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Photos: Kingsport City Schools holds KCS Summer STREAM Camp

June 25th, 2014 1:40 pm by David Grace

STREAM stands for science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. It uses project-based learning in chemistry, digital media, engineering, the environment and the arts.

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'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

June 25th, 2014 8:30 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County fifth grader wrote in an essay last month he is angry that his mother chose drugs over him, but thanks to a class offered by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, the boys says he won't follow in her footsteps.

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Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

June 25th, 2014 7:15 am by Hank Hayes

Core classes in the collaboration — which is part of a greater aviation jobs initiative in the region — will begin this fall on Northeast State's Blountville campus with specific aviation courses to be offered in spring 2015.

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Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

June 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Rick Wagner

It also has no cost-of-living raises since Tennessee did not help fund them, but teachers and other employees due a salary step increase would receive those.

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Kingsport City Schools to host 2014-15 school registration events

June 24th, 2014 2:45 pm by Andy True

In preparation for the 2014-15 school year, Kingsport City Schools will be hosting summer events to register new KCS students prior to the first day of school.

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D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

June 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff report

Fans in attendance at the celebration event will get a first look at the renovated stadium, which will include a wide range of improvements such as improved restroom and concession areas, a new press box and increased seating capacity.

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First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

June 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

First lady Crissy Haslam is partnering with law enforcement across the state to encourage children to read during the summer.

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City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

June 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The old saying that residents of Tennessee are safe now that the General Assembly is out of session doesn't give much comfort to city school system folks tracking education legislation.

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Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

June 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

If you had a teacher or other Kingsport City Schools employee who taught you well and made a difference in your life and those of others, you soon may have a chance to help give that person recognition.

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Taking wing: D-B grad wins state competition with duck drawing

Taking wing: D-B grad wins state competition with duck drawing

June 21st, 2014 10:12 am by Rick Wagner

Things are just ducky — a female mallard to be exact — for recent Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Jordan Epps. His artwork is now on display at a Bass Pro Shop in Nashville.

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