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Kingsport native savoring tourney appearance as Wofford assistant

Kingsport native savoring tourney appearance as Wofford assistant

March 20th, 2014 9:06 am by George Thwaites

"Obviously it's been a journey. But the journey is the destination," said Dustin Kerns, a 1998 Dobyns-Bennett graduate who is associate head coach with the Terriers.

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Haslam to sign supermarket wine bill into law

Haslam to sign supermarket wine bill into law

March 20th, 2014 8:03 am by Associated Press

Signing the bill into law doesn't mean your neighborhood grocery store will be able to stock your favorite merlot or chardonnay any time soon.

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Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets

Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets

March 20th, 2014 7:44 am by JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press

Governments are experiencing sticker shock after one of the coldest, snowiest, iciest winters in memory. Many have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads.

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Virginia High prevails over Gate City in season-opening marathon

Virginia High prevails over Gate City in season-opening marathon

March 20th, 2014 12:19 am by George Thwaites

In a mutual season opener, Honaker transfer Austin Kiser picked up an impressive victory in relief, striking out 14 and the Bearcats held on to defeat the Blue Devils 5-4 in 10 innings.

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Vols rally to beat Iowa 78-65 in OT at First Four

Vols rally to beat Iowa 78-65 in OT at First Four

March 20th, 2014 12:13 am by Associated Press

Jarnell Stokes opened overtime with a three-point play that put Tennessee ahead to stay, and the Vols' defense shut down Iowa in OT for a 78-65 victory on Wednesday night in the NCAA First Four.

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TVA switch failure triggers loss of power to 15,000+ in Colonial Heights, Gray

TVA switch failure triggers loss of power to 15,000+ in Colonial Heights, Gray

March 19th, 2014 11:08 pm by Staff Report

"We had a 69 kilovolt switch fail at the Boone switchyard, and that's what caused the outage," TVA spokesman Travis Brickey said. "We rerouted power to Johnson City Power Board customers and they were without service for two hours and eight minutes."

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Church Hill Middle teachers again raising funds to help one of their own with huge medical bills

Church Hill Middle teachers again raising funds to help one of their own with huge medical bills

March 19th, 2014 10:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Heather Watts was teaching at CHMS last April 25 when she gave birth to Delilah about three months premature. Delilah spent the first seven months of her life in the hospital at Vanderbilt University and has had to return twice.

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Church Hill firefighters commended for pulling man from burning home

Church Hill firefighters commended for pulling man from burning home

March 19th, 2014 9:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Four Church Hill firefighters were praised as heroes Tuesday night by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for their actions in attempting to save a man during a Feb. 23 fatal mobile home fire.

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Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

March 19th, 2014 9:42 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The good news is that there are three witnesses to help with putting the puzzle together. All three occupants of the Cessna 172 survived and are now in stable condition.

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Annexation measures clear Senate committee

Annexation measures clear Senate committee

March 19th, 2014 9:08 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, pushed legislation forward this week that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed, despite a public plea from Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin for the senator to pull the bill.

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