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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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Kingsport schools wrapping  up long list of renovations

Kingsport schools wrapping up long list of renovations

September 23rd, 2013 9:27 pm by Rick Wagner

Robinson Middle School parking lot should be open sometime next week.

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Dobyns-Bennett students recognized in National Merit® Scholarship Program

Dobyns-Bennett students recognized in National Merit® Scholarship Program

September 23rd, 2013 3:26 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Three Dobyns-Bennett High School students have been named as semifinalists for the 59th Annual 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Kingsport  to send representative to countywide meeting on  schools

Kingsport to send representative to countywide meeting on schools

September 22nd, 2013 9:45 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school board members aren’t sure who should attend a meeting later this month on K-12 education across Sullivan County, but they say someone will.

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Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of  classmate

Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of classmate

September 21st, 2013 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Patsy Stout’s first- grade class at Johnson Elementary School has learned a new language. The 20-student class spends 15 minutes a day studying the language.

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Redrawn districts could pit Sullivan County school board incumbents against each other

Redrawn districts could pit Sullivan County school board incumbents against each other

September 21st, 2013 7:58 pm by Rick Wagner

Two incumbents could be facing off with each other on the Sullivan County school board elections in 2016 if a committee’s proposal is adopted by the Sullivan County Commission.

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