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Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

September 29th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — School facilities consultant Tracy Richter said he realizes some people won't trust him up front in the school facilities study processes with Sullivan County and Kingsport.

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Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

September 29th, 2014 1:33 pm by Stephen Igo

Pound Police Department Capt. Richard Thacker said the identity of the victim could not be released Monday pending notification of all next of kin, and the juvenile was a "person of interest in custody right now" and would not be identified.

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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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