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Hawkins men accused of providing meth to three juveniles

Hawkins men accused of providing meth to three juveniles

August 25th, 2015 8:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two of the juveniles were 14-year-old girls and the other was a 17-year-old boy, and all three were allegedly under the influence of meth Saturday when a HCSO Deputy found them in the vacant residence.

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Crime
Teen named in 11 count indictment for two Hawkins wrecks

Teen named in 11 count indictment for two Hawkins wrecks

August 25th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Grand Jury reduced the number of felonies against Nicholas Dru Dempsey from five to one related to wrecks that occurred on Nov. 25, 2014 and Feb. 6, 2015.

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Local News
Bluff City mower accident ends in fatality

Bluff City mower accident ends in fatality

August 25th, 2015 6:36 pm by Staff report

Police say it appears that the victim was mowing a sloped section of her yard when the mower rolled over, pinning her underneath.

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Hawkins Commission approves 2015-16 budget with no tax increase

Hawkins Commission approves 2015-16 budget with no tax increase

August 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With all the controversy that went with last year's 12 cent property tax increase, Hawkins County Commissioner enjoyed a much less stressful budget process this year, approving the 2015-16 budget Monday with no tax hike and minimal dissent.

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Community
'Hoedown' at Surgoinsville barn to raise funds for child Christmas gifts

'Hoedown' at Surgoinsville barn to raise funds for child Christmas gifts

August 25th, 2015 5:30 pm by Norma Tremblay

The non-profit organization "Somebody Loves Me Inc." is hosting a Hoedown Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 2-10 pm at "The Barn" - located at 2991 Highway 11-W in Surgoinsville.

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Hawkins awards full $20K to newly relocated Mount Carmel Seniors Center

Hawkins awards full $20K to newly relocated Mount Carmel Seniors Center - VIDEO

August 25th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel vice mayor Paul Hale unsuccessfully made his case before the Hawkins County Commission Monday for a share of the $20,000 contribution that the county allocated in the 2015-16 budget to the Mount Carmel Senior Center Inc.

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Community Sports Live Photos Sunday Stories

Community Scrapbook: Adult Softball

August 25th, 2015 4:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Congratulations to the winners in the Kingsport Parks & Recreation adult league softball.

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KPD: Two sought in hit-and-run with McDonald's flagpole

KPD: Two sought in hit-and-run with McDonald's flagpole

August 25th, 2015 3:28 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking the drivers of two pickups from a recent incident at a Kingsport McDonald's, where one allegedly demolished a flagpole and then got stuck, prompting the other to pull him off the curbing so he could flee the scene.

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Principals, superintendent say $5,800 retreat in Gatlinburg well worth it

Principals, superintendent say $5,800 retreat in Gatlinburg well worth it

August 25th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

All of Kingsport City Schools principals and selected Administrative Support Center officials attended the more than two-and-a-half-day retreat.

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Community Education
Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day features "Small Trains"

Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day features "Small Trains"

August 25th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The small and medium-sized operations coupled the entire rail system to the nation's farthest reaches. Many featured a "mixed train" or a smaller scheduled train that combined freight and passenger service in a single unit.

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