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Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

August 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The majority of new associates will begin work in October to help prepare the store, currently under construction off Lynn Garden Drive, for its grand opening later this fall.

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SCSO identifies Bluff City woman involved in fatal lawn mower accident

SCSO identifies Bluff City woman involved in fatal lawn mower accident

August 26th, 2015 1:35 pm by Staff report

On Tuesday, the SCSO received a report of an accident involving a lawn mower on the 700 block of Big Arm Branch Road in Bluff City. When officers arrived, a woman was found pinned beneath a lawn mower.

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Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

August 26th, 2015 8:41 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's economy continues on an upward trajectory with second quarter new business filings up nearly 10 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Ladley chosen to lead AHA state program

Ladley chosen to lead AHA state program

August 26th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Dr. Ladley will hold this voluntary role for two years while continuing to practice as an interventional cardiologist for the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute.

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Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

August 26th, 2015 7:12 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Local school and health department officials said the strain of lice resistant to treatment is not yet suspected locally in schools, where lice can spread easily.

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Former operators of Brian Center sentenced

Former operators of Brian Center sentenced

August 25th, 2015 11:09 pm by Marci Gore

Two of the four operators of the former Brian Center in Weber City were sentenced on Monday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon on federal racketeering charges related to the operation of the skilled nursing facility.

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ETSU psychology professor to attempt marathon Watauga Lake swim Saturday

ETSU psychology professor to attempt marathon Watauga Lake swim Saturday

August 25th, 2015 10:35 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

"I find nature to be a very inspiring and healing place," Dr. Jodi Polaha Jones said. "There's something very cool about a very big body of water. It's super minimalist."

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Two remain hospitalized following school bus crash in Scott

Two remain hospitalized following school bus crash in Scott

August 25th, 2015 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

The driver, David M. Kinkead, 48, of Fort Blackmore, was not injured in the crash. He was wearing a seat belt. Kinkead was charged with failure to maintain control of the bus.

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Bluff City mower accident ends in fatality

Bluff City mower accident ends in fatality

August 25th, 2015 6:36 pm by Staff report

Police say it appears that the victim was mowing a sloped section of her yard when the mower rolled over, pinning her underneath.

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Hawkins Commission approves 2015-16 budget with no tax increase

Hawkins Commission approves 2015-16 budget with no tax increase

August 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With all the controversy that went with last year's 12 cent property tax increase, Hawkins County Commissioner enjoyed a much less stressful budget process this year, approving the 2015-16 budget Monday with no tax hike and minimal dissent.

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