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Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

November 25th, 2014 8:46 am by Matthew Lane

Alderman Tom Parham has been planning a run for mayor for months, having campaign cards printed up earlier this year and privately discussing the matter with friends, family and supporters in the community.

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Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

November 25th, 2014 8:10 am by JIM SUHR and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and buildings, several of which were later looted and set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds.

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Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins  man convicted of domestic assault

Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins man convicted of domestic assault

November 25th, 2014 12:33 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Sam Wilhoit received a petition for an order of protection against Brandon Leroy McBrayer, 33, 307 E. McKinney Ave., Rogersville.

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Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

November 25th, 2014 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There was substantial support on the commission for awarding the ambulance franchises Monday to Church Hill EMS and Hawkins County EMS. But the majority of commissioners agreed that a little more study is needed before action is taken.

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Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

November 24th, 2014 8:04 pm by JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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UT men's assistant coach Howard resigns

UT men's assistant coach Howard resigns

November 24th, 2014 7:14 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee men's basketball assistant coach Adam Howard, who worked with Vols coach Donnie Tyndall at Morehead State and Southern Mississippi, has resigned for what the school has described as personal reasons.

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Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

November 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"(Ramon) texted her a list of all of her Facebook contacts, telling her that if she refused to send the money he would upload several nude photos that she had sent him via text message." -- HCSO Cpl. David Benton

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It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

November 24th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe that you use every year? Is there a favorite traditional cookie that your family eats every holiday season? We would love for you to share your cookie recipe with our readers - and you could win prizes!

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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