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Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

March 9th, 2014 6:03 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A controversial clarification to the Christian college's stance on human origins has brought to a head what professors say are years worth of disappointments in the school's leadership.

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Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

March 8th, 2014 10:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A grant intended to protect a Middle Tennessee archaeological find will help an East Tennessee State University educator better understand the people who lived in the area thousands of years ago.

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Public defender to represent woman accused of striking two

Public defender to represent woman accused of striking two

March 7th, 2014 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

The North Carolina woman arrested Thursday after police say she struck two pedestrians - a 6-year-old boy and his grandmother - at a Unicoi bus stop made her first appearance in Sessions Court on Friday.

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County begins school-construction budgeting

County begins school-construction budgeting

March 7th, 2014 9:45 am by Nathan Baker

Replacing Boones Creek middle and elementary schools top priority, according to architect.

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Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 3:39 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam passed the House Budget Subcommittee 7-6 on Wednesday.

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New dean gets down to work at medical school

New dean gets down to work at medical school

March 5th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

After a weather-abbreviated first day on the job, Robert T. Means Jr., settled into his office Tuesday for his first full day as the new dean of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.

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Johnson City Schools dismiss early

Johnson City Schools dismiss early

March 3rd, 2014 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Schools will close early today under the threat of inclement winter weather.

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Crockett students brewing love of science at fair

Crockett students brewing love of science at fair

March 2nd, 2014 2:01 pm by Tony Casey

David Crockett High School has a still cooking up alcohol at its Science Fair, but is using the byproduct for a different purpose than getting intoxicated.

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Committee revamps, reaffirms parts of ETSU's master plan

Committee revamps, reaffirms parts of ETSU's master plan

March 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Nathan Baker

The course of East Tennessee State University, plotted by a master plan four years ago and, more recently, a community-wide visioning committee, has taken some twists and turns in recent years, but officials believe it's still on track to continue the sch

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