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What does it take to host the largest chamber dinner in the country? A small army

What does it take to host the largest chamber dinner in the country? A small army

February 6th, 2015 8:06 am by Nick Shepherd

Tonight, a flood of humanity will come through the doors at MeadowView Convention Center for the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce dinner. Preparations began in the summer, and an army is working behind the scenes to make sure it goes off flawlessly.

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6 of 7 who killed Insure Tennessee are on state health plan

6 of 7 who killed Insure Tennessee are on state health plan

February 6th, 2015 7:06 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state-insured senators include Todd Gardenhire of Chattanooga and Rusty Crowe of Johnson City. During a committee debate, Sen. Gardenhire had declared that he uses private insurance.

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Cougars claw Golden Raiders, North girls beat KACHEA

Cougars claw Golden Raiders, North girls beat KACHEA

February 6th, 2015 12:26 am by George Thwaites

Old Ketron High School luminaries recognized at 'Throwback Thursday' basketball games, the first high school games held on the Bloomingdale parquet since Ketron and Lynn View gave way to Sullivan North.

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UT partners with Kingsport schools  to offer advanced degrees for teachers

UT partners with Kingsport schools to offer advanced degrees for teachers

February 5th, 2015 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

The two-year program will offer advanced educational degrees to teachers from Kingsport City Schools and possibly other local school systems.

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Candidates have two weeks left to file papers to run in Kingsport  elections

Candidates have two weeks left to file papers to run in Kingsport elections

February 5th, 2015 11:10 pm by Matthew Lane

Four candidates have officially filed to run for Kingsport mayor: Alderman John Clark, Gary Lane, Alderman Tom Parham and former Alderman and former state Rep. Nathan Vaughn.

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DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

February 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man has been arrested for an incident that occurred more than two years ago at a Kingsport residence, where he allegedly ran over a drinking buddy while under the influence of synthetic drugs.

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Julie Ebers: 'Helping others is where my heart is'

Julie Ebers: 'Helping others is where my heart is'

February 5th, 2015 7:15 pm by Bob Robinson, Community Contributor

At age 41, Julie Ebers is starting over to prove that she can do anything she decides to do.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Clearing the Way

February 5th, 2015 5:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

The Clinch Coalition does trail work in all kinds of weather! This crew worked on the Chief Benge Scout Trail below High Knob Lake on a cold snowy morning in December!

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Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

February 5th, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

Despite repeated warnings to cease her actions, including a police officer's visit to her home the previous night, the woman sent more texts at 2 a.m.

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eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

February 5th, 2015 4:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Move to save $1,300 first year and $2,800 annually after that, director of schools says.

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