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Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

October 24th, 2014 11:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission's Insurance Committee voted Thursday to recommend switching from MCA, which has been the county's third-party administrator since January, to Cigna Healthcare.

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Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

October 24th, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — No one appreciates a laser shining in their eyes, much less a uniformed cop investigating a crime. And when that laser happens to be mounted to a hunting rifle, the gunman has set his sights squarely on jail.

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Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

October 24th, 2014 9:17 am by Rain Smith

The suspect in a recent string of thefts stole his second vehicle in a week on Thursday night, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and is a "danger to the public" due to his reckless behavior and driving under the influence of drugs.

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D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

October 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Homecoming is still more than a week away, but that didn't stop a few ETSU football players from returning to their roots The Bucs held a scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium on Thursday, and a couple of D-B players stole the show.

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Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

October 24th, 2014 8:10 am by Nick Shepherd

Just in time for Halloween, "Zombeo and Juliet" — a unique take on the timeless Shakespeare love story — will be presented by the Kingsport Theatre Guild during the next two weekends at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 24th, 2014 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily.

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 7:07 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dispatched an Ebola response team to New York. Health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

October 24th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

Laurel Run Park gives hikers access to some challenging wilderness trails, but the road leading into the park has become almost as rugged as the trails and an adventure to traverse in itself.

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Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

October 24th, 2014 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A man accused of burning his girlfriend's 14-month-old baby with cigarettes in 2010 was sentenced to 10 years Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the reduced charge of attempted aggravated child abuse.

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Houston knocks Dobyns-Bennett out of state volleyball tournament

Houston knocks Dobyns-Bennett out of state volleyball tournament

October 23rd, 2014 11:14 pm by Corby A. Yarbrough, Times-News Correspondent

D-B dropped a four-setter to Houston in a TSSAA Class AAA volleyball tournament elimination match at Siegel High School, falling to the Lady Mustangs 13-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-22.

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