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Updated: Kingsport BOE: Bills attack on local control of schools

Updated: Kingsport BOE: Bills attack on local control of schools

March 10th, 2014 11:20 pm by Rick Wagner

"I've never seen anything like this," Kingsport Board of Education member Susan Lodal told the board. "Our voices are not going to be heard. Right now, public education is under attack."

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Wildfires plague  Scott, Lee counties

Wildfires plague Scott, Lee counties

March 10th, 2014 11:09 pm by Wes Bunch

Virginia Department of Forestry crews were kept busy over the weekend responding to multiple wildfires in Scott County, Lee County and surrounding areas. Since March 8, the VDOF has responded to a total of 8 fires in its Abingdon district.

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Local News
Sullivan sends final warning on 2012 taxes

Sullivan sends final warning on 2012 taxes

March 10th, 2014 10:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

If you own property in Sullivan County and haven't paid the 2012 county property taxes on it, you've got about three weeks to do so and avoid being taken to court.

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Sports Sports Live
Koesters in command, pitches Rebels to opening win over Cyclones

Koesters in command, pitches Rebels to opening win over Cyclones

March 10th, 2014 9:53 pm by Pat Kenney

Russell Koesters pitched a two-hitter and struck out 11 to help Sullivan South open its baseball season with an impressive 5-2 Three Rivers Conference win over Elizabethton on Monday.

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Sports Vols Sports NASCAR/Racing
Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

March 10th, 2014 5:13 pm by Staff Report

Though their teams won't meet at Bristol until 2016, the coaches of two of the nation's tradition-rich football programs - Butch Jones of Tennessee and Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech - will be together at Sunday's Food City 500.

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Crime Local News
Suboxone and $1,148 in cash seized during DUI traffic stop in Rogersville

Suboxone and $1,148 in cash seized during DUI traffic stop in Rogersville

March 10th, 2014 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shandi Burton gave consent to search her cell phone which allegedly revealed specific text messages pertaining to Burton selling Suboxone

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Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

March 10th, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Price was dispatched to a "partially nude male" causing a disturbance outside a residence at the Timberline Mobile Home Park.

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News Regional & National Education Faith
Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

March 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Associated Press

The legislation says schools can display scenes or symbols associated with such celebrations on school property, if the display includes more than one religion, or one religion and at least one secular scene or symbol.

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News Sports
Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

March 10th, 2014 3:21 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A year after two bombs killed three people and wounded scores more near the finish line, one of the world's most famous marathons has become a 26.2-mile public-safety puzzle for officials.

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Community Blogs Hardtack & Hard Times
Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Recruits Wanted, Step Up and Make Your Mark.

March 10th, 2014 3:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Have you ever been interested in how Civil War soldiers lived while in the field? Now you have a chance to find out first hand.

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