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Sullivan BOE votes to cut number of high schools

Sullivan BOE votes to cut number of high schools

August 4th, 2015 12:04 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - One of former Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie's lasting legacies may be the system's move from four high schools to two.

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Gate City graduate awarded Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

Gate City graduate awarded Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

August 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Lindsey Thacker graduated from Gate City High School this year with a 3.9 GPA. She held the position of a class officer throughout her years in high school, and also worked at the Holston View Preschool and Daycare.

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Walters State offering personal trainers course

Walters State offering personal trainers course

August 3rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Walters State will host a free information session on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Call (423) 585-2675 to reserve a seat. The class will meet on Saturdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walters State's Morristown Campus

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Local officials offer back-to-school safety tips

Local officials offer back-to-school safety tips

August 1st, 2015 1:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

School is back in session on Monday and while that may elicit groans or cheers from students, it has local officials talking safety and sharing the road.

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Kathy May, former Johnson City teacher, named director of Tusculum College Community Chorus

Kathy May, former Johnson City teacher, named director of Tusculum College Community Chorus

July 31st, 2015 10:00 pm by Community contributor

The Chorus began with 35 singers in 1996, when Hendricksen founded the group. Over the years, more than 300 singers have performed with the chorus. Matthew Brickey will also being joining the group as their new accompanist.

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About 100 Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect students attend TCAT orientation

About 100 Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect students attend TCAT orientation

July 31st, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

At the orientation session, conducted by Student Services, new students learned about all facets of attending TCAT, a non-smoking, drug-free campus.

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Hawkins County welcomes new teachers during orientation

Hawkins County welcomes new teachers during orientation

July 30th, 2015 5:30 pm by Dr. Michelle Harless

As part of the two-day orientation, the new hires attended several including one on the TEAM evaluation model for teachers and another on strategies for reaching students with technology.

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Carson-Newman University library installs more than 50 new computers

Carson-Newman University library installs more than 50 new computers

July 30th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Information Technology Services (ITS) is replacing nearly 40 PCs on the main and second floors with new ones. The department is also making room to accommodate more students with seven additional PCs and eight Macs. The additions mark the largest computer

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WGU Tennessee adds bachelor's degree in healthcare management

July 30th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The bachelor of science in business-healthcare management is designed for working business and healthcare professionals who need to earn a bachelor's degree to advance their careers.

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Back to school:  KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

Back to school: KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

July 30th, 2015 7:45 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Located at Lee Apartments, the learning center began in 1992 and provides literacy programs, individual tutoring and after-school programs for school-age children.

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