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Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

February 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Brad Hicks

Intent of the differentiated pay plans is to give local control to districts in regard to salary schedule and to “create another level for districts to attract and retain teachers based on a flexible set of potential criteria.”

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King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

February 12th, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

A day after nearly two-thirds of King University’s faculty members voted that they had no confidence in the performance of current President Greg Jordan, a university spokeswoman said there were no plans to oust the administrator.

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Update on weather closings

February 11th, 2014 8:31 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Schools system announced that its schools will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

February 11th, 2014 2:52 pm by Nathan Baker

?Two university presidents, community leaders and financial board members were on hand Tuesday at the Market Corner branch of Eastman Credit Union on State of Franklin Road to announce a $250,000 donation from the regional banking institution to East Tenn

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Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

February 11th, 2014 11:36 am by John Thompson

“We are taking this very seriously" — Director of Schools Ed Alexander.

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ETSU, Eastman Credit Union to make arts initiative announcement

ETSU, Eastman Credit Union to make arts initiative announcement

February 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by Staff Report

The announcement will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ECU branch at 421 N. State of Franklin Road adjacent to Fresh Market.

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Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

February 7th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City school district apologized to families for the accidental release of students’ personal information and offered identity monitoring services to those who were affected.

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Washington County School Board member talks about cost of snow days

Washington County School Board member talks about cost of snow days

February 7th, 2014 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

David Hammond urged compassion Thursday night for hundreds of employees who lost more than a third of their pay last month because of snow days called by the district.

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Noland: Haslam’s promise could change higher-ed landscape

Noland: Haslam’s promise could change higher-ed landscape

February 5th, 2014 9:18 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland said Wednesday that Gov. Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Promise will likely mean dramatic changes for the makeup of the state’s college students, and said ETSU will have to do a better job of showing the val

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Gun on bus: Sullivan Co. student accused of threatening to kill classmate

Gun on bus: Sullivan Co. student accused of threatening to kill classmate

February 5th, 2014 2:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

On Tuesday the 17-year-old Sullivan North student was charged with aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school property and three charges of reckless endangerment.

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