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Sullivan commission will  hear potential settlement with highway employees

Sullivan commission will hear potential settlement with highway employees

August 26th, 2014 11:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Three of the seven former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who are suing to get their jobs back might be back on the county payroll come next Tuesday.

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North volleyball takes East in four

North volleyball takes East in four

August 26th, 2014 11:25 pm by George Thwaites

The first thing we needed this year was to beat East," said Lady Golden Raiders coach Debby Booher, whose team collected a 25-11, 28-26, 17-25, 26-24 win over the visiting Lady Patriots.

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Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

August 26th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The approved 2014-15 budget already banks on $350,000 in savings for the half of the fiscal year starting Jan. 1, but that will depend on how many employees opt for a limited PPO combined with gap coverage during the month of open enrollment.

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Roe discusses Veterans Administration reform with local veterans group

Roe discusses Veterans Administration reform with local veterans group

August 26th, 2014 10:05 pm by Hank Hayes

Roe, a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, was critical of the Department of Defense being unable to transfer a soldier's medical records to the VA.

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Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 26th, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 3:18 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Georgia man was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder by police officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., for his alleged involvement in the weekend stabbing death of an Erwin man.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

August 26th, 2014 1:18 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The deal creates the world's third-largest fast-food chain, with more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries and about $23 billion in annual sales. Burger King is looking to Canada's Tim Hortons to boost its standing in the booming breakfast market.

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Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

August 26th, 2014 10:53 am by Rick Wagner

The non-venomous snakes, also found outside the building, were killed, and one is in a jar on the desk of a school system maintenance worker, the head of the school system said.

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