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Church Hill BMA agrees to buy 65 acres for major park development

Church Hill BMA agrees to buy 65 acres for major park development

March 18th, 2014 11:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Years from now, residents of Church Hill and Hawkins County, particularly those who enjoy sports, may look back on Tuesday's Church Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting as a historic event.

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Hawkins officials hope house with asbestos and mold finally sells at delinquent tax auction

Hawkins officials hope house with asbestos and mold finally sells at delinquent tax auction

March 18th, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County delinquent tax attorney James Point told county commissioners Monday that the former Farmer House on Route 70-N about a mile north of Rogersville was previously placed up for auction for delinquent taxes but there were no bidders.

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Haslam  defends Common Core during appearance in Tri-Cities

Haslam defends Common Core during appearance in Tri-Cities

March 18th, 2014 10:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam insisted on Tuesday that dialing back Common Core education standards is not acceptable amid a state House legislative attempt to postpone further implementation of the standards for another two years.

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Lady 'Toppers tag Big 7 rival Tribe 16-4

Lady 'Toppers tag Big 7 rival Tribe 16-4

March 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by George Thwaites

Emma Martindale had two doubles, a triple and four RBIs for the Science Hill softball team, which collected a 16-4 Big 7 Conference road win over Dobyns-Bennett Tuesday at Indian Highland Park.

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UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

March 18th, 2014 8:27 pm by NET News Service

According to Terry Arnold, director of Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squads, rescue efforts were stymied because of a combination of rough terrain and a lack of a clear path to the victims.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Science Hill softball

March 18th, 2014 7:43 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Tuesday's Dobyns-Bennett vs. Science Hill softball game at Indian Highland Park in Kingsport.

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TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

March 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by Rain Smith

A former Sullivan County officer turned political opponent of Sheriff Wayne Anderson has made criminal complaints about the incumbent's reelection campaign, claiming misuse of taxpayer-funded resources and spurring a TBI investigation.

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Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

March 18th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

Phillip Fulmer has been named community resiliency spokesperson for the East Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross. In his new role, Fulmer will advocate for emergency planning, disaster response and training for life-saving skills.

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Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

March 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Nearly two-thirds of the 59 suspects being sought in Scott County's "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup operation were in police custody as of Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

March 18th, 2014 2:48 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

His decision is one of the most significant unknowns looming over the 2016 Republican presidential contest. A White House bid by the scion of the Bush political dynasty would shake up a wide-open field and set up a showdown with the tea party movement.

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