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Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

March 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The roof over Mount Carmel Elementary School's cafeteria and hallway is in on the verge of a "catastrophic failure" which is why the Hawkins County Board of Education has placed that project at the top of a five year priority list.

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Elizabethton SRO resigns after complaint of inappropriate conduct with female student

Elizabethton SRO resigns after complaint of inappropriate conduct with female student

March 16th, 2015 5:38 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

An Elizabethton Police Department school resource officer, who had been the subject of an internal investigation since March 2, resigned Monday morning, following the completion of the investigation report.

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DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

March 16th, 2015 4:09 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7:45 p.m, the driver of a 4Runner veered off North Wilcox Drive, into the parking lot of a dentist office and struck an unoccupied car.

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Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

March 16th, 2015 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday neighbors called 911 and reported that Echol Anthony Legg, 48, 211 Campbell Street, Church Hill, was outside his residence in public view shooting a gun and yelling he is going to kill everyone.

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Wise County man killed in mine accident

Wise County man killed in mine accident

March 16th, 2015 1:07 pm by Stephen Igo

A 34-year old Pound man was killed by an apparent rock fall on Monday, Alpha Natural Resources announced.

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Weather sets back opening of new Kingsport ballfields

Weather sets back opening of new Kingsport ballfields

March 16th, 2015 10:50 am by Matthew Lane

As a result of two weeks of snow last month and days of rain this month, a tournament scheduled for the first weekend in April at Brickyard Park will have to be moved to other facilities.

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Bodad the Pothole Demon munching away on our city streets

Bodad the Pothole Demon munching away on our city streets

March 16th, 2015 9:39 am by Editorial Board

People in charge of streets have their version of how potholes occur. We beg to differ. We know there's pure evil involved in the form of Bodad, the Pothole Demon. Bodad feasts on pavement year round but prefers it flavored with salt, chilled with snow

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NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

March 16th, 2015 8:50 am by Hank Hayes

NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway aren't having sellout crowds like they did in the past, but they do have a saving benefactor. BMS Speedway Motorsports Inc., is participating in a new 10-year, $8.2 billion TV deal.

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GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

March 16th, 2015 8:41 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with the pledge to balance the nation's budget within a decade and rein in major programs such as food stamps and Medicare.

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Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander

Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander - VIDEO

March 16th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

When an ambulance employee giggled during the Hawkins County Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, it was the last straw for chairman Bob Palmer.

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