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Former Sullivan County mayor to challenge Haslam

Former Sullivan County mayor to challenge Haslam

April 3rd, 2014 9:23 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

John McKamey, a Democrat, educator, baseball and basketball coach, and former Sullivan County mayor and commissioner, thinks he might have a few things to teach Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Local blood center honors 47 sponsors

Local blood center honors 47 sponsors

April 3rd, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

Marsh Regional recently held its seventh annual awards luncheon at Bristol Motor Speedway to honor the top 47 blood drive sponsors for 2013.

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Children's Services releases child death figures

Children's Services releases child death figures

April 3rd, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The primary concern from lawmakers and the public has been cases where DCS workers were aware of abuse or neglect allegations and may have failed to act.

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Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment

Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment

April 3rd, 2014 8:09 am by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness was the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide

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Sam and Delois Anderson are driving force behind The Spirit Campaign

Sam and Delois Anderson are driving force behind The Spirit Campaign

April 2nd, 2014 11:44 pm by Matthew Lane

The results of the campaign are plainly evident: the Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park, Eastman Park at Horse Creek (a six-field soccer complex), Domtar Park (expanded and renovated) and the final piece of the puzzle, the new Wellmont YMCA facility.

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Pastor: Bizarre stabbing shouldn't tarnish Hawkins church

Pastor: Bizarre stabbing shouldn't tarnish Hawkins church

April 2nd, 2014 10:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rev. Sheldon Livesay, director of the Of One Accord ministry in Rogersville, said Providence Church is a "great church with loving, caring members, no different than most in the county."

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Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

April 2nd, 2014 10:22 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

In essence, HB 2371, sponsored by Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, succeeded by an overwhelming margin, repealing annexation by ordinance and creating annexation by referendum.

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THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 8:38 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Trooper Robert Wills reported the driver was in a 2008 Chrsyler headed south on Tenn. Highway 167 when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the Lakeview Drive intersection.

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Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

April 2nd, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

The company says the $99 device has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming boxes. But it remains to be seen whether Amazon is offering enough new and better services to lure customers away from their current streaming methods.

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Volunteer names Greg Barnett boys varsity basketball coach

Volunteer names Greg Barnett boys varsity basketball coach

April 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Barnett, who replaces Chris Brown who left Volunteer to become the boys coach at Daniel Boone, has been the junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for the Falcons since 2007.

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