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Sullivan commissioner broaches idea of consolidating county, Kingsport, Bristol school systems

Sullivan commissioner broaches idea of consolidating county, Kingsport, Bristol school systems

June 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Commissioner Moe Brotherton, whose district includes the Colonial Heights area, said Thursday that it's time to consider consolidation of Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol school systems.

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Man charged with 5th DUI reportedly had pill residue on teeth, mouth

Man charged with 5th DUI reportedly had pill residue on teeth, mouth

June 12th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took three tries, but a Hawkins County man accused of his fifth DUI offense finally allegedly admitted to police early Tuesday morning that the white residue on his mouth and teeth was Xanax.

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Eastman, UT College of Engineering teaming up

Eastman, UT College of Engineering teaming up

June 12th, 2014 9:23 pm by Rick Wagner

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Co. have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space, and construct a new student lounge.

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Photo Gallery: Rain Fails to Dampen Bluegrass on Broad.

June 12th, 2014 8:03 pm by Ned Jilton

It was a toe tapping, or is that toe splashing, time as the group Tennessee Skyline took the stage for Bluegrass on Broad. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Gate City's Rosa Smith claims VHSL 2A girls tennis state singles crown

Gate City's Rosa Smith claims VHSL 2A girls tennis state singles crown

June 12th, 2014 7:43 pm by George Thwaites

The Lady Blue Devils ace collected a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 win over George Mason's Kynadi Mauney in Thursday's final.

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VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine

VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A mental health professional told police last year that a teenage patient's apparent plan to commit a mass school shooting at Volunteer High School was "very real."

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Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

June 12th, 2014 6:17 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump, fulfilling a goal he made five years ago after a similar jump even though he can no longer use his legs.

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Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

June 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Jonesborough man, who police say warned of the coming apocalypse and claimed his truck drove him to a Kingsport home because it was on auto pilot, was arrested Wednesday on burglary and weapons charges

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Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

June 12th, 2014 2:13 pm by NET News Service

Johnson City police were amid a search for a man who fired shots at different locations Wednesday and Thursday.

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Library of Congress names former Kingsport resident Charles Wright 20th US poet laureate

Library of Congress names former Kingsport resident Charles Wright 20th US poet laureate

June 12th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Wright hails from Pickwick Dam, Tennessee. His family eventually settled in Kingsport where Wright says he "really grew up," according to the Tennessee Literary Project at MTSU.

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