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PHOTO GALLERY: Neglected animals rescued from Hawkins residence after woman taken for mental evaluation

February 20th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

"There was feces, both human and animal, all throughout the house. She was going in bowls. I feel sorry for these people. I cannot imagine living this way. Obviously she has mental problems." -- HCHS volunteer Danny Alvis

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DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

February 20th, 2014 3:22 pm by Rain Smith

An officer in an unmarked car noticed a vehicle tailgating him on Memorial Boulevard - following so closely that he couldn't see their bumper - so he activated his blue lights.

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Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

February 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The mother of a 14-month-old child who was allegedly burned with cigarettes by her boyfriend in 2010 has been extradited from South Carolina to Hawkins County to answer an aggravated child endangerment charge.

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Tenn. House passes supermarket wine sales bill

Tenn. House passes supermarket wine sales bill

February 20th, 2014 1:48 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A years-long effort to allow wine to be sold outside of Tennessee liquor stores easily cleared what was expected to be its toughest hurdle on Thursday when the state House overwhelmingly approved the measure.

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First Broad Street United Methodist Church replaces steeple

February 20th, 2014 1:16 pm by David Grace

The 12,000-pound steeple looks almost identical to its predecessor, and as a finishing touch the church plans to re-install the original cross on top of the spire.

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Cancer death rates down 20%

Cancer death rates down 20%

February 20th, 2014 11:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The annual cancer statistics report from the American Cancer Society finds steady declines in cancer death rates for the past two decades add up to a 20 percent drop in the overall risk of dying from cancer over that time period.

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Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

February 20th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested the man who recently claimed to have a gun at a Blountville pharmacy, threatening to kill employees unless he was given drugs.

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Volunteer of the year(s): Norton woman has helped others for decades

Volunteer of the year(s): Norton woman has helped others for decades

February 20th, 2014 9:22 am by Stephen Igo

Anyone who knows Barbara Caruso - and that includes practically everyone in Norton and Wise County - knows her outstanding and dedicated volunteer service spills into in many aspects of community spirited activism.

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Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

February 20th, 2014 9:13 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Lee Scott Renfro, 51, 15 South Hills Circle, is charged with attempted first-degree murder in an alleged attack on his wife in which hes accused of injecting her with a blood sugar reducing medication.

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