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Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

May 15th, 2014 2:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Promise, funded with lottery reserve dollars, will provide two tuition-free years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT) to graduating high school seniors on a continuing basis.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: HCSO remembers fallen officers

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: HCSO remembers fallen officers - VIDEO

May 14th, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Wednesday that one of the greatest fears for any sheriff or chief of police is to lose an officer. Between January 2013 and May 2014 there have been 146 police officers killed in the line of duty in the United States.

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Hiking in the American Southwest

Hiking in the American Southwest

May 14th, 2014 8:40 pm by GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO, Associated Press

In seven parks from Phoenix to near El Paso, I wandered barefoot across blindingly white sand dunes, climbed on all fours over red boulders, trekked to waterfalls deep inside a canyon, and played rockhound — all while basking in uninterrupted sunshine.

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Potential career options presented to Hawkins seventh-graders

Potential career options presented to Hawkins seventh-graders - VIDEO

May 14th, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The seventh annual career fair brought more than 40 different businesses and organizations to the Rogersville National Guard Armory, offering seventh-graders a glimpse at a variety of different career options.

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Prom 2014: Sullivan South High School

May 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Here's a collection of photos from the Sullivan South High School prom, which was held May 10 at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was 'It Had To Be You.'

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Prom 2014: Eastside High School

May 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Here's a collection of photos from the Eastside High School prom, which was held May 10 at Hotel Norton in Norton, Va. The theme was 'Happily Ever After.'

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Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

May 13th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Almost 40 Sullivan County fifth-graders spent some time 100 feet below TVA's Boone Lake Tuesday — along with Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and some of their teachers.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Region 1-A/AA soccer, Chuckey-Doak vs. South

May 13th, 2014 8:14 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's Region 1-A/AA soccer semifinal match between Chuckey-Doak and Sullivan South in Kingsport.

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Special Spaces: Local volunteers transforming lives by transforming rooms

Special Spaces: Local volunteers transforming lives by transforming rooms

May 13th, 2014 12:22 pm by Marci Gore

The nonprofit organization focuses on making a difference in the lives of children with life-threatening or life-challenging illnesses by designing and creating their dream bedrooms.

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Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

May 12th, 2014 11:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BOE voted unanimously to decline an offer by Dr. Dixie Bowen for an overall salary of $118,000. The BOE was only willing to offer an overall salary of $103,700, which is $4,000 more than retiring director Charlotte Britton's overall salary.

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