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Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 8:11 am by Matthew Lane

The bridge stretching over the South Fork of the Holston River used to look like an airport runway or a sight you would see in a large metropolis. But the lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Polls open Friday for early voting

Polls open Friday for early voting

July 14th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 13th, 2014 5:49 pm by NET News Service

PINEY FLATS — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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Plant's plan to put treated water in Nolichucky River draws concerns

Plant's plan to put treated water in Nolichucky River draws concerns

July 13th, 2014 5:04 pm by Associated Press

Environmental activists in East Tennessee are opposing a plan that calls for taking water from the Nolichucky River for use by a Greene County industrial chemical plant and then returning the treated water to the river.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Farm Fest visitors get a glimpse back at 1850s frontier life

July 13th, 2014 3:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 30th annual Hamlett-Dobson Farm Fest on Sunday afternoon included many of the original rustic 1850s farm games, food, crafts and frontier lifestyle demonstrations.

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More traffic improvements on tap for Kingsport

More traffic improvements on tap for Kingsport

July 13th, 2014 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Elsea said the changes will take place after Fun Fest and motorists will see "stop legends" at two of the intersections. Stop legends are basically stop signs that sit on the ground.

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Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

July 13th, 2014 11:29 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who regularly attends outdoor Hawkins County school sporting events knows that tobacco chewing is fairly common among adults, and isn't unheard of among students.

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City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

July 13th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

July 13th, 2014 9:00 am by Hank Hayes

"(The merchant) did say something however about your telling merchants that they should file a lawsuit against the city because of the flooding problems," Phillips told Shipley in the letter, which can be found at the bottom of this article.

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New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

July 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kelli Campbell, who most recently served as an academic intervention consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education, and spent extensive time in Hawkins County, has been named the new principal at Mount Carmel Elementary School.

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