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Woman who died at WCDC was 5th inmate death this year

Woman who died at WCDC was 5th inmate death this year

December 4th, 2013 9:55 pm by becky campbell, NET news service

The Johnson City woman who died Tuesday while housed at the Washington County Detention Center was the fifth inmate this year to die either at the jail or after being transported to a medical facility following some kind of incident at the jail.

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Former Hawkins clerk’s jail sentence for theft now on third appeal

Former Hawkins clerk’s jail sentence for theft now on third appeal

December 4th, 2013 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

The appeals are beginning to pile up for former Hawkins County Chancery Court deputy clerk and convicted embezzler Kevin Graham, currently free on bond pending an appeal of an appeal that had reversed another appeal.

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Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

December 4th, 2013 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s school board will interview all four consultant companies that responded to a request for qualifications for a comprehensive demographics, facilities and program study for the system.

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Report: NSA tracks billions of cellphones daily

Report: NSA tracks billions of cellphones daily

December 4th, 2013 9:09 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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Wellmont Health System acquires Wexford House

Wellmont Health System acquires Wexford House

December 4th, 2013 8:43 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday it has acquired Wexford House, a 174-bed skilled and long-term care nursing facility serving the Kingsport area.

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Preliminary report: Hypothermia cause of death of Volunteer senior

Preliminary report: Hypothermia cause of death of Volunteer senior

December 4th, 2013 7:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cause of death for a Volunteer High School senior found deceased outside a Church Hill mobile home last week is believed to be hypothermia, based on the results of a preliminary autopsy report.

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Looking to coddle your kitty? Sophisticats in Kingsport is open for business

Looking to coddle your kitty? Sophisticats in Kingsport is open for business

December 4th, 2013 6:52 pm by Hank Hayes

Nancy Ward and the Downtown Kingsport Association cut the ribbon Wednesday on Sophisticats, which bills itself as the region’s only salon offering grooming, daycare, retail and lodging exclusively for cats.

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Photo gallery: Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

Photo gallery: Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

December 4th, 2013 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

Two apartments were exposed to flames, while smoke damage and the need to pull power to the building has affected the tenants of seven additional units.

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Folks You Should Know: Bill Powley

Folks You Should Know: Bill Powley

December 4th, 2013 3:04 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

FLIGHT Foundation president Bill Powley was recently inducted into the Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame. He attributed his shining achievement to the program's rarity and long-lived success.

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Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

December 4th, 2013 2:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police said a man who was allegedly caught red handed breaking into a pickup for sale on a Rogersville dealership lot early Friday morning claimed he’d won the truck in a lottery.

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