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Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

July 16th, 2014 7:36 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

In a press release, police said Nathan G. Fullen had a blood alcohol content of .14 at the time of the crash. The legal limit for driving drunk is .08. He is charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.

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Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

July 16th, 2014 6:41 pm by Associated Press

She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal — to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

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Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider sets house ablaze

Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider sets house ablaze

July 16th, 2014 6:24 pm by Associated Press

The man and his mother got out of the house, which sustained $60,000 worth of damage. Added a fire department spokesman, "I'm pretty sure the spider did not survive this fire."

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Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

Off-duty Hawkins deputy nabs Walmart purse snatcher

July 16th, 2014 3:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail in connection with a Walmart purse snatching which was foiled by an off-duty Hawkins County sheriff's deputy.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Fun Fest Splash Dance

July 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by David Grace

Hundreds of children young and old join in as the Kingsport Fire Department releases thousands of gallons of water and beach balls at Splash Dance Wednesday in front of Johnson Elementary.

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'Judges are expected simply to do the right thing and I pledge to do that'

'Judges are expected simply to do the right thing and I pledge to do that'

July 16th, 2014 1:45 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade says his children called him last weekend after receiving a politically charged direct mail piece. "They wanted to know when I became a liberal,"

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Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

July 16th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison — more than the time recommended — because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.

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Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

July 16th, 2014 1:24 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

A high-priced prostitute accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht had no reason to kill the man given how much money she was getting from him, a defense attorney said Wednesday.

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New principals appointed in Church Hill and Rogersville

New principals appointed in Church Hill and Rogersville

July 16th, 2014 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

There were two new Hawkins County school principal appointments this week, including the transfer of Teresa Drinnon from Joseph Rogers Primary to Church Hill Elementary.

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Surgoinsville's Main Street residents have until July 31 to sign up for sewer hookup

Surgoinsville's Main Street residents have until July 31 to sign up for sewer hookup

July 16th, 2014 10:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Time is running out for Surgoinsville's Main Street sewer customers to sign up for home installation at a discounted rate supplemented with grant funding.

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