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Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash, spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

March 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash,  spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash
A Southwest Virginia woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Lee County.

Spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise
A spring snowstorm pounding New England on Wednesday left its mark across Southwest Virginia on Tuesday, featuring brief but boisterous mini-blizzards and hazardous driving conditions, particularly in Wise and Dickenson counties.

Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading
For years, people have sneaked onto Bays Mountain Park property with their ATVs, motorcycles and pickup trucks to enjoy a little off-road excitement. But officials now say the off-roading has reached a point where serious damage is being done to the park and steps will be taken to curb the activity.

Three of four Model City manager finalists were recently fired
Three of the four finalists in the running to be Kingsport's next city manager have been fired from a previous job in recent years.

Mayor's son-in-law to hold second highest paying post in Mount Carmel public works
Steven McLain, who was hired Wednesday by the town of Mount Carmel to work as a "certified mechanic" in the public works department, will be the highest paid non-supervisor in his department.

Changes are coming to the Downtown Kingsport Concert Series for 2014
"After nearly 10 years, it's time to freshen up the formula and take it to a new level," said Emily Thompson, concert coordinator for the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Flier critical of Hawkins mayor could spice up Republican candidate forum
The Hawkins County Republican Party's candidate forum Tuesday evening may be a bit more interesting thanks to a flier distributed by county mayor candidate Dennis Deal. The flier is highly critical of incumbent Melville Bailey.

Kingsport adding parking at aquatic center
The city of Kingsport plans to expand the parking lot of the aquatic center by 120 to 125 spaces by Memorial Day, in order to meet the expected demand this coming summer. The expansion will mark the second time in less than a year additional parking spaces will have been added to the facility.

J. Fred Johnson Stadium makeover set for completion by football season
Renovations are under way at J. Fred Johnson Stadium, and the project is on track to be completed by the first football game of the 2014 season.

Couponing101: Price Less and Save-A-Lot
Couponing at Price Less Foods and Save-A-Lot is pretty basic. Neither has a loyalty program, nor a fuel program.
Neither store works with SavingStar or Ibotta. Both stores advertise low prices and accept coupons

Coconut oil: Miracle or hype?
Coconut oil is being touted by some as a miracle product. Fans of this tropical oil say its benefits range from weight loss to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease to lower cholesterol to healthier skin and hair, and whiter teeth.

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