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Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

January 27th, 2015 12:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

EMA Director Gary Murrell opted to use an $8,400 grant from Walmart to purchase the UTV — also known as a Utility Task Vehicle or a Utility Terrain Vehicle — with the remainder of the $15,901 cost being paid from within the EMA budget.

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Community TriCityMom Food
Got a favorite Valentine's Day dessert? Share!

Got a favorite Valentine's Day dessert? Share!

January 27th, 2015 12:45 pm by Staff Report

Time is running out to be part of our super sweet Valentine's Day food feature. We're looking for Valentine's Day dessert recipes to share with our readers ~ and your recipe could be among them. Share your recipes at food@timesnews.net.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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Local News
Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

January 27th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

"They were making breakfast and got a grease fire going pretty big," said Police Chief Doug Nelson. "The chemical fire extinguisher system came on, but it wasn't enough to put it all out."

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Opinion
Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

January 27th, 2015 9:36 am by Letters to the Editor

Even Albert Einstein, a generally non-religious person, attributed the existence of the universe to God. Perhaps scientific and supernatural explanations of existence are not incompatible after all.

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Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

January 27th, 2015 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

Community support is high for construction of a new home for the Dobyns-Bennett High School EXCEL program, while the group also was in overall agreement with building one new elementary school to replace Roosevelt and Kennedy.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

January 27th, 2015 7:30 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Colts in the AFC championship game.

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New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

January 27th, 2015 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Even with construction moving along, the deadline for completion of Brickyard Park is coming up fast and basically hinges on what type of weather comes out of February.

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News Regional & National
Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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News Regional & National
US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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