Sullivan County’s Board of Education has approved a revised 2021-22 general purpose school budget, reflecting revenue changes made by the county commission.
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Here are some quotes and thoughts from six Sullivan County Schools folks about the July 8 approval of the fiscal 2021-22 county budget, includ…
A plan to turn the old Boones Creek Elementary School into a satellite campus for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Elizabethton …
Dobyns-Bennett High School maintenance projects and related expenses of more than $1.71 million are moving forward, thanks to Tuesday night votes of the Kingsport Board of Education.
The next step under Tennessee law is if Hawn contests the move, a hearing officer will rule on the matter, followed by a possible move back to the school board for another vote and then to Chancery Court.
Sullivan County isn't alone in shuttering schools this year. In Hawkins County, Keplar Elementary and McPheeters Bend Elementary also are on the chopping block.
Longtime school board member Todd Biggs who is now seeking a Rogersville alderman seat in the June 5 election would have that election be on the second Tuesday in November if it was up to him.
Woods is a former Dobyns-Bennett Band Booster president, while Fletcher is a certified registered nurse anesthetist.
Otherwise, school system officials said, they would have to cut $2 million in expenditures from a more than $89 million draft budget.