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Gate City woman accused of falsely reporting stabbing to cover up son's involvement in burglaries

Gate City woman accused of falsely reporting stabbing to cover up son's involvement in burglaries

October 21st, 2013 6:55 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Charges are pending against a Southwest Virginia woman who Scott County authorities said falsely reported last week she was stabbed during a home invasion to cover for her son.

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Youthful performers a hit at 42nd annual Home Craft Days Festival

October 21st, 2013 6:15 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — A new generation of traditional mountain musicians infused the 42nd annual Home Craft Days Festival at Mountain Empire Community College with a fresh jolt of energy this past weekend in Big Stone Gap.

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Honaker heads newest VHSL 1A Top 20 football ratings

October 21st, 2013 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Honaker headed up the latest VHSL Top 20 Class 1A West football rankings by a small margin over fellow unbeaten Fort Chiswell.

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Man allegedly used woman’s text message to set up ambush for rival suitor

Man allegedly used woman’s text message to set up ambush for rival suitor

October 21st, 2013 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly used a woman’s cell phone to ambush a rival male suitor by inviting him over on the pretense of an early morning romantic rendezvous via text message, and then opening fire on him.

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Kingsport man arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in bed

Kingsport man arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in bed

October 21st, 2013 3:56 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man was arrested after he allegedly grabbed his girlfriend and began punching her in the head while she was lying in bed.

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Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

October 21st, 2013 2:55 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it.

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Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school

Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school

October 21st, 2013 2:39 pm by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus, killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, police said Monday.

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Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

October 21st, 2013 1:57 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City man was arrested after choking his girlfriend when she hit him in the shoulder with a porch door, according to a police report.

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Titans owner Bud Adams dies at 90

Titans owner Bud Adams dies at 90

October 21st, 2013 1:35 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Titans owner Bud Adams, who helped found the American Football League and whose battles for players helped lead to the merger with the NFL, has died. He was 90.

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Artists of all ages making themselves at home at McKinney Center

Artists of all ages making themselves at home at McKinney Center

October 21st, 2013 12:33 pm by Katherine Scoggins

In 2010, a former school was renamed The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School and underwent major renovations with the goal of becoming Jonesborough’s cultural arts building. Today, that goal is being realized.

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