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Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

July 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

During a special called meeting last week the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its final approval to an ordinance that does away with the 2009 B-2 "retail only" zoning on most of Main Street.

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At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

July 3rd, 2014 11:50 pm by VICTOR R. CAIVANO and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press

An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise.

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Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

July 3rd, 2014 11:20 pm by Brandon Bailey, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Facebook Inc. confronted more criticism Thursday when the editor of a scientific journal issued a statement suggesting the company failed to obtain "informed consent" for a controversial study of users' emotions.

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BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

July 3rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the board that the "July final" BEP, or Basic Education Program, numbers from Tennessee came in Wednesday afternoon and were about $107,000 higher than the June estimate, which in turn was $68,000 over the May estimate.

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Arthur threatens Fourth of July plans along East Coast

Arthur threatens Fourth of July plans along East Coast

July 3rd, 2014 6:24 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

A strengthening Hurricane Arthur forced thousands of vacationers on the North Carolina coast to abandon their Independence Day plans while cities farther up the East Coast rescheduled fireworks displays threatened by rain from the storm.

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New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

July 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

As his first official act as Kingsport's new city manager, Jeff Fleming this week announced three internal promotions aimed at strengthening the visioning, operational oversight and efficiency of city government.

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'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

July 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Agents with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force (DTF) received a tip that Mitchell Louis Butler would be selling the high-grade "Ice" type of meth Monday evening in the vicinity of the Rogersville Walmart on Route 66.

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Hawkins repeat offender back in court, accused of feces-related assault

Hawkins repeat offender back in court, accused of feces-related assault

July 3rd, 2014 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious repeat offenders was back in court Wednesday accused of putting his feces into another inmate's cell.

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Fire shuts down part of Lynn Garden on Thursday - VIDEO

July 3rd, 2014 1:35 pm by David Grace

According to Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey, the KFD received numerous calls about a fire at an abandoned structure on Mullins Street.

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'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

July 3rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that a woman — whom he "had just met" — climbed on top of his middle console as they cruised the back roads of Hawkins County.

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