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More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

March 17th, 2015 9:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Kingsport City Schools would convert Sullivan North into one of two 900- to 1,100-student middle schools for the city under the latest city school system facilities study draft presented Monday night.

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Johnson City may be home to world's fastest Irishman

Johnson City may be home to world's fastest Irishman

March 16th, 2015 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City's Ray Flynn very well might be the fastest Irishman of all time.

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Providence Academy senior finds time to earn National Merit Finalist recognition

Providence Academy senior finds time to earn National Merit Finalist recognition

March 15th, 2015 9:25 pm by Tony Casey

How much free time does Providence Academy senior Hannah Hollowell have? "Free time? Not a whole lot," she responds.

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Meet your neighbor: Jonesborough grandfather chalks up donations for education

Meet your neighbor: Jonesborough grandfather chalks up donations for education

March 15th, 2015 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

When Jonesborough real estate agent Harold Pendleton says he believes "wholeheartedly in education" and "we should all do all we can for our schools," he means it. And he backs up his words with action.

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Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

March 13th, 2015 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

A busy Friday morning was followed by a calmer afternoon for Tommy Clouse, but the newly appointed interim director of Unicoi County Schools said much work awaits him and the Unicoi County Board of Education in the near future.

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Elizabethton council defers retail recruitment spending, hears from angry football mother

Elizabethton council defers retail recruitment spending, hears from angry football mother

March 13th, 2015 9:41 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to defer a decision on reaching an agreement with a private firm to help recruit retailers to the city.

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Unicoi school board approves Brown buyout; Search begins for new director

Unicoi school board approves Brown buyout; Search begins for new director

March 12th, 2015 10:36 pm by Brad Hicks

Last month, outgoing Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown made a pointed request to members of the Unicoi County Board of Education - that they proceed with the buyout of the remainder of her contract.

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Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

March 11th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN --The search for a new Unicoi County Director of Schools is underway, but the Unicoi County Board of Education is set to determine the fate of the school system's current director Thursday night.

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Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

March 11th, 2015 2:09 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton Police Chief Greg Workman said a school resource officer has been reassigned to office duties during an administrative investigation of alleged inappropriate conduct with student.

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Gov. Haslam to meet with state's largest school districts over lawsuit threats

Gov. Haslam to meet with state's largest school districts over lawsuit threats

March 11th, 2015 1:53 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam today said he intends to meet with directors of the state's four biggest school systems as three of them - Hamilton, Knox and Shelby schools - explore suing the state over education funding.

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