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Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

August 21st, 2013 3:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of Freedom Fellowship Church were encouraged to let the political process play itself out before doing any kind of renovation at the former Cedar Grove Elementary School, which they aim to convert into housing for at-risk teens and children.

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ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

August 21st, 2013 2:42 pm by Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to superintendents in Kentucky advising them to start following federal guidelines on distributing Bibles at public schools.

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Positions still available at STEM school

Positions still available at STEM school premium content

August 20th, 2013 7:47 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee is off to a great start for the 2013-14 school year, school officials said Tuesday. However, positions remained for both Kingsport and Sullivan County students in all but one Kingsport grade level.

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Seven Northeast Tennessee schools named among the best in Tennessee

August 20th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rick Wagner

Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced 169 schools as the 2012-13 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth or progress and/or the top 5 percent for academic achievement or performance.

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Fans camp out to get Dobyns-Bennett season tickets

Fans camp out to get Dobyns-Bennett season tickets

August 19th, 2013 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Instead of camping out for Black Friday retail deals the day after Thanksgiving, some Dobyns-Bennett High School football fans camped out for season tickets on Maroon and Gray — the third Monday of August.

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Haslam backs delaying implementation of new rules on licensing teachers

Haslam backs delaying implementation of new rules on licensing teachers

August 19th, 2013 6:38 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday that he supports a vote by the Tennessee Board of Education to delay the implementation of new rules on licensing teachers until 2015, calling the decision “a very wise one.”

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Project provides clothes, supplies for Scott County students

Project provides clothes, supplies for Scott County students

August 18th, 2013 9:10 am by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Last week, members of the Scott County Rotary Club began making the rounds at the county’s 14 school campuses to deliver bags loaded with clothes, shoes and other necessities for more than 200 children.

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Anderson  cites two  SROs who made a difference

Anderson cites two SROs who made a difference

August 17th, 2013 6:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson thinks of school resource officers, he thinks about the late Dutch Coward, an officer of the Kingsport Police Department, and Sullivan County SRO Carolyn Gudger.

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Sullivan County schools  look to sheriff’s  office for SROs

Sullivan County schools look to sheriff’s office for SROs

August 17th, 2013 5:45 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders are calling on Sheriff Wayne Anderson to hire additional school resource officers or other officers to be in county schools.

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Sullivan County paid pre-K enrollment deadline pushed back to Sept. 15

Sullivan County paid pre-K enrollment deadline pushed back to Sept. 15

August 15th, 2013 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The merger of a new parent-paid pre-kindergarten program at Miller Perry Elementary School into one at Rock Springs Elementary got an 11th hour reprieve Thursday.

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