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Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

November 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"(Ramon) texted her a list of all of her Facebook contacts, telling her that if she refused to send the money he would upload several nude photos that she had sent him via text message." -- HCSO Cpl. David Benton

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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Local News
Downed tree closes Kingsport road

Downed tree closes Kingsport road

November 24th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

As of 2:50 p.m. emergency personnel were at the scene and closing the road, where the tree also pulled down power lines.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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Opinion
Almost 200 children are awaiting adoption in NET

Almost 200 children are awaiting adoption in NET

November 24th, 2014 2:09 pm by Editorial Board

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and for those looking to make a difference in the lives of children, becoming a foster parent can be a rewarding first step in the adoption process.

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High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

November 24th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The problem, which has been attributed to high winds in the area, caused Holston Electric Cooperative to lose its feed from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Local News Education
For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

November 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Rick Wagner

The school was recognized for participating in the Artsonia Program and for being designated a Rewards School by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

November 24th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

A weekend car crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

November 24th, 2014 10:09 am by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The move is aimed at opening the way for a new leadership structure to deal with changing national security challenges in the final two years of President Barack Obama's term, the official said.

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Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

November 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Seeing someone have a seizure is a scary experience. Seeing your son go from laughing to full-body convulsions a month before his first birthday is terrifying.

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