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Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

May 19th, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

According to a press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, no foul play is suspected and the inmate death appears to be the result of natural causes.

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Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

May 19th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A judge reduced a charge against a local pharmacist who is accused of trying to kill his wife by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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Graduation 2014: Share your favorite photos from graduation and other year-end festivities

Graduation 2014: Share your favorite photos from graduation and other year-end festivities

May 19th, 2014 12:02 pm by Carmen Musick

We are accepting high school graduation and end-of-year photos from area schools. Here are the details about how you can share your photos and when you'll be able to view the gallery online at our website.

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Funds sought to help preserve 200-year-old cemetery in Surgoinsville

Funds sought to help preserve 200-year-old cemetery in Surgoinsville

May 19th, 2014 11:30 am by Jeff Bobo

For years, a handful of local volunteers has gotten together once twice a year to clean up and a 200-year-old cemetery near downtown Surgoinsville where many of the town's founders are buried.

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Community Scrapbook: An Afternoon with Adriana

May 19th, 2014 10:30 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Lots of folks got the opportunity to meet or visit with best-selling author Adriana Trigiani during an open house at Tracy's on Main in Wise, Va., on Friday, May 9.

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Community Scrapbook: Southwest Virginia Wine Festival

May 19th, 2014 9:45 am by Debra McCown, Community Contributor

The annual wine festival, held at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway, featured wineries from around the region. This was the third year for the event.

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Nickelsville Days festival returns for its 21st year

Nickelsville Days festival returns for its 21st year

May 19th, 2014 9:30 am by Entertainment Staff

Visitors to the small Southwest Virginia town will enjoy a weekend full of family friendly fun, from craft and food vendors to a magic show to a trash to treasures auction.

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As organic goes mainstream, consumers can expect price breaks

As organic goes mainstream, consumers can expect price breaks

May 19th, 2014 8:37 am by By John Ewoldt, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

As mainstream grocers and food companies push more aggressively into organics, consumers may soon get what they want — organic products at or near the price of conventional products.

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Putin orders Russian troops to pull back from Ukraine border

Putin orders Russian troops to pull back from Ukraine border

May 19th, 2014 8:32 am by By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Kremlin troops to pull back from the border with Ukraine after weeks of military exercises that the Kiev government and Western allies accused of heightening tensions.

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Company videoing reading intervention program in Sullivan County schools

Company videoing reading intervention program in Sullivan County schools

May 19th, 2014 8:25 am by Rick Wagner

A little "lights, camera, action" came to four Sullivan County schools this past week. And the stars of the show were students, instructional assistants and teachers chosen to showcase a reading intervention program.

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