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Old favorites and new events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

Old favorites and new events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

September 9th, 2014 8:28 am by Marci Gore

Tennessee's largest Oktoberfest will once again take over the streets of downtown Kingsport when the gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the fourth annual Kingsport Oktoberfest.

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Kingsport BMA approves bond issue

Kingsport BMA approves bond issue

September 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took the initial step last week of issuing $26.3 million in bonds — money that will be used to fund the city's capital improvement plan over the next year.

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Johnson City man tries to flee Bluff City police by running across four lanes of traffic

Johnson City man tries to flee Bluff City police by running across four lanes of traffic

September 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Joshua James Collins, 30, 603 Spruce Street, was charged with evading arrest, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, theft of property, tampering with evidence, simple possession/casual exchange and unlawful drug paraphernalia.

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Ambulance turf war: Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations aim to end EMS coverage issues

Ambulance turf war: Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations aim to end EMS coverage issues

September 8th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the key elements of those proposed regulations would be the elimination of a boundary which separates the territory where Hawkins County's two ambulance services provide service.

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Johnson City lawyer among candidates seeking state attorney general post

Johnson City lawyer among candidates seeking state attorney general post

September 8th, 2014 7:51 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Supreme Court justices heard candidates make their case for the next state attorney general.

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Niswonger staff provides information on viral strain in children

Niswonger staff provides information on viral strain in children

September 8th, 2014 7:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

After hundreds of children across the nation fell victim to an uncommon virus, local health care officials passed on information about the ailment — including treatment plans — to the public.

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3 escape from Johnson City jail; two found in Middle Tennessee

3 escape from Johnson City jail; two found in Middle Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 5:00 pm by NET News Service

Three female inmates escaped from the Johnson City Jail's custody on Sunday night while attending a religious service at a city school, and two of them were captured early this morning in Warren County, Johnson City police said.

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Kingsport woman allegedly stabs husband during argument

Kingsport woman allegedly stabs husband during argument

September 8th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

Teresa H. Christian reportedly told officers she caught her husband speaking to another woman on the phone, which began an argument.

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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 2:02 pm by Hank Hayes

Bell is expected to provide training instructors to help Northeast State develop aviationrelated course content and create craftsmen with mechanical and electrical skills.

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Ailshie: 'We have to move forward somehow' KCS moving to expand technology as standard fixture of K-12 education

Ailshie: 'We have to move forward somehow' KCS moving to expand technology as standard fixture of K-12 education

September 8th, 2014 1:59 pm by Rick Wagner

The system already has bought 1,184 laptops for students and 464 iPads for teachers in the past two years. The board had asked for $750,000 from the city for laptops but ended up with $300,000 for 2014-15.

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