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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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UPDATE: 'Person of interest' sought in shooting death of Rogersville woman

UPDATE: 'Person of interest' sought in shooting death of Rogersville woman

October 26th, 2014 6:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO has developed a "person of interest" in the fatal shooting of 62-year-old Bonnie E. Bowlin at her Tuggle Hill Road residence.

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Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

October 26th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Yes, here we are, in little ole Kingsport. We've always just kind of flown under the radar. But what we are doing is of global significance. We're going to become very public in what we do," Welch said. "I want the community to be proud of what we do."

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D-B band brings 2014 Governor's Cup back to Kingsport

D-B band brings 2014 Governor's Cup back to Kingsport

October 26th, 2014 5:00 pm by Carmen Musick

The D-B band captured the 2014 Tennessee Governor's Cup and was named Grand Champion on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the 53rd annual Contest of Champions at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

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