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County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

April 9th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to consolidate the district's eight middle school football teams into two, a move supporters say will improve competitiveness, participation and safety.

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ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Rahul Paul's research project concluded that adolescents who have asthma are prone to depression, because it keeps them out of team sports and activities engaged in by healthier students.

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Eww! That's a lung?

April 8th, 2015 1:46 pm by Contributed to the Press

The East Tennessee State University Academic Health Sciences Center held its annual Health Careers Leadership Summit for regional high school students on Tuesday.

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Elizabethton City School Board considering six candidates for director of schools

Elizabethton City School Board considering six candidates for director of schools

April 7th, 2015 9:55 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board has begun the process of choosing the next director of schools. The process began Monday when the board held a public forum Monday to discuss the candidates.

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Elizabethton School Board hears public comments concerning new superintendent

Elizabethton School Board hears public comments concerning new superintendent

April 6th, 2015 10:33 pm by Jessica Fuller

With the search for the Elizabethton School System's new superintendent still underway, the Elizabethton Board of Education discussed the candidates to be the next superintendent, but not without concerns that were cast at their public forum Monday night

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Johnson City Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

Johnson City Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

April 6th, 2015 10:28 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education are weighing their options after hearing an update Monday on a lawsuit filed against the state government seeking better funding for public schools.

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ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

April 6th, 2015 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

A group of graduating seniors hope to leave something behind once they leave East Tennessee State University at the end of the semester: an environment of giving.

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ETSU's ROTC earns top national awards from Pershing Rifles Society

ETSU's ROTC earns top national awards from Pershing Rifles Society - VIDEO

April 6th, 2015 10:06 am by Contributed to the Press

East Tennessee State University's Army ROTC cadets began training two years ago.

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Health care systems see positives for patients with merger

Health care systems see positives for patients with merger

April 4th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

In seeking a merger with Wellmont Health System, of course Mountain States Health Alliance's current president and CEO Alan Levine would say positive things about the coming together of the two biggest health care providers in the region.

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ETSU's role in local heath care will grow as result of merger

ETSU's role in local heath care will grow as result of merger

April 4th, 2015 10:29 pm by Nathan Baker

A strengthened partnership between a merged Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System and East Tennessee State University could be a boon for research opportunities and the general health of the region, college officials say.

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