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Greene County church cancels services over swine flu cases among congregation

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that Midway United Methodist Church canceled its Sunday morning services because of the H1N1 virus, or "swine flu."One member of the church has been hospitalized and quarantined with the virus and nine other members are il

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Bristol Kroger prepares for presidential visit

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, Wednesday won't be Barack Obama's first trip to Bristol. He kicked off his general election campaign at Virginia High School in June 2008.A year and a month after that Obama will arrive in Bristol to talk about he

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SW Va. firms expanding, adding 170 jobs

July 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, two Southwest Virginia companies have announced plans to add a combined 170 jobs to the region.Columbus McKinnon in Damascus will add 70 jobs over 30 months as part of a corporate restructuring, replacing roughly t

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'War' brings Grainger tomatoes into spotlight

July 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Grainger County is preparing for imminent war this weekend - a war that involves red, juicy and round ammunition.The Grainger County Tomato Festival's tomato wars are this weekend, and its expected to

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Bug distracts driver, causing head-on wreck; occupant trapped in burning vehicle

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Morristown Citizen Tribune, a bug that distracted a driver caused a crash that shut down East Andrew Johnson Highway Tuesday.Fletcher Porter, 19, of Brights Pike in Russellville was driving west on East A.J. at about 6 p.m. wh

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