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Sullivan Street widening project moving forward

Sullivan Street widening project moving forward

December 7th, 2014 3:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Improving Sullivan Street has been a high watermark project for city and elected leaders for years, topping a recently compiled list of Kingsport streets in need of improvement.

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For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

December 7th, 2014 12:48 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5 years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.

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A new start: After fire destroys animal shelter, Scott County officials hope to build a better one

A new start: After fire destroys animal shelter, Scott County officials hope to build a better one

December 7th, 2014 12:30 pm by Marci Gore

As devastating as it was to learn that Scott County's animal shelter was destroyed by a fire on Wednesday, County Administrator Kathie Noe says officials are optimistic about the future of a new facility.

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New jobs coming to Kingsport, Welcome Center finally opens, fire destroys Scott animal shelter and more stories you may have missed

New jobs coming to Kingsport, Welcome Center finally opens, fire destroys Scott animal shelter and more stories you may have missed

December 7th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Santa tours Hawkins as headliner for three Christmas parades - VIDEO

December 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

It's the one day of the year when throwing candy wrappers out of a moving vehicle is legal, as long as the thrower is smiling and waving, the wrapper still has candy inside.

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South's first QB continues recovery following reaction to wasp sting

South's first QB continues recovery following reaction to wasp sting

December 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Mike Cook is scheduled to come home for Christmas after battling for his life earlier this year, after wasp stings sent him into anaphylactic shock.

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American, South African hostages killed in Yemen

American, South African hostages killed in Yemen

December 6th, 2014 2:20 pm by JULIE PACE and AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press

An American photojournalist and a South African teacher were killed Saturday during a high-risk, U.S.-led raid to free them from al-Qaida-affiliated militants in Yemen.

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Watch for Fallen Rock: Scott County road still closed after rock slide two months ago

Watch for Fallen Rock: Scott County road still closed after rock slide two months ago

December 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

A public hearing will be held on Jan. 7 to discuss permanently closing the slide area of the roadway, about three miles from the intersection of East Jackson Street and Reed Hollow Road.

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Battle of Blountville park taking shape

Battle of Blountville park taking shape

December 6th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

The concept calls for a large green space in the historic zone of Blountville and to have all the historic sites involving the battle connected somehow, most likely with walkways.

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Eastman completes acquisition of specialty chemical company

Eastman completes acquisition of specialty chemical company

December 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

During a presentation to analysts earlier this year, Eastman executives pledged the Taminco acquisition would strengthen Eastman's presence in agricultural and personal care business lines.

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