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Dungannon square dance and dinner set for Friday

Dungannon square dance and dinner set for Friday

August 23rd, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Town of Dungannon will host a dinner and square dance on Friday, Aug. 28. Events kickoff at 5 p.m. at the historic train depot.

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Community Education
Art partner portraits: Colonial Heights Middle students draw each other

Art partner portraits: Colonial Heights Middle students draw each other

August 23rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Colonial Heights Middle Schools students in grades sixth through eight all drew portraits of a partner with graphite. All grades learned about the proportions of the face, how to shade and about value.

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Community Education

Reverse Transfer program allows transfer students at Tusculum College to receive associate degrees

August 23rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Reverse Transfer makes it possible for students who transferred from a Tennessee community college before earning a two-year degree to retroactively receive that credential when requirements are met in pursuit of a bachelor's degree.

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Community Business & Technology
Tennessee receives insurance accreditation

Tennessee receives insurance accreditation

August 23rd, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

State insurance departments must undergo comprehensive, independent review every five years to ensure they meet financial solvency oversight standards

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Community Sports Live Results
2015 Hope Glo 5K top finishers

2015 Hope Glo 5K top finishers

August 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff Report

Phil Roberts and Megan Todd were the top finishers in the Hope Glo 5K

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Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

August 22nd, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Rita Walters began volunteering at the Scott County Public Library when her children were young. Later, she was hired on as an employee, starting out at 16 hours a week. After 27 years she calls it the best job she's ever had

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Community Education
Hawkins Schools hosting 4th Annual Kindergarten Readiness Conference

Hawkins Schools hosting 4th Annual Kindergarten Readiness Conference

August 22nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

The purpose of the conference is to provide childcare providers, daycare centers, and private preschools in the Hawkins County area information and tools to enrich their programs and prepare future Hawkins County students for kindergarten.

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Community TriCityMom
Clinch River Food Festival set for Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park

Clinch River Food Festival set for Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park

August 22nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Staff Report

The Scott County Extension Office, the Scott County Extension Leadership Council, Scott County Master Gardeners and Natural Tunnel State Park will host the Clinch River Food Festival from 2 to 8 p.m., Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park.

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Community Education
Bluff City Elementary holds Parent/Student Orientation Night

Bluff City Elementary holds Parent/Student Orientation Night

August 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The teachers met with parents to explain procedures and expectations for the new school year. The faculty and staff at Bluff City Elementary served the parents and students dinner,

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Community Education

King University to offer free college courses for adults ages 60-plus

August 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The offerings are part of the new Lifelong Learning Studies program at King in which the adult learners would audit the non-credit classes at King's main campus in Bristol, Tenn., free of charge.

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