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State to clarify HCMG burial plot ownership status

State to clarify HCMG burial plot ownership status

March 11th, 2015 12:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Families that bought burial plots at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens will hopefully receive some answers later this month when the state hosts a community meeting in Surgoinsville.

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Local News Education
Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

March 11th, 2015 12:18 am by Stephen Igo

The school division has missed 15 days of instructional time as of Tuesday, practically all of them during crippling snow storms the last two weeks of February and last week's flooding.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe shoots down Falcons

Tribe shoots down Falcons

March 10th, 2015 10:56 pm by George Thwaites

Drew Pierce pitched a one-hitter and the Tribe lineup took apart Volunteer 11-0 in five innings for a Big 7 Conference baseball victory at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Couple rescue puppy in garbage bag dumped on the side of Hawkins road

Couple rescue puppy in garbage bag dumped on the side of Hawkins road - VIDEO

March 10th, 2015 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around noon Tuesday a couple passing by Kincaid Church on Blevins Road near the Stanley Valley Road intersection noticed something moving inside a white "Hefty" garbage bag on the side of the road.

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Crime Local News
HCSO: Shots fired during argument over cigarette rolling machine

HCSO: Shots fired during argument over cigarette rolling machine

March 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with attempted first-degree murder Monday morning after he allegedly fired two gunshots at his girlfriend during an argument over a cigarette rolling machine.

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Photo Gallery: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Volunteer baseball

March 10th, 2015 9:02 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights as the baseball season gets underway with the Indians taking on Falcons at J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Wise Central girls return to 2A championship game

Wise Central girls return to 2A championship game

March 10th, 2015 7:39 pm by Pat Kenney

The Lady Warriors, the defending state champions, used a dominating 64-48 victory over Wilson Memorial on Tuesday in the VHSL Group 2A semifinals to earn a return trip to the state title game where they'll take on Floyd County.

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KPD: Man confronts 'bully' by pointing gun at newborn

KPD: Man confronts 'bully' by pointing gun at newborn

March 10th, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 9-day-old baby was reportedly in the crosshairs of a Monday family feud in Kingsport, as her grandfather allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at a man who was holding her.

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Local News Business & Technology
Holston Electric names Sandlin general manager

Holston Electric names Sandlin general manager

March 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The longtime general manager of an Alabama electric utility has been hired to replace retiring Holston Electric Cooperative GM Larry Elkins, who held that post for 35 years.

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Sports
Former Titans QB Locker retiring from NFL

Former Titans QB Locker retiring from NFL

March 10th, 2015 5:18 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

The Titans' first-round pick in the 2011 NFL draft issued a statement on Tuesday at the start of the NFL's free agency period. His contract had expired, and the team had no plans to bring him back.

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