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Hawkins sheriff hosts commencement for inmate GED graduates

Hawkins sheriff hosts commencement for inmate GED graduates - VIDEO

June 10th, 2015 7:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I'm proud of each and every one of you, and I hope I never see any of you in here again. That's your choice. Make the right choice." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson

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Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

June 10th, 2015 9:48 am by J. H. Osborne

Following a Tuesday night vote by the Sullivan County Commission's Budget Committee, county residents are no closer to knowing whether or not they'll be paying more in property taxes.

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FCC Internet subsidy decision could cost Hawkins schools $2.1 million

FCC Internet subsidy decision could cost Hawkins schools $2.1 million

June 10th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The "good news" Tuesday for the Hawkins County Board of Education was that the proposed 2015-16 fiscal year budget currently has a deficit of $1.046 million, which is slightly better off than the county school budget ended up last year.

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Tribe Time: D-B lunch period to expand into versatile activities time

Tribe Time: D-B lunch period to expand into versatile activities time

June 8th, 2015 10:32 am by Rick Wagner

All D-B students will have lunch at the same common lunch period, which will present some challenges for the cafeteria operations but school officials say will benefit students academically.

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Hawkins County schools try out new 'Career Day' format

Hawkins County schools try out new 'Career Day' format

June 6th, 2015 9:18 am by Jeff Bobo

Early last month, more than 600 middle school students from Hawkins County Schools were given an opportunity to learn about jobs that are available in area businesses and industries.

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Sullivan Central High $3 million HVAC project may be funded without sharing funds with Kingsport, Bristol school systems

Sullivan Central High $3 million HVAC project may be funded without sharing funds with Kingsport, Bristol school systems

June 5th, 2015 11:30 am by Rick Wagner

EESI low-interest loan of about $1.2 million would be combined with county money to do the project.

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Sullivan school system plans to lease/sell Brookside Elementary building

Sullivan school system plans to lease/sell Brookside Elementary building

June 5th, 2015 12:52 am by Rick Wagner

At least two entities, including Bible Study Two, are interested. Bible Study Two is a Christian group that provides organized recreation, Bible study and tutoring for area youth, according to school officials.

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Ailshie puts high school needs as top priority in facilities recommendations

Ailshie puts high school needs as top priority in facilities recommendations

June 5th, 2015 12:45 am by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools would need more than $30 million for school facilities improvements in the next few years, according to a proposal Superintendent Lyle Ailshie presented to the city Board of Education Thursday night.

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Community Scrapbook: How Does Your Garden Grow?

June 3rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features the pallet garden started this year by the YMCA's Holston Elementary Afterschool program.

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Sullivan County summer feeding program starts today

Sullivan County summer feeding program starts today

June 2nd, 2015 12:15 pm by Rick Wagner

A news release from the Sullivan County Department of Education states all those younger than 18 - and older if still enrolled in school - are eligible. Lunches will be served Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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