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East Hawkins students pick 'school spirit' water tank mural design

East Hawkins students pick 'school spirit' water tank mural design

April 21st, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

East Hawkins County students dug deep for their pennies, nickles and dimes to choose a water tank mural design intended to depict the unity between Volunteer High School and its feeder schools.

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Increase reported in Tri-Cities home closings

Increase reported in Tri-Cities home closings

April 21st, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

So far this year, single-family and condominium sales across the region totaled $151.1 million - $4.4 million more than during the first three months of last year.

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Accused knife wielding shoplifter named in Hawkins indictments

Accused knife wielding shoplifter named in Hawkins indictments

April 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An Elizabethton man who was arrested last October after allegedly pulling a knife while shoplifting at the Rogersville Walmart was named Monday in a Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment.

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Three-wheeling to work in pickup lands Hawkins man in jail

Three-wheeling to work in pickup lands Hawkins man in jail

April 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man wasn't going to let a flat tire, or extreme alcohol intoxication, keep him from getting to work on time at a Rogersville pizza restaurant Saturday evening.

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Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

April 21st, 2015 3:55 pm by Associated Press

The legislation, or "opportunity scholarship," would let parents move a child from a failing public school to a private school with funding from the state.

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Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

April 21st, 2015 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are suggesting that some residents of Sullivan County review their bank statements if they mail checks to pay bills, as recent thefts from mailboxes have compromised accounts and led to fraudulent charges.

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Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

April 21st, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Longtime Fox Sports announcer Steve Byrnes died Tuesday following a battle with cancer. Fox Sports made the announcement just two days after the running of the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

April 21st, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man at a Bristol mobile home park, with the suspect allegedly "waving a hammer in the air and yelling aliens were coming to get him."

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KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

April 21st, 2015 12:13 pm by Rain Smith

Blood found in a Kingsport pharmacy has led to the arrest of a burglary suspect, more than 14 months after she allegedly made away from the store with bottles of oxycodone and Xanax.

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Opinion
City, YMCA make right move in addressing safety, behavior

City, YMCA make right move in addressing safety, behavior

April 21st, 2015 9:54 am by Editorial Board

The Times-News fully supports the city and Y working more closely together on this wellness endeavor and believes both facilities should have been doing so all along.

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