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Early Voting begins today for city elections

Early Voting begins today for city elections

April 29th, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

Kingsport voters will elect a new mayor, three aldermen and four members of the city's board of education. Bristol voters will elect two city council members, two members of the city's board of education, a juvenile court judge and a juvenile court judge.

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Marinas on extra-low lake will get break from Sullivan County property assessor

Marinas on extra-low lake will get break from Sullivan County property assessor

April 29th, 2015 7:01 am by J. H. Osborne

Ron Hillman says any harm to residential values won't become clear until time passes and any change in home sales prices can be shown to have changed market value.

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TVA President and CEO: Plan for Boone Fix May Be Determined By Mid Summer

TVA President and CEO: Plan for Boone Fix May Be Determined By Mid Summer

April 29th, 2015 6:55 am by J. H. Osborne

On a Tuesday tour of the dam, TVA President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Johnson would not speculate on how long a fix might take to complete - or how much longer the lake will remain below even normal winter levels.

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Villiard three-RBI shot spoils Maggard gem

Villiard three-RBI shot spoils Maggard gem

April 28th, 2015 11:44 pm by George Thwaites

Crafty Gate City left hander, still winless after three-hit performance in tight Grogan Park, played travel ball with Union center fielder whose sixth-inning blast lifted the Bears to a 3-2 Conference 40 baseball victory.

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Fun Fest announces theme, chairman

Fun Fest announces theme, chairman

April 28th, 2015 10:21 pm by Staff report

"This year's theme truly captures many of the reasons I love Fun Fest and all it has to offer," said Don Campbell.

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Bear spotted twice in Mount Carmel neighborhood

Bear spotted twice in Mount Carmel neighborhood

April 28th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"That's not uncommon for this time of the year,"MCPD Chief Jeff Jackson said. "They're looking for food, and if people are putting food in their trash or feeding their animals outside, the bears will find that."

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Pork beef: Hawkins officials address years-old pork served to  students

Pork beef: Hawkins officials address years-old pork served to students

April 28th, 2015 5:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Some Hawkins County students were served roast pork last week that was 4-6 years old, sparking outrage by a few local officials, and prompting the Board of Education to set a committee meeting to discuss the issue.

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Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions

Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions

April 28th, 2015 5:00 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press; AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

This is also the first time the National Guard has been called out to quell unrest in Baltimore since 1968, when some of the same neighborhoods burned for days after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

April 28th, 2015 2:07 pm by Rick Wagner

Yennie among three finalists; Albany County school board meeting again Wednesday night.

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Caller seeks police insights on making bath salts

Caller seeks police insights on making bath salts

April 28th, 2015 1:45 pm by Rain Smith

An inquisitive caller asked dispatchers, "What is considered legal with drugs?" She then elaborated that lots of "oils" are for sale on the Internet, and was curious "if anything could be mixed with them to make, like, bath salts or stuff?"

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