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Wise school officials await more details on lease option to replace aging vehicles

Wise school officials await more details on lease option to replace aging vehicles

August 11th, 2015 10:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Budget constraints in recent years have scuttled any semblance of an annual replacement cycle for vehicles, interim Schools Superintendent Greg Mullins told the board during Tuesday's regularly scheduled monthly session.

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Lonesome Pine Hospital auxiliary creates scholarship at MECC

Lonesome Pine Hospital auxiliary creates scholarship at MECC

August 11th, 2015 5:45 pm by Stephen Igo

Wellmont Health System on Monday said the LPH auxiliary recently presented a $10,000 check to the Mountain Empire Community College Foundation to start an endowment that will support scholarships for students in need.

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Kingsport, Sullivan systems are hiring even though school year underway

Kingsport, Sullivan systems are hiring even though school year underway

August 11th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Although school started more than a week ago, two local school systems are still seeking new employees for the new school year.

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Tusculum College Student Support Services programs receive more than $2.5 million in grants to serve students, including Kingsport ones

August 11th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

These two federal TRIO Programs will receive $2.5 million dollars over five years to provide first-generation college students with academic support to promote retention and graduation. Dr. David Smith, director of Student Support Services, said the funds

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TCAT Elizabethton automotive students to have new pathway to Chrysler dealership jobs

August 10th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The National Coalition of Conference Centers (NC3), Fiat Chrysler, and TCAT Elizabethton Friday, Aug. 13, will announce a joint training partnership for students enrolled in Automotive and Diesel training programs. TCAT Elizabethton will become the first

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UPDATED Power problem fixed: Blountville Elementary back on regular schedule Tuesday after electricity outage

UPDATED Power problem fixed: Blountville Elementary back on regular schedule Tuesday after electricity outage

August 10th, 2015 11:47 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Evelyn Rafalowski said the issue was with electrical provider Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, involved an underground power feed and was addressed by around 2 p.m.

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School food 101: New KCS nutrition director explains menu choices

School food 101: New KCS nutrition director explains menu choices

August 9th, 2015 3:00 pm by Rick Wagner

When Jennifer Walker, a registered dietician, was a mother with four children in Kingsport City Schools, she had issues with school meals. Now, with a year under her belt as supervisor of school nutrition, she has a different perspective.

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King named a "Best in the Southeast" College by The Princeton Review

August 9th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

"We chose King University and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their excellent academics," said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review's senior vice president-publisher.

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Old Brookside school declared surplus

Old Brookside school declared surplus

August 9th, 2015 12:26 am by Rick Wagner

Other schools disposed of in recent years include Valley Pike Elementary near Bristol, now a bed and breakfast, and Gravelly Elementary in Bloomingdale, which is now being used mostly for manufacturing and partly for residential.

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Carson-Newman Mortar Board chapter earns national honors at Phoenix conference

Carson-Newman Mortar Board chapter earns national honors at Phoenix conference

August 8th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The honor recognizes the most exceptional chapters of the national honor society that accomplish significant results in chapter management and contributing meaningful service to their institutions.

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