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Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

October 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Michael Hughes, during Thursday evenings Sullivan County Board of Education work session, said a policy on how long teachers can be suspended by a director or fired by a school board needs to be amended by adding "just cause" language.

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Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

October 5th, 2014 5:37 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. But scientists know how to stop the virus from spreading.

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After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

October 5th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I thought very carefully about it," Alexander, R-Tenn., said "I remembered Senator (Howard) Baker, in 1978, when he was thinking about running for a third term. He decided to do it and was elected and became majority leader.

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With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

October 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's origins date back to the 1700s with early settlements on the Long Island of the Holston River and the establishment of a boatyard by William King. On March 2, 1917, the Tennessee state legislature re-chartered the city of Kingsport.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a head-on collision that claimed the life of a Johnson City man, a lawsuit filed by students, a pastor talking about his time on a reality show and a family returning after 35 years, among others

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Scott County Rotary kicks off annual Shoe Fund Drive

Scott County Rotary kicks off annual Shoe Fund Drive

October 5th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

"We do some programs outside of the county, but we realize there's a lot of need right here. ... It takes a lot of time and effort, but, in the end, it makes you feel good to know that you've helped the kids right here in Scott County."

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KFD kicks off fire prevention month with reminder to check smoke alarms

KFD kicks off fire prevention month with reminder to check smoke alarms

October 4th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Fire Department wants you to test your smoke alarms every month, given that most fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke detectors.

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MOMS Club of Kingsport hosting Halloween party to raise awareness

MOMS Club of Kingsport hosting Halloween party to raise awareness

October 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

During the Halloween event, MOMS Club of Kingsport also hopes to raise funds for Teeny Tears, one of the organization's many service projects. Bishop said Teeny Tears donates handmade diapers and hats to parents who have lost a baby prematurely.

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Former Kingsport city manager leads new startup

Former Kingsport city manager leads new startup

October 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Campbell is the new executive director of AccelNow, which is tasked to accelerate technical entrepreneurs and their startup companies across eight Northeast Tennessee counties and beyond.

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