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Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips honored at retirement celebration

Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips honored at retirement celebration

June 18th, 2015 8:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Speakers look back on Phillips' 10 years as Model City mayor.

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Kingsport's Buck to join first Governor's Teacher Cabinet

Kingsport's Buck to join first Governor's Teacher Cabinet

June 17th, 2015 7:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Marsh Buck teaches eighth grade science at Robinson MIddle School

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A Life Well Lived: Dave Mason had a genuine love for people

A Life Well Lived: Dave Mason had a genuine love for people

June 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Tanja Moody

David began his 32-year education career teaching and being an assistant coach in Rich Valley, Va. When a head coach position became available in Gate City, he applied and got it. He spent 29 years as a teacher and coach in Gate City.

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Video: Kingsport, Sullivan school boards present united front on facilities study

Video: Kingsport, Sullivan school boards present united front on facilities study

June 17th, 2015 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

"Decisions need to be made for what is best for the students of Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol included," city BOE President Carrie Upshaw said. County BOE Chairman Dan Wells said the county system is "quickly approaching a crucial crossroads."

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Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

June 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

The grant has two major components to target assistance to high school seniors and at-risk preschoolers in Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson counties and the city of Norton.

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Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

June 15th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Outgoing Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said he was told two things he needed to do when he first came to Sullivan County five years ago.

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Video: Yennie began, ending five years in Sullivan County schools with three "L" words

Video: Yennie began, ending five years in Sullivan County schools with three "L" words

June 15th, 2015 11:35 am by Rick Wagner

Jubal Yennie's last official day on the job heading the region's largest pre-K-12 school system of more than 10,000 students is June 30, but his last physical day will be June 23.

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Dobyns-Bennett's Rebekah Haren finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

Dobyns-Bennett's Rebekah Haren finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

June 13th, 2015 7:26 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE - Dobyns-Bennett High School teacher Rebekah Haren is among nine finalists for the 2015-16 Tennessee Teacher of the Year.

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Kingsport schools not affected by Sweetwater Internet contract

Kingsport schools not affected by Sweetwater Internet contract

June 13th, 2015 7:04 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools isn't caught up in the E-Rate funding issue that has entangled school systems in Hawkins and Washington counties, according to what KCS Director of Technology John Payne said is his understanding.

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