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Holston Valley middle closing early

Holston Valley middle closing early

November 13th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff reports

Holston Valley Middle School is closing today at 10:30 due to a water line break.

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Annual Johnia Berry Holiday Toy Drive continues through Dec. 5

Annual Johnia Berry Holiday Toy Drive continues through Dec. 5

November 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The drive kicked off Nov. 4 and continues through Dec.5. Specially-marked collection containers are located at area Food City locations throughout the Tri-Cities.

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Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

November 13th, 2014 8:50 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be 44-cents lower that previously expected.

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'Everybody liked Mike' — Colleagues remember judge, former senator

'Everybody liked Mike' — Colleagues remember judge, former senator

November 13th, 2014 8:29 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — For everything Mike Faulk accomplished in his life, the people who knew him best believed the best was yet to come.

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Community Sunday Stories
A Life Well Lived: Peyton Flanary - 'the boy with the red bandana' - continues to change lives

A Life Well Lived: Peyton Flanary - 'the boy with the red bandana' - continues to change lives

November 13th, 2014 6:00 am by Katherine Scoggins

Kind. Funny. Godly. These are some of the words used to describe Peyton Flanary, a young man who lost his life in an automobile accident last December. He was just 16, but in his short life, Peyton accomplished important work far beyond his years.

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Local News
Roe: It's up to Obama to work with GOP-led Congress

Roe: It's up to Obama to work with GOP-led Congress

November 13th, 2014 12:04 am by Hank Hayes

Roe, who last week was elected to a fourth term serving Northeast Tennessee's 1st Congressional District, said Republicans will make moves to alter the Affordable Care Act.

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Sports
Same security measures planned for second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett game

Same security measures planned for second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett game

November 12th, 2014 11:18 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Science Hill will host Dobyns-Bennett Friday in the second round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs. With each school boasting a student body of more than 2,000 students, the playoff game will likely be sold out.

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Sullivan officials likely to discuss sick time use by highway department employees

Sullivan officials likely to discuss sick time use by highway department employees

November 12th, 2014 10:13 pm by J. H. Osborne

According to public information from the county's payroll office, for the pay period of Sept. 29 through Oct. 10, county highway department employees racked up a total of 258.5 hours of sick leave. The dollar amount: $3,737.26.

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Entertainment
Piney Flats doctor to appear on 'Untold Stories of the ER' Friday

Piney Flats doctor to appear on 'Untold Stories of the ER' Friday

November 12th, 2014 9:57 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

It turns out Dr. Sarah Carrier wasn't the only one who thought the things she sees in the emergency room at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and other area hospitals are fit for the big screen.

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Cops and robber: 14-year-old busted in Kingsport stickup

Cops and robber: 14-year-old busted in Kingsport stickup

November 12th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

The incident occurred last Thursday at Minute Market, 1108 E. Center St. Kingsport police officers responded at approximately 9 p.m., after a white male suspect entered the store dressed head-to-toe in black, including a ski mask.

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