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UPDATED: Sullivan County schools met 5 of 11 test outcome goals; Kingsport 7 of 11

UPDATED: Sullivan County schools met 5 of 11 test outcome goals; Kingsport 7 of 11

July 31st, 2014 6:53 am by Rick Wagner

UPDATED: Tennessee achievement scores and attendance results released Wednesday show Sullivan County schools met five of 11 annual measurable outcomes (AMOs), while Kingsport schools met seven of 11 AMOs.

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Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

July 30th, 2014 10:21 pm by Hank Hayes

The Wellmont Health System Board of Directors has narrowed the list of potential health system partners from six to three, including a regional system and two significant health systems beyond the region.

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Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

July 30th, 2014 9:39 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two more people arrested as part of this spring's "Shamrock Shakedown" narcotics roundup were sentenced during appearances Monday in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

July 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

From Friday through Sunday, tax-free items will include clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school and school art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item and computers with a price of $1,500 or less

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Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

July 30th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Steven Hamman told the Times-News on Wednesday he doesn't understand why his wife is now being charged with aggravated assault, more than four months after she allegedly stabbed him in the chest.

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Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

July 30th, 2014 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has taken no action against a motorist involved in a fatal March motorcycle crash, when the victim was riding at more than 100 mph just seconds before colliding with the side of her car on Fort Henry Drive.

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Kingsport garbage truck overturns

Kingsport garbage truck overturns

July 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport garbage truck took a tumble Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Van Oaks Drive and Mullins Street.

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Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

July 30th, 2014 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gillis said the organization would like to be able to give the kids a new pair of shoes or a new shirt, but monetary donations are so low he doubts they could afford something like that.

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Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

July 30th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect refused to lower his window more than two inches during a traffic stop, but the odor of marijuana still wafted from the car. A subsequent search located dryer sheets throughout the vehicle, along with a hidden compartment.

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Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

July 30th, 2014 10:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man was allegedly caught while burglarizing the home of his former boss on Tuesday, then waited for police to arrive and admitted to three prior thefts from the residence.

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