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UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide  group putting  focus on finding facts  —  for now

UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide group putting focus on finding facts — for now

September 28th, 2013 8:57 pm by Rick Wagner

When Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. bought Solutia Inc. in 2012 and moved employees from St. Louis to the Tri-Cities, Sullivan County school board Vice Chairman Jack Bales said many chose to live in Washington County, not Sullivan County.

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Innovation Academy students, staff embrace iBooks

Innovation Academy students, staff embrace iBooks

September 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Rick Wagner

IA and iBooks go together. Teachers and students of Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, known as IA, are writing and using iBooks instead of textbooks.

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ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

September 27th, 2013 7:49 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — One year ago, the building was a cold, dark shell. Today, the facility is alive with the heartbeats of students.

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‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

September 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The good news is that everyone who works for the Hawkins County School system is going to get a 1.5 percent raise in 2013-14.

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County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

September 26th, 2013 10:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — A group of elected and appointed officials is on board for a fact-finding mission on public K-12 education in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., a task that will be followed by recommendations for change.

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MECC receives grant for new HIM program

MECC receives grant for new HIM program

September 26th, 2013 8:52 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Mountain Empire Community College is the recipient of an $883,000 federal grant for its new Health Information Management (HIM) degree program.

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Lee High to host "Five Star" band competition

Lee High to host "Five Star" band competition

September 26th, 2013 8:45 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Lee County’s first-ever marching band competition and showcase is scheduled for this weekend, with bands from three regional high schools taking part.

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Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

September 26th, 2013 6:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Lincoln Elementary experienced an incident with the sprinkler system Thursday afternoon, a situation that required students and staff to evacuate the building.

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Committee to make recommendation on the future of the Innovation Academy

Committee to make recommendation on the future of the Innovation Academy

September 25th, 2013 8:43 am by Rick Wagner

In the next month and a half or so, the future of the region’s STEM platform school may be a little clearer.

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Holston Medical Group, Kingsport City School partner for telemedicine program

Holston Medical Group, Kingsport City School partner for telemedicine program

September 24th, 2013 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

The new service is made possible by a partnership between KCS and Holston Medical Group in which HMG is providing a full-time, certified pediatric nurse practitioner to serve within three pilot schools: Robinson Middle School, Sevier Middle School and Dob

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