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Community Scrapbook: Earth Day 2014

May 7th, 2014 9:00 am by Sherry Allen, Community Contributer

Castlewood High School's science department celebrated Earth Day 2014 on April 22 with several events at the school.

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Kingsport BOE approves budget for 2014-15

Kingsport BOE approves budget for 2014-15

May 6th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

In a marked departure from prior year budget requests, including a general fund increase request of $1.8 million this time last year, the Board of Education is asking for less of an increase from the city Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Photos: Roosevelt students release butterflies

Photos: Roosevelt students release butterflies

May 6th, 2014 12:53 pm by David Grace

Roosevelt Elementary Life Skills and Pre-K class released 75 painted lady butterflies into the butterfly garden Friday, May 2. The butterfly release was part of a program to develop a sustainable garden at the school.

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Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

May 5th, 2014 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders have unanimously approved spending up to $270,000 for a comprehensive facilities study by consultant DeJong-Richter.

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UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

May 5th, 2014 12:46 pm by Stephen Igo

The estate of the late Carol Phipps Buchanan on Monday announced the three colleges will share equally in about $12 million.

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Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

May 5th, 2014 8:17 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Their main concerns: finding enough whole grain-rich foods that kids like, lowering sodium levels and keeping fruits and vegetables from ending up in the trash.

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Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

May 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board voted to uphold an employee's termination during a specially called grievance hearing last week.

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Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

May 4th, 2014 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Although Sullivan County's school board is to approve a nearly $270,000 facilities study contract Monday, much of the rest of the agenda may involve taking no action on a range of proposals.

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Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

May 4th, 2014 4:35 pm by Associated Press

The dispute at Bryan College began in when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to state that Adam and Eve were historical people who were not created from previously existing life forms.

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America's first museum puts rare-flag collection on display

May 4th, 2014 1:49 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Dozens of flags, many never displayed in modern times, go on exhibit Monday at the Charleston Museum, the earliest museum in America. The collection spans two centuries.

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