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Going Greek or Roman? Northeast has grand opening for new amphitheater

September 11th, 2015 10:26 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast President Janice Gilliam said students already have been using the 400-seat feature as an informal place to meet and network. It adds to the 500-seat auditorium in the performing arts center

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Surgoinsville residents celebrate 200 years as a 'Riverfront' town

Surgoinsville residents celebrate 200 years as a 'Riverfront' town - VIDEO

September 12th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Descendants of Surgoinsville founder Major James Surguine were the guests of honor Saturday as the town celebrated its bicentennial beside the Holston River that brought the first European settlers there two centuries ago.

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Surgoinsville students celebrate town's bicentennial with heritage fair

Surgoinsville students celebrate town's bicentennial with heritage fair - VIDEO

September 11th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville's charter was filed in Nashville in 1815, and Friday's heritage fair at Surgoinsville Elementary was intended to give students a glimpse at what life was like for early settlers of that time.

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Hawkins BOE student representatives introduced to board

Hawkins BOE student representatives introduced to board - VIDEO

September 11th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

This is the fifth year that Hawkins County high school seniors have been appointed to serve as student representatives to the BOE in a program that was originally proposed by board member Debbie Shedden.

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Speak of the Devil ... Scott officials trying to deal with new popularity of 'hidden gem'

Speak of the Devil ... Scott officials trying to deal with new popularity of 'hidden gem'

September 9th, 2015 1:56 pm by Marci Gore

It's been called a hidden treasure and, for the longest time, very few people knew it even existed. However, thanks to the power of the Internet and social media, the Devil's Bathtub is anything but a secret now.

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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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'Fighting Teen Addiction': Volunteer High School senior launches anti-drug organization

'Fighting Teen Addiction': Volunteer High School senior launches anti-drug organization - VIDEO

September 7th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We are here to help educate students on alcohol and drug abuse, and give help to those who have family members, or themselves are addicted" -- Sydney Ross

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Hawkins school director receives two year extension, 2 percent pay hike

Hawkins school director receives two year extension, 2 percent pay hike - VIDEO

September 7th, 2015 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Every Hawkins County Schools employee was approved for a 2 percent pay increase in this year's budget except for one - an oversight that was corrected by the school board Thursday evening.

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Droning on: drone at D-B game captures "Friday night experience" for public access channel

Droning on: drone at D-B game captures "Friday night experience" for public access channel

September 7th, 2015 6:30 am by Rick Wagner

Kingsport-based Cumberland Marketing operated the drone, within parameters set by the school system and school, to get video of what True called the "Friday night experience" of a D-B football game.

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Second Harvest holds annual Drive for Food Hunger Convoy

Second Harvest holds annual Drive for Food Hunger Convoy

September 4th, 2015 9:12 am by Nick Shepherd

Second Harvest does the convoy every year to show the size and scope of their work. It also serves to bring recognition to food bank agencies and the donors who work through the year to end hunger.

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BOE gets first look at plan for $2.5 million Surgoinsville Elementary expansion

BOE gets first look at plan for $2.5 million Surgoinsville Elementary expansion - VIDEO

September 4th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The preliminary plan for the $2.5 million, six classroom addition project proposed for Surgoinsville Elementary School was revealed Thursday to the Hawkins County Board of Education.

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