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Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

October 3rd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

A suspect in last week's ambush robbery at a Kingsport apartment complex — where the victim was reportedly held at gunpoint and made to strip off his clothing — has been arrested after allegedly wielding a knife on police outside of a hospital.

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Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

October 3rd, 2014 9:51 am by COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press

The plan called for a review to make sure materials "promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benefits of the free-market system, respect for authority and respect for individual rights."

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Local hospitals set for Ebola

Local hospitals set for Ebola

October 3rd, 2014 9:38 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Wael Shams said he believes there will be more confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, but this country is better prepared for the virus than any other place on the planet.

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Hawkins BOE approves new $669,480 wastewater plant for Cherokee

Hawkins BOE approves new $669,480 wastewater plant for Cherokee

October 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

School maintenance director Shannon Glass told the board the old plant is currently functioning, albeit "in a state of disrepair."

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School officials outline study concerns

School officials outline study concerns

October 3rd, 2014 1:12 am by Rick Wagner

Just call it the list of three no-no's. A Kingsport Board of Education member Thursday night made it clear to school facilities planner Tracy Richter there are three things the board does not want the facilities steering committees to recommend.

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Photo gallery: Rock Springs students' family stories highlight festival

October 3rd, 2014 12:44 am by Rick Wagner

The Sullivan County school's Storytelling Festival was a way to help keep family history and regional culture alive, according to fifth-grade English teacher Caren Dean.

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Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

Indictment accuses Hawkins mother of failing to report incidents of inappropriate touching

October 3rd, 2014 12:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 30, 507 Prices Grove Road Lot. 1, Rogersville, is scheduled for arraignment this morning in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the failure to report child abuse charge, which is a Class A misdemeanor, as well as for public intoxication.

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City BOE approves revamped D-B grading policy

City BOE approves revamped D-B grading policy

October 3rd, 2014 12:23 am by Rick Wagner

The revamped grade point average, discussed during the September work session of the board, will add an extra .5 to honors classes and extra 1 to Advanced Placement classes effective immediately for all D-B students.

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Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

October 2nd, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon his arrest Tuesday it was discovered that Sherman Dean Douglas, 38, 907 University Ave., Knoxville, was also found to be wanted in Sevier County for violation of community corrections.

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Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

October 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bluff City was ordered to pay $11,960 to the Division of Water Resources after the city failed to monitor for certain chemicals in the last quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.

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