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ACT success: Sullivan North's 2015 graduates only school in county to increase composite score

August 31st, 2015 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

The ACT result of 20.8 is good, he said, but he also cited the 2015 results as the third consecutive year of increases in the percentage of students who made college-ready scores in all four subject areas. The 20.8 is up 1.5 points from the 2014 score of

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Score wars: D-B tops South in ACT score; North achieves whopping 1.5 point advance

Score wars: D-B tops South in ACT score; North achieves whopping 1.5 point advance

August 31st, 2015 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Greater Kingsport ACT Bowl, played by 2015 high school graduates, was a win for Dobyns-Bennett over Sullivan South, 22.5 to 21.4.

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East Tennessee State University will host Native American Festival Sept. 18-19

East Tennessee State University will host Native American Festival Sept. 18-19

August 31st, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

The two-day celebration of Native American heritage will feature the Anikituhwa Warriors, arts, music and historical legends, with an emphasis on the Cherokee culture.

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Retired teachers to meet Sept. 4

Retired teachers to meet Sept. 4

August 31st, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Meeting is in the Fellowship Hall of Frist Broad Street United Methodist Church on Church Circle downtown.

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King University Alumni Hiking Event set for Elizabethton Sept. 5

August 31st, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

King University alumni will continue hiking the Appalachian Trail on Saturday, Sept. 5. Alumni are invited to enjoy a six-mile hike from Highway 421 in Elizabethton, Tenn., to Watauga Dam.

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Tusculum's Andrew Starnes named as assistant director of admissions

Tusculum's Andrew Starnes named as assistant director of admissions

August 30th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Starnes will recruit and market Tusculum College to prospective students through travel, telecounseling and personal counselor communication; attend college fairs/nights and make individual visits to high schools in targeted geographical areas. He will be

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Hawkins composite ACT scores improve for second straight year

Hawkins composite ACT scores improve for second straight year

August 30th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Although they remain slightly below the state average in most ACT score categories, Hawkins County's high schools are moving in the right direction, showing substantial ACT test improvement for the second consecutive year in 2015.

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Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

August 29th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The exhibition will be located in the Career Technical Education building just outside the Social Studies wing. Students will be touring the exhibit between 8 a.m. and noon and visitors may sign in at the front office to visit the exhibition between the h

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D-B marching band unveils half-time show for home crowd

D-B marching band unveils half-time show for home crowd

August 29th, 2015 12:09 am by Rick Wagner

Band's first home football show and Tribe's first home football game, in which the Indians football team fell to Oak Ridge 17-14, marked by cheering crowd.

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Emory & Henry to host Global Street Fair to celebrate International Month

Emory & Henry to host Global Street Fair to celebrate International Month

August 28th, 2015 12:00 am by Community contributor

Live music will be provided by the Afro-Caribbean band Orquesta Tropikiimba from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. International cuisine will be served at the event, and local vendors will have goods for sale that have an international focus. The public is invited to atte

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Ailshie serving on Tenn. academic standards committee

Ailshie serving on Tenn. academic standards committee

August 27th, 2015 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

The 10-person committee was established by the Tennessee General Assembly for the purpose of reviewing and making final recommendations to the Tennessee State Board of Education regarding new standards to fit the needs of Tennessee K-12 students, standard

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