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Fatal I26 crash, restaurant employees help save man's life and other stories you may have missed

Staff Report • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Crash on I-26 kills Kingsport woman, 4-year-old boy A 4-year-old boy who was critically injured in a crash on I-26 that killed the driver of the car in which he was riding Wednesday has died of his injuries.

Obsession with weight, food can develop into deadly disordersDanielle Powers was weak. She began to lose her hair and she couldn’t pick up a 12-pack of soda. She had a heart rate of 30 and couldn’t walk up stairs with a backpack full of books. Danielle has anorexia. At her lowest, she weighed less than 67 pounds.

Lynn Garden Restaurant employees honored for helping save man's lifeChristy Sanders and Cherie Barker went to work at the Lynn Garden Restaurant on Jan. 28 as they would any other work day. The breakfast crowd came in, they chatted with regular customers and went about the day’s routine.

Church Hill man killed in trailer fire A Church Hill man was killed in an early morning mobile home fire in Church Hill.

Almost home: Move-in day near for Hawkins family that was on verge of homelessnessA Hawkins County family of seven on the verge of homelessness in December is close to moving in to a new home thanks to donations gathered by a Rogersville ministry.

Carson tells Kingsport audience, 'Courage is what we need in America'It was standing room only Tuesday evening for “America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made this Nation Great,” a presentation by world- renowned neurosurgeon and best-selling author Dr. Benjamin S. Carson.

Neglected animals rescued from Hawkins residence after woman taken for mental evaluationThe Hawkins County Humane Society was still trying to round up animals Thursday at the home of a Hawkins County woman who was hospitalized Wednesday after being discovered in extremely unsanitary conditions.

Flea Market Flip: Reviving a 1950s Glass Storage JarA neighbor, cleaning out his basement, found this dirty old 1950s storage jar complete with the original lid. Knowing I love old treasures, he gave this jar to me and I was delighted with it.

Kingsport approves early retirement incentiveDue to an expected tight budget year, the city of Kingsport is again offering an early retirement incentive to eligible employees.

More than 20 resumes submitted so far for Kingsport city manager postSince opening the position two weeks ago, a variety of candidates have submitted resumes to be Kingsport’s next city manager, including several current city managers from across the country, a few U.S. military officers, a Texas architect, a VDOT engineer, two women and a longtime, well-known employee of the Model City.

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