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Dobyns-Bennett boys, Science Hill girls are teams to beat in District 1-AAA tournaments

Dobyns-Bennett boys, Science Hill girls are teams to beat in District 1-AAA tournaments

February 6th, 2014 1:04 pm by Pat Kenney

The District 1-AAA event will be played at Viking Hall in Bristol with the Dobyns-Bennett boys and Science Hill girls earning the top seeds.

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Odom scores 26 as Vanderbilt beats Tennessee 64-60

Odom scores 26 as Vanderbilt beats Tennessee 64-60

February 6th, 2014 7:13 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Volunteers wanted to get the Commodores, with only seven healthy scholarship players, into foul trouble. But they didn't get Vanderbilt to pile up enough fouls with only Damian Jones fouling out.

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Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

February 6th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell says the biological father and stepmother forced her to drink as many as 4.5 12-ounce bottles of grape soda and an unknown amount of water. “They also failed to take care of the child once she was injured.”

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett vs Jefferson County Action

February 6th, 2014 12:19 am by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights by Ned Jilton II of the Dobyns-Bennett victory over Jefferson County Wednesday night.

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Attorneys disagree on issues surrounding firing of Sullivan Highway Department workers

Attorneys disagree on issues surrounding firing of Sullivan Highway Department workers

February 5th, 2014 11:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Bobbie Manning said Wednesday he has personally paid the $9,000 fee to secure the $100,000 bond required to serve as highway commissioner in Sullivan County.

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Prices charged for meals at Sullivan schools going up

Prices charged for meals at Sullivan schools going up

February 5th, 2014 11:23 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Lisa Holt, manager of nutrition services, said the new prices are required because of a formula for paid lunch equity from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This would be the first increase since 2011-12.

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New Surgoinsville bridge to be paved Friday

New Surgoinsville bridge to be paved Friday

February 5th, 2014 11:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The new Longs Bend Road bridge is scheduled to be paved Friday, which means it could be open as soon as Friday evening. Of course, Surgoinsville residents may be saying, “We’ve heard that before.”

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Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

February 5th, 2014 10:41 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — A Johnson City woman accused of taking money so three of her children could be used in a pornography production pleaded guilty Wednesday to one of the federal charges filed against her last year.

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Vols hope heralded class sparks resurgence

Vols hope heralded class sparks resurgence

February 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Volunteers jump-started their attempts to end a string of four straight losing seasons by signing what was rated as a top-five class by multiple recruiting services.

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Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

February 5th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — According to court records, Catoe opened Ultimate Smoke in March 2011, selling synthetic marijuana, bath salts and other drug paraphernalia, arguing at the time the products were incense and potpourri and not meant for human consumption.

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