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Godsey supporters protest decision to terminate coach

June 6th, 2007 12:00 am by CLIFFORD JEFFERY

GATE CITY - Supporters of the former Gate City High School softball and girls basketball coach attended the June meeting of the Scott County Board of Education Tuesday to protest the decision made by board members to relieve Hugh Godsey of his coaching

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Army: Wackenhut owes fire, security workers back pay

June 6th, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT - A spokesman for the Army said Monday that Wackenhut Services owes its fire and security employees at Holston Army Ammunition Plant more than $3 million in back wages.

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June 6th, 2007 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT - Cooperation between Sullivan County and its cities has made the local retail sales tax base stronger - and it needed to be strengthened, Kingsport City Manager John Campbell said Tuesday.

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Keokee man charged with first-degree murder

June 5th, 2007 12:00 am by Walter Littrell

JONESVILLE - A Keokee man has been charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed another man to death during a Sunday night fight at the victim's Reed's Creek residence.

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Contour Industries files suit against alleged embezzler

June 5th, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Contour Industries filed a lawsuit last week in Hawkins County Circuit Court seeking real estate, automobiles, and bank account funds belonging to a former employee accused of embezzling from the company.

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Sullivan County panel asks Kingsport, Bristol to share sales taxes

June 5th, 2007 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Some Sullivan County commissioners want Kingsport and Bristol to "do the right thing" and share local-option sales tax revenues from TIF projects.

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Sullivan County man files lawsuit against Bristol, police chief, former officer

June 4th, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - A 50-year-old disabled man claims he was kneed in the head by a former Bristol Tennessee police officer during an arrest, calling the incident an excessive use of force.

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New Tennessee law allows freezing credit reports

June 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

The FTC says that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. A cornerstone of AARP's Tennessee legislative agenda - a bill to help protect consumers from the growing problem of identity theft - has passed the General Assemb

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June 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Sam Watson

One pod down and three to go, interior work on East Tennessee State University's new dormitory is nearing completion, and university leaders expect the building's keys next month.

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