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Fire destroys Greeneville mobile home

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Greeneville Sun an unoccupied mobile home located at 600 Twin Barns Road was destroyed by a fire of undetermined origin early today.

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Redflex deal will extend red-light cameras for 60 more days

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

Knoxville's red-light enforcement cameras won't be shuttered just yet as the city has agreed to grant a 60-day extension of Redflex Traffic Systems Inc.'s contract, which is due to expire Saturday.

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Is plan for Zaxby's Restaurant in Bristol stagnant?

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

In May, developers, city officials and others were walking with a bounce in their step when Zaxby's Restaurant tentatively agreed to locate alongside a BB&T Bank as part of the city's Green Property Redevelopment Plan. But that was then.

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Girl charged for bomb threat at Washington County, Va., school

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Times-News Staff

A female eighth grader at Wallace Middle School has been charged with making a bomb threat. According to Washington County Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman, central dispatch received a call from the school at 10:27 a.m. today. It advised a student found a not

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KEDB set to acquire property adjoining old foundry site

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

Another piece of property adjoining the old Kingsport Foundry site in downtown soon is to be under control of the city. Kingsport Economic Development Board officials said they soon will close on a real estate deal to buy less than half an acre of land ca

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David Crockett senior killed in ATV accident

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Becky Campbell

David Crockett High School Principal Henry Marable shook his head, still absorbing the news of 18-year-old Michael Payneas death Thursday morning from injuries he suffered in an all-terrain vehicle crash the day before.

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Sullivan school study nearing completion

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

There could be a study at the end of the tunnel. Itas been talked about for years, and it could be a step closer to reality before the month is out. Sullivan County officials are scheduled to meet Nov. 20 for a presentation of the second phase of a study

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Credit crunch puts brakes on Bristol Peterbilt operation

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

Plans to build a Peterbilt store in Bristol, Tenn., are on hold.Greg Arscott, spokesman for the Baltimore-based The Pete Store Inc., one of the nationas largest truck dealers, said the company delayed the project due to problems with the acquisition of pr

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Kingsport BOE approves land purchases near Jefferson Elementary School

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Board of Education covered a variety of topics ranging from property purchases to bargaining agreements for teachers at its November meeting Thursday night.

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Johnson City man indicted in attempted murder of officer

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Becky Campbell

A brother and sister a" who Johnson City police investigators say injured an officer when he tried to stop them from driving out of a parking lot after the siblings spent the evening drinking in a downtown bar a" were indicted this week by a Washington C

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