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3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

September 11th, 2013 1:39 pm by Staff Report

Sajant Anand, Alicia DeVos, and Rachel Spady were among about 16,000 students across the county honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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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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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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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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True folk art at Reece Museum ETSU

September 10th, 2013 9:06 pm by Lee Talbert

True folk art at Reece Museum ETSU

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Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

September 10th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Concerns raised by the parent of a child with life-threatening allergies could lead to a policy change at Science Hill High School sporting events.

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Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

September 10th, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

“Gone, but not forgotten” is a truism applied to many tragedies where lives are lost, but few national tragedies hold the weight of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

September 10th, 2013 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County’s nearly $128 million 2014 fiscal budget on Tuesday got the green light, putting in motion nearly $10 million in capital projects, a 2-percent salary increase for full-time employees, an expansion of the School Resource Officer program a

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