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Stories you may have missed

July 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Stories you may have missed

A sampling of the most popular and important stories posted over the last week on

One killed, nine injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance

One person was killed and nine people were injured Saturday night after an ambulance carrying a burn patient from Mooresburg to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport struck a vehicle at a Church Hill intersection. Read more:

Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Board of Education member Todd Broughton has requested a BOE vote on terminating Director of Schools Jubal Yennie’s employment if he declines to resign. Read more:

New principal named for Sullivan North High School

An assistant principal at Sullivan South High School will fill the top spot at Sullivan North High School, the county school system has announced. Read more:

Autumn Brown crowned Miss Kingsport

With tears in her eyes, the overwhelmed 18-year-old Autumn Leigh Brown was crowned Miss Kingsport 2014. Read more:

Newspaper delivery driver injured after falling asleep at wheel

A newspaper delivery driver who fell asleep at the wheel of his truck and wrecked Thursday night in Scott County was discovered huddled under a bridge nearly nine hours later by a passer-by, authorities said. Read more:

Tragedy and Triumph: First Miss Kingsport remains a ‘positive role model’

Sixty years after the pageant, people still recognize her as the first Miss Kingsport. The rest of her life unfolded in tragedy and triumph — in a 60-year love story that led her to Belgium and Africa and carried her through the loss of her twin sons. Read more:

Letter to the editor: Ousting Yennie won't fix problems

I don’t see any suggestions coming from either side other than “Just leave our zone alone” and “Fire Dr. Yennie.” Read more:

Frank Theatres sets Aug. 1 as target date for opening

Frank Theatres re-affirmed this week the company still plans to reopen the theaters in the Kingsport Town Center this summer, offering a more firm target date of Aug. 1 for when the theaters would open for business. Read more:

Officials pleased with attendance at new Kingsport Aquatic Center

In just under six weeks, the Kingsport Aquatic Center has hosted more than 50,000 visits, averaging about 1,200 guests each day in June. Read more:

US Postal Service still seeking buyer for downtown Kingsport building

The United State Postal Service has reduced the asking price of the building and property from $1.3 million to $1,130,000. Any purchase would include the main two-story building (62,000 square feet) and the 1.6 acre city block of Center, Clay, New and Revere streets. Read more:

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