Wednesday, July 11, 2012

9 -Candidates Compete For 4 -Positions August 2nd
Transparency, technology and school facilities were major talking points at Tuesday’s Sullivan County Board of Education. Nine candidates competing for four positions in the August second election where four incumbents will face five challengers in District 1, 3, 5 and 7. With early voting for school board elections starting Friday issues include the recent redistricting of Ketron Elementary School, the direction of the school district, the closing of schools and the way the school board works with the public. Technology issues include the need to spend more money for updates like classroom support, computers, online classes and teachers trained for new technologies. Sullivan County Schools has recently partnered with Kingsport City Schools on the new technology school which should address regional educational deficiencies. Most candidates agree that the school board should balance between spending, renovating and saving. (bg)

Thursday, July 02, 2015

  • New BVU Chair: "We want to get to the bottom" of Scandal
  • Community Service Deadline Approaches for Free Tennessee College Program
  • Abingdon Arson Suspect Due in Court Next Month in Martinsville
  • Three Injured in Wednesday Crash on Hwy 11E in Telford
  • Tennessee Man Involved in Abduction, Rape Case in Oregon Gets $1 Million Bond
  • Former Eastman Executive Named Chairman of Local Hospital
  • Kingsport Man - "In it for the Money"- Sent to Prison for 10 Years for Drug Dealing
  • False Alarm at Tri-Cities Regional Airport After Security Alert
  • Thief Demands Drugs In Walgreen's Robbery
  • Bristol Chamber Of Commerce Names New CEO
  • Bill to Consider TN Wilderness Act to Expand Cherokee National Forest Up for Fourth Try
  • Vehicle Arson Investigation Continues in Southwest Virginia
  • Alpha Natural Resources Announces Further Funding Investment into Pennsylvania Natural Gas Acquisition
  • Authorities: Leads Diminish in Hunt for Hawkins County Girl with Sex Offender
  • Florida-based Company to Run Golf Operations at Country Club of Bristol, TN
  • Kingsport Man Booked on Theft Charges After Taking Several Armloads of Fireworks from Blountville Retailer
  • "Whistleblower" Not Re-appointed by City Council to Bristol, Virginia Utilities Board
  • Hubbard Appointed Bristol, Virginia Mayor with Dissension About His Previous Service on BVU Board
  • TVA Announces Portion of Boone Dam Reservoir to be Closed to Boat Traffic Beginning Monday
  • Police: Intoxicated Hawkins County Man Used Bark From State-Recognized Arboretum to Build Campfire
  • Glade Spring Man Arrested on Identity Theft Charges Thanks to Help from Social Media



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