Sullivan County’s Ketron Elementary School had a drive-through event to present report cards, personal items and even some plants to students.
The referendum would have asked voters to approve increasing the local option sales tax rate to 2.75% across the county (for a total sales tax of 9.75%, including the state’s 7% sales tax).
Miller Perry Elementary School on Tuesday had what fifth grade science and social studies teacher Brittany Ivanich called a drive “bye” celebration for the end of the 2020-21 school year.
Volunteer High School seniors will have an opportunity to get together one more time with a special parade and recognition event the day before their May 30 “social distancing graduation ceremony” takes place.
It is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday in the month of May.
The Sequoyah Scribe at Sevier Middle School in Kingsport has received awards from Youth Yournalism International.
The Sullivan County school board chairman says the pandemic hasn’t slowed the project, which was already delayed a year by rainy weather.
A year-long process to make the former J.J. Kelly High School building a Wise County community services facility came to a stop Thursday.
Mountain Empire Community College took the plunge for a virtual commencement ceremony Friday for its more than 570 degree and certificate graduates.
The chances for a referendum in August to equalize the local option sales tax to 2.75% countywide in Sullivan County weren’t looking good Friday morning.
JT Stroder, who participated in Tuesday's BOE meeting via conference call, will take over for Rebecca Isaacs, who is retiring at the end of June after nine years at the helm.
Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
The Wise County Board of Supervisors heard the county school system’s proposed budget Thursday along with a glimpse of the county’s own pandemic-related budget issues in fiscal year 2020-21.
On Wednesday, the county’s budget committee got its first official look at the county school system’s funding request for the upcoming fiscal year.
Hawkins County's 2020 prom season will be a little late this year, but thanks to some thoughtful adults, and some generous sponsors, students from both main high schools will be dancing in July.