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Community Scrapbook: Spirit of Giving

December 25th, 2014 9:45 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features "The Spirit of Giving" - a collection of photos from holiday service projects conducted by area youth through their classrooms, schools or community groups.

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Vaunted equestrian program lives on at Emory & Henry

Vaunted equestrian program lives on at Emory & Henry

December 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

EMORY, Va. — Not only does the former Virginia Intermont equine program live on up Interstate 81, it is now a full-fledged part of the Emory & Henry College program.

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High note: D-B marching band tops off big year with big award

High note: D-B marching band tops off big year with big award

December 24th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Merry Christmas, Marching Indians. The Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Band program is receiving the Sudler Shield, which some say is the equivalent of a Kennedy Center Presents or Academy Award for high school marching bands.

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Kingsport City Schools sets budget committee meetings

Kingsport City Schools sets budget committee meetings

December 23rd, 2014 1:49 pm by Andy True

The Kingsport City Schools Budget Committee has scheduled a series of meetings to review budget items for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

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Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

December 21st, 2014 2:38 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When Jackson Elementary School instructional aide Angie Hyche saw all the food that was wasted every school day in the Kingsport public school's cafeteria, she did more than just fret.

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Proposed bus stop policy in Hawkins at odds with request for new  bus stop

Proposed bus stop policy in Hawkins at odds with request for new bus stop

December 19th, 2014 12:43 am by Jeff Bobo

Since 2008, Hawkins County Schools have followed an unofficial policy not to add a new bus stop on a road that is less than 3/10ths of a mile from the intersection of an established route.

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Kingsport always to be a one high school town? City school facilities panel looks at options

Kingsport always to be a one high school town? City school facilities panel looks at options

December 19th, 2014 12:32 am by Rick Wagner

Imagine Kingsport City Schools acquiring or building space near Dobyns-Bennett High School for the D-B EXCEL program. Or how about building a new science and technology center or a new freshman academy on or adjacent to the current D-B campus?

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Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

December 18th, 2014 11:32 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Actions are response to Sept. 1 escape or more than 30 teenagers.

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Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

December 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Adams  to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

Adams to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

December 17th, 2014 11:58 pm by Rick Wagner

Thanks to a video contest win by the Roberts triplets, Adams Elementary School will be getting a $30,000 cafeteria makeover to include work on the noisy room's acoustics.

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