Kingsport Times News Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Hulsey's thin campaign finances got well after outside help from Advance Tennessee PAC

Hulsey's thin campaign finances got well after outside help from Advance Tennessee PAC

October 14th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Hulsey also benefited from nearly $70,000 in primary expenses that happened outside of his campaign. Advance Tennessee, the political action committee (PAC) with a Washington, D.C. address, spent nearly $16,000 advocating Hulsey

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Rack 'em: City planners tweak bike parking rules

Rack 'em: City planners tweak bike parking rules

October 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A proposed ordinance requiring bike racks at all new commercial developments within the city is coming back to the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission. But this time with some changes.

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Hawkins schools OK $34K for new state-mandated intervention program

Hawkins schools OK $34K for new state-mandated intervention program

October 14th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Earlier this month the Hawkins County Board of Education approved the purchase of the AIMSweb Progress Monitoring software which supports the new state mandated Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI) program.

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Reckless entanglement: Man wrecks while avoiding traffic stop

Reckless entanglement: Man wrecks while avoiding traffic stop

October 14th, 2014 1:47 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport motorist who fled a traffic stop for speeding now faces felony charges, as he allegedly passed a vehicle on the double yellow line — while topping the crest of a hill — and then crashed into a box van.

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Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

October 14th, 2014 11:39 am by Rain Smith

A woman requested police at a youth football game at a Sullivan County school, stating her son had been pinched but the "refs won't call it."

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Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

October 14th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

According to the National Weather Service forecasting station in Morristown, Tenn., damaging winds will be the primary threat, while isolated tornadoes are also a possibility.

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Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

October 14th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville mayoral candidate Bob Bennett has a lot to say about the town's sewer project, and none of it is good. Current Mayor Johnny Greer accuses Bennett of being the town's number one source of incorrect information and gossip about the project.

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Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning  as local students try to pack ON the pounds

Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning as local students try to pack ON the pounds

October 14th, 2014 12:18 am by Carmen Musick

Most people aren't exactly happy to see the numbers on the scales rising. But there's at least one local organization where packing on the pounds is more than a welcome sight. It's a necessity.

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Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

October 14th, 2014 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

Tony Street of architects Beeson, Lusk & Street said that six of eight elementary schools are in good condition, especially considering they average about 60 years old. The newest two, Adams and Washington,, were not included in the study.

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Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

October 14th, 2014 12:10 am by Matthew Lane

Tim Elsea, Kingsport's traffic engineer, said the intersection would be changed to a four-way stop. The reason for the switch comes as a result of a 30-day traffic study conducted at the intersection back in June.

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