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Tennessee's ACT scores improve

Tennessee's ACT scores improve

August 22nd, 2013 9:13 am by Rick Wagner

Tennessee public high school graduates slightly increased their performance on the ACT test in 2013, earning an average score of 19.3 out of 36, up from 19.2 in 2012, according to state-by-state results released by ACT Wednesday.

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Major expansion project planned for Dollywood

Major expansion project planned for Dollywood

August 22nd, 2013 9:10 am by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Dolly Parton announced a $300 expansion and improvement plan for Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country — including a 300-room resort, set to open in 2015 on a 100-acre plot just north of the water park.

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Events: Homeschool Days at Rocky Mount Museum in Piney Flats

Events: Homeschool Days at Rocky Mount Museum in Piney Flats

August 22nd, 2013 9:07 am by Staff Report

This program allows homeschooled children the opportunity to participate in Rocky Mount's Tour and Craft program, which usually requires a "classroom" sized group.

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Hot Topics: 6 things to know before switching schools

Hot Topics: 6 things to know before switching schools

August 21st, 2013 10:11 pm by Paula Sirois

Most of us are happily going through life oblivious to the inner turmoil that parents face about education. Then we have kids.

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Dolly Parton announces 10-year, $300 million expansion

Dolly Parton announces 10-year, $300 million expansion

August 21st, 2013 10:06 am by Associated Press

Country music legend and Sevier County native Dolly Parton announced Wednesday a commitment to invest $300 million over the next 10 years in her hometown.

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Hot Topics: Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen)

Hot Topics: Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen)

August 21st, 2013 10:02 am by Jenni Grover

But beyond the basics of healthy nutrition, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that family meals are an opportunity to nurture enjoyment of food, of each other, and a deeper sense of connection between different members of your family.

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Positions still available at STEM school

Positions still available at STEM school

August 21st, 2013 9:35 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee is off to a great start for the 2013-14 school year, school officials said Tuesday. However, positions remained for both Kingsport and Sullivan County students in all but one Kingsport grade level.

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Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy starting 26th season on a high note

Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy starting 26th season on a high note

August 21st, 2013 9:15 am by Jessica Fischer

MECCA choirs will not only be touring outside the region this year, but also presenting a slate of concerts around their own communities.

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Events: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre seeing green - Community theatre group to stage 'Shrek the Musical'

Events: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre seeing green - Community theatre group to stage 'Shrek the Musical'

August 20th, 2013 4:54 pm by Rebekah Wilson

Based on the Oscar-winning 2001 DreamWorks film, the two-act musical tells a tale of adventure, misfortune and love, as an unlikely trio stumbles upon unexpected friendships and magical fates unfold.

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Events:  Embrace Change With A Positive Attitude

Events: Embrace Change With A Positive Attitude

August 20th, 2013 12:13 pm by Staff Report

The one thing you can count on in life is change! Having a positive attitude can make facing changes exciting and rewarding, instead of something we dread.

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