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Wild films at ETSU to spark environmental activism

Wild films at ETSU to spark environmental activism

March 20th, 2015 5:04 pm by Tony Casey

There's a film montage that East Tennessee State University's Director of Sustainability Kathleen Moore wants students and the general public to see.

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UPDATE: ETSU suspends fraternity for 5 years in wake of hazing allegations

UPDATE: ETSU suspends fraternity for 5 years in wake of hazing allegations

March 20th, 2015 2:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Hazing led East Tennessee State University to suspend a fraternity chapter from campus for five years, effective immediately, university officials announced today in a news release.

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Unicoi schools' bubblegum' gets bonus

Unicoi schools' bubblegum' gets bonus

March 20th, 2015 10:30 am by Brad Hicks

"This is what I think - the people that drive the buses, cook the food, help the teachers, count the money, are the most important. They're the bubblegum that holds us all together" - Interim Director of Unicoi County Schools Tommy Clouse.

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Commissioners hear $7.7 million plan for upgrades to Jonesborough's school facilities

Commissioners hear $7.7 million plan for upgrades to Jonesborough's school facilities

March 20th, 2015 9:43 am by Nathan Baker

Among the most costly items are re-roofing both schools, adding a music and art room to the middle school and separating the open round portion of the elementary school into defined classrooms.

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NCAA funding rule stalls ETSU/Science Hill stadium deal

NCAA funding rule stalls ETSU/Science Hill stadium deal

March 20th, 2015 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

The university plans to play its 2015 football season on the Science Hill High School campus in exchange for about $26,600. Johnson City would provide concessions on game days and retain all revenues from this source.

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Carter schools gets gift from Walmart, could get family farm

Carter schools gets gift from Walmart, could get family farm

March 19th, 2015 11:00 pm by John Thompson

Mickey Taylor, director of technical education at the Carter County School System, told the board Thursday that the farm is near Unaka High School and was the home of the late John and Patty Drop.

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Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

March 19th, 2015 6:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

In 1939 the school was moved into a new building constructed on Dalewood Drive, and the old building was sold to John McFall, who donated it to a church.

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Johnson City Board of Education works on efficiencies for budget talks

Johnson City Board of Education works on efficiencies for budget talks

March 19th, 2015 6:31 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City Board of Education member John F. Hunter II opened up a presentation to Johnson City Commissioners with a quote from City Manager Pete Peterson after last year's budget negotiations.

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Snow days do little to disrupt local schools' schedules

Snow days do little to disrupt local schools' schedules

March 19th, 2015 10:52 am by Nathan Baker

Now ostensibly past the blustery days of March's lion period, local school districts are counting the snow days expended this winter and considering adjustments to the instruction schedule.

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TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

March 19th, 2015 10:26 am by Contributed to the Press

The state has a new initiative to help adults who complete a postsecondary degree or credential.

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