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Coeburn takes over operation of town Public Works Department

Coeburn takes over operation of town Public Works Department

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Staff Report

Last fall, the Coeburn Town Council voted against renewing a public works contract with Veolia Water North America (VWNA). The company operated the town's Public Works Department since May 14, 2009, according to a press release.

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Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is held around the nation twice a year to raise awareness of permanent prescription drug disposal boxes available to the public.

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Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

April 23rd, 2014 10:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the school board is keeping the STEM program alive and well by voting 5-0 with one absent and one abstaining for his recommendation to move it to a school within a school at Holston Middle.

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Volunteer clinches Big 7 softball crown

Volunteer clinches Big 7 softball crown

April 23rd, 2014 10:50 pm by George Thwaites

Morgan Marshall struck out 15 batters, breaking two school records and the Lady Falcons clinched the Big 7 Conference championship in an 11-2 win over visiting Dobyns-Bennett.

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Grant to help fund equipment upgrades, overtime for Weber City PD

Grant to help fund equipment upgrades, overtime for Weber City PD

April 23rd, 2014 10:24 pm by Wes Bunch

Weber City Police Chief Phillip Lane said he and Mayor Grover W. Dougherty applied for the funds last year after the Attorney General's Office received roughly $50 million from a settlement with Abbott Labs stemming from a lawsuit over misbranded drugs.

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Business & Technology
Williams Fresh Produce  opens at Traders Village

Williams Fresh Produce opens at Traders Village

April 23rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hank Hayes

"We offer seasonal produce, such as apples, bananas, Vidalia onions, watermelons, and Cooley strawberries ... wholesale and retail prices," business operator Rodney Williams said in an email.

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Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

April 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports John A. Brown told the Tennessee Board of Parole that he is a changed man after 40 years in prison. "I'm truly sorry," said Brown, who is now 63. "I've committed the last 40 years to changing my life."

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Clemson's Swinney won't change after Freedom From Religion complaint

Clemson's Swinney won't change after Freedom From Religion complaint

April 23rd, 2014 7:20 pm by Associated Press

"Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program. All we require in the recruitment of any player is that he must be a great player at his position, meet the academic requirements, and have good character," the football coach said.

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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

April 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

The Air Force wants to gradually retire the fleet of 32 "Dragon Lady" planes, which can soar to an altitude of 70,000 feet, collect intelligence on North Korea and Russia and rapidly send the data to U.S. commanders.

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Kingsport  issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

Kingsport issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

April 23rd, 2014 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport has been without a Krispy Kreme for more than four years.

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