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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge

September 29th, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

Police officers checking on an apparent Kingsport apartment fire located an "emaciated puppy," according to an incident report, leading to the resident's arrest on a charge of aggravated animal cruelty.

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Hawkins County teacher arrested on drug charges at school

Hawkins County teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:19 am by Jeff Bobo

A teacher at Bulls Gap School who was allegedly found to be under the influence of drugs at school Friday was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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Plan to build field house at D-B takes a sharp turn

Plan to build field house at D-B takes a sharp turn

September 29th, 2014 9:38 am by Matthew Lane

A volunteer-led effort to build a new field house for visiting football teams inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium has changed. It now calls to build a one-story building behind the dugout on the first base side of the stadium, roughly 35 feet by 135 feet.

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Nearly 23K Tenn. students register for free tuition plan

Nearly 23K Tenn. students register for free tuition plan

September 29th, 2014 9:05 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly 23,000 students have registered to participate in Gov. Bill Haslam's program to cover full tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate.

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US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

September 29th, 2014 9:03 am by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

U.S.-led coalition air raids targeted towns and villages in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, including one strike that hit a grain silo and reportedly killed civilians, activists said Monday.

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Fitness pro gets joy from seeing her work make a difference in others' lives — no matter their age

Fitness pro gets joy from seeing her work make a difference in others' lives — no matter their age

September 29th, 2014 8:57 am by Marci Gore

In addition to the classes Terri Bowling, a fitness professional, teaches at Gold Star Fitness in Kingsport, she teaches several classes to area seniors at the Kingsport Senior Center.

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Local women speak out about abuse — and the road to freedom

Local women speak out about abuse — and the road to freedom

September 29th, 2014 8:00 am by Marci Gore

Two local women who were victims of abuse and sought shelter at the Hope House of Scott County shared their stories with the Times-News recently, explaining why they stayed — and ultimately why they left.

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Recovering addicts share their success stories with Hawkins Anti-Drug Coalition

Recovering addicts share their success stories with Hawkins Anti-Drug Coalition - VIDEO

September 29th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

With more than a year of sobriety under her belt, Robin Boggs attributes her ability to defeat drug addiction to the love of her family, Narcotics Anonymous, and Recovery Court.

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Police say two injured when truck strikes motorcycle

Police say two injured when truck strikes motorcycle

September 28th, 2014 10:18 pm by Staff Report

Officers with the Bristol Tenn. Police Department and Bristol Tenn. Fire Department responded to a report of a motorcycle vs. truck accident at about 6 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 394 and Whitetop Road.

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Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

September 28th, 2014 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

"Cooper is here because of the hand of the Lord," Chris Castle said as the family prepares for an event this weekend with a simple goal: raise awareness about mitochondrial disease.

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