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Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

July 7th, 2013 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Board of Education member Todd Broughton has requested a BOE vote on terminating Director of Schools Jubal Yennie’s employment if he declines to resign.

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Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

July 7th, 2013 7:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull has brought his call for a committee to look at the best use of school facilities and assets across the county and its cities before the county school board.

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State grant helps Scott County hire two new resource officers

State grant helps Scott County hire two new resource officers

July 7th, 2013 8:07 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Scott County Public Schools hired two new resource officers recently with the help of state grant funds to provide additional security for its 10 elementary campuses.

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Pilot telemedicine program proposed for 10 local schools

Pilot telemedicine program proposed for 10 local schools

July 6th, 2013 9:14 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Students in 10 local schools, five in Kingsport and five in Sullivan County, soon could have access to Holston Medical Group primary health care at their schools.

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Local students win top prizes in national competition

Local students win top prizes in national competition

July 6th, 2013 8:15 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Kylie Burkey has done something no other Sullivan Central High School student has ever done, and probably something no other Tennessee student has done.

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Hawkins County schools still not finished with administrative shuffle

Hawkins County schools still not finished with administrative shuffle

July 5th, 2013 10:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Although several administrative position openings in the Hawkins County School System have been filled for the 2013-14 school year, the system will still have to hire two Central Office staffers and a new Surgoinsville Middle principal.

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Newland takes reins at Lincoln Elementary; Clevinger becoming IA teacher

Newland takes reins at Lincoln Elementary; Clevinger becoming IA teacher

July 5th, 2013 5:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Lincoln Elementary School has a new principal. and a local STEM school a new English teacher. Shelia Newland has been named to the Lincoln position, according to a release from Kingsport City Schools spokesman Andy True.

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King University students get hands-on lesson in global citizenship

King University students get hands-on lesson in global citizenship

July 5th, 2013 4:39 pm by Staff Report

For most students, spring break is always a time for adventure. For many King students, this is a time to give back, a time of stewardship. During spring break 2013, 34 students took part in mission trips to Brooklyn, N.Y., Camden, N.J., Bunnell, Fla., an

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New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

July 5th, 2013 11:20 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan North Middle School and Sullivan Gardens K-8 have new principals, Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie announced Wednesday afternoon.

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Nowhere but up for 'Upward Bound'

Nowhere but up for 'Upward Bound'

July 5th, 2013 7:10 am by Stephen Igo

A federal program from another era thrives at UVa-Wise.

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