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After today, you're too late to vote early

October 30th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting is available today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to registered voters in Sullivan County at any one of three locations: the Sullivan County Election Office in Blountville; the Kingsport Civic Auditorium; and the National Guard Armory in Bristol.

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Blountville man convicted of murdering brother-in-law

Blountville man convicted of murdering brother-in-law

October 29th, 2014 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — There was a stunned silence in Hawkins County Criminal Court Wednesday afternoon moments after the jury delivered guilty verdicts on all three top counts against Bryant Jackson Harris, including first-degree murder.

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Contest: 'Get Your Ghoul On' this Halloween for a chance to win

October 29th, 2014 3:15 pm by Staff Report

It's time to 'Get Your Ghoul On!' Send us your Halloween costume picture by 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, for your chance to win! Simply email your picture, along with your name and age, to contests@timesnews.net to register. Then, be sure to come back to vote!

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Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 in Series Game 7

Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 in Series Game 7

October 30th, 2014 12:02 am by Associated Press

With both starters chased early, this became a matchup of bullpens. And no one stood taller than the 6-foot-5 Madison Bumgarner, who added to his postseason legacy with a third victory this Series.

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Wise towns ready to scare up some fun

Wise towns ready to scare up some fun

October 29th, 2014 11:52 pm by Stephen Igo

Across the county, the trick-or-treat time generally goes from pre-dusk, post-dinner after school hours to no later than 9 p.m. Municipalities across Wise County have various trick-or-treat schedules and some offer special Halloween events as well.

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Police tout alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating

Police tout alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating

October 29th, 2014 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

Though local law enforcement officials do not condemn neighborhood-based trick-or-treating, they do advise that there are much safer — and more responsible — ways to enjoy Halloween.

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Trio sentenced in Hawkins child abuse/neglect cases

Trio sentenced in Hawkins child abuse/neglect cases

October 29th, 2014 10:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County parents accused of child abuse/neglect were sentenced to jail time recently, including a woman who was arrested in July for beating her unruly child.

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Dragons eliminate D-B from state soccer play

Dragons eliminate D-B from state soccer play

October 29th, 2014 10:17 pm by Corby A. Yarbrough, Times-News Sports Correspondent

Dobyns-Bennett played 30 minutes of an 80-minute match and Collierville made the Lady Indians pay for it in Wednesday's TSSAA Class AAA girls soccer state tournament quarterfinals.

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Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

October 29th, 2014 9:44 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

If approved, the amendment to the Tennessee Constitution would add a new section to Article 1, inserting constitutional language empowering the legislature to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion.

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Rain, snow likely in area for Halloween night

Rain, snow likely in area for Halloween night

October 29th, 2014 9:26 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Meteorologist David Hotz with the National Weather Service in Morristown said an unusual storm system is heading this way and is expected to take hold of the area Friday night when many will be out trick-or-treating or at other Halloween events.

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AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

October 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by JEFF DONN, Associated Press

To assess America's ability to deal with a major outbreak, the AP examined multiple indicators of readiness. The results were worrisome.

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