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Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

September 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Matthew Lane

A 44-yearold Morristown man will spend the next 16-plus years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

September 16th, 2014 9:36 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

The new U.S. muscle comes after appeals from the region and from aid organizations for a heightened U.S. role in combatting the outbreak blamed for more than 2,200 deaths.

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Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

September 16th, 2014 9:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Several commissioners spoke to say they didn't agree entirely with the idea of settlement, but would vote "yes" just to get the issue behind the highway department, the county and county taxpayers.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

September 16th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission will consider a proposal to reduce the minimum distance that packaged beer can be sold from a school, church, park, or other public place from 1,400 feet to 400 feet.

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Medalist Karst leads Tribe to district title

Medalist Karst leads Tribe to district title

September 15th, 2014 10:01 pm by George Thwaites

Eddie Karst shot 33 after the turn Monday on his way to a District 1-AAA golf tournament-record 68, leading Dobyns-Bennett to its third consecutive district championship on the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center course.

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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

September 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies are still investigating a residential fire that occurred last week when a woman reportedly set her son's girlfriend's clothes on fire on the porch of her own home, resulting in a total loss of the residence.

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