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Rescue Fund works to lift struggling families for Christmas

Rescue Fund works to lift struggling families for Christmas

November 9th, 2013 9:35 pm by J. H. Osborne

For many families in our region, the struggle to keep food on the table is ongoing, be it Christmas or not. Unfortunately, their focus all too often is a daily one to keep the basics on the table. No extras. No leftovers.

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Kingsport schools identify five goals for near and long term

Kingsport schools identify five goals for near and long term

November 8th, 2013 11:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The plan, approved 4-0 with one absent at Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting, identifies five system goals as well as the targets used to monitor progress toward goal achievement.

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IA leaders confident school will go forward despite city’s pullout

IA leaders confident school will go forward despite city’s pullout

November 8th, 2013 11:08 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — It was mostly business as usual at Innovation Academy Friday morning, following Kingsport’s Thursday night vote to end the joint agreement operating the STEM program with Sullivan County.

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LampLight decks MeadowView's halls for its first Festival of Trees

LampLight decks MeadowView's halls for its first Festival of Trees

November 8th, 2013 2:11 pm by Jessica Fischer

The folks at LampLight Theatre are getting ready to deck the halls of MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport for the theater’s inaugural Festival of Trees silent auction fundraiser.

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Events: Jeremy Camp gets ‘Reckless’

Events: Jeremy Camp gets ‘Reckless’

November 8th, 2013 1:57 pm by Staff Report

Camp will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. Tickets are $25 for seats in the balcony and $35 for orchestra and mezzanine seating.

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Best Bets for local entertainment

Best Bets for local entertainment

November 8th, 2013 7:40 am by Entertainment Staff

A look at some of this weekend's entertainment options throughout the region.

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More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

November 8th, 2013 7:09 am by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Some schools in Tennessee and elsewhere now have policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to class. Many nurses are no longer sending notes to other parents with kids in the classroom, alerting them to the possibility of lice.

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Kingsport pulling out  of Innovation Academy

Kingsport pulling out of Innovation Academy

November 7th, 2013 11:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city school board Thursday voted 4-0 with one absent to withdraw from the joint agreement with the county to operate Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, a STEM or science, technology, engineering and math school for grades 6-8.

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Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

November 7th, 2013 3:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A new report shows Tennessee students are leading the nation in academic growth.

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11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

November 6th, 2013 10:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As adults know, a home, insurance, food, cell phone, Internet service, cable TV or satellite and a vehicle all cost money. But some high school students are getting sticker shock this week on the high price of adult living.

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