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ETSU honors top donors, shows off arts programs at event

ETSU honors top donors, shows off arts programs at event

March 1st, 2014 8:41 am by Tony Casey

When it comes to top-dollar donors for East Tennessee State University, the school's policy is "the more, the merrier."

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No takers on buying Love Chapel School building

No takers on buying Love Chapel School building

February 28th, 2014 2:28 pm by Brad Hicks

In August 2012, a large sinkhole was discovered on the school's grounds. This sinkhole quickly grew to measure around 25 feet in diameter and was more than 100 feet deep.

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Piney Flats man arrested after school bus crash in Bristol

Piney Flats man arrested after school bus crash in Bristol

February 28th, 2014 10:44 am by Staff Report

No students were injured in the 7:30 a.m. Friday crash on Beaver Creek Road.

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ETSU hosting 2nd annual comic and anime convention this weekend

ETSU hosting 2nd annual comic and anime convention this weekend

February 27th, 2014 5:27 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Students may dress up as their favorite characters to attend ETSUCon on Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2, at the D.P. Culp University Center. Registration begins at 10 a.m. each day, and activities continue until 10 p.m. each night.

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Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

February 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Lisa Whaley, Herald & Tribune

"They're starting to learn not to take things for granted, and they're very receptive to helping" - Jessica Gourley.

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Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

February 25th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school district officials say new rules proposed Tuesday by the White House and the Agriculture Department limiting the marketing of sugary soft drinks and unhealthy foods on public school campuses could affect contracts with major advertisers.

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Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

February 25th, 2014 5:50 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. on state Route 58, approximately two miles east of its intersection with U.S. Route 23.

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Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

February 25th, 2014 5:24 pm by Brad Hicks

"Realistically it will be the end of this week or first of next week before I will have all information to release in reference to the teacher suspension" - Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

February 25th, 2014 11:26 am by Contributed

A committee of principals, central office administrators, and former district winners chose this year's recipients who will advance to regional competition for Tennessee's Teacher of the Year to be announced in October.

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Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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