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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.17.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.17.14 - VIDEO

July 17th, 2014 10:03 am by Staff Report

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Bella, Murphy, Raleigh, Roudy, and Zeta.

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Sullivan budget committee votes  to keep tax rate same as last year

Sullivan budget committee votes to keep tax rate same as last year

July 17th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Committee members, however, have yet to talk — at least in public — about any estimates on one of the basic building blocks for development of a budget: how much revenue each penny of the tax rate is projected to bring in.

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3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

July 17th, 2014 9:36 am by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase.

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Hawkins schools make good use of $2,000 'solar panel' bonus

Hawkins schools make good use of $2,000 'solar panel' bonus

July 17th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County school system's solar panels generate $43,750 annually, which is a fixed amount and won't fluctuate during the 20-year life of the contract.

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Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

July 17th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A former Grundy County Sheriff's Department captain has surrendered to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after being on charges of stealing handguns from the department's evidence room.

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Christian bows out of Hawkins trustee race to focus on BOE, health

Christian bows out of Hawkins trustee race to focus on BOE, health

July 17th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Although Chris Christian will be on the ballot as the Democratic candidate for trustee in the Aug. 7 Hawkins County general election, on Wednesday he said he is withdrawing from the race.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

July 17th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville's historic zoning district will be growing to include the old Lyons property on Main Street, which contains buildings that date back to the early 1800s.

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15th RAM gets set to go in Wise

15th RAM gets set to go in Wise

July 17th, 2014 12:00 am by Staff report

The hum of activity at the fairgrounds on Wednesday is nothing compared to what will occur Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the largest such event in the nation, providing free medical, vision and dental health services to all comers, takes place.

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Innovation Academy sets shuttle bus schedule

Innovation Academy sets shuttle bus schedule

July 16th, 2014 11:59 pm by Rick Wagner

The pickup and drop-off points are parking lots of Kmart in Kingsport, Ingle's in Colonial Heights, Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol and Food City in the Bristol section of Blountville.

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Efficiency upgrades on track in Scott  schools

Efficiency upgrades on track in Scott schools

July 16th, 2014 11:57 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County Schools Superintendent John Ferguson said the Performance Contract Project work being done by Comfort Services USA is expected to extend into the early months of the coming school year.

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