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Hawkins Recovery Court to celebrate first graduate with ceremony

Hawkins Recovery Court to celebrate first graduate with ceremony

May 8th, 2014 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Recovery Court is a more optimistic name for a program which is more commonly referred to as "Drug Court." It gives nonviolent offenders with a drug problem an opportunity to receive treatment instead of jail time.

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Bays Mountain marks Astronomy Day with planetarium show, activities

Bays Mountain marks Astronomy Day with planetarium show, activities

May 8th, 2014 11:52 pm by Matthew Lane

Bays Mountain Park is kicking off Astronomy Day with its newest planetarium show "Back to the Moon — For Good." The show debuts at 4 p.m. Friday, with Astronomy Day running Saturday from noon until 10 p.m.

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Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

May 8th, 2014 11:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education narrowed its director of schools search to two finalists Thursday, but the focus will be on top vote-getter Dixie Bowen, a supervisor from Bristol, Tenn., Schools System.

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Wilderness Road State Park hosts 'Raid on Martin's Station'

Wilderness Road State Park hosts 'Raid on Martin's Station'

May 8th, 2014 11:28 pm by Staff Report

More than 450 re-enactors, merchants, artists and artisans will bring history alive Friday through Sunday at Wilderness Road State Park near Ewing in Lee County.

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Vote totals show Venable  swept  Sullivan precincts

Vote totals show Venable swept Sullivan precincts

May 8th, 2014 11:25 pm by J. H. Osborne

Although Venable won in all 25 precincts by a wide margin, his support was even more dramatic in the western end of the county, where he received no less than 75 percent of mayoral votes cast in any one precinct.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Action from Thursday's District 1-AAA softball tournament at Daniel Boone High School.

May 8th, 2014 11:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Check out Ned Jilton's photos of the Lady Trailblazers' District 1-AAA title win over Volunteer in Thursday's tournament finals.

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Boone wins sixth straight District 1-AAA softball title

Boone wins sixth straight District 1-AAA softball title

May 8th, 2014 11:12 pm by George Thwaites

McKenzie Ferguson struck out 10, the Lady Trailblazers lineup hammered out 13 hits and Boone beat Volunteer 8-2 in Thursday's tournament finals in Gray.

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10 Things to See: a week of top AP photos

May 8th, 2014 7:08 pm by Associated Press

Here's a look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Health insurers just say no to marijuana coverage

Health insurers just say no to marijuana coverage

May 8th, 2014 3:37 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

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Homeless man who "won" the lotto in viral video in March gets home thanks to the Internet

Homeless man who "won" the lotto in viral video in March gets home thanks to the Internet

May 8th, 2014 2:50 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

In March, the story of a homeless man who won the lottery went viral. After the original poster received emails regarding how to help him out, he launched a fundraiser. $44,000 was raised and with that money, the homeless man is no longer homeless.

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