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Spring time to wash off winter

Spring time to wash off winter

April 15th, 2014 2:17 pm by Marci Gore

Tonya Palmer cleans several area houses and a local business each week. She knows from experience that once spring arrives some people may want to do a little extra cleaning on areas of their homes that often get overlooked the rest of the year.

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Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

April 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Matthew Lane

After more than a decade in the hot dog business, Tom Keller is getting back to the basics. His restaurant was located at the corner of Broad and Market and offered seven different styles of hot dogs and numerous toppings. But therein lies the problem.

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Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

April 15th, 2014 12:44 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees across the region tonight, meaning a widespread freeze will threaten blooming trees, spring crops and other plants.

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Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 15th, 2014 12:16 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

April 14th, 2014 11:40 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Despite spending approximately seven hours battling a blaze, firefighters were unable to save a Boones Creek home, or what could have been as many as 17 animals that were trapped inside.

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Surgoinsville residents want speed bumps on Regency Drive

Surgoinsville residents want speed bumps on Regency Drive

April 14th, 2014 11:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The conversation got heated at times Monday night as a group of Regency Drive residents asked the Surgoinsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen for speed bumps or speed tables on their street to curb a speeding problem.

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Sullivan County mayoral candidates discuss top priorities

Sullivan County mayoral candidates discuss top priorities

April 14th, 2014 10:52 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News submitted five questions to Steve Godsey and Richard Venable, the two candidates for Sullivan County mayor.

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BMA lines up behind local candidate Jeff Fleming for city manager post

BMA lines up behind local candidate Jeff Fleming for city manager post

April 14th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen plans to ask Kingsport native and longtime city employee Jeff Fleming to be the Model City's next city manager. Fleming said he would "absolutely" accept the job.

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Petition aimed at  getting wine in grocery  stores approved in Church Hill

Petition aimed at getting wine in grocery stores approved in Church Hill

April 14th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill couple who led the charge to get liquor by the drink approved in the city through referendum two years ago is now ready to begin seeking signatures to allow wine sales in grocery stores.

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Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

April 14th, 2014 7:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The May 6 Hawkins County Mayor Republican primary will be a three-way rematch from the 2010 primary, with a couple of big differences.

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