Kingsport Times News Thursday, August 27, 2015
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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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Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

July 25th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - As area students head back to the classroom - some as early as next week - back-to-school shopping is already well underway.

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College gives update on construction of Tusculum math, science building

College gives update on construction of Tusculum math, science building

July 25th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Suzanne Richey

Projected completion date is September 2016. According to David Martin, director of facilities for Tusculum College, masons are continuing to lay block. The structural steel is scheduled for delivery on July 27, and steel will be erected in early August.

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Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day advice:  "Go West, Young Man"

Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day advice: "Go West, Young Man"

July 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Credited with opening the West to the young nation's expansion, the first transcontinental line was completed in 1869, when the Union Pacific/Central Pacific operations joined Nebraska to San Francisco.

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Logging in for the new school year

Logging in for the new school year

July 24th, 2015 8:21 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Kingsport City Schools is starting the new school year with new websites, for the district as a whole as well as each school.

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Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

July 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Tennessee is getting an additional four years of flexibility and three years of flexibility for Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey and Oregon.

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Children's Services joins in Crockett football hazing investigation; two students suspended

Children's Services joins in Crockett football hazing investigation; two students suspended

July 23rd, 2015 8:37 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

"Our preliminary investigation showed some hazing probably did occur," Washington County Director of Schools Tommy Dykes said.

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Students gain early "Access" to King July 31

July 23rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Staff Report

Early registration day is for incoming students and their families.

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Sullivan budget moving ahead based on 27-cent property tax increase

Sullivan budget moving ahead based on 27-cent property tax increase

July 23rd, 2015 12:10 am by J. H. Osborne

A nearly two-hour discussion by the group Wednesday evening did not change its decision earlier this month to recommend the 27-cent increase.

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