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Improvement project complete at Morristown airport

Improvement project complete at Morristown airport

September 1st, 2014 1:00 pm by Associated Press

A two-year project to make improvements at the Morristown Regional Airport has been completed.

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Scott County SOL scores better, but still need improvement

Scott County SOL scores better, but still need improvement

September 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

Although the figures for the 2013-14 Standards of Learning scores for schools in Scott County showed some minor improvements over the previous year's scores, officials say there is still room for improvement.

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Hawkins to apply for grant that would help pay for railroad spur at Barrette

Hawkins to apply for grant that would help pay for railroad spur at Barrette

September 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey told the Hawkins County Commission Monday that there "has been talk" of Barrette wanting to move from its Bulls Gap location which employs approximately 650 people.

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Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

September 1st, 2014 12:21 am by Associated Press

HAMPTON, Ga. — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

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Worley, defense spark Vols to opening win

Worley, defense spark Vols to opening win

August 31st, 2014 10:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Justin Worley threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns to help Tennessee beat Utah State 38-7 on Sunday night in a game matching two quarterbacks returning from injuries that ended their 2013 seasons prematurely.

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Mount Carmel budget amendment increases spending by $156,236

Mount Carmel budget amendment increases spending by $156,236

August 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A budget amendment approved Tuesday by the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen will cover previously approved paving projects, as well as the purchase of a new mower which wasn't previously approved.

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Loss of funding creates uncertainty for Scott County summer camp

Loss of funding creates uncertainty for Scott County summer camp

August 31st, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"We've got no funding for this year and we are having to be self-sufficient," Lane said. "For about 50 years, this has been a popular summer camp. Back in the 70s and 80s, it was used by high school bands for camps.

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Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

August 31st, 2014 5:29 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Let's talk about sex, baby. That's the only way important sex-related topics are going to be covered, said Max Carlile, organizer of East Tennessee State University's Sex Week.

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12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck succumbs to his injuries

12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck succumbs to his injuries

August 31st, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department was notified Sunday by the Knoxville Medical Examiner's Office that the 12-year-old boy who had been critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in Kingsport last week has died.

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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

August 31st, 2014 4:00 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made.

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