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ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

March 27th, 2015 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

Of all the outstanding qualities common in East Tennessee State University's Roan Scholars Leadership Program, what characteristic carries more value than all the rest for the organization's steering committee?The ability to lead.

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Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

March 28th, 2015 1:23 pm by Will Healey, Times Free Press

Seven-year-old Adam Stinnett went to school March 9 with a spiffy new "high and tight" haircut in honor of his stepbrother, an active member of the U.S. Army.

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9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

March 27th, 2015 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

The applications are in, and a total of nine candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Unicoi County Schools system.

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Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

March 26th, 2015 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Thomas Harville didn't quite reach the designation of centenarian. But that was one of the few things the distinguished educator and public servant failed to achieve in his long and successful life.

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Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

March 26th, 2015 7:54 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he's not going to let a lawsuit several East Tennessee school systems filed against the state over funding derail the administration's efforts to address grievances about the state's school funding formula.

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Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

March 26th, 2015 1:51 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor on Monday.

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ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

March 25th, 2015 11:39 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University scored its first major public donation toward the school's football stadium project Wednesday, receiving a larger-than-lifesize check for "One Million Bucs" from Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.

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Unicoi board told what others desire in schools director

Unicoi board told what others desire in schools director

March 25th, 2015 9:43 am by Brad Hicks

With the deadline for candidates interested in becoming the next Unicoi County director of schools to submit applications just days away, members of the Unicoi County Board of Education met Tuesday with local educators, parents school administrators and o

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Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

March 25th, 2015 9:07 am by John Thompson

A milestone was reached in the construction of the new football field at Elizabethton High School on Tuesday. Assistant Superintendent Richard VanHuss said the final truss was placed on one of the two concession stands.

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Middle school football consolidation plan well received by parents

Middle school football consolidation plan well received by parents

March 24th, 2015 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Though some parents may have entered the meeting Tuesday evening hoping to block the proposal, a plan to consolidate the county's eight middle school football teams was met with cheers from the sidelines by the end.

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7 East Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

7 East Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

March 24th, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The lawsuit names Gov. Bill Haslam, Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell and other officials who serve on the Tennessee Board of Education.

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