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Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

October 14th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville mayoral candidate Bob Bennett has a lot to say about the town's sewer project, and none of it is good. Current Mayor Johnny Greer accuses Bennett of being the town's number one source of incorrect information and gossip about the project.

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Kaepernick rallies 49ers to win over Rams

Kaepernick rallies 49ers to win over Rams

October 14th, 2014 1:59 am by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Colin Kaepernick threw for 343 yards and three touchdowns, helping the 49ers erase an early 14-point deficit and beat the Rams 31-17 on Monday night.

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Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

October 14th, 2014 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

Tony Street of architects Beeson, Lusk & Street said that six of eight elementary schools are in good condition, especially considering they average about 60 years old. The newest two, Adams and Washington,, were not included in the study.

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Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

October 14th, 2014 12:10 am by Matthew Lane

Tim Elsea, Kingsport's traffic engineer, said the intersection would be changed to a four-way stop. The reason for the switch comes as a result of a 30-day traffic study conducted at the intersection back in June.

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Click your mouse for Gate City High

Click your mouse for Gate City High

October 13th, 2014 10:08 pm by Marci Gore

To help reduce distracted driving and help new drivers build confidence on the road, Gate City High School is participating in this year's Celebrate My Drive campaign, which promotes making smart choices behind the wheel.

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Jones expects Hurd to be 'full go' for Ole Miss

Jones expects Hurd to be 'full go' for Ole Miss

October 13th, 2014 7:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee isn't quite at full strength at the running back position heading into Saturday's clash against a Mississippi defense that ranks among the nation's best.

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KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

October 13th, 2014 4:27 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in Sunday's armed robbery of a Kingsport convenience store is now in custody, with police saying he panicked upon spotting an officer on routine patrol, mistakenly believed his arrest was imminent and jumped a fence to try and hide.

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Friday Night Lights: This week's winner is...

October 13th, 2014 3:00 pm by Carmen Musick

Every Friday from now through Oct. 31, the INK Friday Night Lights Student Photo Contest invites middle and high school students to capture the spirit of Football Fridays in pictures.

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Wellmont announces another leadership change

Wellmont announces another leadership change

October 13th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Chief Operating Officer Tracey Moffatt has left and is being replaced by Eric Deaton, the health care provider announced on Monday. Last month, Wellmont CEO Denny DeNarvaez left her position.

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Walk at Warriors to raise funds for rare speech disorder

Walk at Warriors to raise funds for rare speech disorder

October 13th, 2014 1:30 pm by Amanda Marsh

The Northeast Tennessee Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech will be held Oct. 18 at Warriors Path State Park. Childhood Apraxia of Speech affects a child's ability to plainly and correctly produce syllables.

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