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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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Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

December 5th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"There's got to be (GPS) guidelines, or all you're going to do is get ambulance chasers out there,"said Church Hill EMS Board President Fred Arnold.

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Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

December 5th, 2014 2:19 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan County Highway Department officials are asking the public to use caution when driving on four county roads following an oil spill Friday.

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Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 12:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount of cocaine.

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Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

December 5th, 2014 10:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Last month school board chairman Chris Christian presented the board with sample policies from other school systems that conduct random drug testing on students who participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities.

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NASA launches Orion on second try

NASA launches Orion on second try

December 5th, 2014 8:55 am by By Scott Powers and Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Atop the most powerful rocket available, NASA's next generation space capsule Orion blasted off at 7:05 this morning against the backdrop of a rising sun at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

December 5th, 2014 8:45 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

But the large job gains are not yet lifting most Americans' paychecks.

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