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Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

February 15th, 2015 5:30 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Electronic cigarettes, which heat a nicotine solution to create a vapor instead of burning tobacco, have passed traditional smokes in popularity among teenagers.

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RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects  'one at a time'

RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects 'one at a time'

February 13th, 2015 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

A restroom plumbing project intended to eliminate a recurring stench that hits one particular Rogersville City School classroom from time to time has been placed on hold at least until this summer.

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Local students recycle 15 tons

Local students recycle 15 tons

February 12th, 2015 9:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The monetary savings may be approaching $1,200 a month, but teachers helping with the program said learning the importance of recycling is priceless.

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Sullivan officials updated on school options

Sullivan officials updated on school options

February 12th, 2015 12:02 am by Rick Wagner

Two drafts moving forward from among five or six originally proposed are one with two new high schools and one that keeps three existing high schools.

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Wise County School Board gets first look at calendar options

Wise County School Board gets first look at calendar options

February 10th, 2015 11:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The preliminary calendar proposal put before the board on Tuesday would begin school during the first week of August and include a long weekend break in October as well as a full week off for Thanksgiving.

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Sullivan County Commission to get facilities plan update Wednesday

Sullivan County Commission to get facilities plan update Wednesday

February 10th, 2015 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Ohio-based consultant Tracy Richter to address commissioners on latest list of narrowed facilities options.

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Mural, mural on the tower ... Design will show school spirit's power

Mural, mural on the tower ... Design will show school spirit's power

February 10th, 2015 12:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eagles, Panthers and Falcons aren't necessarily allies in the wild, but in eastern Hawkins County they're practically brothers and sisters. That close connection will soon be depicted on a water tower in Church Hill.

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CHES students choose 'Duck Dynasty' theme to celebrate Principal's day

CHES students choose 'Duck Dynasty' theme to celebrate Principal's day

February 9th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Elementary principal Teresa Drinnon was given VIP treatment on Feb. 5 as the school celebrated Principal's Day with a special luncheon, assembly and gifts.

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Natural gas leaks lead to evauation of 3 Walters State buildings; one still closed, but nobody hurt

Natural gas leaks lead to evauation of 3 Walters State buildings; one still closed, but nobody hurt

February 9th, 2015 4:53 pm by Rick Wagner

MORRISTOWN - Three buildings at the Walters State Community College's main Morristown campus were evacuated Monday because of a natural gas leak, according to a news release from the college.

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Cherokee NJROTC presents colors at American Legion conference

Cherokee NJROTC presents colors at American Legion conference

February 9th, 2015 4:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) was invited to post the colors for the 2015 American Legion Department Mid-Winter Conference last month in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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