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Wise school officials worry that animosity on social media affects safety

Wise school officials worry that animosity on social media affects safety

December 18th, 2013 9:47 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Schools Superintendent Jeff Perry said ill-chosen words implanted in anger or frustration by folks using social media to share those remarks have answered the door to officers of the law investigating a potential threat.

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Mayor: J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovations, expansion result of community support

Mayor: J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovations, expansion result of community support

December 18th, 2013 5:28 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — "Fifteen months ago, renovating this stadium was not on our radar," Mayor Dennis Phillips said. When the public train comes rolling down the track, don’t stand in front of it. This is something the public stood behind and wanted to happen."

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Program teaches alternative responses to school shootings

Program teaches alternative responses to school shootings

December 17th, 2013 8:36 am by By Dave Scott, Akron Beacon Journal (MCT)

ALICE, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, is a controversial program that instructs teachers, administrators and even students how to pro-actively protect themselves from intruders.

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Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

December 16th, 2013 9:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission voted Monday to accept a bid of $97,000 for the former Cedar Grove Elementary School in the Bloomingdale community near Kingsport.

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Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors

Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors - VIDEO

December 15th, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

McPheeters Bend Elementary and Mount Carmel Elementary will host celebrations Monday at their respective school for each being named SCORE top three finalists for academic growth in the elementary school category.

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Lipscomb holds special graduation inside women's prison

Lipscomb holds special graduation inside women's prison

December 15th, 2013 12:25 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

When Lipscomb University professor Richard Goode first had the idea of offering basic college classes to prisoners, he had no idea how popular the program would become.

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Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

December 15th, 2013 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

The city’s Robinson Middle School collected more than 14,000 cans in its recent food drive, which works out to almost 20 cans per student.

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Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

December 15th, 2013 7:25 am by Staff Reports

Adam Fletch Lively's wishes that lead to donation of his organs after a car crash to be honored in Jan. 1 parade.

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Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

December 13th, 2013 10:40 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The South Fork of the Holston River will have about 20 future inhabitants thanks to a city elementary class and Trout Unlimited. The fish were released into Kendrick Creek, which flows into the Holston near the Fort Patrick Henry Dam.

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Reunion of student and her solidier brother garners standing ovation at UT graduation Friday

Reunion of student and her solidier brother garners standing ovation at UT graduation Friday

December 13th, 2013 6:35 pm by Staff Reports

Marvyl Cockrell was surprised when younger brother Dale Cockrell, who serves in the Navy, came on stage when she graduated.

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