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Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

January 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new $30.5 million, 1,100-student K-8 that would replace Washington County's Boones Creek Middle School are now officially in motion.

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In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

January 14th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

A week ago, a split vote among members of the Unicoi County Board of Education resulted in the non-renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract.

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Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

January 13th, 2015 9:45 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton has been racking up some impressive statistics in student program completion, job placement and licensure pass rate.

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'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 10:59 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from Sullivan South in the spring, Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

January 12th, 2015 10:35 pm by John Thompson

By a 6-2 vote on Monday night, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission rejected a plan by Director of Schools Kevin Ward that he said would have eliminated the county's debts on school capital projects in about four years. He said it would sa

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Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

January 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposal under consideration by the Washington County School District to consolidate middle school sports teams may irk some longtime county residents' sense of tradition, but school officials say it could help improve safety and athletic training.

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Free community college plan draws praise, criticism

Free community college plan draws praise, criticism

January 11th, 2015 3:11 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Sandy Baum firmly believes the federal government has a responsibility to assure educational opportunities for students across the country.

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ETSU makes mark with new logo design

ETSU makes mark with new logo design

January 10th, 2015 11:02 pm by Nathan Baker

In today's rapidly shifting higher-education landscape, where public colleges more and more frequently use students' tuition dollars to offset declining or stagnant state funding, a successfully marketed brand identity is nearly as important in terms of e

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With Brown out after June,  Unicoi County Schools will look to future

With Brown out after June, Unicoi County Schools will look to future

January 9th, 2015 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Much work lies ahead for the Unicoi County Board of Education in the coming months, with the board soon beginning its search to find a new leader for the Unicoi County Schools System.

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Science Hill, David Crockett students among 5 to earn Niswonger scholarships

Science Hill, David Crockett students among 5 to earn Niswonger scholarships

January 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Two local students were among five recipients of a regional scholarship program aimed at encouraging business growth throughout Northeast Tennessee.

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