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$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

January 23rd, 2015 1:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The search at Road Side Service Center netted 4.4 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid, three vehicles, a pistol and $2,311 in cash.

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FISHING REPORT: Unresolved Boone Dam timetable has anglers worrying and wondering

FISHING REPORT: Unresolved Boone Dam timetable has anglers worrying and wondering

January 23rd, 2015 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

The worst-case scenario is by no means a sure thing. But the more time elapses, the best-case scenario seems equally remote.

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Head of local drug ring headed to prison

Head of local drug ring headed to prison

January 23rd, 2015 11:53 am by Matthew Lane

The patriarch of one of the largest "gravel" dealers in the Model City has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Johnny Michael Stallard claims to have possessed 7,500 grams of the drug, and directed several family members involved in trafficking.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 1.23.15 - VIDEO

January 23rd, 2015 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Boss, Eloise, ET, Jackson, Elsa, and Mortimer. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of new adoptable shelter animals that have come in this week.

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In a pickle: Cucumber farmer in breach of contract for Phipps Bend land lease

In a pickle: Cucumber farmer in breach of contract for Phipps Bend land lease

January 23rd, 2015 10:20 am by Jeff Bobo

R&C Farms can expect a "strong" letter from the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board regarding an unpaid contract and failure to show proof of insurance for a land lease deal at the Phipps Bend.

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Letters: Religion should be open to scrutiny, ridicule, debate

Letters: Religion should be open to scrutiny, ridicule, debate

January 23rd, 2015 9:38 am by Letters to the Editor

Religion taken too seriously endangers all of us by freezing progress. The pious cling to old ideas that have clearly been superseded by fact. The Earth is no longer the center of the universe.

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Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

January 23rd, 2015 9:16 am by Matthew Lane

Jerry Johnson drove underage girls to a local hotel to have sex with construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Kingsport schools boot up laptop distribution

Kingsport schools boot up laptop distribution

January 23rd, 2015 8:34 am by Rick Wagner

Students, meet your new laptops. But if you break or lose them, there is a price to pay: up to $605 to replace the whole laptop. Today marks the fourth of four days of mass laptop computer distribution to almost 600 sixth-graders.

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Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

January 23rd, 2015 8:24 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years. That may be starting to change.

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Analysis of evidence in Bobo case finished

Analysis of evidence in Bobo case finished

January 23rd, 2015 8:06 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Holly Bobo's disappearance in Tennessee and the subsequent lengthy search attracted national attention as authorities distributed posters with her photograph throughout the South.

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