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New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

July 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kelli Campbell, who most recently served as an academic intervention consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education, and spent extensive time in Hawkins County, has been named the new principal at Mount Carmel Elementary School.

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Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

July 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Hawkins County BOE was preparing to take its vote, board member Bob Larkins interjected some concerns about the game, and whether it is something the board should be involved in.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Despite new cuts, Hawkins BOE still has $4 million budget deficit

PHOTO GALLERY: Despite new cuts, Hawkins BOE still has $4 million budget deficit

July 11th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes told the Board of Education Thursday that the overall proposed 2014-15 budget deficit has been reduced from nearly $4.5 million to $4.067 million.

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Two Kingsport school board members resign

Two Kingsport school board members resign

July 10th, 2014 4:08 pm by Rick Wagner

City school board members Andy King and Betsy Cooper have resigned, leaving the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to appoint two to take their places.

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Scott school board OKs drug, alcohol policy for faculty

Scott school board OKs drug, alcohol policy for faculty

July 9th, 2014 10:49 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County Schools Superintendent John Ferguson said during the meeting that he wanted to emphasize the fact that "reasonable suspicion" is needed to trigger a drug test under the new policy.

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Sullivan BOE approves $82.1 million budget

Sullivan BOE approves $82.1 million budget

July 9th, 2014 10:19 pm by Rick Wagner

The budget was balanced by strategies that included eliminating at least 18 positions through attrition and using more than $1.8 million in fund balance. It also counts on savings from convincing employees to switch to a limited PPO health plan.

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Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

July 9th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The city school system has appointed a new principal at one elementary school and made an interim principal at another elementary permanent. The system has also appointed new people over school nutrition and maintenance.

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Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

July 9th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A proposed 2014-15 budget deficit reported June 26 at just under $4.5 million will have been whittled down by more than $300,000 by the time Hawkins County school board members meet for a budget workshop Thursday.

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Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

July 9th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

An attorney general's opinion may be several weeks away, but the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen said Tuesday it is ready now to take an official position opposing county billing for city school student busing.

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Kingsport City Schools announce administrative appointments

Kingsport City Schools announce administrative appointments

July 8th, 2014 1:48 pm by Andy True, community contributor

Kingsport City Schools has announced school administrative appointments for the 2014-15 school year.

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