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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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UT welcomes largest freshman class in 40 years

UT welcomes largest freshman class in 40 years

August 13th, 2014 12:10 pm by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Most of the 4,700 freshmen will be moving into residence halls across campus Saturday.

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Monarch CEO says apartments will be ready before classes begin

Monarch CEO says apartments will be ready before classes begin

August 12th, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite the blizzard of activity Tuesday at the construction site of Monarch 815, company CEO Shannon King said four out of the five student apartment buildings will be completed in time for hundreds of undergraduate students to move in later this month.

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Doing the robot: Lake Ridge students enjoy hands-on technology seminar

Doing the robot: Lake Ridge students enjoy hands-on technology seminar - VIDEO

August 12th, 2014 9:18 pm by Tony Casey

More than two dozen Lake Ridge Elementary School students took a yoga lesson from Nao Tuesday morning, bending, stretching and balancing on one foot just as their instructor did.

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New face for NE State

August 11th, 2014 4:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

Northeast State Community College's downtown Johnson City billboard got a facelift on Monday.

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New procedure gives SHHS students time to 'flex' muscles, minds or stomachs

New procedure gives SHHS students time to 'flex' muscles, minds or stomachs

August 9th, 2014 10:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Now a week into the school year, Science Hill High School administrators say a new lunchtime procedure is sitting well with students.

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Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

August 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Nathan Baker

Most of the incumbent candidates for the Washington County Board of Education retained their seats in Thursday's election, but a 16-vote gap between newcomer Annette Buchanan and the board's current chairman, Chad Williams, appears to have delivered the u

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Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

August 8th, 2014 2:34 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Shortly before the end of the school day Thursday Church Hill police were dispatched to an 18-wheel tractor trailer that had parked at the intersection of Tipton Avenue and Volunteer Street just outside of the Volunteer High School campus.

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