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JC OKs rezoning former TVA property

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - The presence of two newcomers and a change of heart for another member of the Johnson City Commission paved the way Thursday night for final approval of a long-awaited rezoning for the former Tennessee Valley Authority property.

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Safety Committee seeks to reduce fire risk at Phipps Bend Industrial Park

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - In light of two recent fires at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park, the Hawkins County Commission's Safety Committee will begin looking into the possibility of imposing some restrictions and codes on park occupants.

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BOE looks at policy for naming new school

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

KINGSPORT - The Kingsport Board of Education may soon begin the process for naming the new elementary school to be located in the Rock Springs community.

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Report says Tennessee a popular destination for radioactive waste

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by J.H. OSBORNEand KEVIN CASTLE

Tennesseans need to "wake up" to the state's popularity as a destination for radioactive waste, an author of a report released earlier this week said Thursday.

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Ross N. Robinson Middle School principal retiring

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

KINGSPORT - After 17 years as principal of Ross N. Robinson Middle School, Richard Everroad is heading for a new chapter in his life - retirement.

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Smoke inhalation suspected in Rogersville man's death

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Investigators believe a man who was found deceased Wednesday morning in his home south of Rogersville in the Persia community died of smoke inhalation due to an electrical fire in his bedroom.

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Briefs

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Staff Report

Five injured in head-on collision

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Tribes discuss role of Long Island in King's Port on the Holston

May 17th, 2007 11:42 pm by Matthew Lane

Long Island is a sacred place in the history and heritage of the Cherokee, serving as a hallowed meeting ground and treaty place.

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Wellmont joining partnership to combat medical errors

May 17th, 2007 11:42 pm by Rick Wagner

Wellmont Health System and two other hospital systems are joining forces to combat medical errors.

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