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$35 Million Settlement Agreement Reached in Sullivan Baby Doe Suit

Settlement Announcement Shared By BS&J And Regional DAGs KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A $35 million settlement agreement has been reached in the Sullivan Baby Doe suit, capping more than four years of litigation against U.S. opioid producers...

Tennessee Lawmakers Honor Public Entity Partners’ President and CEO for 35 Years of Service

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Several Tennessee lawmakers sponsored a resolution honoring Michael Fann, president and CEO of Public Entity Partners, for his 35 years of service to public entities across the state. Presented to Fann by Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R),...

King University Student Receives State Honor

BRISTOL, Tenn., June 14, 2021 — King University student Joseph Harrigan was recently named the winner of the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Student of the Year Award by the Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Social Work (NASW).  The chapter award was...

King University Launches New Program for Special Education Teachers

Coursework provides additional options for undergraduates, graduate students and educators BRISTOL, Tenn., May 24, 2021 — King University is launching a new K-8 Special Education Work Interventionist Program designed to provide elementary education students and...

King University Offers New Master of Social Work Degree

Online program will help reduce regional and national shortage of social workers BRISTOL, Tenn., March 30, 2021 — King University is expanding its award-winning social work program with the addition of a new Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, available to students...

Rusty Little Named Controller for Washington County Service Authority

ABINGDON, Va. — Robert (Rusty) M. Little has been named controller for the Washington County Service Authority (WCSA), the third-largest water and wastewater utility in Southwest Virginia. In his new role, Little directs WCSA’s financial affairs, including the budget,...

King University Releases New Study on Personal Income Shift

Parts of the regional economy are increasingly dependent on government transfer programs, according to the latest report from the King Institute for Regional Economic Studies BRISTOL, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2021 — Following a study that compiles decades of data on regional...