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Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

December 17th, 2013 9:44 pm by Staff Report

After seven years as the Model City’s chief executive officer, City Manager John Campbell has announced his retirement effective July 2014.

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Council’s delay of funds transfer criticized by board

Council’s delay of funds transfer criticized by board

December 17th, 2013 9:42 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton City School Board Chairwoman Rita Booher criticized the City Council on Tuesday night for postponing the transfer of $5 million to the school system so work can begin on the construction of a sports complex and music room at Elizabethton High

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Councils on board return of rail service

Councils on board return of rail service

December 17th, 2013 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Bristol, Va., mayor Guy Odum said he hopes the result of Tuesday night’s rare joint meeting between the Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., city councils would be looked back upon as historic.

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Extended study may leave growth in limbo

Extended study may leave growth in limbo

December 17th, 2013 9:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

There are many pieces still not fitted into Tennessee’s municipal annexation puzzle, and a clear impression of how future growth will be regulated remains to be seen.

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Robber makes off with 2,500 oxycodone pills from Hampton pharmacy

Robber makes off with 2,500 oxycodone pills from Hampton pharmacy

December 17th, 2013 2:06 pm by John Thompson

Robber told employees if they called police he would come back and shoot them.

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Man ticketed for trying to trade gator for beer

Man ticketed for trying to trade gator for beer

December 17th, 2013 12:49 pm by AP

When man proposed to trade live gator for 12-pack of beer, store clerk called authorities.

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Man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

Man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

December 17th, 2013 12:19 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a masked man "hiding in the bushes" at a Kingsport nursing home has led to an arrest.

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Man wanted in Maryland captured in Bristol, Va.

Man wanted in Maryland captured in Bristol, Va.

December 17th, 2013 12:12 pm by Staff Report

Joseph Aaron Hamilton told local police he knew he was wanted and had been wandering the country to avoid being caught.

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UPDATE: Keebler Lane house fire the second blaze of the day for county firefighters

UPDATE: Keebler Lane house fire the second blaze of the day for county firefighters

December 17th, 2013 10:50 am by Becky Campbell

While no one was home when a fire broke out inside the Keebler Lane residence, a man and two children were hospitalized after escaping a fire on Mitchell Ridge Road in Fall Branch earlier today.

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Pediatricians to pay $540K in billing settlement

Pediatricians to pay $540K in billing settlement

December 17th, 2013 10:41 am by AP

Memphis group allegedly overcharged on TennCare billings to get paid more.

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