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Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

July 20th, 2015 9:35 am by John Thompson

The tradition of Douglas School can be traced back to the 19th century.

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Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

July 19th, 2015 9:38 pm by John Thompson

Most local elementary and high schools enjoy a long vacation during the summer months, but that is not the case at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton. The school stays just as busy during the summer as it does during the rest of th

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Tomita calls for school consolidation study

Tomita calls for school consolidation study

July 18th, 2015 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first person to serve simultaneously as both a Johnson City and Washington County commissioner is calling for the creation of a task force to shake down the shared needs of both school systems and to examine the plausibility of school consolidation.

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Sex can wait in the Volunteer State

Sex can wait in the Volunteer State

July 18th, 2015 9:37 pm by Tony Casey

People on both sides of the sex education debate agree abstinence is the most effective way to prevent unwanted pregnancies and the passage of sexually-transmitted diseases.

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65 percent of students could lose Tennessee Promise for not fulfilling the community service requirement

65 percent of students could lose Tennessee Promise for not fulfilling the community service requirement

July 17th, 2015 10:22 pm by Dylan Chesser

Nearly two-thirds of high school graduates in line for Tennessee Promise scholarships could lose them for not completing eight hours of required community service.

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Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

July 16th, 2015 4:10 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

UT officials said Thursday they were "in the process of collecting and preparing the information the Office of Civil Rights has requested."

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Washington County school board member says domestic violence arrest a 'misunderstanding'

Washington County school board member says domestic violence arrest a 'misunderstanding'

July 15th, 2015 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County school board member charged Monday with misdemeanor domestic assault said the incident resulting in his arrest was a misunderstanding, and he does not plan to step down from his elected position.

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NiswongerCare to bring peer advisers to area high schools

NiswongerCare to bring peer advisers to area high schools

July 14th, 2015 10:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An expiring federal grant could have meant the end of a college and career readiness program serving 13 school districts in the county, but the Niswonger Foundation, local colleges and another education-driven nonprofit pooled their resources to keep the

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Milligan College uses summer camps to highlight all school has to offer - VIDEO

Milligan College uses summer camps to highlight all school has to offer - VIDEO

July 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Tony Casey

The phrase "Be A Buff" makes for a great hashtag for Milligan College on its social media accounts. It should be no surprise that the Christian liberal arts college just outside of Johnson City also practices what it reaches.

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UPDATE: Washington Co. school board member charged with assaulting wife

UPDATE: Washington Co. school board member charged with assaulting wife

July 14th, 2015 11:07 am by Staff Report

He was booked into the Washington County Detention Center and released on $1,000 bond.

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