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Former contractors plead guilty to paying former BVU officials kickbacks

Former contractors plead guilty to paying former BVU officials kickbacks

April 6th, 2015 5:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

Between January 2006 and February 2009, James Todd Edwards submitted false invoices to Robert James Kelley Jr., for work not actually completed by ETI. Kelley approved these false invoices and received kickbacks to the tune of at least $160,000.

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Hawkins BOE recognizes three first-time achievements

Hawkins BOE recognizes three first-time achievements

April 6th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 2014-15 school year brought three first-time achievements to Hawkins County school athletics including a wrestling championship, a Special Olympics championship, and Division I college basketball scholarship.

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Alleged road sign thief claims they were headed for flea market

Alleged road sign thief claims they were headed for flea market

April 6th, 2015 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I observed several road signs laying in the back of the vehicle including the street markers and stop signs for River Road and Gray Lane," Boggs stated in his report. "There was also a 35 mph sign and post"

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Community Scrapbook: A Pie for the Principal

April 6th, 2015 3:27 pm by Submitted by Angelia Hensley

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos from a recent assembly at Surgoinsville Middle School. It was submitted by Angelia Hensley.

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24 commissioners invited, 2 show up on Sullivan County school facilities

24 commissioners invited, 2 show up on Sullivan County school facilities

April 6th, 2015 2:53 pm by Rick Wagner

At least two more tours planned of selected facilities

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Kingsport backs TVA caution on dam repair

Kingsport backs TVA caution on dam repair

April 6th, 2015 2:18 pm by Matthew Lane

Recognizing the fact Kingsport is downstream of a leaking dam, city officials said this week they support TVA's decision to keep the water level at Boone Lake low for the next year while engineers work to resolve the seepage issue at the dam.

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One arrested on attempted murder charge, another at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

One arrested on attempted murder charge, another at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 12:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

A woman was staying in a room on the second floor of the hotel. When the woman was unable to produce the money, the two men allegedly grabbed her and attempted to throw her over the balcony.

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Blountville teen charged with rape of a child

Blountville teen charged with rape of a child

April 6th, 2015 10:56 am by Nick Shepherd

According to Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart, the SCSO received reports in January of a sexual assault involving a child at a home in Kingsport. David Whitson, Jr., was identified as the suspect.

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GIs suffered as some profited

GIs suffered as some profited

April 6th, 2015 10:20 am by Letters to the Editor

Let's honor the memory of our fallen comrades from that insane war so long ago and so far away by resolving that American blood will only be shed to defend the geographical borders of our nation, and not to increase the profits of bankers

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"Wings': Deaf Wise County twins prepare to tackle the adult phase of their lives

"Wings': Deaf Wise County twins prepare to tackle the adult phase of their lives

April 6th, 2015 9:43 am by Stephen Igo

Profoundly deaf from birth, Kristen and Karli are on the threshold of the next phase of their lives, having maneuvered successfully - and delightfully - their growing up and learning years through the Wise County Public Schools division.

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