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Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

February 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day, a brother and sister from the Weaver community in eastern Sullivan County travel west to Kingsport. They start out in a carpool with children from two or three other families.

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School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

February 1st, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE — Students through the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia got snow days this past week, even in Kingsport and other city systems that usually don’t get out that much for weather.

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'Polar Bears' to invade Kingsport Aquatic Center for meet

'Polar Bears' to invade Kingsport Aquatic Center for meet

January 31st, 2014 6:30 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Aquatic Center will host the Polar Bear Meet on Saturday and Sunday. The multistate swimming event will bring 250 youths, ages 5 to 18, from 10 swim clubs in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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Step it up with Parks & Rec's Fit Steps Club

Step it up with Parks & Rec's Fit Steps Club

January 31st, 2014 2:04 pm by tommy wolterman, community contributor

The Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department's Fit Steps Club will begin Monday, Feb. 3. The new exercise club will use the surroundings of the day as its gym and the location's resources as workout equipment.

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Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

January 31st, 2014 1:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee this fall likely will be a grades 6-9 school with its own school number at its current location, but the future of band and athletics is unknown.

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U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

January 30th, 2014 11:52 am by Leslie Postal

Working parents report they are eating more meals with their families — and eating healthier ones, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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First Book-Greater Kingsport provides books to children in need

First Book-Greater Kingsport provides books to children in need

January 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Whitney H. Parker

Comprised of volunteers from all sectors of the community, First Book-Greater Kingsport works to promote and facilitate the distribution of new books to children in literacy programs in Greater Kingsport and Southwest Virginia.

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Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

January 30th, 2014 8:35 am by Nick Shepherd

Because of autism, Jakob Nicastro sometimes has meltdowns. A service dog would be trained to disrupt these behavior issues, and track him down if he gets out of the house without his parents knowing.

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Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

January 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

Pathfinders, which gets its name from helping kids to find their path, is located just five miles from I-81 and I-26. There are multiple camps that take place on the 72-acre compound during the summer months.

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Mary B. Martin School springs into new season

Mary B. Martin School springs into new season

January 29th, 2014 10:10 am by Entertainment Staff

Following a “daring” fall of stick sculpting, endangered alphabets and magical musicians, the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts will spend its spring season “imagining” new possibilities, perspectives and performance styles.

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