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Hawkins man gets 225 days for sex  offender violations

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Hawkins man gets 225 days for sex offender violations

October 31st, 2014 9:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ricky Elym Henry, 57, 215-1 Jones Road, Church Hill, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to charges including tampering with his GPS monitor, two curfew violations and resisting arrest.

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Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

October 31st, 2014 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Michael Hughes predicted a mass exodus from public schools in Northeast Tennessee and statewide if parental concerns about Common Core, Islam in middle school curriculum and similar issues aren't addressed soon.

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Kingsport bridge dedicated to Vietnam veteran

Kingsport bridge dedicated to Vietnam veteran

October 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Clinchfield Street bridge over Reedy Creek will be dedicated on Saturday to the highest ranking serviceman from the Kingsport area to be killed in action during the Vietnam War.

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Man accused of assaulting deputy during Musket Bowl melee

Man accused of assaulting deputy during Musket Bowl melee

October 31st, 2014 6:09 pm by NET News Service

On Thursday night at around 10:33, deputies arrested Edward Britt, 45, 450 Mockingbird Place, while upwards of 20 football players were fighting following Daniel Boone High School's 23-16 victory over host David Crockett High School.

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Boone, Crockett prohibited from postseason play in wake of Musket Bowl brawl

Boone, Crockett prohibited from postseason play in wake of Musket Bowl brawl

October 31st, 2014 5:59 pm by NET News Service

The TSSAA also fined each team $3,000 for the fight, as well as $250 for fans coming onto the field during the incident. Another $500 in fines will be levied annually during the probationary period, for a total of $4,750 for each school.

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Detectives probe fraud suspect's Kingsport connection

Detectives probe fraud suspect's Kingsport connection

October 31st, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for an individual who stole a Knoxville man's identity to obtain a credit card, then made purchases throughout Northeast Tennessee and online — having the latter sent to a vacant home in Kingsport.

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Winter blast should boost area bass fishing — but you might want to hold off a few days

Winter blast should boost area bass fishing — but you might want to hold off a few days

October 31st, 2014 2:00 pm by George Thwaites

Bass fishing should improve after cold snap pushes down water temps. Stripers are active on Boone. Walleye have been happening on South Holston and Watauga.

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Domestic complaint leads to meth lab components, drugs and cash

Domestic complaint leads to meth lab components, drugs and cash

October 31st, 2014 1:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

When Hawkins County deputies arrived at 114 Looney Street, they allegedly observed items associated with meth manufacturing. Officers then requested the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit respond to the scene.

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Tribe, Hilltoppers meet with Big 7 title on the line

Tribe, Hilltoppers meet with Big 7 title on the line

October 31st, 2014 12:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Change is afoot, but for now Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett find themselves in a familiar scenario: battling for the league title on the final night of the regular season.

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VDOT ready for first wintry blast

VDOT ready for first wintry blast

October 31st, 2014 11:40 am by Stephen Igo

Black ice may be more of a problem to watch out for than snow, Wise Residency administrator says.

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Sullivan South tops field at 30th Annual Appalachian Classic

Sullivan South tops field at 30th Annual Appalachian Classic

October 31st, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan Central High School Marching Band hosted the 30th Appalachian Classic Band Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, featuring performances by several local marching bands.

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