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Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

August 22nd, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

It was time for celebration at Hunter and Valley Forge.

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Moving in: Students take first step in college living

Moving in: Students take first step in college living - VIDEO

August 21st, 2014 9:56 pm by David Floyd

Hordes of college students flocked to East Tennessee State University's campus Thursday for freshmen move-in day. Incoming freshmen and their parents were scrambling around Davis, Governors and Centennial Halls searching for bins, moving items and filling

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Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

August 21st, 2014 9:18 pm by John Thompson

Chief of Police Greg Workman said Thursday that after an extensive investigation, his department found there was "no legitimate threat" to Elizabethton City Schools after the schools were on a "soft" lockdown for most of the day Wednesday after rumors beg

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A family thing: ETSU welcomes incoming students

A family thing: ETSU welcomes incoming students

August 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by Tony Casey

An emphasis is being put on the idea of family as students converge on East Tennessee State University's campus to either start or continue their post-high school education.

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Decline in test scores blamed on Common Core confusion

Decline in test scores blamed on Common Core confusion

August 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school administrators count the 2013-14 school year as a rebuilding period for teachers and students as districts across the state dealt with the transition to new state standards and uncertainty in standardized testing.

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ETSU prof keeps things groovy with '60s-centered class

ETSU prof keeps things groovy with '60s-centered class

August 17th, 2014 9:48 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

In an age of politically charged hashtags, viral video clips capturing blatant prejudice and social media accounts bristling with anti-discriminatory rhetoric, it's easy to take part in online activism from the comfort of our own homes.

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Playing ketchup: Local researcher uses grant to study plant, crop sustainability

Playing ketchup: Local researcher uses grant to study plant, crop sustainability

August 17th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nathan Baker

A local researcher hopes her studies of a neuron-stimulating molecule in animals may lead to heartier, more-productive crops able to withstand harsh conditions.

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Grandview lets eagle soar at special assembly

Grandview lets eagle soar at special assembly

August 15th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Almost two weeks into this school year, one Washington County school hosted a special event to help its students' school spirit soar.

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School attendance down slightly in city

School attendance down slightly in city

August 14th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

On the ninth day of the school year for Johnson City students, attendance is down slightly, but district officials say it's not by a significant amount.

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Substitute Washington County teacher charged with statutory rape

Substitute Washington County teacher charged with statutory rape

August 13th, 2014 4:45 pm by Nathan Baker

A substitute teacher employed during three school years by the Washington County School District was arrested Tuesday by county authorities and charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

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