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At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

March 19th, 2014 11:37 am by Rick Wagner

Kenny Morrell has spent almost 58 of those years operating a business that has transported generations of Sullivan County school students. When he started out, the buses were blue and white instead of the familiar yellow.

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Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 9:32 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

March 19th, 2014 8:06 am by NET News Service

Rescue workers used all-terrain vehicles and other equipment to reach the three victims, who were in a very rugged and forested area of the mountain along the ridge at 3,000 feet in elevation.

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Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

March 19th, 2014 12:15 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and state Attorney General Robert Cooper said in a motion that overturning the law without an appeals court reviewing the case "frustrates the will of the people."

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Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

March 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Matthew Lane

The five finalists are Jeff Fleming of Kingsport; Jack Hamlet of Richmond, Texas; Russell Hawes of Simpsonville, S.C.; Sue McLaughlin of Mattoon, Ill.; and Dan Porta of Kennesaw, Ga.

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UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

March 18th, 2014 8:27 pm by NET News Service

According to Terry Arnold, director of Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squads, rescue efforts were stymied because of a combination of rough terrain and a lack of a clear path to the victims.

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TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

March 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by Rain Smith

A former Sullivan County officer turned political opponent of Sheriff Wayne Anderson has made criminal complaints about the incumbent's reelection campaign, claiming misuse of taxpayer-funded resources and spurring a TBI investigation.

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Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

March 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Nearly two-thirds of the 59 suspects being sought in Scott County's "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup operation were in police custody as of Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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LIFT, which includes Kingsport and Sullivan school leaders, urges moving forward with Common Core in Tennessee

March 18th, 2014 5:55 pm by Rick Wagner

Group of eight superintendents releases support statement in response to state House vote to delay Common Core standards and testing for two years.

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Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

March 18th, 2014 2:48 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

His decision is one of the most significant unknowns looming over the 2016 Republican presidential contest. A White House bid by the scion of the Bush political dynasty would shake up a wide-open field and set up a showdown with the tea party movement.

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