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Enrollment up  in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

Enrollment up in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

August 22nd, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School has topped 2,000 students and Kingsport City Schools as a whole has surpassed 7,000. Meanwhile, enrollment of about 10,500 in Sullivan County is above the enrollment at the end of last school year.

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Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

August 22nd, 2013 3:01 pm by Associated Press

A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

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Tennessee's ACT scores improve

Tennessee's ACT scores improve

August 21st, 2013 11:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Tennessee public high school graduates slightly increased their performance on the ACT test in 2013, earning an average score of 19.3 out of 36, up from 19.2 in 2012, according to state-by-state results released by ACT Wednesday.

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ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

August 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — As a fourth year medical student at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Logan Key said she decided to look into a summer program abroad where she could get hands-on experience.

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City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

August 21st, 2013 9:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The project calls for the addition of 1,500 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and areas for concessions, improved handicapped accessibility, wider aisles with handrails, an elevator and covered concourses.

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Ailshie named to national superintendents' group executive board

August 21st, 2013 6:26 pm by Rick Wagner

He is among two representatives of a nine-state area.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-schooled special needs students

August 21st, 2013 4:35 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

August 21st, 2013 3:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of Freedom Fellowship Church were encouraged to let the political process play itself out before doing any kind of renovation at the former Cedar Grove Elementary School, which they aim to convert into housing for at-risk teens and children.

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ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

August 21st, 2013 2:42 pm by Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to superintendents in Kentucky advising them to start following federal guidelines on distributing Bibles at public schools.

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Positions still available at STEM school

Positions still available at STEM school premium content

August 20th, 2013 7:47 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee is off to a great start for the 2013-14 school year, school officials said Tuesday. However, positions remained for both Kingsport and Sullivan County students in all but one Kingsport grade level.

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