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No to tests: Task force votes 9-3 against athlete drug testing in Hawkins

No to tests: Task force votes 9-3 against athlete drug testing in Hawkins

April 6th, 2015 9:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A task force that met in February to discuss a proposed random drug testing policy for Hawkins County student athletes voted overwhelmingly against the program, putting the debate on hold for the time being.

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Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

April 4th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to her unit responsibilities, she was hand-picked as a cadet cadre for the 2014 NJROTC Area Nine Leadership Academy and Area Nine East Sail Academy, providing compulsory training for more than 150 cadets.

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School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

April 4th, 2015 11:17 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Sullivan County's annual school fees aren't changing for 2015-16, but the cost of school cafeteria meals is going up next school year because of federal mandates.

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Sullivan schools start budget in $3.8 million hole

Sullivan schools start budget in $3.8 million hole

April 4th, 2015 11:12 am by Rick Wagner

'We're about to run out of ways to be frugal,' school board member Randall Jones said.

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Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams

Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams - VIDEO

April 4th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County youths may soon be using their angling skills to earn scholarship dollars if the Board of Education approves a request to create high school bass fishing teams.

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Sullivan facilities plan may include technical education high school

Sullivan facilities plan may include technical education high school

April 3rd, 2015 10:50 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's still-evolving school facilities study likely will include a centralized or maybe even regionalized career technical education high school, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie predicted Thursday.

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Kingsport City Schools Brian K. Partin elected vice president of National Board of Principals Association

Kingsport City Schools Brian K. Partin elected vice president of National Board of Principals Association

April 2nd, 2015 3:37 pm by Marybeth McLain

Brian K. Partin, principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Gail Connelly, NAESP’s executive director, announced the results from the

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Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959

Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959 - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout the 1950s Rogersville High School's football team dressed in the poorly ventilated gym locker room, until the smell caused a visiting parent to literally faint.

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Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

March 31st, 2015 8:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

After three months in a Memphis hospital, with maybe another year left to go, 6-year-old Mack Ward's spirits received a much needed boost during chemotherapy last week when he received a "Skype" call form his kindergarten classmates in Rogersville.

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Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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