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ETSU Foundation  fund balance at $117.6M, an all-time high

ETSU Foundation fund balance at $117.6M, an all-time high

May 16th, 2014 9:00 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University's affiliated fundraising organization announced a record fund balance to its members Thursday and boasted nearing the two-thirds mark in its efforts to provide the college's share of funding for the performing arts center.

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Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

May 15th, 2014 2:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Promise, funded with lottery reserve dollars, will provide two tuition-free years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT) to graduating high school seniors on a continuing basis.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Special Called Work Session/Futures Conference

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Special Called Work Session/Futures Conference

May 15th, 2014 9:34 am by Marybeth McLain

The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a special "Futures Conference" called work session and Futures Conference on Friday

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South teacher among CenturyLink grant winners

South teacher among CenturyLink grant winners

May 14th, 2014 11:49 pm by Rick Wagner

Melanie Calhoun has received a grant worth nearly $5,000 to implement a plan to use technology in her classroom, thanks in part to a mandatory grant-writing class for her advanced college degree.

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Rogersville City School board approves low bid for structural repairs

Rogersville City School board approves low bid for structural repairs

May 14th, 2014 11:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

There was a difference of nearly $11,000 between the two lowest bidders for structural repairs at Rogersville City School, prompting school board members to ask, why the disparity?

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Woman, 54, set to receive honorary diploma from Sullivan Central High School

Woman, 54, set to receive honorary diploma from Sullivan Central High School

May 14th, 2014 3:24 pm by Rick Wagner

More than three decades after last attending Sullivan Central High School, Zenda Carmody will go across the stage and receive her high school diploma Thursday night.

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Potential career options presented to Hawkins seventh-graders

Potential career options presented to Hawkins seventh-graders - VIDEO

May 14th, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The seventh annual career fair brought more than 40 different businesses and organizations to the Rogersville National Guard Armory, offering seventh-graders a glimpse at a variety of different career options.

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Folks You Should Know: Volunteer's Noel Reed named a 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholar

Folks You Should Know: Volunteer's Noel Reed named a 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholar

May 14th, 2014 9:55 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Reed, a Church Hill, Tenn., native and one of this year's 106 national scholarship recipients, said she grew up in a household where both her parents struggled with drug addiction.

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Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

May 13th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Almost 40 Sullivan County fifth-graders spent some time 100 feet below TVA's Boone Lake Tuesday — along with Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and some of their teachers.

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SCSO summer camp takes aim at bullying

SCSO summer camp takes aim at bullying

May 13th, 2014 11:29 am by Staff Report

Camp Take-A-Stand is open to Sullivan County students entering third, fourth and fifth grades.

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