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Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

November 28th, 2014 9:39 am by Marci Gore

For the past several weeks, students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City have been learning how to showcase their skills and talents to prospective employers.

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Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

November 28th, 2014 8:48 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer

The big question: How much Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?

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Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

November 28th, 2014 8:46 am by Associated Press

Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Local News
State moves to take over Hawkins  cemetery

State moves to take over Hawkins cemetery

November 28th, 2014 1:49 am by Jeff Bobo

A temporary restraining order was also filed Monday against cemetery owner Vickie L. Ringley, whose state license to operate the cemetery has been suspended since February.

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School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

November 28th, 2014 12:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson said the 2000 Buick Century driven by Tammie Darla Marshall, 41, of Johnson City, was in line to pick up her son around 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 when the parking lot collision occurred.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming  to sanctuary in Hawkins

Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming to sanctuary in Hawkins

November 27th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

Free roaming mustangs may be "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" — but they're also being rounded up and auctioned to foreign slaughterhouses to make room for more cattle grazing.

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Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

November 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Rick Wagner

About 10 percent of the Sullivan County school system employees enrolled in the Limited PPO health insurance offering from Tennessee for the coming year.

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Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

November 27th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's Christmas parade season kicks gets underway Saturday in Surgoinsville, but it really kicks into full gear the first weekend in December.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

November 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change.

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