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Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

April 29th, 2014 12:45 am by George Thwaites

East Tennessee State alumni and fans are excited about football's impending return as well as the school's imminent return to the Southern Conference. ETSU's coaches and athletic administrators are simply excited to encounter all the excitement.

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Community Local News
Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

April 28th, 2014 10:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has visited the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens in recent days has noticed that the grass is on the verge of surpassing ankle height in most areas.

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Crime Local News
Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

April 28th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man is facing several charges including DUI after allegedly hitting a parked police cruiser at a Church Hill convenience store late Friday night.

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South boys, Elizabethton girls withstand bad weather, good competition to claim Three Rivers track titles

South boys, Elizabethton girls withstand bad weather, good competition to claim Three Rivers track titles

April 28th, 2014 10:28 pm by Pat Kenney

A torrential downpour early in the Three Rivers Conference track and field championships did little to dampen the outcome for the Sullivan South boys and Elizabethton girls on Monday at Sullivan North.

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Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

April 28th, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Congressman Phil Roe wants to know why the U.S. Department of Agriculture has put a halt to a Grainger County produce grower's plan to utilize floodplain property for farming at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park.

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Local News
Trial date set in case of 2012 Washington County bus crash

Trial date set in case of 2012 Washington County bus crash

April 28th, 2014 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

More than a year and a half after a September 2012 school bus crash injured 39 David Crockett High School students, the driver has a trial date.

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Crime Local News
Southwest Virginia  man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

Southwest Virginia man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

April 28th, 2014 9:57 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia man could face up to 40 years in prison after he pleaded no contest in Lee County Circuit Court Friday to murdering his stepfather last year with a shotgun.

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Boone softball coach Wagner to retire at season's end

Boone softball coach Wagner to retire at season's end

April 28th, 2014 9:45 pm by Douglas Fritz, NET News Service

Daniel Boone softball coach Rick Wagner, who transformed the program into a state power he once thought impossible, announced his retirement Monday.

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Regional & National
Federal appeals court panel temporarily invalidates same-sex marriages in Tennessee

Federal appeals court panel temporarily invalidates same-sex marriages in Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 9:27 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The marriages of three same-sex Tennessee couples who are suing the state have been invalidated, at least temporarily, by a federal appeals court panel.

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News Regional & National
UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

April 28th, 2014 9:10 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday.

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