The online resource, a packaged version of Engage New York Math, is free to download and being used in place of Pearson textbooks adopted in 2016 that do not meet as many Tennessee math standards.
Some officials are pushing to include consolidation of all county courtrooms and judgeships to Blountville, closing down operations in Bristol and Kingsport.
The Route 66-N slide occurred between New Life Road and Clinch Valley Road on Feb. 24. The new anticipated completion date for Rt. 66N is Dec. 23.
While she would normally have been incarcerated at the Duffield Regional Jail, Megan Potts and some other non-violent offenders now have the chance to work off their sentences through the county’s new work program, called SCOTT Service. Potts shared her story with the Scott County Board of Supervisors at its Wednesday meeting.
The Hawkins County Board of Education asked director of schools Matt Hixson Thursday to develop a plan for educating Hawkins County students about the danger of Vaping and E-cigarettes, as well as study different disciplinary options.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Andrew Johnson gave an update on the inmate count, while Jessica Keith, Justin Venable and Shannon Earwood spoke about the work program, called SCOTT Service.
A move to reconsider the earlier vote on a calendar starting Aug. 3 and ending Dec. 18 for students failed 3-4.
In September each Hawkins County school hosted a Bus Driver Appreciation Day, giving students an opportunity to say thanks.
Conditions at the Sullivan County Jail have been called “critical” as far back as the 1950s and through several incarnations of incarceration facilities. At least once, the federal government has intervened. The county was put on watch by the state over five years ago to do something or lose certification.
Sullivan County Schools is to pay former Director of Schools Evelyn Rafalowski $1.000 to $1,500 a month as a consultant for the construction of Sullivan East Middle School and West Ridge High School.
“I ask each one of you, when you go back, encourage your neighbors and co-workers to do one thing for the city of Kingsport...to look up and move forward.” - City Manager Chris McCartt
Ashley Bowery, who began her Naval career as a NJROTC cadet at Cherokee High School eight years ago, returned home last week to officially advance her military career to the next level.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to issue a countywide ban on open-air burning at its meeting on Wednesday. The ban will be in effect until at least Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m., but may be extended if dry conditions do not improve.
Sullivan County’s Board of Education voted 7-0 to approve a compromise plan Tennessee officials said would meet maintenance of effort and that already has been approved by the County Commission
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen plans to purchase handicapped accessible playground equipment for Derrick Park, but the board postponed approval at its Sept. 17 meeting to take a closer look at its options.