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UPDATE: Three more indicted including two firemen for Hawkins $100K barn fires

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UPDATE: Three more indicted including two firemen for Hawkins $100K barn fires

August 27th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Three men including two former firefighters were named in sealed indictments Monday, and are charged along with a Hawkins County teen who allegedly set two simultaneous barn fires on the property of a THP trooper this past February.

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Gravelly Baptist Church holding open house for former Gravely elementary school students and teachers

Gravelly Baptist Church holding open house for former Gravely elementary school students and teachers

August 27th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"A lot of people have gone to school (here) over the last 40 or 50 years," said David Salley, Senior Pastor for Gravelly Baptist. "We just want them to come in and see all the changes and just being able to see that the school they loved is still being us

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Home-schooled athlete finds a way to achieve her collegiate dreams

Home-schooled athlete finds a way to achieve her collegiate dreams

August 27th, 2015 4:30 pm by Collin Brooks

A former KACHEA volleyball player and Northeast Tennessee Volleyball Club member, Megan Morelock signed to continue her volleyball career at King University a couple of weeks ago.

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Dry Hill Draggers set to perform at the Carter Fold

Dry Hill Draggers set to perform at the Carter Fold

August 27th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert of old time music by the Dry Hill Draggers on Saturday, Aug. 29.Show time is 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $1 for children ages 6 to 11; and free for children younger than 6.

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Naked trail excursion nets arrest

Naked trail excursion nets arrest

August 27th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon, a woman called police to report an incident of indecent exposure. While traversing a trail near the Weir Dam recreation area with her dog, she encountered a completely nude man "standing in front of her" and touching himself.

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Netherland Inn to host Heritage Quilt Show Sept. 19

Netherland Inn to host Heritage Quilt Show Sept. 19

August 27th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

This year's event will include heritage quilts (50 years old or more) and antique clothing from the Netherland family.

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No. 25 Vols lose McNeil to injury, suspend Howard for 1 game

No. 25 Vols lose McNeil to injury, suspend Howard for 1 game

August 27th, 2015 2:10 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee safety LaDarrell McNeil is out indefinitely and receiver Alton "Pig" Howard has been suspended for the season opener, continuing a series of preseason hits to the Volunteers' depth.

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Be courteous and be safe while enjoying the Greenbelt

Be courteous and be safe while enjoying the Greenbelt

August 27th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

And of the 19 violent crimes alleged to have occurred on the Greenbelt in the past three and one-half years, four were unfounded and nine involved a suspect known to the victim. Only six involved a complete stranger.

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ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

August 27th, 2015 11:11 am by Rick Wagner

For the third straight year, Tennessee public high school students improved on the ACT, administered to all students statewide.

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Secretary of State Hargett to speak at Kingsport Public Library

Secretary of State Hargett to speak at Kingsport Public Library

August 27th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

The presentation will be on state library grants and will be held in the library's auditorium on Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

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This weekend in Downtown Kingsport

This weekend in Downtown Kingsport

August 27th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Downtown Summer Sidewalk Sale to be held Friday and Saturday.

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