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No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

April 28th, 2015 2:07 pm by Rick Wagner

Yennie among three finalists; Albany County school board meeting again Wednesday night.

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Free Meals for Kids returns to Kingsport this summer

Free Meals for Kids returns to Kingsport this summer

April 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department again has partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a Free Meals for Kids Summer Program located at John Sevier Middle School.

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Cherokee NJROTC cadets donate 130 'Jared Boxes'

Cherokee NJROTC cadets donate 130 'Jared Boxes'

April 27th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Jared Box is a shoebox size plastic storage bin filled with small gifts, toys, cards, puzzles, and games. Each box contains items selected for a specific age and gender.

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Grants to benefit Hawkins County teachers, programs

Grants to benefit Hawkins County teachers, programs

April 27th, 2015 1:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A $37,200 grant will be divided among 21 different Hawkins County school teachers and/or programs. The Utrust "mini grant" program helps teachers purchase a variety of instructional equipment and materials for the classroom.

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Checkmate: Kids and high schoolers gather to compete in Blountville chess tournament - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"Give a kid a toy and he plays with it for a day ," said Fred Jones, a chess instructor at Anderson Elementary. "Teach a kid to play chess and it will last a lifetime."

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Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program, part of Gov. Bill Haslam's Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year.

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CHS NJROTC named 'Distinguished Unit'

CHS NJROTC named 'Distinguished Unit'

April 25th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Cherokee High School's Navy JROTC has been included among the top programs in the nation for the ninth consecutive year.

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Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

April 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's not one large solution to energy conservation, but Hawkins County Schools energy specialists Brandon Williams has found that a lot of small behavior changes are adding up to substantial savings.

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A Life Well Lived: Coach Tom Coughenour ~ and His Legacy of Excellence

A Life Well Lived: Coach Tom Coughenour ~ and His Legacy of Excellence

April 22nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Tom Coughenour was an award-winning coach. But more than that, he was an inspiration to the kids he coached, a loyal friend, a devoted family man and a serious student of the sport of running.

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Dobyns-Bennett radio station helps students find 'own voice'

Dobyns-Bennett radio station helps students find 'own voice'

April 22nd, 2015 12:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Students in the Dobyns-Bennett Radio Club say it has opened them up to new opportunities, including some who plan to pursue a broadcasting career or do broadcasting in college.

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