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Mayor questions drop in vendors at Kingsport Farmers Market

Mayor questions drop in vendors at Kingsport Farmers Market

April 12th, 2014 9:13 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Farmers Market has had a presence in the Model City for more than 30 years, offering a variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, flowers, plants and crafts to the public two days a week.

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Sullivan County school officials considering supplemental  insurance

Sullivan County school officials considering supplemental insurance

April 12th, 2014 8:21 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Health care supplements aren't just for Medicare recipients anymore, local school officials are learning.

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Dobyns-Bennett robotics team ranks 13th in regional competition

Dobyns-Bennett robotics team ranks 13th in regional competition

April 12th, 2014 7:53 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's robotics team finished first among contenders from Northeast Tennessee in the recent regional robotics competition in Knoxville, ranking 13th overall.

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City residents eligible to vote in Sullivan County races

City residents eligible to vote in Sullivan County races

April 12th, 2014 7:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Most of the registered voters in Sullivan County live inside a city. That doesn't mean they lose their county citizenship — or their right to vote in county elections.

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Documents show Boomershine outspending Anderson in Sullivan sheriff's contest

Documents show Boomershine outspending Anderson in Sullivan sheriff's contest

April 12th, 2014 7:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — County Commissioner Ty Boomershine outspent Sheriff Wayne Anderson during the first quarter campaign finance reporting period, according to disclosure paperwork filed by the two campaigns last week.

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Changes sought for South Wilcox Drive gateway to Eastman complex

Changes sought for South Wilcox Drive gateway to Eastman complex

April 12th, 2014 5:09 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — If first impressions mean everything, South Wilcox Drive could very well be tested in the coming years.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

April 12th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff report

This week's stories include a son chasing down his parents for more money, a woman allegedly beating her daughter for not attending church and a man being charged for a third time with crimes against female motorists.

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Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

April 12th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County E-911 Director Janice "Tutti" Jennings said the outage only affected central dispatch's main emergency line, as well as the automatic rerouting of those calls to Washington County, Va., E-911.

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Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

April 11th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County middle school teacher Stephanie Miller didn't win the McGlothlin Award for Teaching Excellence this week. But she didn't walk away empty-handed.

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Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

April 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Charles Krauthammer, who often speaks on "The O'Reilly Factor," tackled this broad topic when he spoke at East Tennessee State University's Millennium Centre on Friday morning to businessmen and business students, as well as members of the public.

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