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New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

May 6th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The TDOC says that an estimated 90 percent of prisoners will eventually be released, and the new program will encourage offenders to lead productive, crime-free lives when they get out.

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Bailey boosts D-B over rival Science Hill, into 1-AAA title game

Bailey boosts D-B over rival Science Hill, into 1-AAA title game

May 6th, 2014 12:37 am by Dave Ongie

Christian Bailey drilled a pair of home runs to help stake Dobyns-Bennett to a 6-1 lead and the Tribe held on to beat the Hilltoppers 6-4 on Monday in the winners' bracket final in the District 1-AAA baseball tournament.

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Blue Devils upend top-seeded Rebels in 1-AA tournament

Blue Devils upend top-seeded Rebels in 1-AA tournament

May 6th, 2014 12:18 am by George Thwaites

South can expect a challenge from Sullivan East in today's losers' bracket finals. The Rebels are highly unlikely to face another pitcher like Unicoi County's Brandon Garland.

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Six Wise County residents arrested  in connection with cockfighting ring

Six Wise County residents arrested in connection with cockfighting ring

May 6th, 2014 12:15 am by Wes Bunch

WISE — Six Southwest Virginia residents were arrested Saturday by state and federal authorities for their alleged involvement in a cockfighting ring based out of Kentucky.

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Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

May 5th, 2014 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders have unanimously approved spending up to $270,000 for a comprehensive facilities study by consultant DeJong-Richter.

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Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

May 5th, 2014 11:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly firing a handgun in the proximity of his wife and three children during an alcohol-fueled argument.

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Lady Falcons, Lady 'Blazers march on in 1-AAA play

Lady Falcons, Lady 'Blazers march on in 1-AAA play

May 5th, 2014 11:20 pm by Greg Peters

Volunteer got a strong pitching from sophomore Morgan Marshall and a key hit from freshman Mayson Skeen in a 4-1 win over David Crockett on Monday in the District 1-AAA softball tournament at Daniel Boone.

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Sullivan voters to select county mayor, attorney

Sullivan voters to select county mayor, attorney

May 5th, 2014 11:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

Polls for party primaries will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. across Sullivan County Tuesday as voters turn candidates into nominees for — and in some high-profile cases, de facto winners of — the county general election later this year.

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'Memory Lane' car show and 1950s nostalgia festival back after three year hiatus

'Memory Lane' car show and 1950s nostalgia festival back after three year hiatus

May 5th, 2014 9:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

It's going to be a busy month for Otis and Kathy Eldridge, who are preparing for the rebirth of the Memory Lane 1950s nostalgia festival on May 24 as they celebrate the actual birth of their first grandchild later this week.

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Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

Two Hawkins women lose a combined $2,500 in 'mystery shopper' scams

May 5th, 2014 8:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Rogersville women were duped out of a combined $2,500 in separate "mystery shopper" scams last week, but a Mooresburg man hung up on an apparent IRS scam caller.

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