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Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

January 24th, 2014 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — On Thursday the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board approved a contract with Birdseye Renewable Energy based in Charlotte, N.C., to place solar panels on a three-acre tract at Phipps Bend.

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FTA warrant leads HCSO to large stash of marijuana, cash and ‘gravel’

FTA warrant leads HCSO to large stash of marijuana, cash and ‘gravel’

January 23rd, 2014 11:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — Sunday afternoon Hawkins County deputies responded to 206 Ramey Town Road to serve a Sullivan County FTA (failure to appear) warrant on Brandon Lee Haga, 24, of that address, who has pending drug and weapon charges in Kingsport.

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Photo Gallery: Volunteer Senior Night and Girls Game vs Cloudland.

January 23rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights by Ned Jilton II of Senior Night at Volunteer High School followed by the girls game vs Cloudland in Church Hill.

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Cemetery manager charged with forgery as probe into fraud complaints continues

Cemetery manager charged with forgery as probe into fraud complaints continues

January 23rd, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Memorial Gardens manager Vickie Ringley was arrested Thursday afternoon on a lone count of felony forgery, but police say that may be just the tip of the iceberg.

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Business & Technology
Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

January 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer.

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Faulty transformer causes widespread power outage in Abingon

Faulty transformer causes widespread power outage in Abingon

January 23rd, 2014 4:42 pm by Staff Report

A shelter has been set up at Pleasant View United Methodist Church, located at 18416 Lee Highway. The shelter is open from 6 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow morning.

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Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

January 23rd, 2014 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 18-year-old Rogersville woman received a second chance at life Wednesday night after a local officer found her hanging in a carport and cut her down just in time to save her life.

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Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

January 23rd, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that she had drugs stashed within an orifice, but "thought" she could get them out. However, subsequent efforts by the suspect and a pair of female officers were "unable to remove the object."

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SW Va. man sentenced in beating of infant son

SW Va. man sentenced in beating of infant son

January 23rd, 2014 2:07 pm by Wes Bunch

State prosecutors argued sentencing guidelines of 1 year and 7 months should be exceeded given the "grievous nature" of the child's injuries.

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TVA asking customers to conserve

TVA asking customers to conserve

January 23rd, 2014 1:45 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to reduce their power usage in an effort to deal with subfreezing temperatures that are causing a high demand for electricity across the southeast.

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