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Wise County town election results

Wise County town election results

May 7th, 2014 8:47 am by Stephen Igo

Although some incumbents on town councils in Wise County failed to win reelection and others were pushed to retain their seats, Tuesday's town elections were fairly quiet with low voter turnout.

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Local lawyers recognized for work with Pro Bono Project

Local lawyers recognized for work with Pro Bono Project

May 7th, 2014 8:23 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade on Tuesday night lifted up Northeast Tennessee attorneys who have given free legal services to low-income and elderly residents, and victims of domestic violence.

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Lunceford upsets Mathes in Carter sheriff race

Lunceford upsets Mathes in Carter sheriff race

May 7th, 2014 8:04 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Dexter Lunceford has been known in Carter County political circles for losing extremely close elections, but he pulled out a close win over incumbent Sheriff Chris Mathes in Tuesday's Republican Primary.

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Bailey, Shanks, Collier victorious in Hawkins

Bailey, Shanks, Collier victorious in Hawkins

May 7th, 2014 1:10 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey's toughest Republican opponent may have questioned his competence in office, but he proved competent enough to win the Republican primary Tuesday evening.

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Street, Tinsley, Belgeri among Sullivan GOP primary winners

Street, Tinsley, Belgeri among Sullivan GOP primary winners

May 7th, 2014 12:42 am by J. H. Osborne

County Attorney Dan Street soundly defeated two challengers in the Republican Party primary on Tuesday to become the GOP nominee for re-election in the county general election in August.

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Anderson turns back primary challenge from Boomershine in GOP sheriff's race

Anderson turns back primary challenge from Boomershine in GOP sheriff's race

May 6th, 2014 11:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sheriff will face John Taylor who, as the sole candidate for the Democratic nomination in that party's primary on Tuesday, garnered 781 votes.

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Kingsport BOE approves budget for 2014-15

Kingsport BOE approves budget for 2014-15

May 6th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

In a marked departure from prior year budget requests, including a general fund increase request of $1.8 million this time last year, the Board of Education is asking for less of an increase from the city Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Cooper Dooper: Rebels beat Patriots, earn rematch with Unicoi County

Cooper Dooper: Rebels beat Patriots, earn rematch with Unicoi County

May 6th, 2014 11:05 pm by George Thwaites

South pitcher Cooper Jackson struck out 11 over six innings and the Rebels beat Sullivan East in Tuesday's final elimination game of the District 1-AA tournament at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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BMA officially names Fleming city manager

BMA officially names Fleming city manager

May 6th, 2014 10:29 pm by Matthew Lane

"I'll do everything in my power to hold the public trust, to communicate transparently and help bring life to community dreams," Fleming said.

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Vikings edge Tribe to set up 1-AAA soccer title showdown with Hilltoppers

Vikings edge Tribe to set up 1-AAA soccer title showdown with Hilltoppers

May 6th, 2014 9:55 pm by Pat Kenney

The District 1-AAA boys soccer final between Science Hill and Tennessee High is set. How the two teams qualified was two entirely different stories.

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