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ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

January 16th, 2014 10:54 am by Nathan Baker

A suspected case of meningitis discovered Tuesday in a member of East Tennessee State University’s dining services staff set off alarms at Washington County health agencies and triggered protocol to ensure against the infection’s spread.

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UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

January 14th, 2014 11:58 am by Nathan Baker

Students returning to East Tennessee State University for the start of the spring semester this week will not be able to park in the school’s new $26.1 million parking garage as planned.

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ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

January 14th, 2014 10:46 am by Nathan Baker

A $1.2 million federal grant to East Tennessee State University’s medical programs will help enrich future health professionals, college administrators say.

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Grant helps Johnson City schools meet mental health needs

Grant helps Johnson City schools meet mental health needs

January 12th, 2014 9:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

Mountain View Elementary School is benefiting from a federal grant aimed at bolstering a partnership between teachers, parents and specialists who identify and tend to potential problems before families are disrupted and educational opportunities are lost

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Calendar options on elections divide county school board

Calendar options on elections divide county school board

January 10th, 2014 11:07 am by Nathan Baker

On their second attempt to approve a slate of calendars for the 2014-15 school year, the Washington County Board of Education tallied a split vote Thursday night, differing mainly on the prospect of attending school on Election Day.

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Hill to propose bill to reverse state BOE decision

Hill to propose bill to reverse state BOE decision

January 10th, 2014 10:23 am by Nathan Baker

At a press conference Thursday in the library of Johnson City’s Indian Trail Intermediate School, state Rep. Matthew Hill announced his intention to sponsor a bill aimed at reversing the state board’s August policy decision tying the approval and renewal

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ETSU names Means as new dean of Quillen College

ETSU names Means as new dean of Quillen College

January 8th, 2014 9:06 am by Staff Report

Dr. Robert T. Means Jr., who is board certified in internal medicine and hematology, comes to ETSU from the University of Kentucky.

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Cold weather closes many area schools for second day

Cold weather closes many area schools for second day

January 7th, 2014 3:38 pm by Staff Report

After closing Tuesday under the threat of near-zero degree temperatures, most area schools opted to close again on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

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ETSU parking garage near completion, weather could delay mid-January finish date

ETSU parking garage near completion, weather could delay mid-January finish date

January 6th, 2014 8:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Contractors and college officials are still hoping to have the $26 million parking garage at the edge of East Tennessee State University’s campus finished before students return for the spring semester, but colder weather may complicate matters.

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