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Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

May 21st, 2014 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

People who publicly conduct illegal drug business in Hawkins County should know there's a possibility that police officers are watching.

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Sullivan commissioners hope to avoid passing 'continuing resolution'

Sullivan commissioners hope to avoid passing 'continuing resolution'

May 20th, 2014 11:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

Two of the commission's three primary committees have held some budget hearings, and more are scheduled after the first of the month.

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Despite Sammy's slammin', Houston tops Tribe 5-4 in TSSAA Class AAA baseball tourney

Despite Sammy's slammin', Houston tops Tribe 5-4 in TSSAA Class AAA baseball tourney

May 20th, 2014 11:54 pm by staff reports

On Wednesday the Indians (33-5-1) embark on a battle to ascend from the losers' bracket when they face Brentwood at Oakland at 11 a.m.

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Kingsport report cards may not include TCAP scores

Kingsport report cards may not include TCAP scores

May 20th, 2014 11:45 pm by Rick Wagner

The TCAP scores, which by Kingsport Board of Education policy are supposed to account for 20 percent of the second semester grade in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies, were supposed to be released already.

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Bluff City BMA discusses tough budget decisions

Bluff City BMA discusses tough budget decisions

May 20th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nick Shepherd

BLUFF CITY — Bluff City residents could take a real punch to the wallet and possibly lose the services of a police officer. Members of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen gathered to discuss how to fix the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Cutting torch  sparks  fire at Phipps Bend

Cutting torch sparks fire at Phipps Bend

May 20th, 2014 10:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A fire at the former Aladdin Plastics plant in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park Tuesday morning resulted in minor damage, and evacuation of the facility, but there were no injuries reported.

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Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

Court upholds Ramey's conviction in Scott County murder

May 20th, 2014 10:36 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee man serving a life sentence for his role in a 2011 Christmas Day murder had a motion to dismiss the charges against him denied last week by a Virginia appeals court.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Battle vs. Gate City girls soccer

May 20th, 2014 8:28 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's girls soccer match between John Battle and Gate City at Legion Field.

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Vols' Jones: Kingsport's Swafford awarded scholarship

Vols' Jones: Kingsport's Swafford awarded scholarship

May 20th, 2014 6:58 pm by Patrick Brown, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dobyns-Bennett alum Devaun Swafford is one of two former Tennessee walk-ons to be awarded scholarships, Volunteers football coach Butch Jones said before Tuesday night's Big Orange Caravan stop.

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Swipe right for Ms. Right: The rise of dating apps

Swipe right for Ms. Right: The rise of dating apps

May 20th, 2014 6:21 pm by Associated Press

Millennials, busy with school, jobs and social lives, say the apps save time and let users filter out the undesirables, based on a few photos, words and Facebook connections.

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