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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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Community Education
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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Education
Duncan to address education writers at Vanderbilt

Duncan to address education writers at Vanderbilt

May 9th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam are among the featured speakers at an upcoming meeting of the Education Writers Association being held at Vanderbilt University.

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Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

May 8th, 2014 11:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education narrowed its director of schools search to two finalists Thursday, but the focus will be on top vote-getter Dixie Bowen, a supervisor from Bristol, Tenn., Schools System.

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BOE approves funds for secure entrance at South

BOE approves funds for secure entrance at South

May 7th, 2014 9:38 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan South High School will soon have a more secure permanent entrance similar to Sullivan County's other three high schools, albeit at more than double the original cost estimate.

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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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Education
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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