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Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

May 17th, 2015 11:57 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The timing of the traffic signals at two Stone Drive intersections, where construction is currently taking place, has not been adjusted. And it probably won't be.

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Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

May 16th, 2015 11:00 pm by Holly Nelms

A constrained capital improvement plan being considered by city leaders has most funds allocated towards a new demolition landfill cell, facilities maintenance and library renovations. Money is also proposed for extension of the Greenbelt.

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Wise schools made strides under Perry

Wise schools made strides under Perry

May 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Jeff Perry will become the superintendent of schools in Wythe County effective July 1. His tenure as Wise County Schools Superintendent included maelstrom over consolidation, with the final two years clearing to calmer seas.

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SR 126 improvement project entering design phase

SR 126 improvement project entering design phase

May 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer said the State Route 126 improvement project is still on track, the environmental review process is complete and the design phase has been funded.

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Photos: Racks by the Tracks in downtown Kingsport

May 16th, 2015 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Beer, barbecue and music dominated the senses in Kingsport on Saturday, as 12,000 people were expected to funnel into the eighth annual Racks by the Tracks.

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Parsons seeks nomination to run again for Lee sheriff

Parsons seeks nomination to run again for Lee sheriff

May 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons has announced his intention to seek the nomination of the Lee County Republican Party to again run for the office of sheriff.

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What is future  of Sullivan County school facilities?

What is future of Sullivan County school facilities?

May 16th, 2015 10:37 am by Rick Wagner

As the departure of Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie for Wyoming approaches, Sullivan County's school board vice chairman said the facilities study and plans to follow through with it will continue.

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Aldermen candidates make election pitch to Rotary

Aldermen candidates make election pitch to Rotary

May 15th, 2015 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

As candidates are coming in on the home stretch towards next week's city election, all 10 of the alderman candidates made their respective sales pitches to the Kingsport Rotary Club.

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D-B makes Washington Post's Most Challenging High Schools list

D-B makes Washington Post's Most Challenging High Schools list

May 15th, 2015 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The list is based on the index score of the number of college-level tests given at a school in the previous calendar year divided by the number of graduates that year.

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KPD officer charged with DUI, reckless driving

KPD officer charged with DUI, reckless driving

May 15th, 2015 5:56 pm by Rain Smith

A patrolman with the Kingsport Police Department has been arrested for an alleged DUI crash involving his personal vehicle that occurred three months ago.

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