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ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

February 21st, 2014 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

Belt-tightening measures at East Tennessee State University in the last few months of this fiscal year are designed to bolster reserve funds in the midst of a two-year enrollment decline and prepare the Johnson City institution to face sweeping state high

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Schools students hope contest is in the bag

Schools students hope contest is in the bag

February 20th, 2014 10:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fall Branch students hope to collect 10,000 used grocery bags.

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18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

February 19th, 2014 11:22 am by Associated Press

A crash involving a school bus in Memphis has sent 18 people to area hospitals.

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Meet Unicoi County's first-ever Roan Scholar

Meet Unicoi County's first-ever Roan Scholar

February 19th, 2014 10:37 am by Brad Hicks

Erwin native and Unicoi County High School senior Nathaniel Farnor is both excited and nervous about his newest adventure.

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Science Hill subtracting foreign exchange program

Science Hill subtracting foreign exchange program

February 18th, 2014 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Fearing negative impacts of Tennessees increasing reliance on statistical data, Science Hill will not host students from other countries as part of its foreign exchange program.

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King University may reject $1M in alumni pledges

King University may reject $1M in alumni pledges

February 18th, 2014 9:28 am by Nathan Baker

A group representing the alumni of King University released a statement Monday saying its members still plan to live up to the organization's promise to raise $1 million for the school if President Gregory Jordan voluntarily left or was removed from offic

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Social Security gaffe a $12,000 mistake

Social Security gaffe a $12,000 mistake

February 17th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

A mix-up at Johnson City's Woodland Elementary School could cost the city's insurance as much as $12,480 to provide identity protection to students whose Social Security numbers may have been sent home to the wrong families.

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SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

February 16th, 2014 9:27 pm by Tony Casey

It often takes a special situation for an opposing team's fans to cheer for their opponents, but a situation exactly like that occurred in Science Hill's gym on the night of Jan. 14.

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Schools plan to tackle football concussions

Schools plan to tackle football concussions

February 16th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school districts are in the process of implementing a new state law designed to protect student-athletes from traumatic brain injuries.

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UPDATE: King University leader resigns; students, faculty celebrate

UPDATE: King University leader resigns; students, faculty celebrate

February 14th, 2014 4:57 pm by Nathan Baker

The campus of King University erupted with triumphant jubilation Friday evening, when the schools president announced his immediate resignation.

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