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Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

March 11th, 2015 12:16 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say an "immature" juvenile on a powerful street bike put the public at risk on Tuesday, fleeing officers at 100 mph - and flipping one the bird - before he was surrounded and arrested in a parking lot.

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Opinion
Mount Carmel BMA should overturn Senior Center vote

Mount Carmel BMA should overturn Senior Center vote

March 11th, 2015 11:03 am by Editorial Board

In a move that was a surprise to everyone but some members, the BMA voted to "take over" the Mount Carmel Senior Center. That would be all well and good except that the BMA has no authority to simply assume control.

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Community TriCityMom Food
Set it and forget about it - Times-News readers share slow-cooker favorites

Set it and forget about it - Times-News readers share slow-cooker favorites

March 11th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Slow cookers can be a busy cook's best friend, so when life gets hectic, drag yours out of the pantry, blow off the dust and try one of the dozens of slow-cooker recipes shared by Times-News readers.

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Local News
Dozens of explosions at UVA-Wise rattle residents

Dozens of explosions at UVA-Wise rattle residents

March 11th, 2015 9:37 am by Stephen Igo

Folks in and around the Town of Wise on Tuesday were understandably rattled by the repeated sound of explosions in the vicinity of The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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TVA: No timeframe for fixing Boone Dam

TVA: No timeframe for fixing Boone Dam

March 11th, 2015 8:14 am by J. H. Osborne

Several hundred people turned out Tuesday for a community meeting to discuss Boone Lake with Tennessee Valley Authority officials.Many asked for a specific timeline on completion of a "fix" for seepage under an earthen embankment.

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Local News
State to clarify HCMG burial plot ownership status

State to clarify HCMG burial plot ownership status

March 11th, 2015 12:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Families that bought burial plots at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens will hopefully receive some answers later this month when the state hosts a community meeting in Surgoinsville.

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Local News Education
Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

March 11th, 2015 12:18 am by Stephen Igo

The school division has missed 15 days of instructional time as of Tuesday, practically all of them during crippling snow storms the last two weeks of February and last week's flooding.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe shoots down Falcons

Tribe shoots down Falcons

March 10th, 2015 10:56 pm by George Thwaites

Drew Pierce pitched a one-hitter and the Tribe lineup took apart Volunteer 11-0 in five innings for a Big 7 Conference baseball victory at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Couple rescue puppy in garbage bag dumped on the side of Hawkins road

Couple rescue puppy in garbage bag dumped on the side of Hawkins road - VIDEO

March 10th, 2015 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around noon Tuesday a couple passing by Kincaid Church on Blevins Road near the Stanley Valley Road intersection noticed something moving inside a white "Hefty" garbage bag on the side of the road.

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Crime Local News
HCSO: Shots fired during argument over cigarette rolling machine

HCSO: Shots fired during argument over cigarette rolling machine

March 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with attempted first-degree murder Monday morning after he allegedly fired two gunshots at his girlfriend during an argument over a cigarette rolling machine.

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