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Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary

March 12th, 2015 1:09 pm by Marci Gore

A Southwest Virginia man is facing several charges for allegedly attempting to break into the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City, including resisting arrest and assault on a police officer.

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Bed bugs discovery closes Rogersville senior center, library

Bed bugs discovery closes Rogersville senior center, library

March 12th, 2015 12:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Senior Center and H.B. Stamps Public Library, which share a building in downtown Rogersville, were evacuated Thursday around noon.

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Photos: New adoptable pets in Scott County

March 12th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Is this your missing dog, or do you recognize one of them? They were all picked up as strays on March 10th in Scott County, Va

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Opinion
Letters: State should end airport's abuse of power

Letters: State should end airport's abuse of power

March 12th, 2015 10:05 am by Letters to the Editor

Tri-Cities Airport's response to legislation to deal with it is to say, in essence, we oppose the bill because we don't want to compete with the off-site places, either. It's just so darned inconvenient.

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Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

March 12th, 2015 9:58 am by Staff report

Deputies also located a handgun, several packets of synthetic marijuana and $4,991 in cash. All the items were seized and further charges are pending

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Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 12th, 2015 8:40 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough said he introduced the measure because he believes that "current laws here in Tennessee infringe on the Second Amendment of our U.S. Constitution."

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Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

March 12th, 2015 7:28 am by Jeff Bobo

The BOE agreed to apply for a waiver of three instructional days which is being offered by the Tennessee Department of Education due to the high number of snow days incurred statewide.

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Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

March 12th, 2015 7:08 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias.

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BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

March 12th, 2015 12:26 am by Hank Hayes

Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) waved the green flag Wednesday on an "It's MY Bristol Baby!" campaign to get the region more involved - and take more personal ownership - in the track's success.

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Lady Greenwave ends program on highest note possible

Lady Greenwave ends program on highest note possible

March 11th, 2015 11:54 pm by Pat Kenney

Clintwood's girls basketball team ended the school's last-ever season with a 52-50 win over Twin Valley in the VHSL 1A state championship game at VCU's Siegel Center Wednesday.

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