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Volunteer boys rally to complete twin bill sweep

Volunteer boys rally to complete twin bill sweep

December 16th, 2013 10:46 pm by Greg Peters

Volunteer came back from a six-point deficit at halftime to pick up a 63-57 non-conference boys basketball win over University High on Monday. The victory completed a twin bill sweep following the Lady Falcons' 57-21 victory.

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Golden moment: Ball posts first quadruple-double in school history, leads Raiders over Warriors

Golden moment: Ball posts first quadruple-double in school history, leads Raiders over Warriors

December 16th, 2013 10:21 pm by Pat Kenney

Monday was a historic night for Sullivan North senior Grayson Ball. Ball recorded the first quadruple-double in school history by compiling 16 points, 19 rebounds, 10 blocks and 10 assists in the Golden Raiders’ 63-52 win over Happy Valley.

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Kingsport, Food City set to finalize property purchase

Kingsport, Food City set to finalize property purchase

December 16th, 2013 10:18 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport and Food City are expected to officially sign off on a property purchase along Clinchfield Street this week, a key step in ensuring the carousel project becomes a reality in downtown next year.

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Hawkins property assessor will implement own drug testing policy

Hawkins property assessor will implement own drug testing policy

December 16th, 2013 10:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Property Assessor Jeff Thacker told the County Commission Monday he will put his own drug testing policy in place within three months.

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Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

December 16th, 2013 9:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission voted Monday to accept a bid of $97,000 for the former Cedar Grove Elementary School in the Bloomingdale community near Kingsport.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Happy Valley at Sullivan North basketball

December 16th, 2013 9:08 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday night's Happy Valley at Sullivan North girls basketball matchup:

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Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

December 16th, 2013 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A heated argument involving a gun allegedly sprang up between two Kingsport neighbors Sunday after one of the men admitted to shooting the other one’s dog, police said.

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New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on  vintage items, decorating

New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on vintage items, decorating

December 16th, 2013 7:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most people have a passion for something and oftentimes they want to share that passion with the world. Melissa Baskette has a passion for finding and collecting vintage items and then using those items for decorating.

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Stores have lots of leeway to recoup shoplifting losses

Stores have lots of leeway to recoup shoplifting losses

December 16th, 2013 7:20 pm by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Outside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for hours.

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

December 16th, 2013 7:05 pm by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Mega Millions jackpot inched toward a U.S. lottery record Monday as it soared to $586 million amid a frenzy of ticket purchases.

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