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Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

March 17th, 2014 10:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Manning's appointment came after the commission met behind closed doors with County Attorney Dan Street, after ordering the public and the media to leave the room.

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Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

March 17th, 2014 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Jail inmates are providing the labor for a renovation project at the Stanley Valley Volunteer Fire Department station, and on Friday the County Commission's Public Buildings Committee agreed to pay for the materials.

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Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

March 17th, 2014 9:31 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee women's basketball team earned the No. 1 seed in the Louisville Regional, and the Lady Vols will open the NCAA tournament at home against Northwestern State.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone at D-B baseball

March 17th, 2014 8:52 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Daniel Boone at Dobyns-Bennett baseball game at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport.

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Tweak to North Carolina law protected Duke Energy's coal ash pits

Tweak to North Carolina law protected Duke Energy's coal ash pits

March 17th, 2014 8:01 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy was in a bind. North Carolina regulators had for years allowed the nation's largest power company to pollute the ground near its plants without penalty.

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General chokes up as he details affair during plea

General chokes up as he details affair during plea

March 17th, 2014 7:51 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.

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Proceeds from gala, craft show to benefit Kingsport Carousel

Proceeds from gala, craft show to benefit Kingsport Carousel

March 17th, 2014 5:46 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The Brass Ring Gala and Carousel Fine Craft Show will return with twice the number of high-quality craftsmen as last year, more chances to sponsor the Kingsport Carousel and the opportunity to celebrate the carousel's progress.

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Gary and Margaret Perdue met, married at the Barter

Gary and Margaret Perdue met, married at the Barter

March 17th, 2014 5:21 pm by Marci Gore

Gary Perdue was eating lunch in the cafeteria of the Barter Inn in 1962 when he first saw the woman who would become his wife two years later.

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Report of stolen pot money prompts three arrests

Report of stolen pot money prompts three arrests

March 17th, 2014 3:51 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that the seller claimed to have "lost the pot" but wouldn't return his money, so he sat down on the couch and refused to leave.

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Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

March 17th, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

Two men were arrested Sunday in Bluff City while allegedly transporting 50 grams of gravel into the area, with police estimating street value of the drugs at approximately $20,000.

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