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UPDATE: K-9 search brought on Science Hill lockdown

UPDATE: K-9 search brought on Science Hill lockdown

April 29th, 2015 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

The soft lockdown of Science Hill High School put in place for an hour Wednesday morning allowed a police K-9 officer to conduct a random search of the Johnson City campus, city schools Supervisor of Instruction and Communication Debra Bentley said.

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Weather drawings for January

April 29th, 2015 9:37 am by Contributed to the Press

Local school weather drawings for the month of January 2015.

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New stage in Covered Bridge Park nearing completion

New stage in Covered Bridge Park nearing completion

April 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by John Thompson

Motorists driving by the Covered Bridge Park in downtown Elizabethton can see a lot of activity as workers are busy getting a new stage ready for its premiere performance on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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International Storytelling Center grows region's economy

International Storytelling Center grows region's economy

April 28th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

Tennessee's oldest town has worked to preserve one of the world's oldest art forms for more than 40 years.

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County votes to reduce commission size, increase districts

County votes to reduce commission size, increase districts

April 28th, 2015 9:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners on Monday approved a resolution to reduce their number from 25 to 15 and increase the number of districts from 10 to 15, which would place one commissioner in each district.

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Pork beef: Officials address 4-6 year old pork served to Hawkins students

Pork beef: Officials address 4-6 year old pork served to Hawkins students

April 28th, 2015 9:41 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Some Hawkins County students were served roast pork last week that was 4-6 years old, sparking outrage by a few local officials, and prompting the Board of Education to set a committee meeting to discuss the issue.

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Daniel Boone ROTC group wins regional competition

Daniel Boone ROTC group wins regional competition

April 28th, 2015 11:27 am by Contributed to the Press

The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC unit took first place Saturday in the third annual Appalachian Regional ROTC Olympics held at Science Hill High School.

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Parents lament closure of online school with failing scores

Parents lament closure of online school with failing scores

April 27th, 2015 10:54 pm by Nathan Baker

The failure of an amendment last week tacked to an unrelated bill in the state Senate may have been the final bell for the lagging Tennessee Virtual Academy, despite efforts by parents of the online school's students and some lawmakers to save it from clo

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Elizabethton board narrows field to 3 for next director of schools

Elizabethton board narrows field to 3 for next director of schools

April 27th, 2015 10:48 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board narrowed the field of finalists for the next director of schools to three candidates during a short workshop session Monday.

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Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program.

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