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Downtown master plan being worked on by city leaders

Downtown master plan being worked on by city leaders

October 19th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A unified master plan for downtown is in the works, one that will draw from many previous plans done over the years and hopefully culminate in a unified vision of what downtown should be for the next 20 years.

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Three Eastman employees volunteer to be "Tennessee Promise" mentors

Three Eastman employees volunteer to be "Tennessee Promise" mentors

October 19th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Mentors have become a key piece supporting Haslam's "Drive to 55" initiative to move the percentage of Tennesseans with a college degree or certificate from 32 percent today to 55 percent by 2025.

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Northeast State in Johnson City slated to open in spring 2015

Northeast State in Johnson City slated to open in spring 2015

October 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Johnson City teaching site, according to the website, will provide "improved access to Northeast State's programs and services to the citizens of Johnson City and Washington County."

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Holston View Hometown Festival all about food, fun and fellowship

Holston View Hometown Festival all about food, fun and fellowship

October 19th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Festivities kick off at 11 a.m., Saturday with a walk-a-thon. In the spirit of the Halloween season, Huffman says the first 100 walkers dressed in zombie attire get a Bojangles coupon for a free Bo-Berry Biscuit.

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Deer crossing: Breeding season ups driver danger

Deer crossing: Breeding season ups driver danger

October 19th, 2014 8:00 am by Staff Report

Breeding season for whitetail deer is in full swing during the autumn months, and motorists in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are advised to be particularly watchful to avoid collisions with the animals.

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City school system to adopt energy conservation program

City school system to adopt energy conservation program

October 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Texas-based Cenergistic company guarantees KCS a 10-year savings of $3,516,899, with the cost to be more than offset by the projected savings. If not, the company would pay KCS the difference.

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Gas bandit: It's OK, I work for Ramsey

Gas bandit: It's OK, I work for Ramsey

October 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol woman caught an unknown man in her driveway, "pouring gas from her gas can into his vehicle." When questioned, the man offered "a story" about borrowing gas from her husband.

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Local economic development group looks for new business to occupy former C&F structure

Local economic development group looks for new business to occupy former C&F structure

October 18th, 2014 6:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Economic development officials were all smiles more than three years ago as they announced that Ireland-based automotive supplier C&F Group would locate in the Northeast Tennessee Business Park.

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City schools partnering with University of Tennessee for teacher leadership program

City schools partnering with University of Tennessee for teacher leadership program

October 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Plans are for the program to being in the fall of 2015 at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education downtown and KCS facilities, with instructors to be credentialed KCS personnel and UT faculty.

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This week's top crime news

This week's top crime news

October 18th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include juveniles involved in a birthday crime spree, a hindered bank heist, a father charged with abusing mentally disabled girl and a panicked robber outing himself, among others

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