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Weather has put Surgoinsville bridge completion in limbo

Weather has put Surgoinsville bridge completion in limbo

February 4th, 2014 12:03 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Now that winter has set in, and the groundhog has spoken, the worst-case scenario has come to fruition for Surgoinsville residents who have been waiting patiently for their new Longs Bend Road bridge to open since November.

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After recent deaths of students, teacher,  Volunteer community comes together in prayer vigil

After recent deaths of students, teacher, Volunteer community comes together in prayer vigil

February 3rd, 2014 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — In the face of so much death this school year, some members of the community surrounding Volunteer High School are putting their faith in God’s plan.

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Ball's last-second jumper lifts Raiders over Bucs, seals twin bill split

Ball's last-second jumper lifts Raiders over Bucs, seals twin bill split

February 3rd, 2014 11:41 pm by Greg Peters

Senior Grayson Ball nailed a short jumper with six seconds to go in regulation to give the Sullivan North boys a 51-49 non-conference win over University High on Monday. The Lady Raiders fell 54-33 in the night's opener.

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Search for new Kingsport city manager goes live

Search for new Kingsport city manager goes live

February 3rd, 2014 11:36 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport will officially begin advertising its city manager position today. “I’ll start hitting the phones tomorrow,” said Pat Hardy, with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service, during a report to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday.

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Former Buc standout earns Super Bowl ring with Seahawks’   staff

Former Buc standout earns Super Bowl ring with Seahawks’ staff

February 3rd, 2014 10:37 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University football, set to kick its reawakening into high gear in the next few months, received another shot in the arm with the result of Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

February 3rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Gov. Bill Haslam made the announcement during his State of the State address, which included details of his $32.6 billion state spending proposal and a rundown of some of his top legislative priorities for the year.

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Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

February 3rd, 2014 10:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school system leaders heard a lot about school bus contracts Monday, later voting on one bus contract issue but leaving another for a later meeting.

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Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

February 3rd, 2014 9:06 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — For someone who normally eats 2,000 calories daily, even consuming two 12-ounce cans of soda substantially increases the risk. For most American adults, sodas and other sugary drinks are the main source of added sugar.

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PHOTO GALLERY: University High at North girls basketball

February 3rd, 2014 8:54 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's University High at Sullivan North girls basketball game in Kingsport

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Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

February 3rd, 2014 8:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The charge was preceded by a verbal altercation that allegedly occurred between Sarah Davis and Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Jan. 30.

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