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Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

July 31st, 2013 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

As the first day of school approaches for schoolchildren in Johnson City and Washington County, teachers and administrators are preparing their classrooms and hoping the learning curve won’t be too steep when a new curriculum debuts.

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City Commission to resume discussion on 29-acre retail development

City Commission to resume discussion on 29-acre retail development

July 31st, 2013 9:27 pm by Gary B. Gray

Commissioners move tonight to round two of a three-step process to rezone a 29-acre parcel off North State of Franklin Road that would open the door for a significant retail development.

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Active shooter training, mass casualty exercise played out at Unicoi County High School

Active shooter training, mass casualty exercise played out at Unicoi County High School

July 31st, 2013 9:20 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department, Erwin Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Highway Patrol, the local Emergency Management Agency, Unicoi County Schools system and local fire and emergency medical services

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9-year-old saves mother's life in Sullivan Co.

9-year-old saves mother's life in Sullivan Co.

July 31st, 2013 5:08 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

When one local mother was in a medical emergency she found a hero in an unlikely place, her daughter.

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Trayvon Martin rally set for Saturday in Knoxville

Trayvon Martin rally set for Saturday in Knoxville

July 31st, 2013 5:08 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

'We want to prevent more Trayvons, but also prevent the emergence of more Zimmermans' — Andre Canty

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Another hole discovered on grounds of shuttered Love Chapel Elementary in Unicoi Co.

Another hole discovered on grounds of shuttered Love Chapel Elementary in Unicoi Co.

July 31st, 2013 5:00 pm by Brad Hicks

Another hole was recently discovered on the grounds of the now-closed Love Chapel Elementary School. The hole was discovered earlier this week.

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Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

July 31st, 2013 4:35 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 local and regional items that will get you talking today.

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SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

July 31st, 2013 4:18 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Soundoff: Tell us what you think of immigration reform and the health care law

Soundoff: Tell us what you think of immigration reform and the health care law

July 31st, 2013 1:25 pm by Staff Report

President Obama is telling Democratic lawmakers they are on the 'right side of history' with his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation. Share your thoughts.

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Your turn: Should Tennessee schools paddle students?

Your turn: Should Tennessee schools paddle students?

July 31st, 2013 11:53 am by Staff Report

Tell us what you think of Shelby County's decision to ban corporal punishment at schools

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