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Photo gallery: Snakes on Tour

January 21st, 2014 2:17 pm by David Grace

The Knoxville Zoomobile stopped at Kingsport's Lincoln Elementary School on Tuesday.

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Bill Nye the science guy dispels poverty myths

Bill Nye the science guy dispels poverty myths

January 21st, 2014 9:42 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Bill Nye, the science guy, dispels myths about poverty around the world in this video. Interesting stuff.

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Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

January 20th, 2014 11:13 pm by Stephen Igo

A de facto year round school calendar received a cool reception on Monday by the Wise County School Board, with teacher and parent surveys and further discussion sure to precede a decision not due until March at the earliest.

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John Adams  fifth-grader named  finalist in national video contest

John Adams fifth-grader named finalist in national video contest

January 20th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — John Adams Elementary School fifth-grader Ashley Roberts could have a future in environmental causes, broadcasting or comedy.

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Hawkins County BOE adopts TSBA’s 2014 legislative agenda items

Hawkins County BOE adopts TSBA’s 2014 legislative agenda items

January 20th, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

With nearly 100 school bus routes throughout Hawkins County, the Board of Education spends hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to replaces buses that have surpassed the state maximum 15 years of usage.

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Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

January 19th, 2014 9:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

A group of Sullivan South students recently presented results from a yearlong project with NASA to astronomers from around the country.

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Wise County School Board members to discuss sick leave, dual enrollment

Wise County School Board members to discuss sick leave, dual enrollment

January 19th, 2014 9:04 pm by Stephen Igo

A first look at calendar options for the 2014-15 school year, a dual enrollment partnership with MECC and discussion over a sick leave policy for new employees will be on top of Monday’s agenda for the Wise County School Board.

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SAILS program giving Tennessee seniors a jump on college math

SAILS program giving Tennessee seniors a jump on college math

January 19th, 2014 2:05 pm by Associated Press

A state program called Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support is helping Tennessee high school seniors complete a remedial math course before they start college.

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Sullivan BOE selects Red Chair for facilities study

Sullivan BOE selects Red Chair for facilities study

January 18th, 2014 12:11 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board has voted 6-1 to choose Knoxville-based Red Chair Architects to oversee a master facilities planning process, which Kingsport City Schools could join.

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Surplus Powell Valley items going on the block

Surplus Powell Valley items going on the block

January 17th, 2014 9:28 am by Stephen Igo

One final time come Saturday, the folks of Big Stone Gap can prowl the halls of the old Powell Valley High School, and perhaps take a little — or not so little — piece of it home with them.

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