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Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

January 26th, 2015 4:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

During 2014, the department issued 831 building permits, up from 810 in 2013 — which was the low point of the last 10 years

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Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

January 26th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The school facilities studies for Kingsport and Sullivan County continue to move ahead this week, with the systems holding community dialogue sessions on Monday and Tuesday night.

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Campaign underway for VFD substation

Campaign underway for VFD substation

January 26th, 2015 2:02 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — About 80 people turned out last week for a public meeting on a proposed volunteer fire station in Indian Springs. The new facility also would serve as a community center and possibly house a sheriff's substation.

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New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

January 26th, 2015 1:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly swiped $200 cash from a donation jar at a Kingsport store faces more charges, this time for reportedly stealing a car from a city residence.

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UPDATE: Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's  his

UPDATE: Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his

January 26th, 2015 12:46 pm by NEDRA PICKLER and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security.

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Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

January 26th, 2015 12:41 pm by Matthew Lane

The bonds will be used to pay off four series of bonds from 2007 and 2008 that went to fund the construction of two downtown higher education buildings, a fire station on Stone Drive and energy saving measures done at five city buildings.

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Fire causes extensive damage to Bluff City business

Fire causes extensive damage to Bluff City business

January 26th, 2015 11:41 am by Nick Shepherd

Emergency crews responded to a call Sunday evening just before 6:30 about a fire at Watson's Marine, which suffered an estimated $1 million in damages.

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Reborn: IntelliHARTx's downtown campus consists of old buildings with a new purpose

Reborn: IntelliHARTx's downtown campus consists of old buildings with a new purpose

January 26th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

IntelliHARTx's developing downtown Kingsport operations over a number of buildings are a "Patient Contact Center" meant to be anything but a stereotypical drab call center workspace, according to the company.

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Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

January 26th, 2015 10:01 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is making six more stops around the state to promote his Insure Tennessee plan to extend health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income people.

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The yellow dot that says a lot: Program tells first responders about victims' medical issues

The yellow dot that says a lot: Program tells first responders about victims' medical issues

January 26th, 2015 8:28 am by Nick Shepherd

A sticker will be placed on the rear window on the driver's side of the participant's vehicle, and the final step will be to place the yellow dot folder containing all the medical information in the glove box.

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