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FISHING REPORT:  Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

FISHING REPORT: Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

February 13th, 2015 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

Daytime temperatures were recently nice enough to coax quite a few fair weather fishermen onto the water. But as of this moment, angling is once again the province of the strong-willed.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 2.13.15 - VIDEO

February 13th, 2015 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Amber, Cassie, Chester, Gracie, Jack, and Zoro. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of new adoptable shelter animals that have come in this week.

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UPDATE: VSP investigating Pennington Gap Town Hall fire

UPDATE: VSP investigating Pennington Gap Town Hall fire

February 13th, 2015 10:39 am by Stephen Igo

A fire that destroyed the Pennington Gap Town Hall on Thursday night is now being probed by the Virginia State Police.

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Frustrated Republicans taste limits of majority control

Frustrated Republicans taste limits of majority control

February 13th, 2015 9:46 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

It wasn't supposed to be like this for Republicans. A month into their control of both chambers of Congress, they are confronting the very real possibility of a shutdown of the Homeland Security Department later this month.

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Bill should give troubled veterans the help they need

Bill should give troubled veterans the help they need

February 13th, 2015 9:28 am by Editorial Board

The mental health of our veterans should be at the forefront of this discussion. Since its inception in 2007, the VA's Veterans Crisis Line has taken nearly 1.4 million calls and helped make more than 42,000 rescues of veterans contemplating suicide.

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Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

February 13th, 2015 7:58 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Richard "Rick" Edens Jr., 49, Telford, was issued a misdemeanor citation on Nov. 21 after he tried to get out of Sam's Club, 300 Franklin Terrace, Johnson City, with $254 worth of merchandise concealed inside a puppy training pad box.

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RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects  'one at a time'

RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects 'one at a time'

February 13th, 2015 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

A restroom plumbing project intended to eliminate a recurring stench that hits one particular Rogersville City School classroom from time to time has been placed on hold at least until this summer.

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Virginia House deposits $99 million for a rainy day'

Virginia House deposits $99 million for a rainy day'

February 13th, 2015 12:04 am by Staff report

The House rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion as pushed by the governor for a second year, and put forth a budget providing nearly $150 million for pay raises to teachers, college faculty, state employees and state police.

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Surgoinsville to allow town employees to serve on BMA

Surgoinsville to allow town employees to serve on BMA

February 13th, 2015 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

For the second time in as many months a Surgoinsville alderman has resigned, but a new ordinance approved Monday night widens the pool from which replacements can be drawn.

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Fire strikes Pennington Gap Town Hall

Fire strikes Pennington Gap Town Hall

February 12th, 2015 10:32 pm by Staff report

The Pennington Gap Town Hall caught fire Thursday evening and was fully engulfed in flames, according to eyewitnesses. The Times-News is currently working to gather more on the story.

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