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Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

June 30th, 2014 3:42 pm by Rain Smith

When asked for identification the woman handed over a fishing license, and was unable to tell officers how she had arrived to the Sheriff's Office.

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Unsung Heroes: Gate City Civitan works to make a difference in the community

Unsung Heroes: Gate City Civitan works to make a difference in the community

June 30th, 2014 2:30 pm by Whitney H. Parker

The club is guided by the Civitan motto: Builders of Good Citizenship. And this is exactly what they do.

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Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

June 30th, 2014 12:27 pm by Nick Shepherd

A traffic stop to tell people they were trespassing on private property quickly turned into a wrestling match and led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on charges of disorderly conduct and a number of drug violations, according to a police report.

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Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

June 30th, 2014 8:39 am by By Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from Utah, disappeared in June 2004 from a military camp near Fallujah, Iraq, and turned up the next month with relatives in Lebanon.

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2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

June 30th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

CHILHOWIE, Va. (AP) — A man and a girl were hit by a train and killed Sunday while fishing from a railroad bridge, and a boy who was with them survived by dropping roughly 30 feet to the ground below, officials said.

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Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

June 30th, 2014 8:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law limiting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine is among those taking effect Tuesday, as are statutes that require more disclosure from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

June 29th, 2014 10:50 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City racked up 14 hits for a 12-6 Appalachian League victory over the Kingsport Mets on Sunday at Cardinal Park in the completion of a game suspended Saturday night.

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Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

June 29th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The federal Food and Drug Administration wouldn't allow a Grainger County produce grower to plant bell peppers on floodplain property at Phipps Bend, so the farmer will now be planting cucumbers instead.

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Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

June 29th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County residents who are not registered to vote have less than two weeks to do so and be eligible to cast a ballot in the county general election or party primaries for state races on Aug. 7.

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Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

June 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — Five Hawkins County males have been charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into an abandoned farmhouse Monday near Bulls Gap and breaking out a window.

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