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A real turnoff: City schools' new energy program aims to save money by changing behavior

A real turnoff: City schools' new energy program aims to save money by changing behavior

November 9th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools soon will have a new utilities policy that calls for turning off lights in unused rooms and unplugging water coolers, refrigerators, computers and vending machines during fall, spring or summer breaks unless they are needed.

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2014 VHSL 2A, 1A first-round football playoff pairings

2014 VHSL 2A, 1A first-round football playoff pairings

November 9th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The VHSL 2A and 1A first-round football playoff pairings, released Sunday.

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9th-grader wins contest to design Battle of Kingsport medal

9th-grader wins contest to design Battle of Kingsport medal

November 9th, 2014 2:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Benjamin Swanson's design is in three parts, with Rotherwood depicted in one section, the Confederate flag in the second and a soldier representing Richard C. Morgan — who was in charge of the Confederates — in the third.

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Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

November 9th, 2014 12:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Eleven years ago, York noticed middle school golf scores in the newspaper, but never saw anything from Colonial Heights Middle School.

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'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

November 9th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Highway department workers, teachers gaming the system

Highway department workers, teachers gaming the system

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial staff

Why are Sullivan County Highway Department employees being paid tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars annually for doing nothing? Why are Sullivan County teachers simply walking off the job after they have consumed all of their personal and sick time?

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Crying clown must be stopped now, and other letters

Crying clown must be stopped now, and other letters

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Ralph Struck, F. Bond Porter Jr. and Eugene Naughton

After holding our breath the past two years, maybe we can clear the air of the pollution that drifts out of Washington and blankets this country.

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The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Two self-professed future engineers are among students getting in some time with a 3-D printer at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Their creations include a train, chain and square puzzle, as well as small robots.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Battle of Kingsport Medal design winners

November 9th, 2014 6:00 am by Ned Jilton

A contest that was so close the judges delayed selecting a winner for a day to consult with artists and other professionals to break the tie.

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Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

November 8th, 2014 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Tri-Cities newspaper won two national awards Saturday. But it wasn't the Kingsport Times-News or Johnson City Press. Instead, it was a paper staffed by students, the Sequoyah Scribe.

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