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UVa-Wise ranks second for low student debt

UVa-Wise ranks second for low student debt

September 9th, 2015 6:30 pm by Stephen Igo

UVa-Wise is ranked second in the nation of the list of top public liberal arts colleges whose students graduate with a low debt load by the latest U.S. News & World Report's annual college guide and national college rankings

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King alumni to gather in D.C. Sept. 25

September 9th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

"Washington. D.C. is a special place to many King alumni due to the freshman Experience D.C. trip. For some, it was their first experience in a major metropolitan area," says Michael Webb, director of alumni services at King

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Joint Sullivan, cities facilities studies meeting set for Sept. 24

Joint Sullivan, cities facilities studies meeting set for Sept. 24

September 9th, 2015 9:00 am by Rick Wagner

Director Evelyn Rafalowski told the county board of education that the meeting among the Kingpsort and county schools boards, the city board of mayor and aldermen and the county commission also would have Bristol counterparts invited.

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Proposed policy prohibits future nepotism in Hawkins schools

Proposed policy prohibits future nepotism in Hawkins schools

September 9th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A new proposed nepotism policy recommended by the Hawkins County Board of Education Tuesday bans the hiring of persons under the supervision of immediate family members in the future, but "grandfathers" existing nepotism situations.

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Wise County School Board names Mullins superintendent

Wise County School Board names Mullins superintendent

September 8th, 2015 11:38 pm by Stephen Igo

Mullins has served as the school division's director of secondary education since 2009, responsibilities he maintained while serving as interim superintendent this summer while the board dove into a summerlong search process.

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Southwest Virginia adult ed program kicking off year with new name, focus

Southwest Virginia adult ed program kicking off year with new name, focus

September 8th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Our goal is no longer just a GED," said Jan Stallard, Instructional Specialist. "We will set the stage for postsecondary student success with initial career exploration and ongoing academic and career counseling and assessment.

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Sullivan County Commission may fill Combs' seat

Sullivan County Commission may fill Combs' seat

September 8th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Betty Combs, a retired county teacher with more than a decade on the school board, died last month while on the BOE. Her four-year term runs until the 2016 county general election in August

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Surgoinsville Elementary celebrates bicentennial Friday with day long 'Heritage Roundup'

Surgoinsville Elementary celebrates bicentennial Friday with day long 'Heritage Roundup' - VIDEO

September 8th, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

About every few years SES holds a Heritage event, inviting demonstrators and historic re-enactors on campus to teach children what life was like for early settlers.

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Northeast amphitheater ribbon cutting set for Thursday, Sept. 10

September 8th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The College broke ground on the amphitheater's construction earlier this summer. Northeast State President Dr. Janice H. Gilliam will talk about the project's development and completion.

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Kingsport, county boards may hold joint meeting on school facilities studies

Kingsport, county boards may hold joint meeting on school facilities studies

September 8th, 2015 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

The intertwined Sullivan County and Kingsport facilities studies process, including a pending agreement for the county to transfer Sullivan North High School building to the city, may see some movement this month.

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