Rhea County Ea­gles De­feat Oak Ridge, Pre­pare for Home Game Against West

Rhea County wins on the road against Oak Ridge and gets to play at home this Fri­day in the Semifinals.

EN Music Review

Melissa Auf Der Maur: Auf Der Maur

Its hard to find an album that catches your senses with every song, but this one not only catches your senses, it catches them and throws them back to you!

The cast and crew of Theatre Arts' fall play,

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Around the Web

10 Super Last-​​Minute Hol­i­day Gifts That No One Will Know Were Last Minute

“Whether you can't decide or you've run out of time, these are the best ideas for last minute gifts.” —Alexis B.


“Whatever your going through or feeling, whether it be making a hot cup of coffee in the middle of a snowstorm,or whatever, this site has a song for it! Check it out.” —Matt W.

This School Dis­trict Paid An ex-​​FBI Agent To Mon­i­tor Stu­dents’ So­cial Media

“This is over the top and a complete disrespect for privacy. Parents can check their children's social media, schools don't need to.” —Alexis B.

5 Children’s Char­ac­ters That Got Con­tro­ver­sial ‘All Grown Up’ Makeovers

“I liked the old ones better.” —Alexis B.

Super Flem­ish

“Superhero portraits in the style of 17-century Flemish masters. I love the costumes!” —Mr. F.

McDonald’s at­tempted to make bubble-​​gum flavoured broc­coli for kids

“I'm so glad this idea didn't last.” —Alexis B.

Is this the great­est preg­nancy an­nounce­ment yet?

“This is precious!” —Kaitlin M.

Re­place All Your Fur­ni­ture With These Giant Bird Nests For People

“Too bad it's not very cheap...” —Kyndyle G.

Book Review

Clock­work Angel

Clock­work Angel is a thrilling book that will be­come dif­fi­cult to put down.

Music Review

Melissa Auf Der Maur: Auf Der Maur

Its hard to find an album that catches your senses with every song, but this one not only catches your senses, it catches them and throws them back to you!

Movie Review

The Book of Life

If you want an amaz­ing fam­ily film that will stand the test of time, you have to look no fur­ther than this year’s The Book of Life.

Eagle’s Nest Extra!

The Un­ortho­dox Jour­ney of Find­ing the Right Roommate

There are plenty of ways to find a room­mate, and, to be hon­est, some of them are quite dull. Read fur­ther to find out some al­ter­nate guidelines.

Eagle’s Nest Poll

Do you put your socks on before your pants or after?

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What NOT to Buy Me for Christmas

Fri, Dec 19, 2014: Every year journalists find their inboxes inundated with list after list of Christmas gift ideas. Such lists used to be novel…

Time to Enter TWRA Photography Competition

Fri, Dec 19, 2014: Do you fancy yourself a better than average wildlife photographer? If so, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is acceptin…

UTC Women’s Basketball beat # 7 Stanford

Thu, Dec 18, 2014: UTC Lady Mocs upset visiting #7 Stanford Cardinals December 17, 2014 Chattanooga, TN — UTC Women’s Basketball continued…

Dayton City Basketball Hosts Coalfield

Thu, Dec 18, 2014: Lady Bees win and Boys lose to Coalfield December 16, 2014 Dayton, TN — Dayton City School hosted Coalfield Middle on Tuesd…

RCHS Holiday Hoops Christmas Tournament Begins

Tue, Dec 16, 2014: December 18, 2014 Rhea County, TN — Rhea County High School will serve as host of the 2nd Annual Holiday Hoops Christmas To…

Rhea County Basketball Sweeps Soddy

Tue, Dec 16, 2014: Logan Hunter hits for 40 in big win for Eagles December 15, 2014 Evensville, TN – Rhea County Basketball teams hosted Soddy…

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This week: The Fan­tas­tic Four­some: Pre­pare Yourselves

This week's video block is curated by Christy Le, who says, “Featuring danisnotonfire, KickThePj, Crabstickz, and AmazingPhil, AKA, awesome British vloggers. I have warned you...”

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More School & Community News

Rhea County De­feats Oolte­wah, Ad­vances to the Quarterfinals

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 :  The Eagle football team defeated the visiting Ooltewah Owls last Friday and advance to the Quarterfinal Round of the 2014 TSSAA 5A playoffs.

The Fitzger­alds Take On The Feud

Wed, Nov 19, 2014 :  Recently, two Rhea County High School teachers appeared on "Family Feud," along with other members of their family.

Golden Ea­gles Un­de­feated for First Time Since 1986

Wed, Nov 12, 2014 :  After nearly a thirty year hiatus, Rhea County has finished its regular season undefeated.

2014 Crime Scene

Wed, Nov 5, 2014 :  On October 24th, Rhea County High School’s Criminal Justice classes investigated their sixteenth annual "crime scene."

(Disc) Golf, Anyone?

Mon, Nov 3, 2014 :  From time to time, people notice the weird poles with chains on them stuck in the ground near the football practice field.