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UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

May 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Brad Hicks

Over the past few years, Dara Carney-Nedelman, Dylan Roberts and Eilsabeth Moughon have worked to develop maps for some of Unicoi County's more popular destinations, and their proficiency with these projects has helped earn each an opportunity to put thes

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$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:44 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session. It will be in a second floor meeting room of City Hall.

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Alexander talks education, job market before ETSU speech

Alexander talks education, job market before ETSU speech

May 10th, 2014 9:37 pm by Tony Casey

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, East Tennessee State University's spring commencement keynote speaker, let a federal financial aid form fall from above his head to the ground Saturday before graduation to show the amount of information and effort put into fill

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For some, grad glee overshadowed by debt, uncertainty

For some, grad glee overshadowed by debt, uncertainty

May 10th, 2014 9:30 pm by Tony Casey

A number is often attached to a graduate's name. While traditionally it's been a grade point average, that number has changed in recent years, and with good reason. The number is the amount of debt they accrued to earn their degrees at East Tennessee Stat

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DBHS's 6th re-enactment hopes to give students taste, feel of Civil War era

DBHS's 6th re-enactment hopes to give students taste, feel of Civil War era

May 9th, 2014 9:05 pm by Tony Casey

When soldiers received their rations for the 1861 Civil War, Terry King said they were given hardtack bread from the Mexican-American War from 14 years before.

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Johnson City native, longtime NPR newscaster gives commencement speech at UT

Johnson City native, longtime NPR newscaster gives commencement speech at UT

May 9th, 2014 12:18 pm by Contributed to the Press

Ann Taylor urged graduates to "be smart, but also take a chance" in her commencement address at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Friday.

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ETSU makes Saturday's commencement easier with disability access

ETSU makes Saturday's commencement easier with disability access

May 7th, 2014 12:59 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University has arranged a designated area to accommodate graduates' friends and family members with disabilities

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Nation's report card: No gains for 12th-graders

Nation's report card: No gains for 12th-graders

May 7th, 2014 12:27 pm by AP

According to report, Tennessee seniors are below the national levels of proficiency in both math and reading.

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Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

May 5th, 2014 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A costly trademark challenge will bring a new logo this year to the midfield of Science Hill High School's Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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ETSU hires alumnus to strike up band

ETSU hires alumnus to strike up band

May 5th, 2014 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

In the fall of next year, the mighty Buccaneers will march to the beat of a new drummer - several of them, in fact.

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