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Crockett NJROTC Rifle Team takes team, individual wins in championship

Crockett NJROTC Rifle Team takes team, individual wins in championship

June 5th, 2014 10:59 am by Staff Report

The Pioneer team competed against 23 of the best teams in the state.

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Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

June 5th, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Out of 424 schools nationwide that took part in Trex's Bags to Benches contest, Fall Branch School was one of only four in Tennessee to meet the goal of collecting 10,000 recycled bags to win the bench.

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Teacher's technical talent leads to mobile iPad lab at area school

Teacher's technical talent leads to mobile iPad lab at area school

June 5th, 2014 9:44 am by Contributed to the Press

Erica Preswood's "cabinet on wheels" is inspiring middle-school students at University High.

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News Regional & National Education
ACLU questions SW Virginia high school graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

ACLU questions SW Virginia high school graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

June 4th, 2014 12:07 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter last month to Lee County Public School officials warning them of potential First Amendment violations.

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City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

June 3rd, 2014 11:08 pm by Nathan Baker

City government leaders appear to be bracing for the first property tax rate increase in 12 years for the municipality's residents.

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Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

June 3rd, 2014 9:04 am by Nathan Baker

A proposed policy change to bar Johnson City School district employees from coaching athletics at other districts within a 50-mile radius failed unanimously Monday night at a meeting of the system's Board of Education.

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Community Education
Summer feeding program aims to fill children's needs

Summer feeding program aims to fill children's needs

June 2nd, 2014 2:38 pm by John Thompson

Angie Odom of the TLC Community Center has learned that the end of the school year means the start of hungry times for many children.

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New home just fine for ETSU Public Safety

New home just fine for ETSU Public Safety

May 31st, 2014 9:38 am by Nathan Baker

After months of anticipation, the boys in blue (and gold) at East Tennessee State University now have a newer, brighter place to call home.

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St. Mary's to promote health with $20,000 grant

St. Mary's to promote health with $20,000 grant

May 30th, 2014 4:58 pm by Tony Casey

Oh, the difference some money will make.

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2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Meanwhile, three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release of student scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

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