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Hawkins County welcomes new teachers during orientation

July 30th, 2015 5:30 pm by Dr. Michelle Harless

As part of the two-day orientation, the new hires attended several including one on the TEAM evaluation model for teachers and another on strategies for reaching students with technology.

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WGU Tennessee adds bachelor's degree in healthcare management

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

The bachelor of science in business-healthcare management is designed for working business and healthcare professionals who need to earn a bachelor's degree to advance their careers.

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Back to school:  KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

Back to school: KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

July 30th, 2015 7:45 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Located at Lee Apartments, the learning center began in 1992 and provides literacy programs, individual tutoring and after-school programs for school-age children.

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WGU Tennessee's recent graduation: quick numbers

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

270 conferred degrees, and 99 walked at Nashville ceremony. From Sullivan County, Jonathan Collier got a bachelor of science, in information technology with software emphasis, and Travis Sullivan, who got a bachelor of science for information technology.

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Wadlow Gap Ruritan donates supplies to Ketron, Weber City elementaries

Wadlow Gap Ruritan donates supplies to Ketron, Weber City elementaries

July 29th, 2015 9:37 am by Nick Shepherd

Some area students will be able to concentrate more on school work and less on supplies after two schools received a large donation on Tuesday.

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Three-member inaugural class inducted into KCS Hall of Fame

Three-member inaugural class inducted into KCS Hall of Fame

July 29th, 2015 8:31 am by Staff Report

Kingsport City Schools on Tuesday recognized and inducted the three members of the inaugural class of the Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fame.

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Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

July 28th, 2015 2:18 pm by Rick Wagner

City Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie may be up for a raise and contract extension at the Aug. 6 Board of Education meeting. His current compensation package is approximately $184,000 a year, and his current contract runs to 2018.

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Two named department chairs at Tusculum College

July 28th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Dr. Deborah Bryan has been appointed chair of the department of fine arts, and Dr. Melissa Keller has been appointed chair of the department of natural sciences.

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King University to break ground on Oval renovation

July 27th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor Laura Boggan

The center of King's main campus is the Oval. The buildings surrounding the Oval were constructed to face inward, creating a space that soon became the center of activity not only for students, faculty, and staff but also for the surrounding communities.

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Area residents graduate from phlebotomy class

Area residents graduate from phlebotomy class

July 27th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor Bob Robinson

Graduates include students from Sullivan and Hawkins counties; cost of course is about $442 including tuition and fees, textbooks, materials and liability insurance.

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Summer institute to explore uses of iPad in the classroom

July 26th, 2015 12:30 pm by Contributor Tom Wilson, Northeast State

To explore the iPad's potential in the classroom, selected Northeast State faculty are attending three-hour training sessions during the month of July. The college's Center for Teaching Excellence is conducting the training.

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