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‘Overlooked generation’ focus of new book by ETSU professor

‘Overlooked generation’ focus of new book by ETSU professor

June 4th, 2013 10:19 am by Staff Report

An East Tennessee State University history professor has published a book giving voice to a generation some say is often ignored.

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Sullivan BOE chips away at shortfall, cuts South CTE positions

Sullivan BOE chips away at shortfall, cuts South CTE positions

June 3rd, 2013 11:03 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials continue making budget cuts, including the school board’s Monday night vote to eliminate two career technical education teaching positions and programs at South High School.

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King University to offer programs aimed at adult learners

June 2nd, 2013 9:17 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — This fall, working adults in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia will have the opportunity to complete their associate, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from King University.

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Fingerprint scanners to go online at Dobyns-Bennett  in fall

Fingerprint scanners to go online at Dobyns-Bennett in fall

June 2nd, 2013 8:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Fingerprint scans will be used this fall at Dobyns-Bennett High School to help increase security in hard-to-secure areas, school officials said.

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‘Homeschoolers Town Hall’ set on eligibility for public school athletics

‘Homeschoolers Town Hall’ set on eligibility for public school athletics premium content

June 2nd, 2013 12:24 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Area Tennessee homeschoolers soon could be participating in public school athletic programs, as long as it is at a school to which they otherwise would be zoned.

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Science Hill grads bid farewell

Science Hill grads bid farewell

June 1st, 2013 2:15 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News service

Even though their academic finals had come and gone, seniors at Science Hill High School had one last final Saturday –– their final goodbye.

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Memorial Park throws end-of-school bash

Memorial Park throws end-of-school bash

June 1st, 2013 1:27 pm by Kayla Carter, NET News Service

Tonya Ward said it was her 8-year-old nephew Jackson Burkett‘s first swim of the season at the Memorial Park Community Center’s End of School Blowout on Friday.

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Camp College eases transition for incoming students at Northeast premium content

May 31st, 2013 10:57 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College aims to make higher education a less mysterious and challenging place for new students, who must navigate financial aid forms, registration and find a place to park.

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Northeast State graduate wins prestigious Cooke scholarship

Northeast State graduate wins prestigious Cooke scholarship

May 31st, 2013 8:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College graduate Elizabeth “Beth” Ross has won the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for 2013.

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Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

May 30th, 2013 6:19 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Veteran educator, former city school board member and author Barbara Goodlett died Thursday. Goodlett was an English teacher and later vice principal at Dobyns-Bennett. After retirement from the school system, she served on the BOE.

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