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Kingsport officials consider  revised  high-end housing  plan

Kingsport officials consider revised high-end housing plan

December 7th, 2013 6:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Planning Department has created a draft set of rules and guidelines for the city’s new Professional Housing Stimulus Program, with some changes and additions from the initial idea.

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2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

December 7th, 2013 6:47 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning David Timbs sees promise in the system’s 2013 Tennessee Report Card results, especially in ACT scores and math scores.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth with Santa at Region's Bank on Church Circle.

December 7th, 2013 6:42 pm by Staff Report

Santa visited Region's Bank for downtown Kingsport's Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration.

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Ballot for Sullivan County primaries filling up

Ballot for Sullivan County primaries filling up

December 7th, 2013 6:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The list of candidates and would-be nominees for Sullivan County elected offices on the ballot next year has grown over the past couple of weeks.

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Georgia Tech blows past ETSU 87-57

Georgia Tech blows past ETSU 87-57

December 7th, 2013 6:40 pm by MATT WINKELJOHN, Associated Press

Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half Saturday, when Georgia Tech used a big run late in the period to blow open the game on the way to a 87-57 win over East Tennessee State.

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Rotary Club delivers new shoes, socks to hundreds of Scott County children

Rotary Club delivers new shoes, socks to hundreds of Scott County children

December 7th, 2013 6:29 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Rotary Club members fanned out to Scott County’s 14 school campuses Thursday and Friday to deliver hundreds of pairs of shoes and socks to less fortunate children in time for Christmas.

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Heritage Point site at a development crossroads

Heritage Point site at a development crossroads

December 7th, 2013 6:19 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Last March, developer Stewart Taylor went ahead with a ceremonial groundbreaking on his Heritage Point project despite not having an anchor retail tenant signed on the dotted line.

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Freezing rain expected overnight

Freezing rain expected overnight

December 7th, 2013 6:02 pm by Staff Report

Another round of precipitation will return overnight that may create some trouble spots across Southwest Virginia and extreme Northeast Tennessee as subfreezing temperatures at the surface will be in place.

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Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

December 7th, 2013 2:56 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

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Vols wake up in second half, beat Eagles

Vols wake up in second half, beat Eagles

December 7th, 2013 2:37 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 19 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth consecutive double-double Saturday and Tennessee pulled away in the second half for an 84-63 victory over Tennessee Tech.

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