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Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

September 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

A lockdown triggered by perceived threats against a student at Science High School made for 90 tense minutes Friday, both for students secured in classrooms and their parents, growing more anxious with each passing minute on the outside.

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Threat spurs SHHS lockdown

Threat spurs SHHS lockdown

September 20th, 2014 8:14 am by Nathan Baker

A threat from a student overheard and reported to administrators triggered a hard lockdown on Science Hill High School's campus Friday afternoon, Supervisor of Safety and Mental Health Greg Wallace said.

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UPDATE: Lockdown at Science Hill ended

UPDATE: Lockdown at Science Hill ended

September 19th, 2014 1:05 pm by Staff Report

A threat from a student overheard and reported to administrators led to a hard lockdown on Science Hill High School's campus Friday afternoon, Supervisor of Safety and Mental Health Greg Wallace said.

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East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

September 19th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

A mother of a sixth-grade boy with special needs says her son was left on a bus for more than five hours.

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City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

September 18th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners unanimously voted Thursday to defer an ordinance to amend Johnson City Schools' 2015 general purpose school fund when it came to their attention $600,000 in guaranteed funds from the city to the school system was being plugged i

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Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

September 18th, 2014 9:18 am by The Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a summit convening in Nashville is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.

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Liquor-by-the-drink lawsuits still fermenting

Liquor-by-the-drink lawsuits still fermenting

September 16th, 2014 7:27 pm by Nathan Baker

While Jonesborough publicly negotiates a settlement with the Washington County School District over collected taxes on liquor-by-the-drink sales, it appears Johnson City is posturing for a longer scuffle in Chancery Court.

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Northeast State names administrator of Washington County sites

Northeast State names administrator of Washington County sites

September 16th, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

A former Tennessee Board of Regents member and Eastman Chemical Co. vice president will be an administrator over Northeast State Community College's Washington County satellite sites.

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ETSU scientist working on ways to improve cancer prevention

ETSU scientist working on ways to improve cancer prevention

September 15th, 2014 8:53 am by Kristen Swing -ETSU/Contributed

Dr. Yue Zou recently garnered national funding to continue his research into a protein within the body and its involvement with cancer prevention.

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Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

September 13th, 2014 7:55 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Board of Education has a new chairman.

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