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Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

July 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s public school system has achieved the majority of Annual Measurable Objectives, or AMOs, set by the Tennessee Department of Education for the 2012-13 school year, the school system announced Thursday.

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Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

July 28th, 2013 6:58 pm by GOVOLSXTRA

Former University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested Sunday morning on a drunken driving charge in Knoxvillle.

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State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math,  science

State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math, science

July 28th, 2013 6:52 pm by Rick Wagner

Students in Kingsport City Schools showed significant achievement gains in math and science, school officials said Friday.

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Hoosier Newman wins at the Brickyard

Hoosier Newman wins at the Brickyard

July 28th, 2013 4:11 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman bested Jimmie Johnson again Sunday and fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana — winning at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

July 28th, 2013 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

By placing more emphasis on math this past school year the Hawkins County School system as a whole met all state targets for math achievement in the 2013 TCAP scores.

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Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

July 28th, 2013 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the beginning of the 2013-14 school year approaches, Hawkins County Schools have scheduled several "back to school" events allowing parents to tour their child's school and meet faculty and staff.

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Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

July 28th, 2013 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

To meet the guidelines of the grant, work on the 178-year-old Kenner House in Rogersville must start by Aug. 20 and be completed by Sept. 30.

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Jeter announces return to Yankees by homering on first pitch

Jeter announces return to Yankees by homering on first pitch

July 28th, 2013 2:13 pm by HOWIE RUMBERG, AP Sports Writer

Derek Jeter returned to New York's lineup with his customary flair, homering on the first pitch he saw Sunday in the Yankees' game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

July 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the popular and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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QB McNabb to retire as an Eagle

QB McNabb to retire as an Eagle

July 28th, 2013 10:59 am by Associated Press

Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday.

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