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Holiday to close some government offices

Holiday to close some government offices

February 15th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

Some government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Washington's Birthday (Presidents Day).

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Crime Local News
Student charged after allegedly flashing BB gun during argument at Gate City game

Student charged after allegedly flashing BB gun during argument at Gate City game

February 15th, 2014 8:23 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County authorities and school officials confirmed that a juvenile student was arrested on felony weapons charges after he allegedly threatened another student at a basketball game last week.

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Brown helps Mizzou fend off Tennessee

Brown helps Mizzou fend off Tennessee

February 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by ?JAKE KREINBERG, Associated Press

Jabari Brown scored 24 points and made a last-minute play to help the Missouri mens basketball team hold off Tennessee 75-70 on Saturday.

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News Crime Local News
Two Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to charges stemming from home invasion

Two Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to charges stemming from home invasion

February 15th, 2014 8:19 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY -- Two Southwest Virginia men pleaded guilty this week to their roles in a May 2013 home invasion and beating of a Duffield man.

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Community Local News
Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program brings home awards

Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program brings home awards

February 15th, 2014 8:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program recently won multiple awards at Winterfest, a competition held every year in Gatlinburg.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady 'Toppers, Tribe to face off for district title

Lady 'Toppers, Tribe to face off for district title

February 15th, 2014 8:02 pm by Greg Peters

Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett made their way into the finals of the District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament with decisive wins Saturday at Viking Hall. The Lady Hilltoppers cruised by Daniel Boone 64-36 and D-B topped Volunteer 63-48.

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Local News Business & Technology
Stone Drive epicenter for national franchises

Stone Drive epicenter for national franchises

February 15th, 2014 5:55 pm by Hank Hayes

Stone Drive has become the community epicenter for national community-based franchises because it has more non-interstate traffic than any highway in the region, said Jeff Fleming, assistant city manager for development.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
TVA plans to open $1 billion gas plant in Kentucky

TVA plans to open $1 billion gas plant in Kentucky

February 15th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, Ky. The Tennessee Valley Authority is hoping to open a $1 billion gas plant within three years in western Kentucky to replace its two oldest coal-fired facilities.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tennessee

UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tennessee

February 15th, 2014 5:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The failure of the United Auto Workers to unionize employees at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee underscores a cultural disconnect between a labor-friendly German company and anti-union sentiment in the South.

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Sports Photos

Saturday's Winter Olympics highlights and photo gallery

February 15th, 2014 5:04 pm by Associated Press

Highlights and a photo gallery from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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