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Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

May 25th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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D-B's AFROTC program 'distinguished' once again

D-B's AFROTC program 'distinguished' once again

May 23rd, 2015 10:47 pm by Rick Wagner

The D-B Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructors and cadets have earned the Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award or DUA for the 2014-2015 school year, the eighth consecutive year.

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Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

May 23rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College has won a $75,000 grant to help implement the Tennessee Promise Program, one of seven community colleges across the state to do so.

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Sullivan school board plans to choose interim director June 1, following interviews that day

Sullivan school board plans to choose interim director June 1, following interviews that day

May 21st, 2015 11:22 pm by Rick Wagner

The Board of Education agreed Thursday to a proposed schedule from board Chairman Dan Wells to interview all applicants 3:30 p.m. Monday with the plan to appoint one at the 6:30 p.m. meeting.

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Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

May 21st, 2015 11:19 pm by Rick Wagner

The director of schools said he and the board will seek public input on his recommendations, which he predicted would be tweaked and changed by the board as folks "throw rocks" at it before a final capital plan emerges.

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Sullivan County Schools dedicate first Little Library

Sullivan County Schools dedicate first Little Library

May 21st, 2015 2:47 pm by Megan Miller

United WE READ, a community impact initiative of the United Way of Greater Kingsport, has partnered with Sullivan County Schools to open its first Little Library at Sullivan Gardens K-8.

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Kingsport City Schools Announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids Summer Program

Kingsport City Schools Announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids Summer Program

May 21st, 2015 2:47 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department has again partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a Free Meals for Kids Summer Program located at John Sevier Middle School, 1200 Wateree Street, Kingsport.

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Kingsport City Schools Named a Healthier Tennessee Workplace

Kingsport City Schools Named a Healthier Tennessee Workplace

May 21st, 2015 2:46 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools has earned the distinction of being named a 2015 Healthier Tennessee Workplace by Healthier Tennessee.

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Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

May 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On the evening of Feb. 16 during a bitter winter storm, Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson was contacted by a local family who were concerned about their 99-year-old grandmother.

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Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

May 20th, 2015 12:37 am by Rick Wagner

The three-phase plan would add 400 students capacity and a science and technology building to Dobyns-Bennett High School and close Jackson, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lincoln and Roosevelt elementary schools.

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