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PluggedIn VA: Deadline to sign up for information technology training approaching

PluggedIn VA: Deadline to sign up for information technology training approaching

February 22nd, 2014 10:02 pm by Wes Bunch

Administrators with the Regional Adult Education Program of Lee, Scott, Wise and Norton public schools say time is running out to sign up for information technology training through its PluggedIn VA course that begins next month.

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Attorney won't file lawsuit to rehire highway workers before  commission's March meeting

Attorney won't file lawsuit to rehire highway workers before commission's March meeting

February 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

Bruce Shine, the attorney representing former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who want their jobs back, said he will not take the issue to court until after the Sullivan County Commission's March 17 meeting.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe routs Trojans in regional quarters

Tribe routs Trojans in regional quarters

February 22nd, 2014 9:30 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett was all business Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the Region 1-AAA boys basketball tournament at the Buck Van Huss Dome, cruising to an 82-53 win over Morristown West.

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UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

February 22nd, 2014 8:28 pm by NET News Service

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 left at least one person dead and two others with "extremely serious injuries," according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Texas A&M forges past Tennessee in OT

Texas A&M forges past Tennessee in OT

February 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Associated Press

Antwan Space sank a 3-pointer in overtime to lift the Texas A&M men's basketball team to a 68-65 win over Tennessee on Saturday.

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Community Local News
Lynn Garden Restaurant employees honored for helping save man's life

Lynn Garden Restaurant employees honored for helping save man's life

February 22nd, 2014 7:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Christy Sanders and Cherie Barker went to work at the Lynn Garden Restaurant on Jan. 28 as they would any other work day. But that day was anything but routine.

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Local News Faith
Outpatient program teaches former female inmates to function as adults

Outpatient program teaches former female inmates to function as adults

February 22nd, 2014 6:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

In a converted doctor's office in Johnson City, seven women sit around a table. Each has an open book in front of her. Written in bold letters on the front of the book is "Parent Handbook." This is parenting class day, and the lesson is on touching.

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Families Free helping women  transition from jail to freedom

Families Free helping women transition from jail to freedom

February 22nd, 2014 6:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

Families Free is a nonprofit faith-based organization serving the Tri-Cities. They offer classes in four jails around the region, Blountville, Washington County, Johnson City and Hawkins County.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

February 22nd, 2014 6:12 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Regan Smith had the checkered flag in sight at Daytona a year ago and a freight train of cars in his rearview mirror. He moved high to throw a block on Brad Keselowski and it backfired badly.

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Local News Business & Technology
Downtown Kingsport Association plans to build on its multiple successes from 2013

Downtown Kingsport Association plans to build on its multiple successes from 2013

February 22nd, 2014 5:18 pm by Hank Hayes

The Downtown Kingsport Association's game plan for this year looks much like what happened last year - recruit more specialty retailers and restaurants, and help developers craft loft living space.

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