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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

The public is encouraged to attend. An entire section of the gym will be open to the public, with 800 seats available.

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Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 29th, 2014 11:39 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

No signs of lions and tigers yet, just one bear and four or five snakes.

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County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

August 28th, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Taking a play from Johnson City's book, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge proposed a one-time solution to the county school district's $3.5 million budget shortfall Thursday using a year-old state law.

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Donated farm land to help Unicoi Co. students cultivate agricultural skills

Donated farm land to help Unicoi Co. students cultivate agricultural skills

August 28th, 2014 4:40 pm by Brad Hicks

The property donated by Farm Credit Mid-American is located at 109 Indian Creek Road in Erwin, and includes six greenhouses.

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ETSU announces summer Dean's List

ETSU announces summer Dean's List

August 28th, 2014 11:42 am by Contributed - ETSU

To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a grade point average of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - ETSU Welcome Back Students Day

August 27th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

Check out photos of ETSU students having fun at the Johnson City Press HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH at East Tennessee State University Welcome Back Students Day.

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Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

August 26th, 2014 6:21 pm by Max Hrenda

East Tennessee State University has issued a public health warning after the discovery of two potential cases of bacterial meningitis.

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Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

August 26th, 2014 11:52 am by Contributed - Washington County Schools

This honor places both schools in the top 5 percent of all schools in the state of Tennessee in their respective grade spans.

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Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 26th, 2014 11:33 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Rat snakes can be mistaken for poisonous copperheads, although Principal Josh Davis and Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the two snakes inside the building were definitely rat snakes, not copperheads.

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Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

August 26th, 2014 10:10 am by Contributed - Milligan College

Josh Wandell was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2013.

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ETSU student places third in national weightlifting competition

ETSU student places third in national weightlifting competition

August 26th, 2014 9:26 am by Contributed - ETSU

Megan Poole is a scholarship recipient with the Olympic Training Site at ETSU and trains under Dr. Satoshi Mizuguchi, an assistant professor of Exercise and Sport Science in the Clemmer College of Education.

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