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Greater Kingsport Family YMCA summer programs designed to help youth 'hop the gap'

Greater Kingsport Family YMCA summer programs designed to help youth 'hop the gap'

June 1st, 2015 3:00 pm by Tanja Moody

The Greater Kingsport Family YMCA's new Hop the Gap initiative aims to close the gap created by summer in five specific areas: hunger, health, learning, water safety and safe spaces.

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'Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins County students a career boost

'Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins County students a career boost

June 1st, 2015 1:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Beginning in 2015-16, Hawkins County Schools will partner with area businesses and some neighboring school systems to offer high school seniors a leg up on a career if they meet certain criteria.

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Rafalowski, Hare in running to be interim Sullivan superintendent

Rafalowski, Hare in running to be interim Sullivan superintendent

May 31st, 2015 5:11 pm by Rick Wagner

Central office supervisor Evelyn Rafalowski and County Commissioner Andy Hare, principal of David Crockett High School in Washington County, will be interviewed publicly by the Board of Education Monday afternoon.

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Kingsport teacher among 25 SCORE educator fellows for 2015-16

Kingsport teacher among 25 SCORE educator fellows for 2015-16

May 31st, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The group will serve as liaisons between their colleagues, their communities, and policymakers as Tennessee continues the work of improving educational outcomes for all students.

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Price Public School hosts Swift College reunion

May 31st, 2015 8:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Swift College was founded in Rogersville in 1883 and served as an African American college until 1955; and a high school until 1963.

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Volunteer NJROTC places in top 4 percent in national 'Brain Brawl'

Volunteer NJROTC places in top 4 percent in national 'Brain Brawl'

May 31st, 2015 6:13 am by Jeff Bobo

Volunteer High School's NJROTC Academic Team finished a respectable 24th out of 600 high schools that competed in national Academic Brain Brawl competition in Florida earlier this month.

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Scott County art teacher puts final strokes on career

Scott County art teacher puts final strokes on career - VIDEO

May 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

After almost 30 years of teaching art to hundreds of children in Scott County, Jeanne Callaway has decided it's time to call it quits.

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Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

May 27th, 2015 10:35 pm by Rick Wagner

The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all city and county middle school students across the county, as well as contests.

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A Life Well Lived: J.C. 'Lefty' Akard embodied love

A Life Well Lived: J.C. 'Lefty' Akard embodied love

May 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Tanja Moody

James Craft "Lefty" Akard Jr. was a lot of things to a lot of people: athlete, coach, teacher, principal, public servant. But to his family, he simply embodied "love."

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Five local students receive National Merit college scholarships

May 27th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The students are from Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett, University School and Providence Academy.

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