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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include photos from Sunday's storms, a Greeneville crash killed a Kingsport businessman, a local business owner raising concerns about the Aquatic Center and a car crashing into a Kingsport store, among others

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KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

August 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

School starts back on Monday and while they may get a squeal of excitement or a low pitched groan from students, adults need to be aware of the extra traffic and safety concerns that come along with the start of new school year.

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CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

August 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

With Hawkins County Schools going back into session Monday morning, Church Hill police are asking motorists to exercise caution, and be especially observant on roadways near schools.

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Roger Leonard: Wellmont carefully weighing options for system's future

Roger Leonard: Wellmont carefully weighing options for system's future

August 3rd, 2014 6:20 am by ROGER LEONARD

In January, Wellmont Health System announced it was exploring whether alignment with another health care organization would better support our mission to provide superior health care with compassion.

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Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

August 3rd, 2014 3:00 am by Associated Press

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California's governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

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Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

August 3rd, 2014 2:00 am by Associated Press

ComicConnect is selling Batman creator Bob Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3, a nearly mint copy of the first Incredible Hulk comic book and a 1942 Archie comic book.

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Twins pitching bottles up K-Mets in 4-0 win

Twins pitching bottles up K-Mets in 4-0 win

August 2nd, 2014 11:32 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton's Sam Gibbons scattered two hits over seven innings and the Twins went on to beat the Kingsport Mets 4-0 on Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

August 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

That would include non-students smoking inside private vehicles in a school parking lot, which is allowed now, and non-students smoking a set limit outside entrances to sporting events after school hours, also allowed now.

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Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

August 2nd, 2014 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is seeking to make details of renovation fund expenditures and projects more transparent.

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U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

August 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

ATLANTA — The first person infected with Ebola to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals.

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