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Storms piled up costs  -  as well as snow  - in Kingsport

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Storms piled up costs - as well as snow - in Kingsport

March 5th, 2015 12:04 am by Matthew Lane

Three-thousand, six-hundred and seventy-eight. That's how many tons of salt Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department used during the February storms that dumped more than 17 inches of snow on the Model City.

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Smoke detector saves life in Hawkins residential fire - again

Smoke detector saves life in Hawkins residential fire - again

March 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For the second time in eight days a smoke detector saved a life in Hawkins County Tuesday morning, awaking an elderly man who then escaped his burning home with only the clothes on his back.

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Hawkins teen allegedly admits to arson at trooper's farm

Hawkins teen allegedly admits to arson at trooper's farm

March 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Eleigh Cody Christian, 19, is accused of setting two simultaneous barn fires that caused more than $100,000 worth of damage, then returning to the scene to watch firefighters put out the blaze.

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Update: High water prompting road closures, evacuations in SW Va.

Update: High water prompting road closures, evacuations in SW Va.

March 4th, 2015 12:52 pm by Stephen Igo

A severe situation developed rapidly under steady rains early Wednesday. In many instances in Wise County, responders were already at work Wednesday morning evacuating residents across the county from flood prone areas.

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Sullivan school board takes look at still-evolving facilities plans

Sullivan school board takes look at still-evolving facilities plans

March 5th, 2015 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

The proposed closure of Sullivan North High School or its potential conversion to a middle school are not being talked about simply because it is inside city limits, consultant Tracy Richter told Sullivan County school leaders Wednesday.

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Mount Carmel to get traffic light at Englewood

Mount Carmel to get traffic light at Englewood

March 4th, 2015 11:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has approved and funded two 11-W/Main Street projects which will place red lights at the Englewood Avenue intersection, and realign the Belmont Avenue intersection.

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Storm could be winter's last big one, but some want more

Storm could be winter's last big one, but some want more

March 4th, 2015 10:48 pm by Associated Press

Governors in Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia and New Jersey declared states of emergency in advance of the storm, and Congress hurried to finish business amid a snow emergency declaration in Washington.

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Sullivan schools revamping mission, vision and goals

Sullivan schools revamping mission, vision and goals

March 4th, 2015 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school leaders spent about two hours discussing the finer points of grammar and word usage, aiming to shorten their current mission and goals from a paragraph to a single phrase.

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Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

March 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

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Eastman CEO says he's staying out of Wellmont decision

Eastman CEO says he's staying out of Wellmont decision

March 4th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Two not-for-profit health systems remain in the running to either merge or align with Wellmont, with one of those widely believed to be Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) based in Johnson City.

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Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of March 4

Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of March 4

March 4th, 2015 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Recipes for an apple crumble that eliminates gluten and delicious baked squash. Share your favorite recipe at food@timesnews.net. What's on your kitchen table this week?

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