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Kingsport mayor says BMA should once again exercise hiring power now held by city manager

Kingsport mayor says BMA should once again exercise hiring power now held by city manager

November 18th, 2013 10:56 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Mayor Dennis Phillips said on Monday he would like to see Kingsport go back to the days when the Board of Mayor and Aldermen hired the police chief, city attorney and city recorder, rather than the city manager.

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Tennessee rolls to 86-60 victory over The Citadel

Tennessee rolls to 86-60 victory over The Citadel

November 18th, 2013 10:52 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin wants to make sure his team doesn’t get carried away over its early success from 3-point range.

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Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion

Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 10:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Some Hawkins County leaders are on board with a plan to purchase and transform the former Kingsport National Guard Armory into a small business incubator focused on manufacturing.

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Washington County man indicted in 2010 traffic crash that killed former Sullivan commissioner

Washington County man indicted in 2010 traffic crash that killed former Sullivan commissioner

November 18th, 2013 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Washington County man was arrested last month on a vehicular homicide charge related to a 2010 head-on crash that killed a former Sullivan County commissioner.

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Officials expect more people directed to TennCare

Officials expect more people directed to TennCare

November 18th, 2013 10:03 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — While Tennessee residents have been slow to buy health insurance through a new online exchange, state officials said that the number of people being directed to the state’s expanded Medicaid program is higher than expected.

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Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary

Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 9:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A complaint filed against the Hawkins County mayor’s executive secretary by a county commissioner was dismissed following a hearing Monday morning by the Ethics Committee of the Hawkins County Commission.

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Sullivan County commissioners approve asking state to consider  new road across Bristol

Sullivan County commissioners approve asking state to consider new road across Bristol

November 18th, 2013 9:08 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — It’s official. Sullivan County commissioners want the state to study building a new road across southwest Bristol. The Sullivan County Commission voted in favor of the proposal Monday, on a voice vote, with no nays.

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Phone scam: Mount Carmel residents lose  $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

Phone scam: Mount Carmel residents lose $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

November 18th, 2013 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — An elderly Mount Carmel couple was bilked out of slightly more than $36,000 over the past month in what MCPD Chief Mike Campbell described as one of the most elaborate telephone sweepstakes scams he has encountered.

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Hawkins County mother accused of being on drugs in crash with unrestrained children

Hawkins County mother accused of being on drugs in crash with unrestrained children

November 18th, 2013 7:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman accused Saturday morning of crashing a truck containing her two small children while she was under the influence of drugs, later allegedly admitted to attempting to flush pills down the toilet at the jail.

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Ohio State’s Meyer says BCS ‘a flawed system’

Ohio State’s Meyer says BCS ‘a flawed system’

November 18th, 2013 6:45 pm by RUSTY MILLER, AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Bowl Championship Series has been good to Urban Meyer. He led two Florida teams to national championships under the format in the 2006 and 2008 seasons.

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