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Gate City officials excited about growth, events

Gate City officials excited about growth, events

September 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

"We've been very busy," said Greg Jones, the town's manager for 18 months now. "We've got a very active economic development group and we've had a lot of support in the community."

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Hawkins case involved shoplifting, pills and syringes, tattooing, and a sleeping child

Hawkins case involved shoplifting, pills and syringes, tattooing, and a sleeping child

September 17th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A shoplifting investigation last week led Hawkins County deputies to a mobile home where they found syringes, pills, a sleeping child, and one suspect preparing to give another suspect a tattoo.

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Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.

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Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

September 17th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

"This is how Twitter is supposed to work for cops," Philadelphia Detective Joe Murray tweeted late Tuesday as the crowd-sourced investigation exploded online. "I will take a couple thousand Twitter detectives over any one real detective any day."

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Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

September 17th, 2014 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Stocks marched higher after the U.S. central bank released a statement signaling little change in its interest rate policy. The gains were broad, with seven of the 10 industry groups of the Standard & Poor's 500 index rising, led by materials stocks.

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Knox men allegedly nabbed in Hawkins with stolen video games in their pants

Knox men allegedly nabbed in Hawkins with stolen video games in their pants

September 17th, 2014 4:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three men from the Knoxville area were arraigned Monday on felony theft charges for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $1,000 worth of video games out of the Rogersville Walmart stuffed in their pants.

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Kaine to introduce ISIS authorization

Kaine to introduce ISIS authorization

September 17th, 2014 4:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine on Wednesday said he will introduce a "narrow and specific authorization" for use of military force against ISIS.

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Kingsport movie theater GM charged with felony theft

Kingsport movie theater GM charged with felony theft

September 17th, 2014 3:04 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for the recent general manager of Frank Theatres in the Kingsport Town Center, saying she is wanted for embezzling approximately $6,000 from the business.

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"Southern Justice": Show filmed at SCSO airs tonight

"Southern Justice": Show filmed at SCSO airs tonight

September 17th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

A documentary television show filmed over several months at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has its season premiere Wednesday night.

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Kingsport man sentenced for fraudulent insurance claim on cattle

Kingsport man sentenced for fraudulent insurance claim on cattle

September 17th, 2014 12:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

The charge stemmed from an incident that began in May of 2013, when Gabriel Lynn Parks told a veterinarian that 17 head of cattle had been struck by lightning in Gate City, Va.

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