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Kingsport native Geno signs with USL Pro's Eagles

Kingsport native Geno signs with USL Pro's Eagles

February 25th, 2014 2:00 am by Staff Report

Kingsport native and ETSU soccer standout David Geno has signed to play professionally with the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Pro Division.

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Elizabethton tops South, Grainger bests East to set up Region 1-AA title game clash

Elizabethton tops South, Grainger bests East to set up Region 1-AA title game clash

February 25th, 2014 12:31 am by Greg Peters

Elizabethton fought its way past Sullivan South 56-42 and Grainger rolled over Sullivan East 81-48 on Monday to set up a 1 vs. 3 showdown for the Region 1-AA girls championship.

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Lady Patriots trip  up Tribe in region semis

Lady Patriots trip up Tribe in region semis

February 24th, 2014 11:37 pm by Dave Ongie

Dobyns-Bennett's girls overcame a lot this season, but the first half against Jefferson County on Monday night proved to be a bridge too far. The Lady Indians fell 54-35 in the Region 1-AAA semifinals.

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Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

February 24th, 2014 10:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County and Kingsport school officials have reached a consensus to do a comprehensive joint facilities study with Dublin, Ohio-based DiJong-Richter, also using local architectural firm Beeson, Lusk & Street.

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Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

February 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies made two recent unrelated drug possession arrests of motorists, both of whom were stopped after allegedly "crossing the center line" five times each.

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Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

February 24th, 2014 9:52 pm by Wes Bunch

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of potential scams after a Southwest Virginia man was recently bilked out of $20,000 by con artists.

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Homeschoolers take fourth straight  Mock Trial victory, advance to state

Homeschoolers take fourth straight Mock Trial victory, advance to state

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

A team composed of greater Kingsport area homeschool students has won its fourth consecutive district High School Mock Trial Competition and will represent the area at the state competition in March.

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TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

February 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Hank Hayes

A newly released report from a Tennessee state commission does not recommend legislation to cap utility rates paid by unincorporated Piney Flats residents who receive water and sewer service from Johnson City.

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UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

February 24th, 2014 7:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to make a counterproposal to Tennessee's efforts to carve out a special deal for Medicaid expansion.

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UPDATE: Four  Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

UPDATE: Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 6:48 pm by Wes Bunch

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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