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Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

July 14th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate has been charged with drunk driving after police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 2:49 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years.

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'An Evening of Wine and Roses' to honor lives lost by cancer

'An Evening of Wine and Roses' to honor lives lost by cancer

July 14th, 2014 2:00 pm by Amanda Marsh

Valda Jones and Caroline Scharfstein will chair the 2014 American Cancer Society Hope Gala of the Tri-Cities, "An Evening of Wine and Roses," set for Sept. 20.

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Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

July 14th, 2014 1:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County principals will have the option of not punishing students who defend themselves in a fight, but that option still won't exist for 'third party' students who come to the aid of another.

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Mafair UMC to present 'Jesus Christ Superstar' as its annual Fun Fest musical

July 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Janet Lyon, Community Contributor

Mafair United Methodist Church will present 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at 7 p.m., July 14-16, as part of Kingsport's Fun Fest. The event is the church's gift to the community. No tickets are required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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SCSO auctions seized vehicles

SCSO auctions seized vehicles

July 14th, 2014 11:59 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is currently auctioning off eight vehicles seized through the course of recent narcotics investigations.

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Happy Snaps photo booth at Fun Fest 2014 - Fun Fest Kids Central

July 14th, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

See all the fun being had at the Kingsport Times-News Happy Snaps photo booth at Fun Fest 2014 in Kingsport, TN!

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Court Review: White looks at current campaign from perspective of only Tennessee justice not retained by voters

Court Review: White looks at current campaign from perspective of only Tennessee justice not retained by voters

July 14th, 2014 9:58 am by Hank Hayes

White, a Northeast Tennessee native, had been appointed twice to judgeships by then-Democratic Gov. Ned McWherter — first to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and then to the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Even where pot is legal, it is not always welcome at work

Even where pot is legal, it is not always welcome at work

July 14th, 2014 8:28 am by By Andy Mannix, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Washingtonians can walk into a store, buy a bag of weed and go home and light up in full compliance of state law. But that doesn't mean they won't be punished — or even fired — for it.

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J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

July 14th, 2014 8:26 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Sunday at 3 p.m., Johnson City police officers arrived at 2914 Watauga Road, Apt. 605, to find the residents dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

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