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600 coats donated to Jackson students

December 10th, 2013 10:23 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A box truck carrying 600 Hamrick's coats in colors and sizes chosen earlier this year rolled into the school Tuesday.

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Walters State commencement set for Friday

Walters State commencement set for Friday

December 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by Rick Wagner

MORRISTOWN — The college will confer more than 700 technical certificates, academic certificates, associate of applied science, associate of science, associate of arts and associate of teaching degrees.

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Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

December 9th, 2013 7:53 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Graffiti scrawled on a wall at a Wise County school last week was determined not to be a valid threat to students or staff.

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Community Scrapbook: Poetry Cafe Night at Rock Springs

December 9th, 2013 11:14 am by Staff Report

On Thursday, Nov. 7, Rock Springs Elementary School opened a Poetry Cafe in the style of the 1960s beatniks. The fourth grade pod was transformed for the evening into three dimly lit cafes and one food court mixed with the sounds of live guitar music and

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Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

December 9th, 2013 8:58 am by Marci Gore

Erin Eberhart says a little guinea pig named Gertie has taught her kindergarten students at Sulpher Springs Elementary in Jonesborough to take an interest in something other than themselves.

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Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

December 8th, 2013 7:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After months of discussion and negotiation Hawkins County Schools and Rogersville City School are back where they started with regard to a disputed school transportation bill from the 2012-13 school year.

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Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

December 8th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The football field at Sullivan South is a step closer to being named for the school’s first football coach. But the process of naming the field has brought to light concerns about the school system’s policy for naming facilities.

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Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

December 8th, 2013 3:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The original industrial washing machines at Hawkins County’s two main high schools survived 33 years, but their replacements didn’t make it through the fall season, forcing sports teams to hit the laundromats after games.

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TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

December 8th, 2013 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday evening TSBA president Carolyn Holt-Clawson attended the Hawkins County Board of Education meeting to present the award to the full board, recognizing the “Bringing Energy into Education” energy efficiency program.

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PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

December 7th, 2013 9:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Regional Adult Education of Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton is offering area residents the chance to learn computer skills needed to succeed in today’s work force through a series of free classes.

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