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Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project

Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project - VIDEO

May 12th, 2014 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Approval of a plan that would allow art students to paint murals on a high visibility water tank in Church Hill was put on hold by the Hawkins County Board of Education last week until more information becomes available.

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Deadline to participate in lottery for Innovation Academy sixth-grade slots is May 15

Deadline to participate in lottery for Innovation Academy sixth-grade slots is May 15

May 12th, 2014 9:19 pm by Rick Wagner

Parents of rising sixth-graders who want their children to attend Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee and haven't already applied have until Thursday to get into a lottery for 75 available slots.

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Weber City Elementary students turn teachers into 'Human Pizzas'

May 12th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Weber City Elementary School students turn teachers Kari White and Cindy Fields into "human pizzas" as part of a program to raise funds for improvements to the school's cafeteria.

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Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

May 12th, 2014 10:22 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County Public Schools officials have unveiled a new random drug testing policy that, if passed, would involve all students participating in high school athletics beginning in the fall.

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Wise County School Board  mulls change to driver's education

Wise County School Board mulls change to driver's education

May 11th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday will consider a change in how the school division manages driver's education for students, and it will review its closed session policy as it relates to third party inclusion in the sessions.

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$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:22 pm by Rick Wagner

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session.

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Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

May 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

A 50-year-old mural in Bluff City recently underwent a face lift with the help of some local high school students, and members of the board of Mayor and Alderman gathered on Friday to show their appreciation.

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North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

May 9th, 2014 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

It marked the 11th straight year Sullivan County's North has won the Four-Star Council Award from the Tennessee Association of Student Councils and the first time in nine years Kingsport's Sevier has won.

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Hawkins and Rogersville BOEs ask attorney general to settle bus bill dispute

Hawkins and Rogersville BOEs ask attorney general to settle bus bill dispute

May 9th, 2014 5:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville City School BOE, and other city leaders, argue that the county property taxes they pay should already entitle city students to transportation on county school buses.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

May 9th, 2014 1:45 pm by Staff Report

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 10, and invites students, recent graduates and their families to get a behind-the-scenes look into National Park Service careers.

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