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Tennessee says it is collecting unemployment overpayments

Tennessee says it is collecting unemployment overpayments

April 2nd, 2015 7:07 am by Associated Press

This comes after a scathing audit by the Tennessee comptroller's office that said prisoners, state employees and at least one dead person have been on the rolls of those receiving unemployment benefits in Tennessee.

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Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

April 1st, 2015 11:59 pm by Marci Gore

Lori Mellons has spearheaded much of the effort to get folks to band together to try to save the bridge. During Wednesday's meeting, Mellons presented the board with a petition, signed by more than 1,600 people who want to see the bridge rebuilt.

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Eleven Days Overdue: Mount Carmel BMA changes library closure policy

Eleven Days Overdue: Mount Carmel BMA changes library closure policy

April 1st, 2015 11:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Mount Carmel public library was closed 11 days in February thanks to a policy implemented in November which called for the library to be closed when Hawkins County Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

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Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

April 1st, 2015 11:21 pm by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Morgan Marshall was bringing the heat on Wednesday afternoon. The Volunteer junior was bringing plenty of effective off-speed pitches, too, in the Lady Falcons' Big 7 Conference 4-1 win over Science Hill at Metro-Kiwanis Park.

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Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959

Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959 - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout the 1950s Rogersville High School's football team dressed in the poorly ventilated gym locker room, until the smell caused a visiting parent to literally faint.

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Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

April 1st, 2015 8:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A former Virginia State Trooper, Ronnie Oakes, a Republican, was first elected in 1995, and handily won reelection to subsequent terms.

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Photo Gallery: Stage Road brush fire burn 6.5 acres

April 1st, 2015 7:21 pm by Ned Jilton

Brush fires kept area fire departments jumping Wednesday. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Photos: Easter Egg Roll at Allandale - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 7:00 pm by David Grace

The Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department hosted the "Easter Egg Roll" at Allandale Mansion on Wednesday, with more than 100 youngsters and adults participating in the free event.

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Library renovation to be accomplished in incremental steps

Library renovation to be accomplished in incremental steps

April 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Fully funding the expansion and renovation of the Kingsport Public Library will likely not take place in the next five years. Rather, any major improvements done to the building will be through smaller incremental steps.

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Wellmont memo adds details on merger with Mountain States

Wellmont memo adds details on merger with Mountain States

April 1st, 2015 4:04 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System has pledged an open communication process with its "family" on the eve of announcing a merger with rival health care provider Mountain States Health Alliance.

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