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City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

August 21st, 2013 9:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The project calls for the addition of 1,500 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and areas for concessions, improved handicapped accessibility, wider aisles with handrails, an elevator and covered concourses.

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Ailshie named to national superintendents' group executive board

August 21st, 2013 6:26 pm by Rick Wagner

He is among two representatives of a nine-state area.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-schooled special needs students

August 21st, 2013 4:35 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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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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