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Huzzah! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals kicks off 37th year

Huzzah! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals kicks off 37th year - VIDEO

July 11th, 2015 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Thirty-seven years later, the saga continues, and this weekend kicked off the annual production of "Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals."

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Ground broken for Elizabethton High School music room

Ground broken for Elizabethton High School music room

July 10th, 2015 9:52 pm by John Thompson

For the second time in a half-year, Elizabethton High School was the scene of a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Kingsport Town Center mall welcomes PALEOrific

Kingsport Town Center mall welcomes PALEOrific

July 10th, 2015 9:27 am by Contributed to the Press

A fun family event for children 12 and under will be held at Kingsport Town Center mall on Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Troy Knechtel plans to continue University School traditions as new director

Troy Knechtel plans to continue University School traditions as new director

July 9th, 2015 9:38 am by David Floyd

Troy Knechtel, University School's new director, plans to preserve and, if possible, improve this legacy, drawing on the suggestions provided by administrators, teachers and parents.

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Washington County school board erases standardized tests for young students

Washington County school board erases standardized tests for young students

July 9th, 2015 8:59 am by Nathan Baker

After an onslaught by parents, teachers and school board members at a public meeting last week, the SAT-10 assessment will no longer be administered to Kindergarten, first- and second-grade students in the Washington County school system.

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Washington County school district settles suit; admits underpaying teacher

Washington County school district settles suit; admits underpaying teacher

July 9th, 2015 8:47 am by Nathan Baker

A lawsuit filed by a Washington County teacher claiming discrepancies in his salary led to a $22,000 settlement and opened the school district up to more litigation after administrators realized the approved pay scale did not meet some of the state's mand

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ETSU releases names of spring graduating class

ETSU releases names of spring graduating class

July 8th, 2015 2:17 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University conferred more than 1,800 degrees in two spring commencement ceremonies.

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Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

July 7th, 2015 10:34 am by Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press

It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on - an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.

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Tennessee Promise: Northeast State ready for record-breaking class

Tennessee Promise: Northeast State ready for record-breaking class

July 2nd, 2015 11:07 am by Nathan Baker

Nearly all of the state's eligible students indicated on their student aid applications they were interested in receiving the new scholarship, but only a quarter have kept up with the deadlines and requirements to receive it.

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