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Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

November 4th, 2014 12:34 am by Rick Wagner

About 100 Sullivan County school system stakeholders Monday night reached a consensus they are willing to pay higher taxes for new school buildings. But they are not so much willing to pay more for renovating or repairing existing buildings.

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Kingsport leaders would like to step up stepped-up code enforcement efforts

Kingsport leaders would like to step up stepped-up code enforcement efforts

November 4th, 2014 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

In July, code enforcement had 242 open cases; today the number is 198. And the number of closed cases per month is greater than the number of open ones, meaning the backlog is being reduced.

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PREP ROUNDUPS: High school volleyball and football

PREP ROUNDUPS: High school volleyball and football

November 3rd, 2014 11:49 pm by staff

Details from the Conference 40 and Conference 48 volleyball tournaments in Southwest Virginia as well as a rare Monday night football game at J.I. Burton's Lawson-Fitchko Stadium.

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Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

November 3rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Pollsters aren't expecting any surprises for the U.S. Senate and 9th District House of Representatives outcomes in Tuesday's elections posed by the re-election bids of incumbents, but it's up to voters now to decide.

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Officer asked to assist with beer run

Officer asked to assist with beer run

November 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

As a deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 11W, a man "stumbled up" and pleaded for "a ride to the beer store."

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Arraignment delayed for man accused in Johnson City stabbing

Arraignment delayed for man accused in Johnson City stabbing

November 3rd, 2014 8:27 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — The arraignment for a city man accused of trying to kill his housemate with a "cleaver-type knife" was postponed after a judge decided to grant him additional time to prepare his defense.

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Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

November 3rd, 2014 7:48 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants.

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Suspect arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

Suspect arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

November 3rd, 2014 7:00 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

A 31-year-old man was arrested in the hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who had gone trick-or-treating on Halloween, authorities said Monday.

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Gov. Haslam pushes for votes in Tri-Cities stop

Gov. Haslam pushes for votes in Tri-Cities stop

November 3rd, 2014 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Incumbent Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam promised continued improvement in economic development and education as he asked supporters for four more years in office during a rally at Tri-City Aviation on Monday.

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Donation funding changes at Kingsport library

Donation funding changes at Kingsport library

November 3rd, 2014 4:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Some quick and easy changes are coming to the Kingsport Public Library this year: a new study area and media station on the fourth floor, a teen area on the main floor and some new toys for the children's library.

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