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Kingsport businessman and leader Wallace Alley Sr. passes away

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Kingsport businessman and leader Wallace Alley Sr. passes away

March 3rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Hank Hayes

Best known for running a car dealership offering multiple brands, Alley was also a former director of Holston Valley Hospital, Holston Mental Health Center, ETSU/UT University Center Foundation and Advisory Board and the ETSU Foundation.

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'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

March 3rd, 2015 8:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

A day later Rogersville police were still scratching their heads in disbelief over a Kentucky woman who allegedly set her jacket and hair on fire in the "Eternal Flame" war memorial, then climbed a tree on the courthouse lawn.

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Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

March 3rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. remains in an acquisition mindset after buying four companies during 2014, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa advised more than 200 business people and elected officials at a Regional Leaders Breakfast on Tuesday.

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Two of three Sullivan schools facilities options would close North

Two of three Sullivan schools facilities options would close North

March 4th, 2015 12:12 am by Rick Wagner

After a 4 p.m. school board work session today in Blountville, the options will go before the steering committee one more time before going to the school board in early May, consultant Tracy Richter said.

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Maryville stops D-B just short of state tournament

Maryville stops D-B just short of state tournament

March 4th, 2015 12:10 am by Dave Ongie

Maryville pulled out a 74-58 victory over Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday night in the TSSAA Class AAA boys basketball sectionals. It wasn't easy, though. "They kept fighting and kept fighting," Tribe coach Charlie Morgan said.

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Hawkins students making up for lost time after 11 straight snow days

Hawkins students making up for lost time after 11 straight snow days - VIDEO

March 4th, 2015 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After 11 consecutive snow days it was back to business Tuesday for Hawkins County students, except at the rural Clinch School which remained closed due to snow and ice still covering that community's rural mountain roads.

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Twin Valley dumps Castlewood 73-54 in girls 1A West semis

Twin Valley dumps Castlewood 73-54 in girls 1A West semis

March 3rd, 2015 11:01 pm by George Thwaites

In Tuesday night's opener at Lebanon High School, Kayla Mullins scored 15 points and Clintwood earned its second VHSL 1A Final Four appearance in three years with a 48-41 win over Honaker.

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SW Va. under a flood watch as rain, freezing rain,  snow back in the forecast

SW Va. under a flood watch as rain, freezing rain, snow back in the forecast

March 3rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Stephen Igo

Early snow accumulation predictions ranged from 2-4 inches to 4-6 inches, but the potential for some flooding issues was of greater concern because of potentially heavy rains falling onto a decent snow/ice pack left by previous storms since Feb. 14.

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Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

March 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has allowed each of its last two opponents to shoot at least 57 percent and has dropped five straight games, the Vols' longest losing streak since 2000-01. They hope to stop the slide Wednesday night at LSU.

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Some food for thought: Experts wrong yet again

Some food for thought: Experts wrong yet again

March 3rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Editorial Board

Some things are known as unshakable truths, i.e., the sky is blue, there's no escaping taxes, and saturated fats will kill you. A shock, then, when what we've believed for decades turns out to be wrong.

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Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

March 3rd, 2015 6:10 pm by ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department's spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration.

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