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UPDATED Power problem fixed: Blountville Elementary back on regular schedule Tuesday after electricity outage

UPDATED Power problem fixed: Blountville Elementary back on regular schedule Tuesday after electricity outage

August 10th, 2015 11:47 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Evelyn Rafalowski said the issue was with electrical provider Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, involved an underground power feed and was addressed by around 2 p.m.

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School food 101: New KCS nutrition director explains menu choices

School food 101: New KCS nutrition director explains menu choices

August 9th, 2015 3:00 pm by Rick Wagner

When Jennifer Walker, a registered dietician, was a mother with four children in Kingsport City Schools, she had issues with school meals. Now, with a year under her belt as supervisor of school nutrition, she has a different perspective.

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King named a "Best in the Southeast" College by The Princeton Review

August 9th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

"We chose King University and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their excellent academics," said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review's senior vice president-publisher.

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Old Brookside school declared surplus

Old Brookside school declared surplus

August 9th, 2015 12:26 am by Rick Wagner

Other schools disposed of in recent years include Valley Pike Elementary near Bristol, now a bed and breakfast, and Gravelly Elementary in Bloomingdale, which is now being used mostly for manufacturing and partly for residential.

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Carson-Newman Mortar Board chapter earns national honors at Phoenix conference

Carson-Newman Mortar Board chapter earns national honors at Phoenix conference

August 8th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The honor recognizes the most exceptional chapters of the national honor society that accomplish significant results in chapter management and contributing meaningful service to their institutions.

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TCCWRT program Monday night, Aug. 10, at Eastman employee center

TCCWRT program Monday night, Aug. 10, at Eastman employee center

August 8th, 2015 12:05 am by Ned Jilton

The program topic is "The Mexican-American War as a training ground for Civil War officers" and it begins at 7 p.m.

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Kingsport school board reconigzes students, gets "Be Loyal Buy Local" report

Kingsport school board reconigzes students, gets "Be Loyal Buy Local" report

August 7th, 2015 8:45 pm by Rick Wagner

ROTC program, student with perfect ACT score and student journalists among those recognized during Thursday night Board of Education meeting.

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Kingsport City Schools accepting applications for Insight program

Kingsport City Schools accepting applications for Insight program

August 7th, 2015 7:30 pm by Staff Report

Insight KCS is an initiative that provides opportunities for stakeholders and potential advocates from various sectors of the Kingsport community to study the full scope of education and operations of Kingsport City Schools. During six sessions occurring

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UVa-Wise Marching Cavaliers donate drums to Lee High School

UVa-Wise Marching Cavaliers donate drums to Lee High School

August 7th, 2015 7:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Marching Highland Cavaliers continued the college band's tradition of giving a boost to the region's high school music programs recently by donating several drums and accessories to Lee High School.

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Hawkins CIVIS Bank donating $10 to a teacher for each new checking account

Hawkins CIVIS Bank donating $10 to a teacher for each new checking account - VIDEO

August 7th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education gave its blessing Thursday for CIVIS Bank to use the school system's name in a marketing campaign which will hopefully produce some extra bucks for teachers to use in the classroom.

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