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Famous Johnson City Sessions to be celebrated in weekend festival

Famous Johnson City Sessions to be celebrated in weekend festival

October 8th, 2013 8:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Starting out as a set of old recordings that were virtually forgotten and overshadowed through the years, the Johnson City Sessions of 1928 and 1929 will soon be reintroduced to the region through a weekend celebration.

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Steel shortage blamed for latest ETSU parking garage delay

Steel shortage blamed for latest ETSU parking garage delay

October 8th, 2013 8:54 am by Nathan Baker

Opening slated for mid-November at earliest.

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Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 8:46 am by Nathan Baker

The official policies of local schools are split on the question of allowing corporal punishment of students, but in practice, many school administrators say spanking and paddling are on the decline

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Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

October 4th, 2013 8:45 am by Nathan Baker

Following the leaders of other local districts, the Washington County Board of Education unanimously voted Thursday to send a resolution to state officials decrying a new policy that hinges teaching licenses largely on students’ performance on standardize

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ETSU, legislators intend to fight Army decision to end school ROTC program

ETSU, legislators intend to fight Army decision to end school ROTC program

October 3rd, 2013 5:52 pm by Rex Barber

ETSU President Brian Noland announced Thursday that the Army intends to end the school's 60-plus year ROTC program and 12 others across the nation by August 2015.

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ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

October 3rd, 2013 11:02 am by Staff report

East Tennessee State University's Army ROTC program is one of 13 scheduled for closure, according to a news release from the Army.

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Johnson City school board approves teachers’ contract

Johnson City school board approves teachers’ contract

September 30th, 2013 8:46 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City administrators and educators agreed that the teachers’ contract forged under the guidelines of the state’s new collaborative conferencing law is acceptable, but said the long and unwieldy process still needs some refining.

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Elizabethton school committee weighs new vs. old school stadium

Elizabethton school committee weighs new vs. old school stadium

September 27th, 2013 2:16 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A committee established to gather information on costs and the feasibility of three capital projects for the Elizabethton City School Board held its first meeting on Thursday afternoon in the board room.

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Legislators will meet to discuss ETSU custodial outsourcing

Legislators will meet to discuss ETSU custodial outsourcing

September 27th, 2013 9:18 am by Gary B. Gray

State legislators will meet next week to learn more about East Tennessee State University’s possible switch to contracted custodial services.

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Need for new school questioned by Washington County officials

Need for new school questioned by Washington County officials

September 26th, 2013 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials questioned the need for a new Washington County school suggested to be built seemingly in the path of Johnson City’s forecasted expansion.

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