8 hrs ago
American Academy of Family Physicians
Immunization Resources Aim to Keep You Up-to-Date
Have you checked your mailbox lately? The AAFP has mailed laminated copies of the 2014 immunization schedules and other helpful resources to all active and resident members.
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12 hrs ago
Sustainability Gets the Spotlight
Sustainability has many dimensions for chemical manufacturers. Reflecting this, a number of major companies, including AkzoNobel, Eastman and Dow, have broad-based initiatives, while other firms are focusing particularly on using renewable resources and sustainable processes.
17 hrs ago
Jail-Bound Teen Busted Trying to Smuggle Loaded Gun in Vagina: Police
As 19-year-old Dallas Archer was being booked into the Kingsport, Tenn. jail on Monday, corrections officers allegedly discovered something unusual hidden in her vagina: a loaded revolver.
21 hrs ago
NEWTeen arrested with loaded gun hidden in vagina
A teenager had a loaded handgun hidden in her vagina when she was arrested for driving with a suspended licence, police say.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
6 Tenn. sites added to National Register
The new sites in Tennessee are: the Grand Guitar in Bristol, the Tennessee Supreme Court Building in Nashville, Mead and Ross Marble Quarries in Knox County, the Martin-Dobyns House in Kingsport and the Blountville Historic District.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Marine remembered 10 years after being killed
Sergeant Mike Speer was living with his wife in Kingsport and died after being hit by sniper fire outside Fallujah, Iraq during his second deployment in 2004.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Memorial planned to honor fallen Marine
Speer's fellow Marines, who organized the event, say they get together every year to honor him.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill
Supporters of a watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-methamphetamine legislation approved by the House on Wednesday believe it will help in the fight against the drug's production across the state, even though it's not as tough as they would like.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Deputies suspect meth lab caused fire injuries
David Holt suffered burns on over 40 percent of his body after a fire Saturday morning on Forest View Drive in Kingsport.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Veterans commissioner wants more jobs, education
Tennessee's Commissioner for Veterans Affairs says the department is widening its focus to address needs like unemployment, education and suicide prevention.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Haslam appoints Jeff Bivens to Tennessee Supreme Court
Gov. Bill Haslam appointed Jeff Bivens, a judge on the state Court of Criminal Appeals for three years, to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Family thanks community after son's health ordeal
Family and friends continue to mourn the loss of 7-year-old Weston Keeton from Kingsport after losing his lifelong battle with heart disease.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Officials try to curb off-roading at Bays Mountain
Officials at Bays Mountain Park in East Tennessee say they are taking steps to reduce the amount of off-roading at the nature preserve.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Travel: Music and mountains in Tennessee
Rocky Top Campground, 496 Pearl Lane, Blountville, Tenn., 323-2535, www.rockytop campground.com ; quiet wooded area with WiFi and cable TV.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Woman accused of making false rape claim
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office tells us they received a report of a rape Wednesday on Poplar Grove road in Kingsport.
American Academy of Family Physicians
House Votes to Delay ICD-10 Implementation for One Year
Yesterday, the House passed legislation that would, among other things, bar HHS from adopting the ICD-10 code sets for outpatient diagnostic coding until Oct. 1, 2015.
Former priest wants abuse conviction overturned
A former Catholic priest convicted of molesting an altar boy is asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
House panel OKs less restrictive pseudoephedrine bill
While the concept of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to put a limit on nonprescription sales of some cold medications has now been embraced by committees of both the House and Senate, the two chambers are at odds on how stringent the limits should be.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Saving on groceries: Get some helpful hints from some clever women
It surely seems that grocery prices have gone up significantly in the past few months.
Ivy Academy Opens Tennessee Environmental Conference
Ivy Academy will welcome 2014 Tennessee Environmental Conference guests with an informative skit called, Once Upon a Hemlock, an adaptation of the children's book written by Jimmie Walters and Lisa Starr of Save Georgia's Hemlocks.