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Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

May 21st, 2015 11:19 pm by Rick Wagner

The director of schools said he and the board will seek public input on his recommendations, which he predicted would be tweaked and changed by the board as folks "throw rocks" at it before a final capital plan emerges.

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Sullivan County Schools dedicate first Little Library

Sullivan County Schools dedicate first Little Library

May 21st, 2015 2:47 pm by Megan Miller

United WE READ, a community impact initiative of the United Way of Greater Kingsport, has partnered with Sullivan County Schools to open its first Little Library at Sullivan Gardens K-8.

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Kingsport City Schools Announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids Summer Program

Kingsport City Schools Announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids Summer Program

May 21st, 2015 2:47 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department has again partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a Free Meals for Kids Summer Program located at John Sevier Middle School, 1200 Wateree Street, Kingsport.

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Kingsport City Schools Named a Healthier Tennessee Workplace

Kingsport City Schools Named a Healthier Tennessee Workplace

May 21st, 2015 2:46 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools has earned the distinction of being named a 2015 Healthier Tennessee Workplace by Healthier Tennessee.

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Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

Officer who made 'special delivery' of 99-year-old grandmother honored

May 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On the evening of Feb. 16 during a bitter winter storm, Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson was contacted by a local family who were concerned about their 99-year-old grandmother.

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Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

May 20th, 2015 12:37 am by Rick Wagner

The three-phase plan would add 400 students capacity and a science and technology building to Dobyns-Bennett High School and close Jackson, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lincoln and Roosevelt elementary schools.

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Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

May 19th, 2015 10:38 pm by Rick Wagner

According to unofficial results, 12-year incumbent Susan Lodal was elected to a fourth four-year term with 4,691 votes or 30.45 percent, followed closely by long-time school system employee Reed-Wright with 4,664 votes or 30.2 percent,

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Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

May 19th, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

On Saturday Cherokee High School's new graduates will take with them a variety of individual achievements, but as a group the class of 2015 will always share an accomplishment of national significance.

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Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

May 17th, 2015 2:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Three Miller Perry Elementary students, with help from their principal and a teacher, gave birth to a newspaper this school year. The first edition of The Bobcat Enterprise "News and Beyond" went home with students April 24.

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Wise schools made strides under Perry

Wise schools made strides under Perry

May 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Jeff Perry will become the superintendent of schools in Wythe County effective July 1. His tenure as Wise County Schools Superintendent included maelstrom over consolidation, with the final two years clearing to calmer seas.

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