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Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

August 13th, 2013 9:57 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE —At least one motorist was caught in a stalled-out car in high water. “It must have rained four to five inches here in about three or four hours,” said Claude Smith, construction manager and maintenance supervisor for the county.

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Enrollment higher in Wise County schools

Enrollment higher in Wise County schools

August 13th, 2013 9:34 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Wise County’s school division is off to a great start for the 2013-14 school year, according to reports received by the School Board on Tuesday, including an upward bump in enrollment — at least from initial numbers — after decades of declines.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education announces 2013-2014 meeting dates

August 13th, 2013 3:16 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education has scheduled a series of meetings and work sessions for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Regional & National Education
Program to pay tuition cost for 2-year degree

Program to pay tuition cost for 2-year degree

August 12th, 2013 2:40 pm by Associated Press

Graduating high school seniors will be able to attend a community college tuition-free thanks to a program that's expanding to Davidson County.

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Education
Teachers, administrators use summer 'break' learning to innovate

Teachers, administrators use summer 'break' learning to innovate

August 12th, 2013 12:02 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

For many students and teachers, summer vacation was more like summer term. Reading lists. Science camps. Portfolio development. The to-do list for kids and teachers sound remarkably alike.

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Kingsport, Sullivan County schools report slight  increase in enrollment

Kingsport, Sullivan County schools report slight increase in enrollment premium content

August 11th, 2013 10:27 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett surpassed 2,000 students Friday, while Innovation Academy, a science, technology, engineering and math school, is still accepting students because it needs more students at all grade levels to reach its capacity of 240.

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New Bays Mountain planetarium show takes viewers along as  astronomers search for comets

New Bays Mountain planetarium show takes viewers along as astronomers search for comets

August 11th, 2013 10:11 pm by Matthew Lane

Adam Thanz, planetarium director at Bays Mountain Park, said the show tells the story of two comet hunters, from a first-person perspective, from two different points in time — the 18th and 21st century.

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Tusculum classes in session at Kingsport Center for Higher Education

Tusculum classes in session at Kingsport Center for Higher Education

August 10th, 2013 6:13 pm by Staff report

GREENEVILLE — Tusculum College students in the Tri-Cities are settling into a new home for their classes, the Kingsport Center for Higher Education (KCHE).

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Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

August 10th, 2013 4:40 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some of Sullivan Central's football bleachers have been deemed off-limits, a self-imposed action by the county school system. An inspector found about 60 footboards in the visitors’ section are no longer safe.

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Education
Mumpower named to post at Bluff City Elementary

Mumpower named to post at Bluff City Elementary

August 9th, 2013 10:22 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — New Bluff City Elementary School Assistant Principal Amie Mumpower recently became the last school administrator appointed for the 2012-13 school year.

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