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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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ETSU to screen documentary about racial legacy in the 'Old South'

ETSU to screen documentary about racial legacy in the 'Old South'

March 11th, 2015 11:15 am by Contributed to the Press

Free event Monday at the D.P. Culp University Center's Martha Street Culp Auditorium.

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Carter County Commission approves schools spending before education board

Carter County Commission approves schools spending before education board

March 11th, 2015 10:02 am by John Thompson

In an unusual move, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission voted unanimously Monday night to support several expenditures.

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Initiative hopes to make women part of code for future of computer programming

Initiative hopes to make women part of code for future of computer programming

March 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

While computer programing remains one of the highest-paying jobs in the nation, less than 25 percent of these jobs are occupied by women, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

March 10th, 2015 8:58 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system.

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Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

March 8th, 2015 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although attendance has seen a sharp decline since its inception in the late 1700s, the men and women in charge of the region's oldest institution of higher learning hope to demonstrate its value to the community.

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