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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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Hawkins BOE to eliminate million-dollar budget deficit using savings

Hawkins BOE to eliminate million-dollar budget deficit using savings

July 22nd, 2015 10:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last year, the BOE was faced with a $2 million deficit. The Hawkins County Commission approved a 12 cent property tax increase which eliminated exactly half of the deficit, and the other million was drawn from savings.

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New finance director appointed for Hawkins County Schools

New finance director appointed for Hawkins County Schools

July 22nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Hawkins County Schools

Melissa Farmer has been appointed Finance Director of Hawkins County Schools, effective July 20. Mrs. Farmer will succeed Ellen Shuck, who resigned earlier this month to take a position with Greeneville City Schools.

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Kingsport Retired Teachers Association wins two statewide awards

Kingsport Retired Teachers Association wins two statewide awards

July 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Sherry Cox

Both related to fundraising for Feeding America. Regarding Feeding American: One in six struggles with food insecurity (hunger) in Tennessee, and teachers know first-hand the results of hunger for the children they teach.

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Boards OK replacement of Sevier roof, D-B HVAC units

Boards OK replacement of Sevier roof, D-B HVAC units

July 21st, 2015 10:52 pm by Rick Wagner

"Hopefully the buckets I've been dodging (at Sevier Middle School) for 13 years won't be there," BOE President Carrie Upshaw said at the school board meeting.

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Appalachian Community Action Agency seeks volunteer mentors

Appalachian Community Action Agency seeks volunteer mentors

July 21st, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Appalachian Community Action Agency's (AppCAA) new Volunteer Generation Fund Program is seeking volunteers who will serve as one-on-one mentors to area high school seniors, helping them through the process of preparing for college.

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