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Sullivan County taxes pegged at state ‘certified’ rate

Sullivan County taxes pegged at state ‘certified’ rate

September 7th, 2013 6:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Now that the Sullivan County Commission has set a tax rate for the current budget cycle, tax notices for county property taxes will soon be mailed to every property owner.

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Kingsport property tax notices due out by end of month

Kingsport property tax notices due out by end of month

September 7th, 2013 6:49 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Property tax notices for Model City residents will be sent out later this month — at the earliest — but it could be the first of October until the bill arrives in the mail, city finance officials said last week.

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Dive signals more treasure at site of pirate ship wreck

Dive signals more treasure at site of pirate ship wreck

September 7th, 2013 6:28 pm by JAY LINDSAY, Associated Press

That Sept. 1 dive at a spot Barry Clifford had never explored before uncovered proof that a staggering amount of undiscovered riches — as many as 400,000 coins — might be found there.

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U.S. runs into resistance over strike on Syria

U.S. runs into resistance over strike on Syria

September 7th, 2013 6:16 pm by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

PARIS — The U.S. tried to rally support on Saturday for a military strike against Syria, running into resistance from the American public and skeptics in Congress and from European allies bent on awaiting a U.N. report.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Action at the Battle of Blountville.

September 7th, 2013 5:28 pm by Ned Jilton

The event continues Sunday as the camps open to the public at 9 am with an old-time worship service at 10 am by Chaplain Alan Farley followed by a second day of battle at 2 pm. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

September 7th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Robyn Ivester, who represents part of the Colonial Heights area, said some constituents there recently showed her a city website — www.kingsporttn.gov — that incorrectly indicates annexation eventually makes it

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NASA robotic explorer leaves Va. for the moon

NASA robotic explorer leaves Va. for the moon

September 7th, 2013 12:39 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast. The LADEE spacecraft is charged with studying the lunar atmosphere and dust.

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Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

September 7th, 2013 10:32 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Frank Brogden, a corporate and community leader who served Kingsport in a variety of roles for more than 50 years, has passed away.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

September 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 30 through Sept, 6.

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Obama sets Tuesday speech, acknowledges big challenges on Syria

Obama sets Tuesday speech, acknowledges big challenges on Syria

September 6th, 2013 11:00 pm by Associated Press

Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly admitted deep challenges Friday in pursuing support for a military strike against Syria from international allies and Congress.

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