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Hiker set to trace Boone's footsteps

Hiker set to trace Boone's footsteps

February 5th, 2015 12:10 am by Staff report

Curtis Penix will start his 16-day journey on March 10 at Long Island on the Holston River in Kingsport - the site from which Daniel Boone and his party left in March 1775.

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Crime Local News
SCSO says man impersonated officer, stopped motorist

SCSO says man impersonated officer, stopped motorist

February 4th, 2015 10:16 pm by Staff report

Gary B. Harris, 59, Island Road, Blountville, was taken into custody Wednesday. Police say that at the time of his arrest, Harris was wearing rubber gloves and a jacket with patches on the chest similar to what is worn by Sullivan County officers.

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A Life Well Lived: Ann Cawood did the work that was needed - and more

A Life Well Lived: Ann Cawood did the work that was needed - and more

February 4th, 2015 9:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Lee County native Ann Cawood may be best known throughout the region for the time she spent on the golf course. But her altruism extended far beyond the links.

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Community Sunday Stories
Neil Danehy's legacy lives on through foundation's work

Neil Danehy's legacy lives on through foundation's work

February 4th, 2015 7:30 pm by Debra McCown

Neil Danehy, a physically active husband and father, died unexpectedly in 2005 of a heart attack, just two weeks after his 50th birthday. Nearly a decade later, his legacy is still having an impact in the Tri-Cities.

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Tennessee loads up at QB, offensive and defensive lines

Tennessee loads up at QB, offensive and defensive lines

February 4th, 2015 6:46 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE - After playing the most true freshmen of any Football Bowl Subdivision team this past season, Tennessee has added a heralded recruiting class full of newcomers who also could contribute right away.

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Woman nets second child neglect charge from Kingsport police

Woman nets second child neglect charge from Kingsport police

February 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport mother's Tuesday arrest marked her second for alleged child neglect and abuse in only two weeks, with a male suspect also charged in the latest incident.

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Update: Haslam's Insure Tennessee health plan fails in legislature

Update: Haslam's Insure Tennessee health plan fails in legislature

February 4th, 2015 4:17 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Even though lawmakers who voted against the plan said their decision was more policy-related than personal, the defeat was nonetheless a stinging rebuke to the governor, who breezed to re-election with 70 percent of the vote.

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Police say drunk Hawkins man crashes car that ran him over

Police say drunk Hawkins man crashes car that ran him over

February 4th, 2015 3:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Things went from bad to worse for a Church Hill man who was allegedly run over by his wife when he was arrested for driving under the influence - crashing the same car that ran him over.

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Stabbing at Johnson City motel prompts arrests

Stabbing at Johnson City motel prompts arrests

February 4th, 2015 11:24 am by NET News Service

Police were called to the Motel 6 about a fight in progress and found a man who had been stabbed in his side and had received several other lacerations.

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Opinion
Lawmakers should reject intrusion into women's private lives

Lawmakers should reject intrusion into women's private lives

February 4th, 2015 9:30 am by Editorial Board

Opponents of abortion will do all they can to interject government into what should be a woman's personal decision, witness Amendment 1 to the state constitution. Now we're seeing the results, see House Bill 2, a gross and disgusting piece of legislation

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