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Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

August 2nd, 2013 2:50 pm by Staff Reports

Director of Schools Denise Brown announced Friday that Love Chapel Elementary School will be delayed in opening for their first day of school because of the amount of rain over the last two months.

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Washington County Board of Education votes to limit enrollment at four schools

Washington County Board of Education votes to limit enrollment at four schools

August 1st, 2013 10:12 pm by Nathan Baker

In an effort to relieve overcrowding, the Washington County Board of Education voted Thursday night to close enrollment to new students who reside outside the attendance zones of Boones Creek and Jonesborough schools, but rejected a similar measure that w

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Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

August 1st, 2013 8:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Parents and schoolchildren won’t be the only additions to the morning and afternoon traffic flow next week, because there will also be plenty of law enforcement on hand to make sure everyone is safe.

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Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

July 31st, 2013 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

As the first day of school approaches for schoolchildren in Johnson City and Washington County, teachers and administrators are preparing their classrooms and hoping the learning curve won’t be too steep when a new curriculum debuts.

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Active shooter training, mass casualty exercise played out at Unicoi County High School

Active shooter training, mass casualty exercise played out at Unicoi County High School

July 31st, 2013 9:20 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department, Erwin Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Highway Patrol, the local Emergency Management Agency, Unicoi County Schools system and local fire and emergency medical services

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Discussions take place for construction of new athletic facility for Elizabethton City Schools

Discussions take place for construction of new athletic facility for Elizabethton City Schools

July 31st, 2013 4:55 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City Schools concept is to construct a sports complex on the west side of the Elizabethton High School campus. It would include a football field/soccer field surrounded by a regulation track. There would also be a baseball

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Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

July 31st, 2013 4:07 pm by Rex Barber

This past month, Cassidy Wilbanks, an early interventionist with Physical Therapy Services with Tennessee’s Early Intervention System, and others in that office have been educating young children on everything regarding the road, transportation and emerge

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Your turn: Should Tennessee schools paddle students?

Your turn: Should Tennessee schools paddle students?

July 31st, 2013 11:53 am by Staff Report

Tell us what you think of Shelby County's decision to ban corporal punishment at schools

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Serving ETSU with pride: Public safety first TBR force to receive accreditation honor

Serving ETSU with pride: Public safety first TBR force to receive accreditation honor

July 31st, 2013 10:10 am by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University's Department of Public Safety was recently accredited by the Tennessee Association of Police Chiefs.

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Luxury student housing to move onto former Mullican property

Luxury student housing to move onto former Mullican property

July 30th, 2013 8:50 am by Nathan Baker

A new housing development hopes to bring resort-style living to students on the former site of a Johnson City manufacturer.

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