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RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects  'one at a time'

RCS moves forward with plumbing, roof projects 'one at a time'

February 13th, 2015 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

A restroom plumbing project intended to eliminate a recurring stench that hits one particular Rogersville City School classroom from time to time has been placed on hold at least until this summer.

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Virginia House deposits $99 million for a rainy day'

Virginia House deposits $99 million for a rainy day'

February 13th, 2015 12:04 am by Staff report

The House rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion as pushed by the governor for a second year, and put forth a budget providing nearly $150 million for pay raises to teachers, college faculty, state employees and state police.

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Surgoinsville to allow town employees to serve on BMA

Surgoinsville to allow town employees to serve on BMA

February 13th, 2015 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

For the second time in as many months a Surgoinsville alderman has resigned, but a new ordinance approved Monday night widens the pool from which replacements can be drawn.

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Fire strikes Pennington Gap Town Hall

Fire strikes Pennington Gap Town Hall

February 12th, 2015 10:32 pm by Staff report

The Pennington Gap Town Hall caught fire Thursday evening and was fully engulfed in flames, according to eyewitnesses. The Times-News is currently working to gather more on the story.

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Rogersville BMA tables proposal to buy historic house near City Park

Rogersville BMA tables proposal to buy historic house near City Park

February 12th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville leaders will take time to gather more information before considering a proposal to purchase a historic house located on W. Main Street adjacent to the Rogersville City Park.

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KPD searching for debit card thief

KPD searching for debit card thief

February 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff reports

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole a debit card from a parking lot and went on a mini-shopping spree, according to a press release.

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Dreaming of DreamMore: Dollywood's new on-property hotel set to open mid-summer

Dreaming of DreamMore: Dollywood's new on-property hotel set to open mid-summer

February 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

A media tour of the construction site earlier this week including the unveiling of artist's renderings of the resort's nearly 4,000 square foot outdoor swimming pool.

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Attorney: Suspended Tennessee DB Williams indicted in rape case

Attorney: Suspended Tennessee DB Williams indicted in rape case

February 12th, 2015 7:57 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

David Eldridge said Thursday that Michael Williams had turned himself in and was released on $40,000 bond.

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Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Texas tickets win Powerball

Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Texas tickets win Powerball

February 12th, 2015 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Wednesday's jackpot was the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest U.S. lottery prize. The last time a Powerball jackpot climbed so high was May 2013, when a Florida ticket won a $590.5 million prize.

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Drug abuse in Iran rising despite executions, police raids

Drug abuse in Iran rising despite executions, police raids

February 12th, 2015 7:25 pm by Associated Press

Iran is breaking bad. Officials say methamphetamine production and abuse of hard drugs are skyrocketing in the country despite potentially lethal criminal penalties for users if they are caught.

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