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Takoma Regional to become part of Wellmont

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:47am
Ownership of Takoma Regional Hospital is transferring to Wellmont Health System, enabling the facility to provide the most efficient continuum of care for patients as part of a locally based organizat
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Sullivan County approves 27-cent tax increase

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:00am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Seven weeks into the 2015-16 fiscal year, a budget that includes a 27-cent property tax increase was approved Monday by the Sullivan County Commission.
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Healing Hands opens new location

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 5:45am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was on hand Monday for the official opening of the Healing Hands Health Center at its new location at 245 Midway Medical Park.
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Haslam discusses transportation needs at Kingsport Chamber of Commerce

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:16am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Tennessee has more than $6 billion worth of approved road projects and no money to pay for them, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said in Kingsport Monday.
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Briefly NASCAR

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:08pm
Food City Race Night
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WIN citizens group holds first meeting

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:52pm
ABINGDON, Va. — It was standing room only Monday night during the inaugural meeting of Washington County Independent Neighbors, or WIN.
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Northeast State's aviation program to begin

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:10pm
Northeast State Community College announced Monday that classes for its new technical certificate program in aviation maintenance technology will begin Aug. 24.
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TCRA short-term parking lot closed, parking entrance relocated

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:54pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The short-term parking lot at Tri-Cities Regional Airport has been closed and the entrance to the long-term parking lot has been temporarily relocated as part of a $5 million reno
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Washington County Board of Supervisors appoints two new members to the WCSA Board of Commissioners

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 6:13pm
Both men have been actively involved with the Washington County community for many years.
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Buchanan County couple found dead in an apparent murder/suicide

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 4:34pm
Two people were found dead of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder/suicide in the Russell Prater area Buchanan County, Virginia on Sunday morning.
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Sullivan commission approves 27-cent tax increase, 2015-16 budget

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 3:41pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Commission approved Monday a 27-cent property tax increase and, seven weeks into the 2015-16 fiscal year, passed this year’s budget.
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Bristol Virginia Police seek help concerning a reported armed robbery

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 2:29pm
The Bristol Virginia Police Department is asking for help concerning a reported armed robbery at the Cookout restaurant located at 3128 Lee Highway the morning of Aug. 16.
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Governor Haslam cuts ribbon at Healing Hands

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 1:26pm
The new location of Healing Hands Health Center opened its doors Monday morning.
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Emory & Henry's Arts Center is nearing completion

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:00am
EMORY, Va. — The nearly $25 million Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory & Henry College is nearing completion.
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Retiring attorney leaves legacy of service

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:00am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Jack Hyder has been the city attorney for 29 years and plans to retire as soon as the city can find his replacement.
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Mid-August is the time to stockpile fescue for the winter

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:00am
oth and dry and wet times have been noted this year. Due to dryer weather, the spring hay crop was about half of what many producers are used to getting. If we continue to get rainfall, mid-August is
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Two Bristol Tennessee High School students aim to stop the bullying

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 5:45am
BRISTOL, Va. — What started as a volunteer internship for two Bristol Tennessee High School students has become a community-wide campaign to battle bullying.
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Tom Anderson pegged to replace Shari Brown

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 1:15am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tom Anderson has been named the city’s director of economic development, replacing Shari Brown, who is stepping down after eight years on the job.
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Agriculture still at the heart of the Appalachian Fair

TriCities.com - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 10:45pm
GRAY, Tenn. — At the heart of it all, the Appalachian Fair remains an agricultural event.
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Home Depot customers rattled by snake found in garden center

TriCities.com - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 8:20pm
A section of a Home Depot store in central Tennessee was shut down recently after an astute customer noticed something suspicious in the store's garden center: a rattlesnake.
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