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IRS scammer makes bogus 911 report of Hawkins County gunmen

IRS scammer makes bogus 911 report of Hawkins County gunmen

May 21st, 2015 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The scammers not only called a Church Hill woman to threaten arrest for back taxes, but also made a report to Hawkins County Central Dispatch of a "home invasion" at the victims' residence by men armed with AK-47s.

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American Red Cross, health department offer water safety tips

American Red Cross, health department offer water safety tips

May 21st, 2015 2:45 pm by Marci Gore

Now that Memorial Day weekend is upon us, most area pools - both public and residential - will be opening for the summer season.

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Naked man allegedly attacks Hawkins deputy on bridge

Naked man allegedly attacks Hawkins deputy on bridge

May 21st, 2015 1:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

A nude man walking across a bridge near Rogersville allegedly attacked a Hawkins County deputy who refused to shake his hand early Thursday morning.

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Local veterans sentenced for false travel claims

Local veterans sentenced for false travel claims

May 21st, 2015 11:47 am by Matthew Lane

The six individuals were traveling to the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Johnson City for treatment, but were claiming they lived in different cities from their actual residences.

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PC crowd's perpetual outrage is wearing thin

PC crowd's perpetual outrage is wearing thin

May 21st, 2015 9:19 am by Editorial Board

Some took to social media to claim the design was disrespectful, that Under Armour was making some comparison between players in a game and soldiers in war - never mind that such a notion of that should be dismissed as being ridiculous on its face.

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Rogersville 'Cruise-In' an appetizer to Memory Lane car show

May 21st, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

It's going to be gridlock Friday night in historic downtown Rogersville as hundreds of classic cars "Cruise In" to Main Street for an appetizer to Saturday's main course on Memory Lane.

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J.C. police officer involved in crash

J.C. police officer involved in crash

May 21st, 2015 7:19 am by Sam Watson, NET News Service

A Johnson City police cruiser was heavily damaged Wednesday night in a collision with a pickup at the intersection of West Market Street and West Watauga Avenue.

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Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

May 21st, 2015 6:58 am by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky dominated the Senate floor from 1:18 to 11:49 p.m. Wednesday to decry the National Security Agency's mass collection of phone data without warrants.

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Houseright goes 40 for 40

Houseright goes 40 for 40

May 21st, 2015 12:22 am by George Thwaites

Gate City's mighty Jordan Houseright finally broke 40 feet in the shot put in Wednesday's Conference 40 track and field championships at Virginia High. The Union boys and girls squads doubled up for their first concurrent C40 championships.

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Former union president sentenced on theft charge

Former union president sentenced on theft charge

May 20th, 2015 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A former union president charged with theft of union funds will not spend any time in prison for her crime, only pay restitution, a federal judge has ruled.

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