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Following bedbug scare, Rogersville Senior Center will reopen tomorrow

Following bedbug scare, Rogersville Senior Center will reopen tomorrow

March 17th, 2015 2:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Exterminators began working Friday in the building shared by the Rogersville Senior Center and the H.B. Stamps Public Library after a bedbug infestation discovered Thursday prompted an evacuation.

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Closures expected on I-26 beginning Thursday

Closures expected on I-26 beginning Thursday

March 17th, 2015 1:17 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports that beginning Thursday, motorists can expect nightly lane closures and rolling roadblocks at the Gray exit of Interstate 26.

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Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

March 17th, 2015 12:12 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for masked men who allegedly burst through the door of a Sullivan County apartment, then pistol whipped a woman in front of her young children.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

March 17th, 2015 10:27 am by Marci Gore

This is the second drug round up in as many years that has taken place on St. Patrick's Day. Drugs purchased in the investigation were prescription drugs that are developed to help opiate addicts, but are now the leading illegally sold narcotics.

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Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

March 17th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

A third round of roadway improvements is coming to Rock Springs Road, including widening a portion to three lanes and adding an eight-foot mobility path along the entire stretch.

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Consider public's needs, not just tax rate, in setting budget

Consider public's needs, not just tax rate, in setting budget

March 17th, 2015 9:11 am by Editorial Board

Taxpayers certainly appreciate the commission keeping the tax rate down, but in Sullivan County, commissioners have failed to keep pace with inflation, much less fund various departments at levels necessary for minimum public safety and efficiency.

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Hawkins churches hand out drug tests to parents

Hawkins churches hand out drug tests to parents

March 17th, 2015 8:23 am by Jeff Bobo

A group of Hawkins County churches is giving young people one more reason not to try drugs by offering their parents free drug test kits that can be administered at home, with the results available in about 10 minutes.

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Motorcycle rider killed in Carter County crash

Motorcycle rider killed in Carter County crash

March 17th, 2015 8:07 am by NET News Service

A two-vehicle collision in the Stoney Creek area of Carter County left a motorcycle rider dead, although authorities aren't sure what caused her to crash.

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Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

March 17th, 2015 7:53 am by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Lawmakers are getting their chance this week to weigh in on the "net neutrality" debate that has pitted Internet activists against big cable companies and prompted a record number of public comments filed to U.S. regulators.

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Kingsport would use Sullivan North  as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

Kingsport would use Sullivan North as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

March 16th, 2015 10:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Sullivan North High School becoming a Kingsport middle school, something that has been talked about for more than a decade, is officially on the table in draft form.

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