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Kingsport police make meth arrests

Kingsport police make meth arrests

April 28th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Kingsport residents were arrested after police found a methamphetamine manufacturing operation located in the backseat of their vehicle, according to a press release.

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CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

April 28th, 2014 11:22 am by Stephen Igo

On Monday the county announced the severe weather alert system to be delivered by three mediums including landline or cell phones, text messages or emails, or a combination of all three.

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Update: Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

Update: Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

April 28th, 2014 8:27 am by ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

The tornado was the largest of several produced by a powerful storm system that rumbled through the central and southern U.S.

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Tenn. lawyers providing more free services

Tenn. lawyers providing more free services

April 28th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission says the number of hours Tennessee attorneys are devoting to free and reduced-rate legal services for the poor has increased dramatically.

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Southwest Virginia winding up busy spring fire season

Southwest Virginia winding up busy spring fire season

April 28th, 2014 12:02 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — With spring fire season drawing to a close, figures from Department of Forestry show that Southwest Virginia has had a rough 2014, with more acres burned at this point than any other area of the state.

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Nine injured as van overturns near Hiltons

Nine injured as van overturns near Hiltons

April 27th, 2014 10:15 pm by Wes Bunch

HILTONS — At least nine people received injuries Saturday night in Scott County when the van they were traveling in overturned on a stretch of highway near Hiltons.

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UPDATE: Tornadoes strike central, southern states; nine dead

UPDATE: Tornadoes strike central, southern states; nine dead

April 27th, 2014 10:10 pm by CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning a massive tornado that killed at least eight people in central Arkansas and another that killed someone in Oklahoma.

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Former UT hoops great Richardson to speak at Boy Scout fundraiser

Former UT hoops great Richardson to speak at Boy Scout fundraiser

April 27th, 2014 9:55 pm by Staff Report

One of Hawkins County's most accomplished former Eagle Scouts will be the keynote speaker at a fundraiser dinner being held Tuesday in Rogersville to benefit Boy Scouts in Hawkins County and neighboring communities.

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Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly from same time last year

Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly from same time last year

April 27th, 2014 9:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sales tax revenue countywide is running less than one percent above where it was at this point last budget year.

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UVa-Wise to offer 'True Colors' seminar

UVa-Wise to offer 'True Colors' seminar

April 27th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Office of Economic Development will host a leadership seminar, "True Colors — Maximizing Team Performance," on May 14 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon.

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