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KOSBE Client The Utility Company Acquires International Company, Nitro

KINGSPORT ‚¬‚ KOSBE Client, The Utility Company of East Tennessee‚ national headquarters, The Utility Company (TUC) announced recently the acquisition of Canada‚ largest Managed Service Provider, Nitro. The deal enhances TUC‚ line of computer hardware options available for client purchase as well as strengthens their Healthcare IT offerings.

Kingsport Public Library announces June programs

Lisa Alther
Bestselling Author
Talks About Her Latest Book
@ Kingsport Public Library
Thursday, June 7
6:30 p.m.
Premiere of:
Blood Feud:‚  the Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance Among the Hatfields and the McCoys

*Books will be available for purchase/signing – provided by I Love Books

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Called Meeting

KINGSPORT ‚¬ The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.‚  The meeting will take place in the Tennessee Room of the KCS Administrative Support Center (400 Clinchfield Street, 3rd Floor).

The purpose of the called meeting is to review and consider contracts regarding the Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee STEM school, consider a policy regarding the use of the internet, and review a request to reapply for an elementary school counselor grant.

Hunters Crossing water outage planned for Monday

KINGSPORT — Residents in the Hunter‚ Crossing subdivision in the Rock Springs community will experience water outages on Monday, Nov. 28 due to water booster station maintenance, weather permitting.
This outage is expected to take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Residents are reminded to turn off their water heaters to prevent damage while water service is limited or unavailable.

Sewer line work to cause dramatic change in Ft. Henry Drive traffic pattern

KINGSPORT — The City of Kingsport Wastewater Department is starting a contract to replace sewer lines beneath Ft. Henry Drive, with the project creating dramatic changes in the traffic pattern between Bridwell Street and Warpath Drive.
At least one westbound lane of Ft. Henry will be closed during construction, and traffic patterns will shift, beginning Monday, August 15, 2011, and running through October 8, 2011.