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Local families stand behind online school

Local families stand behind online school

August 20th, 2013 9:32 pm by Nathan Baker

For the second year in a row, Tennessee’s only online public school scored at the bottom level on standardized tests, but school administrators and local parents insist the alternative curriculum provides quality education opportunities.

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Crime Local News
Local students try out new crime prevention program

Local students try out new crime prevention program

August 20th, 2013 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Students at one local high school are learning the benefits of positive actions through a new curriculum, and school leaders hope it will improve the overall atmosphere in classrooms and hallways.

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Sports Trey Williams High schools
Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

August 20th, 2013 7:17 pm by Trey Williams

Daniel Boone opens its football season at Elizabethton on Friday, but the Trailblazers’ Grant Seeger believes his team will have the 12th man.

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American Idol Audition Bus to make stop in Knoxville

American Idol Audition Bus to make stop in Knoxville

August 20th, 2013 6:57 pm by Staff Reports

The American Idol Audition Bus will searching for talent for this year's competition at Krutch Park, 504 Market Street SW, starting at 8 a.m.

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Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

August 20th, 2013 5:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kayla Hobbs, 18, of Kingsport was crowned as the 2013 Miss Appalachian Fair Monday night at the Fairest of the Fair competition.

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ETSU Pride Week 2013  includes treasure hunting, event discounts, more

ETSU Pride Week 2013 includes treasure hunting, event discounts, more

August 20th, 2013 4:53 pm by Rex Barber

The 16th ETSU Pride Week, an annual awareness campaign celebrating the school and its impact on the region, actually begins Thursday and continues through Aug. 30.

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News Regional & National
Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

August 20th, 2013 4:52 pm by Stephen Igo — Kingsport Times-News

MARION, Va. — Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Crime Police Blotter
Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

August 20th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The case of the well-armed man prepared for anything and more in the Police Blotter.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 20th, 2013 4:42 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? The Buzz has your back. Check out these local news posts from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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