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12th 4-H Project Celebration offers variety, fun

12th 4-H Project Celebration offers variety, fun

May 30th, 2014 9:00 am by tony casey, net news service

The Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray on Thursday played host to the 4-H Project Celebration, an event that is now in its 12th year and put on by the University of Tennessee extension office

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

May 29th, 2014 11:28 pm by Wes Bunch

Four male juveniles were apprehended Thursday by Kingsport police for allegedly stealing Popsicles and candy during burglaries carried out at George Washington Elementary on back-to-back days this week.

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Community Education
Kingsport City Schools to destroy outdated special education records

Kingsport City Schools to destroy outdated special education records

May 29th, 2014 3:23 pm by Marybeth McLain

Beginning June 12, the Kingsport City Schools Special Education Department will being destroying special education records of those persons with birth dates in the year of 1988. Former special education students fitting this category wishing to retri

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Northeast State Theatre cast, crew nominated for numerous awards

Northeast State Theatre cast, crew nominated for numerous awards

May 29th, 2014 10:46 am by Jessica Fischer

Northeast State Theatre's 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' earned multiple nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival competition.

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Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

May 28th, 2014 1:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are home-schooled students Andrew R. Carver, of Blountville, and Abigail L. Johnson, of Johnson City, and Dobyns-Bennett's Andrew H. Nottingham.

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Five Cherokee NJROTC cadets earn college credits in new program

Five Cherokee NJROTC cadets earn college credits in new program

May 26th, 2014 10:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cadets are Casey Banks, Ashley Bowery, Tanner Charles, Amanda Filios and Noah Goley.

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Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

May 26th, 2014 8:27 am by Wes Bunch

Students in Scott County will have to pay a little more for their lunch and breakfast when classes resume in the fall after school board members voted this month to increase prices for both meals.

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Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

May 26th, 2014 7:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Five Cherokee High School students will be traveling to Orlando, Fla., next month to participate in the national Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition.

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Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

May 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Rick Wagner

City schools are ending 2013-14 with the largest number of identified homeless students in the system's history, while health screenings are turning up obesity as the most common student health issue.

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