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Power outage planned for portion of Carter Crossing

Power outage planned for portion of Carter Crossing

September 11th, 2013 1:08 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Power Board will replace a switch as part of an ongoing rebuild of the infrastructure surrounding the affected area.

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Preacher ousted for using church bus as Trojan horse for meth raid

Preacher ousted for using church bus as Trojan horse for meth raid

September 11th, 2013 12:57 pm by Associated Press

The pastor lent the bus to local law enforcement to surprise three people arrested. He's also the town's mayor and police chief.

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Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

September 11th, 2013 11:50 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal home fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

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Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

September 11th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Citing "reimbursement cuts associated with the Affordable Care Act, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage," Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday the closure of Lee Regional Medical Center in Penningt

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Commissioners reject budget in Unicoi County

Commissioners reject budget in Unicoi County

September 11th, 2013 9:45 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch has consistently used one word when discussing the county’s 2013-14 fiscal year budget process — contentious.

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19 dead rabbits found at abandoned Hawkins house

19 dead rabbits found at abandoned Hawkins house

September 11th, 2013 9:43 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman reportedly found 19 dead rabbits at a home in the Clinch Valley community late last month after they were apparently abandoned a month ago by the most recent resident.

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Support spurs Unicoi County man’s mayoral bid

Support spurs Unicoi County man’s mayoral bid

September 11th, 2013 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County resident John Day said fellow residents began approaching him around two months ago to see if he would consider running for county mayor.

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Taxes, handwriting and more in Wednesday's Forum

Taxes, handwriting and more in Wednesday's Forum

September 11th, 2013 9:09 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on taxes, the consequences of United States military actions and handwriting.

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Was sentence against those who abused patients just?

Was sentence against those who abused patients just?

September 11th, 2013 9:03 am by Staff Report

It just doesn’t seem right. That’s the feeling many readers have expressed after a judge decided the nursing home workers convicted of abusively teasing patients in their charge should serve no jail time.

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Drive drunk?

September 11th, 2013 8:47 am by Ron Campbell

Don't blink. Just obeying half the message on this Wendy's sign could be trouble.

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