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Mount Carmel alderman wants to trim $100K out of budget

Mount Carmel alderman wants to trim $100K out of budget

May 28th, 2014 9:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BMA approved the first reading of its 2014-15 budget Tuesday with the understanding that it will meet in workshop session next week to discuss Wolfe's concerns. The current budget proposal uses about $265,750 in savings to avoid a property tax hike.

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Man sentenced  to nearly 10 years in prison for Greeneville carjacking

Man sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for Greeneville carjacking

May 28th, 2014 9:47 pm by Matthew Lane

Dustin Watson, 31, of Knoxville, received the 115-month prison sentence on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. Watson, who pleaded guilty to carjacking in February, will also be on probation for three years following the prison stint.

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Rogersville motorist allegedly found to be in possession of syringes arraigned on drug charges

Rogersville motorist allegedly found to be in possession of syringes arraigned on drug charges

May 28th, 2014 8:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cynthia Marie Herron, 32, 120 Bloomer Lane, allegedly admitted to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office that she had "shot up" earlier in the day, and deputies reportedly observed fresh needle marks on her neck.

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School burglars eat Popsicles, release hamster

School burglars eat Popsicles, release hamster

May 28th, 2014 6:46 pm by Rain Smith

A review of surveillance footage revealed children had unlawfully entered Washington Elementary School and remained inside for approximately four hours.

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Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

May 28th, 2014 5:59 pm by Associated Press

The cars would not be for sale and instead would be provided to select operators for further tweaking and have limitations such as a 25 mph top speed.

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Abortion doctor restrictions take root in South

Abortion doctor restrictions take root in South

May 28th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

From Texas to Alabama, laws are being enacted that would greatly restrict access to abortion, forcing many women to travel hundreds of miles to find a clinic.

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Link for information on Dobyns-Bennett football tickets announced

Link for information on Dobyns-Bennett football tickets announced

May 28th, 2014 4:45 pm by Pat Kenney

Season ticket info for the 2014 D-B football season can be found online.

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Update: Body found in Carter County pond identified

Update: Body found in Carter County pond identified

May 28th, 2014 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The body of a 19-year-old man was recovered from a muddy, murky farm pond at 121 Coleman Road on Wednesday morning. The teen was identified as Colton Oakes of Williams Street in Hampton.

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Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

May 28th, 2014 3:10 pm by Matthew Lane

A Bluff City man who was allegedly involved in a fight with his mother and a friend while armed with a gun, knife, baton and pipe bomb, is now facing federal charges for his actions.

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Best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe returns to Kingsport

Best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe returns to Kingsport

May 28th, 2014 2:28 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

It's been two years since New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe Monroe was last in Kingsport. Her latest work will be released on June 17, and Monroe will return to Kingsport for a book tour fund-raising event on June 23.

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