Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Kingsport Retired Teachers Association wins two statewide awards

Kingsport Retired Teachers Association wins two statewide awards

July 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Sherry Cox

Both related to fundraising for Feeding America. Regarding Feeding American: One in six struggles with food insecurity (hunger) in Tennessee, and teachers know first-hand the results of hunger for the children they teach.

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Boards OK replacement of Sevier roof, D-B HVAC units

Boards OK replacement of Sevier roof, D-B HVAC units

July 21st, 2015 10:52 pm by Rick Wagner

"Hopefully the buckets I've been dodging (at Sevier Middle School) for 13 years won't be there," BOE President Carrie Upshaw said at the school board meeting.

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Appalachian Community Action Agency seeks volunteer mentors

Appalachian Community Action Agency seeks volunteer mentors

July 21st, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Appalachian Community Action Agency's (AppCAA) new Volunteer Generation Fund Program is seeking volunteers who will serve as one-on-one mentors to area high school seniors, helping them through the process of preparing for college.

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Carson-Newman University to celebrate golden anniversary of U.S. Voting Rights Act

Carson-Newman University to celebrate golden anniversary of U.S. Voting Rights Act

July 21st, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Carson-Newman

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act Aug. 6, 1965.

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Former longtime King administrator named provost at Carson Newman

Former longtime King administrator named provost at Carson Newman

July 20th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Carson-Newman

Paul Percy also will serve as chief academic officer.

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Rafalowski settling in as interim Sullivan director of schools

Rafalowski settling in as interim Sullivan director of schools

July 19th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

After 38 years in the school system as a teacher, coach, school administrator and central office supervisor, interim Sullivan County Director of Schools Evelyn Rafalowski said she still has the fire for education in her heart.

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Moore, former regional VP for National College in Tennessee, named to regional post

Moore, former regional VP for National College in Tennessee, named to regional post

July 19th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor

Previously, Dr. Moore served as the regional vice president of operations for National College in Tennessee and as the campus director of the American National University Danville, Virginia Campus.

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Brewers endowment of more than $330,000 boosts C-N's Oxford Studies

Brewers endowment of more than $330,000 boosts C-N's Oxford Studies

July 19th, 2015 12:30 pm by Contributor, Carson-Newman Unviersity

Paul and Imogene Brewer are longtime Carson-Newman University employees.

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Carter's Fort Chapter NSDAR announces state, division and national winners

Carter's Fort Chapter NSDAR announces state, division and national winners

July 18th, 2015 4:30 pm by Sue Arnold, Community Contributor

This year's theme was "Focusing on the Future." Students at Duffield Primary School and Rye Cove Intermediate School participated in the project.

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Long-time biology teacher reflects on school, career

Long-time biology teacher reflects on school, career

July 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Kenneth Thomas, who turns 89 in September, began his teaching career at Lynn View in 1949 one year after the school opened.

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