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Update: Mountain States CEO confirms Wellmont merger in email to employees

March 31st, 2015 6:49 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

"An agreement has not yet been signed, but we anticipate that will happen in the next 24 hours," wrote Alan Levine.

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Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

March 31st, 2015 8:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

After three months in a Memphis hospital, with maybe another year left to go, 6-year-old Mack Ward's spirits received a much needed boost during chemotherapy last week when he received a "Skype" call form his kindergarten classmates in Rogersville.

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Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

March 31st, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man, as well as his mother and aunt, were arrested last month after allegedly selling or trading large quantities of their prescription narcotics within a day of receiving the pills.

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Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

March 31st, 2015 9:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say the Monday night murder of a Kingsport man began with an "altercation" at the YMCA, then spilled into an adjacent parking lot where he was stabbed in the neck and chest.

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BMS giving loyal customers first dibs on Battle tickets

BMS giving loyal customers first dibs on Battle tickets

April 1st, 2015 12:38 am by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Bristol Motor Speedway on Tuesday announced that it is giving its loyal customers the first chance when it comes to acquiring tickets for the Battle at Bristol football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech.

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Wise Central, Sullivan Central settle for softball split

Wise Central, Sullivan Central settle for softball split

April 1st, 2015 12:03 am by Dave Ongie

Besides the names of the schools, it was tough to find a Central theme to Tuesday's softball doubleheader between Sullivan Central and Wise Central. The Lady Warriors won the opener 3-0 and the Lady Cougars won 8-6 in the nightcap.

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Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

March 31st, 2015 10:31 pm by Associated Press

Ricky Shawatza Hall and his passenger had just driven off in the SUV of a 60-year-old Baltimore man, who told investigators that he had picked up the two strangers in Baltimore and brought them to a Howard County motel.

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Lundberg's 'Pass the Bottle' bill fails again

Lundberg's 'Pass the Bottle' bill fails again

March 31st, 2015 10:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee state Rep. Jon Lundberg's latest attempt to advance his so-called "Pass the Bottle" legislation failed on a voice vote Tuesday in the House State Government Committee.

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ESPN's Punch has seen giant leaps in realm of driver safety

ESPN's Punch has seen giant leaps in realm of driver safety

March 31st, 2015 10:28 pm by Dave Ongie

As a trained trauma physician serving as a broadcaster, Dr. Jerry Punch has a unique perspective on the evolution of driver safety in NASCAR after 30 years in the sport.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan Central vs Wise Central, softball

March 31st, 2015 9:18 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Central vs Central softball game in Blountville. Also photos from the Blountville Middle School game. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Fleeing Church Hill woman endangered Johnson City officer, police say

Fleeing Church Hill woman endangered Johnson City officer, police say

March 31st, 2015 7:47 pm by NET News Service

Nikki Skeen, 39, 434 Christians Bend Road, was arrested after a police chase that began at 150 W. State of Franklin Road.

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