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Meet your neighbor: Art helps to shape ETSU graduate's future in film

Meet your neighbor: Art helps to shape ETSU graduate's future in film

May 31st, 2015 10:03 pm by Jessica Fuller

From dancing to painting to theater, the arts cast a wide net of creativity for individuals to embrace as an outlet.For Kacy Tiller, it's something that envelops her as a person, giving her the name of artist in every sense of the word.

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Clarksville students pays homage to Carter County man killed in Normandy in 1944

Clarksville students pays homage to Carter County man killed in Normandy in 1944

May 30th, 2015 10:09 pm by John Thompson

This week the nation will once again mark the anniversary of the D-Day invasion that cracked Nazi Germany's Atlantic Wall and Fortress Europe. The nation will once again remember the heroes who risked all to end tyranny and bring liberty to a conquered co

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Property owners not contacted about land for county school site

Property owners not contacted about land for county school site

May 30th, 2015 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

Days after a close 5-4 vote of the Washington County Board of Education approved a site for a new K-8 school in the Boones Creek zone, two owners of three of the properties rejected by the board said they were never contacted about the prospects of sellin

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School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

May 29th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

Sometimes, even three options aren't enough.After hearing from the Johnson City Board of Commissioners, through city staff, that the school system would mostly likely not get the $518,205 it sought for the fiscal year 2016 budget - mostly to pay for 4-per

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School's out! But the learning doesn't stop with 4-H

School's out! But the learning doesn't stop with 4-H - VIDEO

May 29th, 2015 10:02 am by David Floyd

To celebrate the accomplishments made by children in grades 4-8, 4-H sponsored a special event Thursday at the Appalachian Fairgrounds that allowed participants to take three classes from a roster of about 30

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Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee

Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee

May 28th, 2015 2:00 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

The finalists include several veterans of the competition.

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ETSU conference speaker admits to jitters in hometown speech

ETSU conference speaker admits to jitters in hometown speech

May 28th, 2015 8:52 am by Nathan Baker

When Teresa Vanhooser took the podium in the auditorium of East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center Wednesday, back in her native Johnson City and delivering a speech to her daughter, father and hundreds of her peers in the science and business

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County school board narrowly approves site for Boones Creek school

County school board narrowly approves site for Boones Creek school

May 27th, 2015 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A divided Washington County Board of Education narrowly approved a site for a new school in the Boones Creek area Wednesday at a called meeting set to consider the topic.

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Carter Board of Education gives Ward two-year contract extension

Carter Board of Education gives Ward two-year contract extension

May 27th, 2015 9:13 am by John Thompson

The Carter County School Board voted 7-1 on Tuesday afternoon to award Director of Schools Kevin Ward with a two-year contract extension. Ronnie McAmis was the only member of the board to vote against the extension. Ward's current contract is set to expir

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Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

May 26th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

A high school's overall graduation rate is a single number, but area high school principals and school system administrators say many factors go into that rate.

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