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Attorney general: Hawkins BOE can charge RCS for busing

Attorney general: Hawkins BOE can charge RCS for busing

August 7th, 2014 11:50 am by Jeff Bobo

A dispute has been simmering for the past year over the annual transportation bill Hawkins County Schools charge Rogersville City School for busing students.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.7.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.7.14 - VIDEO

August 7th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Wiggle Worm, Missy, Marcie, Gucci, Tamara, and Peanut.

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Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

August 7th, 2014 8:58 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

Church Hill man dies in crash during police pursuit

August 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Matthew Maynard, 31, was killed during a police pursuit after the truck he was driving reportedly left a Church Hill roadway at "an extremely high rate of speed," became airborne, and struck an embankment.

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FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

August 7th, 2014 7:59 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Although health officials insist the chances of an Ebola virus outbreak in the U.S. are extraordinarily low, the admission of two infected aid workers to a special containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has sparked fears among the public

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Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

August 7th, 2014 7:54 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A Sullivan County man has been arrested on a Carter County grand jury presentment charging him with theft over $10,000.

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With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

August 7th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school bus driver Robert Brooks, 78, was chosen in June to be the third annual inductee into the Tennessee Association of Pupil Transportation's (TAPT) "School Bus Driver Hall of Fame."

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Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

August 6th, 2014 11:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Justice Napier, 43, 4812 Possum Creek Road, pleaded guilty in 2013 to the charges of first-degree murder and defiling a body in the shooting death of Billy Ray Napier.

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Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

August 6th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to show off a new gun and laser sight ended with emergency responders at a Kingsport home, where a resident reportedly shot her husband while Skyping with their daughter.

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Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

August 6th, 2014 10:12 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

The plaintiff is seeking $1 million in compensatory damages against Deputy Jacob Marshall, Sheriff Mike Hensley and the county. She is also seeking $1 million in punitive damages against Hensley and Marshall.

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