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PIT stop program offered at V.O. Dobbins

PIT stop program offered at V.O. Dobbins

September 4th, 2013 8:58 am by David Grace

The program provides toddlers with a an island of mats to play on while adults can walk around the basketball court and socialize with other parents.

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Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

September 4th, 2013 8:55 am by Jessica Fischer

More than five decades ago, the vision of Freddie Behrend became a reality with the establishment of the first Roan Mountain Naturalists’ Rally. Ever since, nature enthusiasts have been rallying ‘round Roan Mountain the weekend after Labor Day.

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Moms Club of Kingsport

Moms Club of Kingsport

September 4th, 2013 8:51 am by Staff Report

Making the decision to be a stay-at-home mom is not easy and we've all had to exchange some things for others in that process. The MOMS Club is a source of support for those who have made that decision.

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Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

September 4th, 2013 12:31 am by Rick Wagner

Because of licensure concerns, the governor said it is good the state Board of Education’s recent 6-3 vote included a provision to delay implementation of the change.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - King Me

Eric Myers' Man of the House - King Me

September 3rd, 2013 11:57 am by Eric Myers

You may get through all of what you planned, but maybe not, and that's okay. It's quality time together. It's learning a new life skill. It's building their self esteem.

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Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 2nd, 2013 12:59 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

September 1st, 2013 5:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although some school districts across the United States are leaving or considering withdrawing from the federal healthier lunch program, officials in three local systems said they have no plans to do that.

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David Crockett High School's TVAAS score announced during school pep rally

August 31st, 2013 10:33 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

The Washington County school made a value-added score of 4

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State lawmakers pondering reversal of teaching policy

August 31st, 2013 10:07 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

The new policy bases the granting and renewal of professional teaching licenses on in-class assessments and a growth score derived from students’ standardized testing scores.

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4 tricks to stick to your new-school-year resolutions

4 tricks to stick to your new-school-year resolutions

August 31st, 2013 9:00 am by Paula Sirois

A new school year always seems to stir up resolutions and promises of lifestyle changes. If you’re wondering how to really stick to your guns this year, here are some tips:

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