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Great Golden Gathering

Great Golden Gathering

June 29th, 2015 10:15 am by Holly Nelms

A reunion 50 years in the making will be held in August for those who attended African-American schools in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Between 1963 and 1966, African-American schools in the region closed for integration.

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Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

June 29th, 2015 9:07 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Some new faces and some familiar faces in new roles will be in Sullivan County schools positions for 2015-16.

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Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

June 26th, 2015 12:54 am by Rick Wagner

Despite rebel flag flaps nationwide now and locally five years ago, the Southern Cross flag remains an unofficial flag at Sullivan South High School in Sullivan County.

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Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

June 24th, 2015 11:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Novelist and filmmaker Adriana Trigiani welcomed 46 area high-schoolers into her New York laundry room on Wednesday and there was plenty of room for more.

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Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

June 24th, 2015 11:59 am by Rick Wagner

Thirteen Sullivan East High School students are enrolled in the inaugural fire science class to begin this fall. And four of them got a sneak peak of the class Tuesday morning.

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Hawkins BOE proposes fewer bus stops for RCS students

Hawkins BOE proposes fewer bus stops for RCS students

June 24th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Schools probably won't suspend bus service for Rogersville City School students in 2015-16, but the city students may end up having to walk a bit further to their bus stops.

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Redistricting proposal would reduce overcrowding at Surgoinsville Elementary

Redistricting proposal would reduce overcrowding at Surgoinsville Elementary

June 23rd, 2015 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Most of the 47 students affected by the proposed redistricting would switch from Surgoinsville Elementary (SES) to Carters Valley Elementary.

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Sullivan school nurses to get health insurance regardless of county budget decision, thanks to Obamacare

Sullivan school nurses to get health insurance regardless of county budget decision, thanks to Obamacare

June 23rd, 2015 11:30 am by Rick Wagner

But Draft budget change would mean no retirement or life insurance benefits for the part-time nurses

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Floyd named new Cherokee H.S. principal

Floyd named new Cherokee H.S. principal

June 23rd, 2015 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

St. Clair Elementary principal Thomas Floyd has been chosen to replace the retiring Gloria Silvers as principal at Cherokee High School.

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TBI released study in school crime in the state

TBI released study in school crime in the state

June 23rd, 2015 8:27 am by Associated Press

The study says females accounted for about 53 percent of the total victims. The study also says simple assault was the most frequently reported offense.

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