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Learning on the ropes: New Quillen students begin team-building exercises

July 22nd, 2014 10:13 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

For the Quillen College of Medicine's newest class of first-year medical students, the phrase "show me the ropes" has taken on a whole new meaning.

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Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

July 21st, 2014 12:32 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Commission squeaked out a 12-cent property tax increase Monday morning, slightly lower than the 14-cent increase recommended by the county's Budget Committee.

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Is Science Hill's dress code fair or foul?

Is Science Hill's dress code fair or foul?

July 21st, 2014 9:37 am by Johnson City Press

The new school year will bring tighter enforcement of the student dress code at Science Hill High School.

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ETSU hopes to insert staff at Northeast's JC, Blountville campuses

ETSU hopes to insert staff at Northeast's JC, Blountville campuses

July 20th, 2014 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

When the downtown Johnson City campus of Northeast State Community College opens, in January according to the college's timeline, another local higher education institution will have a presence in the renovated space.

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TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

July 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Nathan Baker

In the midst of a multi-year budget squeeze, East Tennessee State University's proportion of teachers granted tenure status is the lowest among four-year institutions governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, but administrators say that's attributable t

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Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

July 18th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Transit System operates five Bucshot routes when classes are in session to ferry students around campus and to some points near campus at no cost to the riders.

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Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

July 17th, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

The parent was emailed a computer file that the parent discovered contained the grades, other educational records and biographical information on all students of the school system.

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Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

July 17th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 3, commissioners unanimously approved the bid contingent on the Board of Education voting several days later to restore $400,000 to its capital projects fund to help build the facility.

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Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

July 16th, 2014 4:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes presented the financial outlook to the county's Budget Committee on Wednesday.

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ETSU communications depts. shuffle leadership positions

ETSU communications depts. shuffle leadership positions

July 15th, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

With the naming of faculty members to chair two new academic departments created at East Tennessee State University, the solution to a loss of accreditation for one of the contained programs and a better order in general of the disciplines has been reache

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Board lets fireworks punishment stand

Board lets fireworks punishment stand

July 9th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education gave no response to an appeal from the parents of a Daniel Boone High School student suspended after a fireworks incident on school grounds in April who asked Tuesday for the punishment to be reconsidered.

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