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Science Hill grad's West Point dream comes true

Science Hill grad's West Point dream comes true

May 1st, 2014 8:45 pm by Tony Casey

After finally completing and submitting his application to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in February no one in David Adams' house could touch the mail but him.

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Washington County school district hires attorney to collect money

Washington County school district hires attorney to collect money

May 1st, 2014 8:45 am by Nathan Baker

Attorney to negotiate with or take legal action against Jonesborough and Johnson City to obtain $3.4 million the district said it should have been paid out of liquor-by-the-drink tax collections.

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ETSU unveils new logo - What do you think of it?

ETSU unveils new logo - What do you think of it?

April 30th, 2014 3:28 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland unveiled the university's new logo Wednesday in a news conference.

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Caught in photos: Knox County fires deputy accused of choking UT student in handcuffs

April 28th, 2014 8:39 am by Staff Report

A copy of a termination notice on KCSO's website said Frank Phillips, 47, has been found "unsuitable for continued employment with the Sheriff's Office."

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Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

April 28th, 2014 6:23 am by Associated Press

The report released Monday by the education advocacy group America's Promise Alliance shows the state increased its graduation rate 17 percentage points from 2003 to 2010, and has continued to make progress with a graduation rate of 87 percent in 2012.

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Milligan plans consolidation of academics

Milligan plans consolidation of academics

April 26th, 2014 12:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Milligan College will soon undertake the first total restructuring of its academic offerings since an overhaul and accreditation effort by college President Dean Walker in 1959.

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Students learn value of volunteering

Students learn value of volunteering

April 26th, 2014 12:28 pm by Nathan Baker

Students of a new educational cooperative in Johnson City learned a lesson in giving back during a trip Friday to teach the value of volunteering.

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Young eyes opened to truth about tobacco

Young eyes opened to truth about tobacco

April 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Sixth-graders at Indian Trail Intermediate School got a hands-on lesson in the truth about tobacco use Friday from a team of medical students who visited their health classes with sets of diseased and healthy human lungs to illustrate the dangers.

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Rejected for the prom: Did jilted wannabe date stab teenage girl to death?

Rejected for the prom: Did jilted wannabe date stab teenage girl to death?

April 25th, 2014 1:19 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday.

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Idea to privatize Johnson City's school bus service may not have legs

Idea to privatize Johnson City's school bus service may not have legs

April 25th, 2014 12:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Based on Johnson City's conventional 47-bus fleet, the city would likely pay a contractor $1,927,000 a year for fixed-route service.

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