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Truancy program makes 369 Kingsport, western Sullivan County referrals

Truancy program makes 369 Kingsport, western Sullivan County referrals

February 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Keeping Sullivan County and Kingsport students in school means more money for the school systems because Tennessee funding is based on average daily attendance.

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BOE OKs $30,000 preliminary design for $5 million Sullivan Central HVAC work

BOE OKs $30,000 preliminary design for $5 million Sullivan Central HVAC work

February 3rd, 2015 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner

About half the cost could be covered with Tennessee Energy Efficiency School Initiative low-interest loan.

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Smart power: Eastman helps apply Energy Star expertise to city schools

Smart power: Eastman helps apply Energy Star expertise to city schools

February 2nd, 2015 2:16 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport-based chemical, plastics company to help Kingsport City Schools reduce energy usage, costs.

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Sullivan East, Central HVAC woes pile up $5M price tag and climbing

Sullivan East, Central HVAC woes pile up $5M price tag and climbing

February 2nd, 2015 9:23 am by Rick Wagner

An engineer and heating and cooling experts told the Board of Education during a Thursday work session that doing needed repairs and renovations on the Sullivan Central High School HVAC system would cost $4.5 million to $5 million

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College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 1

College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 1

February 1st, 2015 2:00 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.

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ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

January 31st, 2015 12:30 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University is facing dramatic changes in funding and programming in the coming years, and "change isn't easy," President Brian Noland said Friday.

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Scholarships offered for online degrees

Scholarships offered for online degrees

January 30th, 2015 6:03 pm by Rick Wagner

WGU Tennessee's Tenn-K scholarships to offer 10 scholarships of $10,000 each, almost enough for two years of study and a degree.

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Cherokee HOSA students earn several slots in March state competition

Cherokee HOSA students earn several slots in March state competition

January 30th, 2015 11:37 am by Jeff Bobo

Several of Cherokee High School's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students advanced from regional competition earlier this month and will be participating in the state competitions in Nashville in March.

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D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

January 29th, 2015 6:40 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport bested Sullivan South High School of Colonial Heights in Wednesday's Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl, with teams from Science Hill High of Johnson City finishing third and fourth.

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Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

January 29th, 2015 5:37 pm by Rick Wagner

A contractor employee accidentally knocked off a sprinker head.

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