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King University faculty speak publicly about president's leadership

King University faculty speak publicly about president's leadership

February 13th, 2014 12:10 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of quiet unrest on King University’s Bristol campus, faculty and alumni members are speaking out against what they say is a failure of leadership at the private college.

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7 Elizabethton students charged with bus vandalism that halted fleet

7 Elizabethton students charged with bus vandalism that halted fleet

February 12th, 2014 3:08 pm by John Thompson

The boys are accused of placing sugar in the fuel tanks of 14 school buses and puncturing seven tires on the buses on the early morning hours of Feb. 3.

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King University alumni fundraiser pledges $1M if president is removed

King University alumni fundraiser pledges $1M if president is removed

February 12th, 2014 12:49 pm by Nathan Baker

An organized group of former King University students have raised more than $200,000 in three days, hoping to use their dollars to depose President Gregory Jordan from his position at the private college.

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Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

February 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Brad Hicks

Intent of the differentiated pay plans is to give local control to districts in regard to salary schedule and to “create another level for districts to attract and retain teachers based on a flexible set of potential criteria.”

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King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

February 12th, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

A day after nearly two-thirds of King University’s faculty members voted that they had no confidence in the performance of current President Greg Jordan, a university spokeswoman said there were no plans to oust the administrator.

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Update on weather closings

February 11th, 2014 8:31 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Schools system announced that its schools will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

February 11th, 2014 2:52 pm by Nathan Baker

?Two university presidents, community leaders and financial board members were on hand Tuesday at the Market Corner branch of Eastman Credit Union on State of Franklin Road to announce a $250,000 donation from the regional banking institution to East Tenn

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Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

February 11th, 2014 11:36 am by John Thompson

“We are taking this very seriously" — Director of Schools Ed Alexander.

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ETSU, Eastman Credit Union to make arts initiative announcement

ETSU, Eastman Credit Union to make arts initiative announcement

February 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by Staff Report

The announcement will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ECU branch at 421 N. State of Franklin Road adjacent to Fresh Market.

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Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

February 7th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City school district apologized to families for the accidental release of students’ personal information and offered identity monitoring services to those who were affected.

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