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UVa-Wise Marching Cavaliers donate drums to Lee High School

UVa-Wise Marching Cavaliers donate drums to Lee High School

August 7th, 2015 7:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Marching Highland Cavaliers continued the college band's tradition of giving a boost to the region's high school music programs recently by donating several drums and accessories to Lee High School.

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Hawkins CIVIS Bank donating $10 to a teacher for each new checking account

Hawkins CIVIS Bank donating $10 to a teacher for each new checking account - VIDEO

August 7th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education gave its blessing Thursday for CIVIS Bank to use the school system's name in a marketing campaign which will hopefully produce some extra bucks for teachers to use in the classroom.

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King receives $4,000 Tensor Grant for Women and Mathematics

August 7th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The grant funds will create an on-campus Women in STEM Club (WISC) and a professional speaker series titled "STEMulating Conversations." The project will be led by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Wendy Traynor, Assistant Professor of Biology Laura Kell

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Kingsport BOE gives Ailshie raise, extension

Kingsport BOE gives Ailshie raise, extension

August 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Rick Wagner

The director of schools' pay is now $174,553 a year, his car allowance $10,999.82 a year and his home office allowance $4,388.80 a year.

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Carson-Newman to highlight 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act with 2015-16 campus events

Carson-Newman to highlight 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act with 2015-16 campus events

August 6th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

"This won't be just a look at the past," says Dr. Kara Stooksbury, chair of the Department of History, Political Science and Sociology at Carson-Newman. "We will be able to celebrate the history of this law as well as look at its impact today."

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Celebrate good times: Hawkins teachers praised for an 'Exemplary' 2014-15 at annual assembly

Celebrate good times: Hawkins teachers praised for an 'Exemplary' 2014-15 at annual assembly - VIDEO

August 6th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

"Our children need each of you in order to grow and achieve, and without you and your dedication to our students, true excellence is not attainable." -- Steve Starnes

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Despite slight decline, RCS TCAP score remain above state average

Despite slight decline, RCS TCAP score remain above state average

August 6th, 2015 7:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Although Rogersville City School's TCAP scores declined a bit in 2014-15 from the previous year, they still surpassed the state average in all subject areas.

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East High reroofing to be finished by winter

East High reroofing to be finished by winter

August 5th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

The facility on Weaver Pike in eastern Sullivan County is the only one of the county's four existing high schools slated to remain open as a high school five years from now, according to the facilities plan the county school board voted to adopt Monday.

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Kingsport running short of school crossing guards

Kingsport running short of school crossing guards

August 5th, 2015 10:39 pm by Rain Smith

To adapt to the current crossing guard shortage, police have looked at a number of factors to prioritize locations to staff: traffic volume, roadway dynamics, number of children walking to and from each school.

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Appalachian Sustainable Development and Kingsport Boys and Girls Club launch 'Learning Landscapes' project

Appalachian Sustainable Development and Kingsport Boys and Girls Club launch 'Learning Landscapes' project

August 5th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

An area adjacent to the athletic field at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport is being transformed into an Appalachian Sustainable Development 'Learning Landscapes' raised garden bed project.

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