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History's mysteries: Retired teacher helping compile artifacts from 100 years of Kingsport schools

History's mysteries: Retired teacher helping compile artifacts from 100 years of Kingsport schools

February 16th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

Some items are already in place at the Heritage Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center downtown. Although not open to the public, she said items including photos, annuals and ledgers are being collected there

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Clintwood native Paula Compton says scholarship changed her life

Clintwood native Paula Compton says scholarship changed her life

February 16th, 2015 8:05 am by Laura K. Boggan, Community Contributor

At the time the College Dream contest began in 2010, Paula Compton was laid off from her job. When she heard about the opportunity to obtain the degree of which she had dreamed, she thought, "I have nothing to lose."

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College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 15

College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 15

February 15th, 2015 1:00 pm by Carmen Musick

College News & Notes is designed to provide useful information about financial aid deadlines, scholarships, open houses, workshops and other upcoming events related to the process. To list an event, email us at ink@timesnews.net.

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Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

February 15th, 2015 5:30 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Electronic cigarettes, which heat a nicotine solution to create a vapor instead of burning tobacco, have passed traditional smokes in popularity among teenagers.

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RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects  'one at a time'

RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects 'one at a time'

February 13th, 2015 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

A restroom plumbing project intended to eliminate a recurring stench that hits one particular Rogersville City School classroom from time to time has been placed on hold at least until this summer.

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Local students recycle 15 tons

Local students recycle 15 tons

February 12th, 2015 9:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The monetary savings may be approaching $1,200 a month, but teachers helping with the program said learning the importance of recycling is priceless.

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Sullivan officials updated on school options

Sullivan officials updated on school options

February 12th, 2015 12:02 am by Rick Wagner

Two drafts moving forward from among five or six originally proposed are one with two new high schools and one that keeps three existing high schools.

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Wise County School Board gets first look at calendar options

Wise County School Board gets first look at calendar options

February 10th, 2015 11:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The preliminary calendar proposal put before the board on Tuesday would begin school during the first week of August and include a long weekend break in October as well as a full week off for Thanksgiving.

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Sullivan County Commission to get facilities plan update Wednesday

Sullivan County Commission to get facilities plan update Wednesday

February 10th, 2015 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Ohio-based consultant Tracy Richter to address commissioners on latest list of narrowed facilities options.

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Mural, mural on the tower ... Design will show school spirit's power

Mural, mural on the tower ... Design will show school spirit's power

February 10th, 2015 12:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eagles, Panthers and Falcons aren't necessarily allies in the wild, but in eastern Hawkins County they're practically brothers and sisters. That close connection will soon be depicted on a water tower in Church Hill.

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