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Milestone for pedestrian bridge

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July 17th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The bridge spanning Wilcox Drive is on track to be finished this fall, along with the remaining roadway and bridge improvements in and around Eastman Chemical Company's new corporate business center.

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Sullivan BOE approves budget for third time

Sullivan BOE approves budget for third time

July 17th, 2015 12:26 am by Rick Wagner

The first school board recommendation called for a 15-cent property tax rate increase, the second for a 13-cent hike after the Budget Committee recommended education share 13 cents of a recommended 27-cent increase.

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BOE rejects Surgoinsville Elementary redistricting plan; students stay for now

BOE rejects Surgoinsville Elementary redistricting plan; students stay for now - VIDEO

July 15th, 2015 7:01 am by Jeff Bobo

Moved by emotional, and at times tearful pleas by parents, the Hawkins County Board of Education voted Tuesday to cancel a proposed redistricting plan that would transfer 51 students out of Surgoinsville Elementary School.

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Eastman awarded 'EMS Star of Life'

Eastman awarded 'EMS Star of Life' - VIDEO

July 14th, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

This award recognizes exceptional front-line care, with a focus on agencies and providers who are the initial care responders.

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Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel

Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel - VIDEO

July 13th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday the Hawkins County Board of Education recognized Brittney Maness, who was one of seven educators selected to sit on a panel for the recent ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) "Whole Child Symposium."

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Facebook is social, but also all business

Facebook is social, but also all business

July 13th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

Escobar-Gonzalez noted PowerEditor allows businesses to create ads based on demographics, workplaces, buying behaviors, and interests.

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Local vineyard uses sheep to conserve resources

Local vineyard uses sheep to conserve resources

July 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Owners of a winery in Blountville have had sheep for a number of years. However, this season is the first year the couple has allowed the sheep to graze right underneath the vines where the grapes grow.

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Public forum scheduled on plan to transfer 51 students out of Surgoinsville

Public forum scheduled on plan to transfer 51 students out of Surgoinsville - VIDEO

July 12th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"We're fixing to pick him up from there and take him somewhere he doesn't know anybody. We're really uncomfortable with it." -- Surgoinsville Elementary mom Fanta Henderson

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Photos: Fun Fest Kid's Fest goes prehistoric

July 11th, 2015 5:48 pm by Marci Gore

Children of all ages, their parents and grandparents wound their way around the Belk court in the lower level of the Kingsport Town Center on Saturday as they waited to meet Rexie the T-Rex during Fun Fest Kid's Fest event.

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Hawkins deputy receives medal for saving colleague from choking

Hawkins deputy receives medal for saving colleague from choking

July 10th, 2015 9:08 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday Deputy John Young's ability to think fast on his feet and deal with the unexpected was put to the test again when he attended what was advertised as a HCSO departmental meeting, but actually turned out to be an award ceremony for him.

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