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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Historian and Author Robert E. Lee (Bobby) Krick Appearing in Kingsport.

August 6th, 2014 3:54 pm by Ned Jilton

The Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table is bringing Robert E. Lee (Bobby) Krick, Civil War historian to Kingsport Monday, Aug 11.

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Woman violates recovery court conditions three times since May

Woman violates recovery court conditions three times since May

August 6th, 2014 2:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Chasity Onalou Livesay wore one of Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross' "Breaking the Cycle" Recovery Court T-shirts to court Monday — despite the fact that she has failed three chances in Recovery Court to break her own cycle of drug abuse.

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Hawkins County BOE approves budget seeking 12-cent property tax increase

Hawkins County BOE approves budget seeking 12-cent property tax increase

August 6th, 2014 1:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school leaders want to cover this year's pending budget deficit, which had been cut to $2 million as of Tuesday, with an even split between new tax revenue and dipping into savings.

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Pharmacist allegedly steals pain meds from Kingsport store

Pharmacist allegedly steals pain meds from Kingsport store

August 6th, 2014 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A former Kingsport grocery store pharmacist has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than 500 pain pills over a period of four months.

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District 4 features only contested race on Sullivan County Board of Education

District 4 features only contested race on Sullivan County Board of Education

August 6th, 2014 10:07 am by Rick Wagner

Two challengers and an incumbent are seeking the District 4 Sullivan County Board of Education seat in Thursday's general election. The district includes parts of the Piney Flats, Bluff City and Blountville areas.

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Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers

Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers

August 6th, 2014 8:46 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alexander faces a challenge in the state's Thursday primary from a pair of tea party-styled primary challengers who have tried to cast the 74-year-old incumbent as out of touch with the state's increasingly conservative electorate.

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Sentencing hearing underway in Scott County murder

Sentencing hearing underway in Scott County murder

August 6th, 2014 8:15 am by Nick Shepherd

GATE CITY — Melissa Napier went to her daughter, Savannah, and told her to go hug her dad. A few minutes before, the three had done some target shooting behind their home on Possum Creek Road in Yuma.

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Tinsley's campaign reports spending more than $56,000; Wise camp spends $8,400

Tinsley's campaign reports spending more than $56,000; Wise camp spends $8,400

August 6th, 2014 12:46 am by J. H. Osborne

All those campaign mailers don't come cheap. Just ask two PAC-bolstered campaigns for offices on the county general election ballot Thursday.

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Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 12:38 am by Matthew Lane

Rep. Tony Shipley believes the status of our private property is the fundamental right of its owner and not some "greedy" city government. Shipley, facing challenger Bud Hulsey in the GOP primary, made this statement in a mailer.

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Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from home of dead man

Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from home of dead man

August 6th, 2014 12:33 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday afternoon, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jesse Williams responded to an animal complaint at 210 Clemons Road in Whitesburg. A neighbor told Williams that Rex Derryberry had died and the animals were left with no one to care for them.

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