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School crossing guard positions in Kingsport may be privatized

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School crossing guard positions in Kingsport may be privatized

September 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The city of Kingsport is looking at privatizing school crossing guards posts, hiring a company to provide the service with employees that it hires instead of having them work as police department employees.

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Governor talks about Tennessee Reconnect program

Governor talks about Tennessee Reconnect program

September 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Contributed

The program gets students who didn't finish a college path back in post-secondary education.

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Busy agenda for Wise School Board

Busy agenda for Wise School Board

September 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board will tackle a fairly busy agenda during Tuesday's regularly scheduled monthly session, including deliberations over the merits of a potential rental agreement to deal with an aging fleet of vehicles.

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Weber City Elementary ranked No. 9 in Va. by OnlyInYourState.com

Weber City Elementary ranked No. 9 in Va. by OnlyInYourState.com

September 2nd, 2015 1:14 pm by Marci Gore

A website that compiles information on all 50 states - such as the best schools, the best places to eat, live or visit - has ranked Weber City Elementary ninth in the state of Virginia.

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VIDEO Northeast State hosts Keeping Our Promise event Friday, Sept. 4

September 2nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributors

The event will give Tennessee Promise students the opportunity to meet and fellowship with the mentors who will be guiding them through their first year of college life.

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Carson-Newman University No. 9 in the nation, says Washington Monthly

Carson-Newman University No. 9 in the nation, says Washington Monthly

September 2nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Carson-Newman is only Tenn. school in "Baccalaureate" category to break into Top 10. It is the fourth year in a row the University has been recognized in the publication's Top 10. It is also the second year in a row the publication ranked Carson-Newman No

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Weber City's Holston View Preschool and Daycare hosting series of Hometown Events

Weber City's Holston View Preschool and Daycare hosting series of Hometown Events

September 1st, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

Savanna Huffman is Holston View's Preschool and Daycare program coordinator. The preschool staff and the church congregation are offering a series of events to give back to a community that Huffman says "has been so good to us."

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Haslam talks Tennessee Promise with participating students

Haslam talks Tennessee Promise with participating students

September 1st, 2015 8:00 pm by Contributed

Republican governor promotes program that provides two years of community college to 2015 high school graduates.

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A Life Well Lived: Norman Tunnell left a lasting impression on his students, faculty

A Life Well Lived: Norman Tunnell left a lasting impression on his students, faculty

September 1st, 2015 4:30 pm by Debra McCown

When Norman Tunnell was in the fourth grade, he met a teacher who changed his life.

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Tusculum College wins fundraising award

September 1st, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Educational institutions that have completed the Council to Aid Education's annual Voluntary Support of Education survey for past three years are automatically eligible for the consideration. The winners are recognized for overall performance, overall imp

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

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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