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Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:06 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.

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Recent H.O.P.E. graduate earns second Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship

Recent H.O.P.E. graduate earns second Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship

July 17th, 2013 2:09 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Recent D-B graduate Teiaira Blye has earned the second annual Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship, presented by H.O.P.E. (Help Our Potential Evolve).

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Tenn. police chiefs support Common Core for students

Tenn. police chiefs support Common Core for students

July 17th, 2013 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Police chiefs from across the state of Tennessee gathered at MeadowView Convention Center Wednesday and delivered a unified message: We support Common Core.

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Central graduate wins national design competition

Central graduate wins national design competition

July 16th, 2013 11:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Recent Sullivan Central High School graduate Mary Williams initially wasn’t supposed to go to a national computer-aided design competition because she came in third in the Tennessee competition.

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Governor’s School at Mountain Empire CC expands student learning

Governor’s School at Mountain Empire CC expands student learning

July 16th, 2013 2:49 pm by Staff Report

More than 70 regional high school students are challenging the notion that learning stops during the summer break.

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Mountain Empire accepting applications for 9th annual Mountain Music School

Mountain Empire accepting applications for 9th annual Mountain Music School

July 16th, 2013 8:16 am by Stephen Igo

MECC’s 9th annual Mountain Music School is accepting applications for the on campus event set for July 22-26.

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Sullivan commissioner clarifies estimate on taxes to ‘equalize education’

Sullivan commissioner clarifies estimate on taxes to ‘equalize education’

July 15th, 2013 8:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Eddie Williams clarified to the Times-News on Monday comments he made last week regarding his estimate that it would take a 72-cent property tax increase to “equalize education” in the county.

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Sullivan County Commission defers action on cities/county schools panel

Sullivan County Commission defers action on cities/county schools panel

July 15th, 2013 8:42 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Baxter Hood deferred action on two resolutions Monday, postponing their consideration by the Sullivan County Commission.

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UPDATE: Trent appointed new Surgoinsville Middle School principal

UPDATE: Trent appointed new Surgoinsville Middle School principal

July 14th, 2013 11:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Dr. Scott Trent replaces former principal Shane Bailey who resigned at the end of this past school year to accept a position as assistant principal at the independent K-12 Rogersville City School.

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Sullivan commissioner says 72-cent property tax increase needed to ‘equalize education’

Sullivan commissioner says 72-cent property tax increase needed to ‘equalize education’ premium content

July 13th, 2013 11:06 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Commissioner Eddie Williams made the comment as the Budget Committee discussed a proposal to create a joint study committee to look at how to best use all the educational resources currently being used by the county, Kingsport and Bristol.

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