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Sullivan County property tax notices mailed

Sullivan County property tax notices mailed

October 27th, 2013 7:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — If you own property in Sullivan County, you should have received a tax notice in the mail recently, County Trustee Frances Harrell said last week.

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MECC hosting survivor of holocaust for lecture series

MECC hosting survivor of holocaust for lecture series

October 27th, 2013 7:37 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Mountain Empire Community College will host Dr. Walter Ziffer, a survivor of the Holocaust, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in the Goodloe Center as part of the college’s Living Legends lecture series.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gordon grabs first  win of season at Martinsville

Gordon grabs first win of season at Martinsville

October 27th, 2013 6:30 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jeff Gordon pulled into the championship picture Sunday with a win at Martinsville Speedway, his first of the season.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

October 27th, 2013 6:18 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don’t know it, but their owners want them to eat better — and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen.

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Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

October 27th, 2013 6:05 pm by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church members were able to rescue two people from a house fire Sunday morning, but one person died in the blaze.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Not happy with work? Wait until you’re 50 or older

Not happy with work? Wait until you’re 50 or older

October 27th, 2013 5:55 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Republicans reject Reid proposal to delay Obamacare temporary fee

Republicans reject Reid proposal to delay Obamacare temporary fee

October 27th, 2013 5:44 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress don’t usually fight for tax increases, especially ones that are part of President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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News Entertainment
Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

October 27th, 2013 3:56 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Lou Reed, the great punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday. He was 71.

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Local News
Mount Carmel donates truck for SVVFD ‘Elderly Assist’ program

Mount Carmel donates truck for SVVFD ‘Elderly Assist’ program

October 27th, 2013 3:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stanley Valley firefighters will be using a “new” used 2000 Ford Expedition contributed by the town of Mount Carmel to continue the rural Hawkins County fire department’s “Elderly Assist” program.

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Crime Local News
Tipster leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to alleged oxycodone deal

Tipster leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to alleged oxycodone deal

October 27th, 2013 2:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tipster information led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to an alleged drug deal in a store parking lot last month in Rogersville involving oxycodone pills.

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