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Video: Kingsport, Sullivan school boards present united front on facilities study

Video: Kingsport, Sullivan school boards present united front on facilities study

June 17th, 2015 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

"Decisions need to be made for what is best for the students of Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol included," city BOE President Carrie Upshaw said. County BOE Chairman Dan Wells said the county system is "quickly approaching a crucial crossroads."

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Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

June 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

The grant has two major components to target assistance to high school seniors and at-risk preschoolers in Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson counties and the city of Norton.

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Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

June 15th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Outgoing Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said he was told two things he needed to do when he first came to Sullivan County five years ago.

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Video: Yennie began, ending five years in Sullivan County schools with three "L" words

Video: Yennie began, ending five years in Sullivan County schools with three "L" words

June 15th, 2015 11:35 am by Rick Wagner

Jubal Yennie's last official day on the job heading the region's largest pre-K-12 school system of more than 10,000 students is June 30, but his last physical day will be June 23.

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Dobyns-Bennett's Rebekah Haren finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

Dobyns-Bennett's Rebekah Haren finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

June 13th, 2015 7:26 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE - Dobyns-Bennett High School teacher Rebekah Haren is among nine finalists for the 2015-16 Tennessee Teacher of the Year.

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Kingsport schools not affected by Sweetwater Internet contract

Kingsport schools not affected by Sweetwater Internet contract

June 13th, 2015 7:04 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools isn't caught up in the E-Rate funding issue that has entangled school systems in Hawkins and Washington counties, according to what KCS Director of Technology John Payne said is his understanding.

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ETSU hosting two Tennessee Governor's Schools

ETSU hosting two Tennessee Governor's Schools

June 12th, 2015 7:00 am by Jennifer Hill, Community Contributor

Sixty-one students from across Tennessee are on the campus of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City this month to participate in two of 12 Governor's Schools being offered throughout the state this summer.

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Graduation 2015: Gate City High School

June 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff Report

We want to help celebrate all of those special occasions by showcasing your favorite photos in our community scrapbook galleries. Today's gallery features reader-submitted photos from the Gate City High School graduation ceremony.

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Mullins named interim superintendent in Wise

Mullins named interim superintendent in Wise

June 11th, 2015 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday appointed Greg Mullins, the school division's director of secondary education, to serve as interim superintendent of schools until the board hires a new superintendent.

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Video, iNortheast: Pilot program brings iPads to this fall's full-time freshmen

Video, iNortheast: Pilot program brings iPads to this fall's full-time freshmen

June 11th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

All Tennessee Promise students, along with all other qualifying new, full-time freshmen, will get free use of an iPad mini 2 at Northeast State Community College this fall semester.

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