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Break ... What break? Volunteer Navy JROTC makes most of time off from school

Break ... What break? Volunteer Navy JROTC makes most of time off from school

October 29th, 2014 5:35 pm by Steven D. Bickford, Community Contributor

Volunteer High School Navy (JROTC) cadets enjoyed a break from classes during Hawkins County Schools' annual fall break. But, while some students slept in and lounged at home, the NJROTC cadets made the most of their time off.

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Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

October 29th, 2014 5:32 pm by ALEX VEIGA, Associated Press

Taking on a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven't found steady work. But grads have many options for making student loan payments more manageable, even putting them off, if they qualify.

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Blountville man convicted of murdering brother-in-law

Blountville man convicted of murdering brother-in-law

October 29th, 2014 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — There was a stunned silence in Hawkins County Criminal Court Wednesday afternoon moments after the jury delivered guilty verdicts on all three top counts against Bryant Jackson Harris, including first-degree murder.

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

October 29th, 2014 11:35 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama administration for civilians, although President Barack Obama has made clear he feels the military's situation is different from that of civilians.

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Wise County School Board's Leftwich dies

Wise County School Board's Leftwich dies

October 29th, 2014 11:16 am by Stephen Igo

A retired teacher of the school division and coach of multiple sports at Pound High School, Wayne Leftwich won election to the School Board last November and served the District 1 seat since January.

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Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

October 29th, 2014 8:38 am by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The suspect was caught in the late afternoon after a manhunt that included dozens of armed officers searching the woods along a state highway with a police helicopter flying overhead.

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Several area teams spooked off Halloween football

Several area teams spooked off Halloween football

October 29th, 2014 8:00 am by Staff Report

With Halloween falling on a Friday, the trick for area fans of high school football this week is knowing upon "witch" night the games will be played.

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Hawkins opts to send ETSU autopsy contract issue to new committee

Hawkins opts to send ETSU autopsy contract issue to new committee

October 29th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A newly created Hawkins County Forensics Committee is expected to meet soon to determine where Hawkins County will be sending its cadavers for autopsy.

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Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

October 29th, 2014 12:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris is accused of shooting Jeffery Smith over a lawsuit Smith was threatening to file. Prosecutors allege Smith planned on seeking part of a wrongful death settlement Harris' wife received related to the 2008 death of their mother.

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Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

October 29th, 2014 12:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Gregory Allen Rhea, 38, was accused of organizing trips to pain clinics in Tennessee and Florida in exchange for a portion of the pills received by the "patients." He also organized trips to Georgia to acquire meth.

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