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Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

August 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

It's been about 25 years since Scott County hosted its own fair. But thanks to a small group of planners and organizers, the Scott County Fair returns to Dungannon this week, complete with vendors, food, music, livestock and demonstrations

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TSSAA board OKs six-class football playoff plan

TSSAA board OKs six-class football playoff plan

August 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Jesse Smithey, Knoxville News Sentinel

The TSSAA Board of Control on Monday unanimously approved a switch to the proposed new six-classification football playoff plan that will start in 2015.

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Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

August 11th, 2014 8:45 pm by Matthew Lane

According to the Kingsport Police Department, Vincent H. Dennis walked to the Walgreens on West Stone Drive on Oct 29, requested a pen and paper from an employee and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

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Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

August 11th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

County and city school board members in recent weeks have asked how much of a shift of students has occurred from the county system in annexed Colonial Heights/Rock Springs areas into Kingsport schools.

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UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:26 pm by Associated Press

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 6:56 pm by NET News Service

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday.

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Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

August 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

An ongoing fraud investigation at the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery may have as many as 200 victims, but the attorney general's office is concerned that many potential victims don't even know there's an investigation.

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D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

August 11th, 2014 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

Ginger Carrick Curlee was just shy of her 40th birthday in 2008 when the stay-at-home mom was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. At the time, her two sons were just 7 and 2.

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Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An accused murderer entered a no contest plea to lesser charges this morning in Washington County Criminal Court, earning him a 25-year prison sentence.

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Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

August 11th, 2014 3:31 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa.

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