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Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

December 4th, 2013 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s school board will interview all four consultant companies that responded to a request for qualifications for a comprehensive demographics, facilities and program study for the system.

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Community Concert for Caring set 7 p.m. Thursday at Central

December 4th, 2013 1:29 pm by Staff Report

Event is free, but all donations will go to the United Way.

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Questions outnumber answers on IA’s future

Questions outnumber answers on IA’s future

December 3rd, 2013 10:41 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The answer to the biggest question — whether IA would continue despite Kingsport’s pullout at the end of the school year from the joint city-county STEM program — was yes.

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Audit: $48 million in Shelby County school equipment missing

Audit: $48 million in Shelby County school equipment missing

December 3rd, 2013 6:25 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Commercial Appeal reports that the auditor, Maryland-based ProBar, was unable to account for more than 54,270 pieces of equipment, including laptop computers, hard drives, tools and driver training cars.

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Kingsport City Schools Supervisor of School Nutrition Services Honored by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Kingsport City Schools Supervisor of School Nutrition Services Honored by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

December 3rd, 2013 2:15 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Kingsport City Schools Supervisor of School Nutrition Services Jennifer Burleson has been selected as the Preceptor of the Year Area 5 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Sullivan school board sets 2014-15 calendar much like that of current year

Sullivan school board sets 2014-15 calendar much like that of current year

December 2nd, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The 7-0 vote Monday night was based on the results of an online survey split 55.5 percent for that calendar to 44.5 percent for one starting later in August.

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Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

December 2nd, 2013 6:00 am by Wes Bunch

Students at Scott County’s Shoemaker Elementary School are hoping to bring a glimpse of home to soldiers overseas by joining in the History Channel and Charter Media’s “DVDs for Troop” campaign.

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Sign-ups begin for American Legion oratorical contest

Sign-ups begin for American Legion oratorical contest

December 1st, 2013 11:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Northeast Tennessee district Oratorical Contest, which focuses on the Constitution of the United States, will be held at Post 21, 1924 E. Main St., Rogersville, in February.

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Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

December 1st, 2013 10:55 pm by Rick Wagner

“The reality is that teachers and other students in our classrooms have access to laptops and tablets, but the kids who don’t have access to these devices get left behind. We wanted to help bridge that gap,” said Olan O. Jones, ECU CEO.

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Kingsport schools set to spend nearly $1 million on laptops for students

Kingsport schools set to spend nearly $1 million on laptops for students

December 1st, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

School officials are also making plans to put Wi-Fi on five of the city's school buses with the longest routes.

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