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Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 25th, 2014 9:24 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Voting rights for felons on the table in Kentucky, other states

Voting rights for felons on the table in Kentucky, other states

February 25th, 2014 9:18 am by By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org (MCT)

Kentucky could be heading for a historic change this year as it moves closer to abolishing its law banning felons from voting, thanks to a bipartisan effort in the state Capitol and a big assist from Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.

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Sports Sports Live
Kingsport native Geno signs with USL Pro's Eagles

Kingsport native Geno signs with USL Pro's Eagles

February 25th, 2014 2:00 am by Staff Report

Kingsport native and ETSU soccer standout David Geno has signed to play professionally with the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Pro Division.

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Elizabethton tops South, Grainger bests East to set up Region 1-AA title game clash

Elizabethton tops South, Grainger bests East to set up Region 1-AA title game clash

February 25th, 2014 12:31 am by Greg Peters

Elizabethton fought its way past Sullivan South 56-42 and Grainger rolled over Sullivan East 81-48 on Monday to set up a 1 vs. 3 showdown for the Region 1-AA girls championship.

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Lady Patriots trip  up Tribe in region semis

Lady Patriots trip up Tribe in region semis

February 24th, 2014 11:37 pm by Dave Ongie

Dobyns-Bennett's girls overcame a lot this season, but the first half against Jefferson County on Monday night proved to be a bridge too far. The Lady Indians fell 54-35 in the Region 1-AAA semifinals.

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Local News Education
Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

February 24th, 2014 10:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County and Kingsport school officials have reached a consensus to do a comprehensive joint facilities study with Dublin, Ohio-based DiJong-Richter, also using local architectural firm Beeson, Lusk & Street.

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Crime Local News
Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

February 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies made two recent unrelated drug possession arrests of motorists, both of whom were stopped after allegedly "crossing the center line" five times each.

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Crime Local News
Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

February 24th, 2014 9:52 pm by Wes Bunch

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of potential scams after a Southwest Virginia man was recently bilked out of $20,000 by con artists.

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Local News Education
Homeschoolers take fourth straight  Mock Trial victory, advance to state

Homeschoolers take fourth straight Mock Trial victory, advance to state

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

A team composed of greater Kingsport area homeschool students has won its fourth consecutive district High School Mock Trial Competition and will represent the area at the state competition in March.

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TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

February 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Hank Hayes

A newly released report from a Tennessee state commission does not recommend legislation to cap utility rates paid by unincorporated Piney Flats residents who receive water and sewer service from Johnson City.

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