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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 3:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Back in late June, Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats operation rolled out an education collaboration with the intent of helping Bell and other potential aviation employers attract and develop local talent.

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4 ETSU students put best feet forward in bridge construction

4 ETSU students put best feet forward in bridge construction

September 6th, 2014 10:14 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

Parking is going to be a breeze for families using the Lions Park baseball fields in Johnson City, thanks to a new pedestrian footbridge built by four East Tennessee State University students.

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Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

September 5th, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

Previously, the employees had two options: a standard plan and a partnership plan. The plans were not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

September 5th, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

With open enrollment at the county's high schools, parents can choose which of the two their students will attend, but normally, if they choose the school outside their official zone, parents are expected to transport their students to school.

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Washington County's Teachers of the Year

Washington County's Teachers of the Year

September 5th, 2014 10:46 am by For the Press

Each year the Tennessee Department of Education sponsors the Teacher of the Year Program.

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Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

September 5th, 2014 8:48 am by John Thompson

School Superintendent Edwin Alexander urged the commissioners not to take another month to approve the plans because an October decision would mean the loss of another season.

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Photo Gallery: Up on the dome

September 4th, 2014 1:41 pm by Nathan Baker

A crew installs a membrane to cover the roof the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center, better known as the ETSU Minidome, on Wednesday.

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Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

September 4th, 2014 11:19 am by Nathan Baker

A fire-and-brimstone evangelist visiting the campus of East Tennessee State University Tuesday drew complaints from some members of the student body, who said his public sermon was more harassment than preaching.

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County school board OKs $63.2M budget

County school board OKs $63.2M budget

September 3rd, 2014 10:04 pm by Nathan Baker

By accepting $1.3 million in one-time funding from Washington County, the county Board of Education approved a balanced $63.2 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Still no ink on ETSU's move to Freedom Hall, Kermit Tipton

Still no ink on ETSU's move to Freedom Hall, Kermit Tipton

September 3rd, 2014 11:33 am by Nathan Baker

"It will affect us using arena, but there's planning going on to reduce impact on students as much as we can" - Johnson City Board of Education Chairwoman Kathy Hall.

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