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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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Mother accused of trying to kill herself, infant son

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

A Jonesborough woman who tried to kill herself and her 7-month-old child Thursday told a relative the two were agoing to a better place,a according to Jonesborough Public Safety Director Craig Ford.

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Tennessee, other states, pressures Craigslist to get tough on prostitution ads

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Under the watchful eye of law enforcement in 40 states, including Tennessee, Craigslist pledged Thursday to crack down on ads for prostitution on its Web sites.

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Gate City man pleads not guilty to soliciting first-degree murder

November 7th, 2008 12:00 am by Kacie Dingus Breeding

A Gate City man accused of paying an undercover state agent to kill a relative has pleaded not guilty to solicitation of first-degree murder. George Randall Thacker, 53, 9984 Yuma Road, entered the plea Thursday following a Sept. 24 grand jury indictment,

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Kingsport man designs his own hybrid

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

KINGSPORT - David Hrivnak isn't trying to reinvent the wheel. But he's succeeded in making the wheels on his vehicle roll around town a little more efficiently, using an electric-assist system he hopes to mass market.

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