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Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

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Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

August 26th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The approved 2014-15 budget already banks on $350,000 in savings for the half of the fiscal year starting Jan. 1, but that will depend on how many employees opt for a limited PPO combined with gap coverage during the month of open enrollment.

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Update: Two children airlifted following Kingsport crash, one critical

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The incident occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m Wednesday at the entrance to the Kingsport Pavilion. Police report the crash was triggered in the westbound lanes of Highway 11-W, at the intersection outside of the shopping center's main entrance.

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Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

August 27th, 2014 1:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Charges levied against a Kingsport veterinarian for a car crash in Georgia that killed his wife have now been dropped.

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Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

August 27th, 2014 11:34 am by Rain Smith

A search of a Kingsport home has led to approximately $2,000 worth of prescription drugs being seized, along with the arrest of a woman suspected of using state benefits to obtain the pills for resale.

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SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

August 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The store manager said Jungst pumped $50.01 in gas, but did not have the money to pay for it. Officers went to write a report and received identification and vehicle information

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Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

August 27th, 2014 9:14 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

"At this time, the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office is not aware of any confirmed or probable cases of bacterial meningitis in this region," said Beth Rader, public information officer with the regional public health office.

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Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

August 27th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Lawson and Pam Williams, 30, Clinchport, were originally arrested in July 2013 by the Scott County Sheriff's Office after they were found operating an active one-pot meth lab in a wooded area off Mustang Drive in Clinchport.

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Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

August 27th, 2014 7:48 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Two theft charges against former Hampton High School girls basketball coach Leon Tolley will be dismissed after the satisfactory completion of six months probation.

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Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

August 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

During the grand reopening, hot dogs will be priced at one dollar, and there will be a live band on Saturday.

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Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

August 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Officially underway all week with daily buildup activities, the town's annual end of summer festival begins cranking toward its huge weekend celebration beginning with the 6 p.m. Civic League Miss Guest River Rally Pageant on the Depot Stage.

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Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27th, 2014 9:59 am by Andy True

The Dobyns-Bennett Band will take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, having accepted the challenge issued by the Franklin High School Band in Williamson County (TN).

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