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February 19th, 2007 11:48 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport to put yield signs at circles

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Gay former soldier: Policy taking financial toll on military

February 19th, 2007 11:48 pm by DEE GOODIN

JOHNSON CITY - A Johnson City native, drummed out of the military because of his sexual orientation, has mixed emotions about the State Department's contemplation of rehiring homosexuals.

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Hancock County ambulance service gets reprieve

February 19th, 2007 11:39 pm by WALTER LITTRELL

SNEEDVILLE - Hancock County commissioners on Monday staved off closure of the county ambulance service for two more weeks by approving a budget amendment to provide an additional $12,000 for personnel costs.

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Kingsport may buy Tire Centers property downtown

February 19th, 2007 11:39 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Kingsport apparently needs the space.

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Sullivan County commissioners to discuss courthouse repairs

February 19th, 2007 11:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Repairs to the historic Sullivan County Courthouse are expected to take center stage this morning at a called meeting of the Sullivan County Commission's Building Committee.

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Volunteers sought for clinical trial of new sinusitis treatment

February 19th, 2007 11:27 pm by Staff report

JOHNSON CITY - University researchers are looking for volunteers to participate in a new clinical trial of a nasal spray to treat chronic sinusitis.

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Ash Wednesday marks start of Lenten season

February 19th, 2007 11:27 pm by JAMES BROOKS

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust. Ash Wednesday tomorrow has special significance to Catholics who will go through the day with a tangible reminder of this phrase on their foreheads, as will some other Christians.

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Hawkins County seeks ways to trim $30 million school project

February 19th, 2007 11:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - When the Hawkins County Board of Education meets with architect Don Solt on Thursday evening in a workshop session, it will be looking for ways to whittle down the $30 million price tag on its pending phase three building project.

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Overcrowding stresses inmates and jail staff

February 19th, 2007 11:18 pm by REX BARBER

JOHNSON CITY - Who deals with the problems in a crowded jail?

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Virginia's Webb goes to school on energy issues

February 19th, 2007 11:18 pm by STEPHEN IGO

ABINGDON - Emerging technological know-how to literally bury carbon emissions released by the use of coal snared the interest of Virginia's newest U.S. senator during a get-acquainted breakfast Monday at the Martha Washington Inn in Abingdon.

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