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Hawkins kindergartners to attend full day of school on Fridays

Hawkins kindergartners to attend full day of school on Fridays

August 5th, 2013 12:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

The party is over for Hawkins County kindergartners whose introduction to the harsh realities of life will include no more ducking out of work early on Fridays to get a head start on their weekend.

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With students heading back to school, here are some safety tips

With students heading back to school, here are some safety tips

August 5th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff reports

Students throughout the Tri Cities are going back to school this week, and area police and sheriff's departments will be there too with increased patrols in school zones.

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Northeast State at Bristol promises new beginnings

Northeast State at Bristol promises new beginnings

August 5th, 2013 10:15 am by Amanda J. Vicars

The newest teaching site of Northeast State Community College, centrally located at 620 State Street in historic downtown Bristol, Tenn., is rife with cutting-edge equipment, resources and the promise of new beginnings.

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2013 is year of new beginnings for Wise  high schools

2013 is year of new beginnings for Wise high schools

August 4th, 2013 12:25 am by Staff Report

WISE — By any measure, the 2013-14 school year in Wise County will be a very special year. Three new high schools, already marching along the last two years under new names, school colors and the works, will signal the true beginning of a new era.

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Sullivan County BOE begins process of evaluating director of schools, itself

Sullivan County BOE begins process of evaluating director of schools, itself

August 3rd, 2013 11:05 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Board of Education has already announced it will release its public evaluation of Director of Schools Jubal Yennie at the Sept. 9 meeting.

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Kingsport, ETSU group tours UT dental  school

Kingsport, ETSU group tours UT dental school

August 3rd, 2013 9:35 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The visit was an initial step in a long-term proposition to establish a dental school in Kingsport. The group met with UT officials, discussing the pros and cons of establishing a branch location downtown and the estimated cost of the project.

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Midland Center reverts to Kingsport as school system declares it surplus

Midland Center reverts to Kingsport as school system declares it surplus premium content

August 2nd, 2013 10:01 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools quit using the building shortly after the new Administrative Support Center or central office opened in the old Kingsport Press property at the corner of Press and Clinchfield streets downtown.

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Kids learning in the Smokies with a little help from Friends

Kids learning in the Smokies with a little help from Friends

August 2nd, 2013 9:34 pm by Staff Report

Friends of the Smokies invested more than $226,000 in environmental education programs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park during the 2012-2013 school year.

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Va. tax holiday continues through midnight Sunday

Va. tax holiday continues through midnight Sunday

August 2nd, 2013 7:37 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Yes, Virginia, there is a tax-free Santa Claus for the back-to-school crunch. Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothing began at 12:01 a.m. Friday and lasts through midnight Sunday.

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Barbershop send students back to school in style

Barbershop send students back to school in style

August 2nd, 2013 6:30 pm by David Grace

Carew Cuts Barbershop owners gave free haircuts to area students on Friday.

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