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Retiring Holston Electric GM proud of 30 years worth of growth

Retiring Holston Electric GM proud of 30 years worth of growth

October 16th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"I think if there's one thing I'm most proud of, it's the fact that we've increased the value of the utility plant by more than five times, and we've done all that while maintaining the lowest retail rates of the 50 co-ops in the whole Tennessee Valley."

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After one year in new facility, Kingsport YMCA begins expansion

After one year in new facility, Kingsport YMCA begins expansion

October 15th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Greater Kingsport Family YMCA is "building for the future" with a multimillion-dollar expansion of its facility.

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'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

October 15th, 2014 8:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's no shortage of spooky Halloween activities this month in Hawkins County, with the grand finale occurring Halloween Day when pint-sized ghouls and goblins take over downtown Rogersville on a relentless pursuit of free candy.

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Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

October 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

What is happening at The Pinnacle development in Bristol, Tenn., and what isn't happening at the Kingsport Town Center is apparently weighing on the minds of some city leaders.

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Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

October 15th, 2014 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

A birthday party in Kingsport has led to criminal charges against nine juveniles, with police saying the revelers raided a nearby home to steal weapons and ammunition, along with inflicting $10,000 worth of damages with rampant vandalism.

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Bank heist hindered by holiday

Bank heist hindered by holiday

October 15th, 2014 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported a bank robbery in Wise, Va., noting that the lights were on but no one would come to the door — therefore it must be a hostage situation.

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CDC: Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown

CDC: Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown

October 15th, 2014 3:13 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

A top federal health official said Wednesday that a Texas nurse exposed to the Ebola virus never should have taken a flight from Cleveland to the Dallas area.

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Tennesseans urged to fight 'voter suppression'

Tennesseans urged to fight 'voter suppression'

October 15th, 2014 3:11 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Cooper said the tougher voting laws are examples of "voter suppression," and the way to fight back is to have heavy voter turnout, particularly from blacks and younger voters.

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Killer of country comic 'Stringbean' gets parole

Killer of country comic 'Stringbean' gets parole

October 15th, 2014 3:10 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Akemans were fatally shot in 1973 as they returned home following a performance of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Stringbean also performed on the TV program "Hee Haw."

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Sullivan school enrollment to drop 16%

Sullivan school enrollment to drop 16%

October 15th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County public schools will see an enrollment decline of 16 percent over the next 10 years according to the facilitator of a school facilities study.

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