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UT medical school looking at expansion

UT medical school looking at expansion

January 7th, 2015 11:42 am by Associated Press

The aim is a satellite campus in Nashville in partnership with Saint Thomas Health that would be located on six acres near Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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County schools to upgrade cameras

County schools to upgrade cameras

January 7th, 2015 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The remaining $138,000 of a half-million dollar fund for security upgrades will be used to beef up the video surveillance systems at the county's 14 schools after the expenditures were approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Education.

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Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

January 6th, 2015 11:18 am by Nathan Baker

A Science Hill High School experiment in free time was a rousing success, according to school administrators, although some tweaks may be made to the program in the new semester.

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City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

January 5th, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Frightening influenza numbers across Tennessee in recent months have students carefully heading back to city and county schools as scheduled.

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New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

December 31st, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

About 208,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.

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3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

December 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

With a Unicoi County Commission meeting to discuss a vacancy on the county's school board less than a week away, three hopefuls have put their names in the hat.

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No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

December 19th, 2014 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

December 18th, 2014 10:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Two days after a petition signed by the majority of the Unicoi County Commission requesting a special-called meeting of the commission to discuss the vacancy on the Unicoi County Board of Education was submitted to the county mayor's office, it was made o

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Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

December 18th, 2014 10:51 am by Staff Report

Eight grants worth a total $15,000 were awarded to classrooms in Washington County schools through a nonprofit created to help bridge the funding gap between available public dollars and education needs.

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