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Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

May 14th, 2015 1:43 pm by Stephen Igo

Dr. Jeff Perry is the choice to take up the superintendent's post for Wythe County Public Schools. The Wise County School Board on Thursday issued a notice for a special called meeting next week to begin its own search process for a new superintendent.

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Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

May 14th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that in February vice detectives identified Matthew Dalton Smith, 25, of East Market Street in Johnson City, as a suspect in making meth.

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KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

May 14th, 2015 11:47 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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Opinion
State GOP crosses line by interfering in city election

State GOP crosses line by interfering in city election

May 14th, 2015 10:06 am by Editorial Board

The contest for mayor of Kingsport is traditionally nonpartisan, and political parties have no business involving themselves in it. While the GOP is out to defeat Democrats at every turn, it crosses the line when it launches a campaign in a nonpartisan ra

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UPDATE: Yennie leaving Sullivan schools for Wyoming job

UPDATE: Yennie leaving Sullivan schools for Wyoming job

May 14th, 2015 9:44 am by Rick Wagner

The departure announcement comes just more than a week from a called Sullivan County school board meeting, when Yennie is to announce recommendations based on the just-completed facilities study.

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Dobyns-Bennett whips Science Hill to capture 4th straight regional title

Dobyns-Bennett whips Science Hill to capture 4th straight regional title

May 14th, 2015 9:31 am by Dave Ongie, NET News Service

Caleb Cook and Drew Pierce came through in the clutch for Dobyns-Bennett, and the Indians beat Science Hill 8-1 at Cardinal Park on Wednesday in the Region 1-AAA title game.

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Rebels romp past Blue Devils for Region 1-AAA baseball crown

Rebels romp past Blue Devils for Region 1-AAA baseball crown

May 14th, 2015 9:28 am by Jeff Birchfield, NET News Service

ERWIN - Sullivan South scored nine runs in the first inning, including a first-ever grand slam by Chase Fields, to win the Region 1-AA baseball championship on Wednesday night.

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St. Dominic pays tribute to longtime music teacher

St. Dominic pays tribute to longtime music teacher

May 14th, 2015 9:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - To mark the closing of a 38-year education career, students, former students, parents and officials of St. Dominic Catholic School bid farewell to music teacher Joy Mullen Wednesday afternoon.

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J.C. parents arrested after toddler's surgeries to remove foreign objects

J.C. parents arrested after toddler's surgeries to remove foreign objects

May 14th, 2015 7:34 am by NET News Service

A Johnson City couple was arrested Wednesday on felony neglect charges after their 2-year-old son needed several surgeries to remove foreign objects from his digestive system.

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Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

May 14th, 2015 12:15 am by Nick Shepherd

The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred in August 2013. At that time, Virginia State Police officers were sent to the Fletchers' home to pick up Angela for a mental evaluation.

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