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Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

July 1st, 2015 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, district attorney general for Sullivan County, said there will probably still be some pain management clinics that dispense more medication than a patient needs, even after the repeal of the law.

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Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

July 1st, 2015 10:43 am by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Va., resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with "graphic images" discovered on the phone of an 11-year-old in Sullivan County.

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Photos: West Stone Drive wreck has traffic down to one lane on both sides

July 1st, 2015 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo

A multi-vehicle wreck on W. Stone Drive just east of the Netherland Inn Road intersection had traffic down to one lane on both sides of the highway Wednesday morning.

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Charlie Daniels, McCreery among Appalachian Fair headliners

Charlie Daniels, McCreery among Appalachian Fair headliners

July 1st, 2015 10:15 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Fair secretary manager, Phil Booher, an official on the board of directors that oversees the event, said this year's line up guarantees it as a great year for people to come out to the fair.

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Wise schools' Vicars headed for MECC

Wise schools' Vicars headed for MECC

July 1st, 2015 9:00 am by Stephen Igo

The county school division's director of business and finance for the last 11 years plus, has accepted the position of vice president of finance and administration at Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap.

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Vendors sought for Back to School Expo

Vendors sought for Back to School Expo

July 1st, 2015 9:00 am by Marybeth McLain, Kingsport City Schools

Event July 28 at Kingsport Town Center

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Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

July 1st, 2015 8:02 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - According to witnesses, the possibility of "mammaw" arriving with a gun caused Adam Douglas Cupp and Carl Ralph Trent to retreat to Spires Chapel Church where Cupp's 1995 Nissan Maxima was parked.

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App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

July 1st, 2015 7:18 am by Staff Report

Available for both iOS and Android, the free app lets users view health inspection scores from Tennessee restaurants and retail stores that prepare food, including grocery stores and convenience markets.

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Tractor-trailer mishap shuts down northbound I-81

Tractor-trailer mishap shuts down northbound I-81

June 30th, 2015 11:03 pm by Staff report

Kingsport police responded to the incident at mile marker 58 at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

June 30th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The skeptics and critics have had their say for the past four months, but on Wednesday Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost can begin making good on his promise of a bigger and better municipal Senior Center.

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