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Phipps Bend spec building payoff may come with strings attached

Phipps Bend spec building payoff may come with strings attached

February 17th, 2015 11:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission may use county funds to pay off the debt on the Phipps Bend spec building which has been for sale since it was constructed in 2009.

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Scott official says county  in good shape  - for now

Scott official says county in good shape - for now

February 17th, 2015 10:19 pm by Marci Gore

Jeff Brickey, the coordinator of Scott County's Department of Emergency Management, says, overall, the county seems to have fared this week's snowstorm pretty well.

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PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

February 17th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The youngest surviving graduates of the all African American College are well into their 80s, and many of the high school's last graduating class will turn 70 this year. That's why a former alumni was so adamant that they tell their stories.

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No. 1 Wildcats top Vols 66-48 to go to 26-0

No. 1 Wildcats top Vols 66-48 to go to 26-0

February 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

After leading just 35-31 at halftime, No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense after intermission and extended the best start in school history with a 66-48 victory over Tennessee on Tuesday night.

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Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old  woman to family  during snowstorm

Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old woman to family during snowstorm

February 17th, 2015 8:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Police Department's new four-wheel-drive fleet came in handy Monday evening when severe winter weather required a special delivery to one local family.

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Roof collapses on Hawkins firefighters

Roof collapses on Hawkins firefighters

February 17th, 2015 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 a.m. Friday, volunteer firefighters from the Striggersville, Lakeview and Bulls Gap fire departments responded to a residential fire at 128 Knight Lane just off of West Caney Creek Road.

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Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

February 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Though area roadways continued to improve throughout the day, low temperatures overnight could creating icing hazards into Wednesday - followed by dangerous wind chills and more precipitation in the days to come.

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Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

February 17th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two Scott County fire departments' ratings recently saw a decrease. But that's good news, and it could result in some businesses and residents seeing savings.

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Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Knox County Sheriff's Office said former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson turned himself in Tuesday on a charge of aggravated rape. He was released on $40,000 bond.

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Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Becoming an Eagle Scout takes a lot of hard work. Becoming an Eagle Scout while also being autistic is nearly impossible. But one Kingsport teenager does not let impossible define him.

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