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Carter County students shine in state competitions

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Carter County students shine in state competitions

April 24th, 2015 10:23 pm by John Thompson

Six students from Carter County's four high schools won state championships in recent competitions.

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Lake Ridge Elementary students make history with wax museum

Lake Ridge Elementary students make history with wax museum - VIDEO

April 24th, 2015 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

Harry Houdini stood perfectly still just a few feet from Anne Frank at Lake Ridge Elementary School Friday morning, and all it took was a push of a button on the character's shoulder to have them speak about the important facts of their respective lives.

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School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Megan Boehnke, News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County school bus driver removed from her route this week previously served a yearlong suspension after failing to intervene on behalf of students who were being bullied, according to personnel records.

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Blackhawk helicopter downs at ETSU - PHOTOS/VIDEO

Blackhawk helicopter downs at ETSU - PHOTOS/VIDEO

April 24th, 2015 8:36 am by Tony Casey

Before Thursday, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland had never been in a helicopter before, let alone one from the Army that, on occasion, flies with its doors open.

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School board readies budget for City Commission, cites lack of state and federal funding

School board readies budget for City Commission, cites lack of state and federal funding

April 23rd, 2015 9:37 am by Tony Casey

In a dress rehearsal of the budget presentation they will make to the Johnson City Commission at 4 p.m. on April 30, the Johnson City Board of Education made additions, alterations and clarifications in exactly how its members will the case for asking for

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Earth Day: Johnson City health center growing aid for underinsured

Earth Day: Johnson City health center growing aid for underinsured

April 23rd, 2015 9:30 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Community Health Center Wednesday celebrated Earth Day with the groundbreaking of its community gardens, aimed at growing and harvesting produce for those who don't have the resources to do so.

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UFO expert to lead other-worldly discussion at ETSU

UFO expert to lead other-worldly discussion at ETSU

April 23rd, 2015 9:01 am by Nathan Baker

Since the birth of human consciousness, man has peered into the beyond for a sign, an indication from another being to let him know he is not alone in this life and this universe.

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Ground wire, water line blamed in house fire

Ground wire, water line blamed in house fire

April 21st, 2015 9:34 pm by John Thompson

A quick response by the Elizabethton Fire Department Tuesday morning prevented a house at 401 N. East St. from burning down, but it took investigators a few hours to figure out the cause of the several unconnected fires that had burned or smoldered in dif

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Langston's last class reunites for walk down memory lane

Langston's last class reunites for walk down memory lane - VIDEO

April 21st, 2015 9:21 pm by Tony Casey

If you asked members of Langston High School's class of 1965, they might tell you it doesn't seem like 50 years have passed since they graduated in the school's final class.But the calendar tells the story.

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Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

April 21st, 2015 9:03 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A proposal that would let parents move a child from a failing public school in Tennessee to a private school with funding from the state has failed this year - for the third consecutive Tennessee General Assembly session.

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Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

April 20th, 2015 9:46 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board narrowed its list of director of schools candidates to four during a workshop sessions Monday.

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