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Indian Springs Elementary students could return to pod by Nov. 5 if mold issues resolved

Indian Springs Elementary students could return to pod by Nov. 5 if mold issues resolved

October 27th, 2014 7:29 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County school officials have some good news about the black mold at Indian Springs Elementary School: it apparently is surface only, not airborne.

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Suspect in Rogersville murder being held for allegedly shooting estranged girlfriend

Suspect in Rogersville murder being held for allegedly shooting estranged girlfriend

October 27th, 2014 6:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man being held in Morristown for allegedly shooting his estranged girlfriend in the leg Sunday morning is also suspected of fatally shooting her mother in the face in Rogersville late Saturday night.

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'Project Thanksgiving' raising money for meals

'Project Thanksgiving' raising money for meals

October 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Last year's goal of 5,500 Thanksgiving boxes was not only met, but exceeded by more than 1,000 boxes. This year's goal is to raise enough money for 6,500 boxes.

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Sick time: Belgeri, highway commissioner, seek change to county employee handbook

Sick time: Belgeri, highway commissioner, seek change to county employee handbook

October 27th, 2014 2:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

According to public information from the county's payroll office, for the pay period of Sept. 29 through Oct. 10, Sullivan County Highway Department employees racked up a total of 258.5 hours of sick leave.

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Repeat offender: Ex-employee charged in three burglaries

Repeat offender: Ex-employee charged in three burglaries

October 27th, 2014 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

The third burglary of the same Kingsport business in less than a year has landed a former employee in jail, with police saying he made entry by ramming his pickup into a garage door.

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On a mission: Pair try to prevent Wellmont from aligning with an outside system

On a mission: Pair try to prevent Wellmont from aligning with an outside system

October 27th, 2014 9:45 am by Hank Hayes

Wellmont has said it is considering three not-for-profit alignment partners, with one widely believed to be Mountain States.

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Got (camel) milk? Former Scott County resident shares her autistic son's experience with camel milk

Got (camel) milk? Former Scott County resident shares her autistic son's experience with camel milk

October 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Marci Gore

After having consumed four ounces of camel milk only hours earlier, Adams said her son showed astonishing improvements in eye contact, communication and emotional expression. He even told his mom he loved her.

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Color coded trail markers intended to curb rash of lost Laurel Run hikers

Color coded trail markers intended to curb rash of lost Laurel Run hikers

October 27th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Six times over the past two months rescuers and/or law enforcement have been called out to Laurel Run Park for a lost or unaccounted for hiker.

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Even though $26 million in bonds sold, Kingsport still gets assigned negative outlook by Moody's

Even though $26 million in bonds sold, Kingsport still gets assigned negative outlook by Moody's

October 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Taking into account debt roll off, the two bond issuances will increase Kingsport's general fund debt from $113.7 million to $122 million and total debt from $223 million to approximately $231 million.

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Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

October 26th, 2014 7:11 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police officers said a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a passing train this afternoon near the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs facility.

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