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Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

July 24th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

What organizers are calling an outdoor gathering Friday in the parking lot of the Washington County School District's central office is intended to shed light on a closed-door meeting taking place inside between the governor and selected school officials.

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UPDATE: No jail time in bus crash

UPDATE: No jail time in bus crash

July 23rd, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp granted judicial diversion to Brenda Gray in an hours-long hearing Wednesday after considering compelling testimony from her as well as one student injured, that student's mother and the father of another

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VIDEO - Learning on the ropes: New Quillen students begin team-building exercises

VIDEO - Learning on the ropes: New Quillen students begin team-building exercises

July 22nd, 2014 10:13 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

For the Quillen College of Medicine's newest class of first-year medical students, the phrase "show me the ropes" has taken on a whole new meaning.

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Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

July 21st, 2014 12:32 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Commission squeaked out a 12-cent property tax increase Monday morning, slightly lower than the 14-cent increase recommended by the county's Budget Committee.

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Is Science Hill's dress code fair or foul?

Is Science Hill's dress code fair or foul?

July 21st, 2014 9:37 am by Johnson City Press

The new school year will bring tighter enforcement of the student dress code at Science Hill High School.

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ETSU hopes to insert staff at Northeast's JC, Blountville campuses

ETSU hopes to insert staff at Northeast's JC, Blountville campuses

July 20th, 2014 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

When the downtown Johnson City campus of Northeast State Community College opens, in January according to the college's timeline, another local higher education institution will have a presence in the renovated space.

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TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

July 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Nathan Baker

In the midst of a multi-year budget squeeze, East Tennessee State University's proportion of teachers granted tenure status is the lowest among four-year institutions governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, but administrators say that's attributable t

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Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

July 18th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Transit System operates five Bucshot routes when classes are in session to ferry students around campus and to some points near campus at no cost to the riders.

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Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

July 17th, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

The parent was emailed a computer file that the parent discovered contained the grades, other educational records and biographical information on all students of the school system.

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Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

July 17th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 3, commissioners unanimously approved the bid contingent on the Board of Education voting several days later to restore $400,000 to its capital projects fund to help build the facility.

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