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Former Legion building now home to D-B's JROTC

Former Legion building now home to D-B's JROTC

February 21st, 2014 6:14 am by Rick Wagner

School system officials, along with the current commander of the Hammond Post No. 3 of the Legion, said repurposing the building next to D-B and behind the Civic Auditorium couldn't be more appropriate.

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Kingsport schools set to absorb extra snow day

Kingsport schools set to absorb extra snow day

February 20th, 2014 11:13 pm by Rick Wagner

However, Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said that if the system misses a sixth day or more for snow, the school board will have to reconsider what to do.

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Sullivan BOE member upset over lack of transparency in search for facilities study firm

Sullivan BOE member upset over lack of transparency in search for facilities study firm

February 19th, 2014 11:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Other school board members and the head of the school system say nothing is concrete yet because of a pending agreement for a joint Kingsport-Sullivan County facilities study.

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Regional & National Education
Lawmakers seek compromise on school voucher bill

Lawmakers seek compromise on school voucher bill

February 19th, 2014 2:19 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Lawmakers trying to decide on a limited school voucher program in Tennessee or a broader one say they're close to reaching a compromise.

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Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

February 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

For the second time in eight days, a Dobyns-Bennett student has been struck by a vehicle while crossing East Center Street after school.

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Facilities study to be focus when Kingsport, Sullivan BOEs meet

Facilities study to be focus when Kingsport, Sullivan BOEs meet

February 17th, 2014 10:44 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sullivan County and Kingsport school boards are set to meet jointly next week to address a long-discussed joint facilities study.

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Two Tennessee  instructors to live, teach undersea

Two Tennessee instructors to live, teach undersea

February 16th, 2014 8:24 am by BOB FOWLER, Knoxville News Sentinel

They're taking a roll of duct tape with them when they scuba dive down to what is intended to be their undersea home for 72 days in a first-ever venture that could break a world record.

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Private four-year colleges see trouble in Haslam 'Promise'

Private four-year colleges see trouble in Haslam 'Promise'

February 15th, 2014 9:53 pm by Rick Wagner

A group representing private four-year colleges in Tennessee opposes the funding mechanics of Gov. Bill Haslam's "Tennessee Promise" proposal.

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Ag-based curriculum invigorates Kansas school

Ag-based curriculum invigorates Kansas school

February 15th, 2014 2:36 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

The door to a hen house burst open on a chilly winter day and several south-central Kansas charter school students scrambled inside, squealing "Thank you!" to the chickens as they checked for eggs and replenished their grain.

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King University President Greg Jordan resigns, Richard Ray named as interim

King University President Greg Jordan resigns, Richard Ray named as interim

February 14th, 2014 5:08 pm by Rick Wagner

A nationwide search will be conducted to select the university's next president. In recent months, Jordan has faced criticism from students, faculty and alumni unhappy about his direction for the university.

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