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Sullivan residents: Build two high schools

January 28th, 2015 12:21 am by Rick Wagner

Colonial Heights residents expressed support for deannexation-enabling legislation by the General Assembly and a study to look at the economics of consolidating the Kingsport, Sullivan County and Bristol, Tenn., school systems.

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The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

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Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

January 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County inmates were arraigned Monday on assault charges for allegedly beating a man they claimed was a "snitch" into unconsciousness.

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Dental product company may be Washington County's secret $1M benefactor

Dental product company may be Washington County's secret $1M benefactor

January 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Citing a confidentiality agreement with the company, two officials referenced the company that would reap the benefits of the taxpayer funding as "Project X," despite protests from the dissenting commissioners and speakers from the public.

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Lady Warriors beat Lady Blue Devils in regulation for C40 sweep

Lady Warriors beat Lady Blue Devils in regulation for C40 sweep

January 28th, 2015 12:23 am by George Thwaites

Logan Reynolds scored 22 points and Central collected a 41-29 Conference 40 win over Gate City that cleared a major obstacle to the Lady Warriors' regional tournament aspirations. Wise won the previous meeting after triple overtime, 41-35.

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Water tanker truck crash kills Clintwood man

Water tanker truck crash kills Clintwood man

January 27th, 2015 11:41 pm by Staff report

Police said the vehicle's driver, Michael E. Mayo, 26, of Clintwood, died at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

January 27th, 2015 10:39 pm by NET News Service

On Jan. 22, Washington County sheriff's deputies arrested Eric L. Foster, 33, 4125 Highway 81 S., on allegations he stabbed a friend with a pocketknife over an unpaid debt.

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Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

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Indian Springs' third-graders donate locks to support classmate battling cancer

Indian Springs' third-graders donate locks to support classmate battling cancer

January 27th, 2015 9:00 pm by Tanja Moody

Three Indian Springs Elementary School students have bonded in atypical fashion following a whirlwind cancer diagnosis for one of them.

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Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

January 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most recently, Rev. Jeff Wadley was the pastor of Sycamore Tree United Methodist Church in Maryville. He established the church in 2001 and said his previous experience in growing that church will help him develop the new youth camp.

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'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

January 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is for basic taxes. We don't do farm income, business income with losses, depreciations or things like that. But anything else that's considered basic taxes, we can take care of here for free," said Karen Davidson.

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