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Gate City man gets 20 years in death of fellow inmate

Gate City man gets 20 years in death of fellow inmate

October 1st, 2014 10:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Bellamy, 23, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey Kilgore by way of an Alford plea in April 2014. An Alford plea is when the defendant does not admit the act but concedes the prosecution could likely prove the charge.

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Drool Party: Dogs get their day at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Drool Party: Dogs get their day at Kingsport Aquatic Center

October 1st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome to come to the aquatic center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday to enjoy an afternoon in the pool. The cost of the event is $5 per dog with a maximum of two dogs per person.

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Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

October 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Wednesday morning the newest member of the Hawkins County prosecution team, Akiah Highsmith, was sworn in by Judge John Dugger.

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ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:32 pm by NET News Service

ETSU University Relations said Wednesday someone reported to a campus security authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student acquaintance in his residence hall room.

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

October 1st, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Julia Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier — and revelation of yet another security problem.

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Woman sentenced for false assault report

Woman sentenced for false assault report

October 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who admittedly lied to police about being assaulted by her boyfriend last month was sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to probation and community service.

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Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

October 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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Sincerely, Susan: 'Tolling of the Bell' a poignant celebration of freedom

Sincerely, Susan: 'Tolling of the Bell' a poignant celebration of freedom

October 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

The local Long Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution (1787 was only 11 years after the Declaration of Independence).

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Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

October 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Performers will include Sam Gleaves & Leigh Beamer and Tyler Hughes. Admission to the concert is free. However, donations will be accepted for Crooked Road Traditional Music Education Program (TMEP).

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