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Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

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Officials release names of victims in Kingsport arson, murder case

April 20th, 2015 6:13 pm by Staff Report

Debra S. Morrison (also known as Debbie Jenkins), 53, and Richard J. (Ricky) Jenkins, 55, died as the result of the April 15 fire at 746 E. Sevier Ave.

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After a 9-year-old player is hit in the chest with a baseball, Gate City Little League responds

After a 9-year-old player is hit in the chest with a baseball, Gate City Little League responds

April 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Gabe was up to bat and it was an inside pitch. He opened up instead of closing up. The ball hit him in the chest," said Jason Johnson, Gabe's father and coach. What happened next is what Jason says is every parent's worst nightmare.

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Bill to create Tennessee school voucher program gaining support in final days of session

Bill to create Tennessee school voucher program gaining support in final days of session

April 20th, 2015 8:44 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A state school voucher proposal that failed in the last two Tennessee General Assembly sessions is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of this year's legislative session.

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Urged to merge: Auditors suggest county, schools combine separate accounting offices

Urged to merge: Auditors suggest county, schools combine separate accounting offices

April 20th, 2015 8:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - State auditors "strongly believe" Sullivan County officials should establish a central system of accounting and budgeting covering all county departments.

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Area camp teaches grief survival

Area camp teaches grief survival

April 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Camp Caterpillar is a one-day camp designed by Wellmont Hospice to help children, teenagers and adults cope with losing a loved one.

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A Princess Story: One Preemie's Fight for Life Fuels a Foundation

A Princess Story: One Preemie's Fight for Life Fuels a Foundation

April 20th, 2015 6:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

This year's 'Run like a Princess' event will be held on Delilah's birthday ~ Saturday, April 25 ~ on Duck Island at Warriors Path State Park in Kingsport. All proceeds will go toward The Princess Delilah Foundation.

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Wyoming  school board may meet next week to make superintendent choice that could be Sullivan's Yennie

Wyoming school board may meet next week to make superintendent choice that could be Sullivan's Yennie

April 20th, 2015 5:09 pm by Rick Wagner

Jubal Yennie is among three finalists for the Albany County, Wyo., job.

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Prom 2015: J.I. Burton High School

April 20th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Here's a collection of photos from the J.I. Burton High School prom, which was held April 18 at the Historic Hotel Norton. The theme was "Fire and Ice."

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Potential delays on I-26 as crews repair sinkhole

Potential delays on I-26 as crews repair sinkhole

April 20th, 2015 3:24 pm by Staff Report

One westbound lane on Interstate 26 will be closed near Mile Marker 13 Tuesday beginning at 9 a.m.

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In the zone: Downtown code changes aim to protect character

In the zone: Downtown code changes aim to protect character

April 20th, 2015 3:10 pm by Matthew Lane

Key changes would impact the types of businesses that can locate in downtown Kingsport, facilities with drive-thrus and new requirements for signage, parking and design features.

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TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

April 20th, 2015 2:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Some boaters, whose crafts now rest on the lake bottom without a way to remove them, have asked for the lake to be temporarily refilled.

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