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Sullivan County archives in need of space

Sullivan County archives in need of space

December 8th, 2013 7:23 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — County Commissioner Eddie Williams wants to do something about the lack of space — and especially space convenient to the county archives office — for storage of documents that should be available for public review.

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Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

December 8th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The football field at Sullivan South is a step closer to being named for the school’s first football coach. But the process of naming the field has brought to light concerns about the school system’s policy for naming facilities.

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Hokies, Bruins to meet in Sun Bowl

Hokies, Bruins to meet in Sun Bowl

December 8th, 2013 6:53 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech and UCLA have accepted bids to meet for the first time in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

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Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

December 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. — A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation.

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No. 3 Lady Vols pull away, beat Texas

No. 3 Lady Vols pull away, beat Texas

December 8th, 2013 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and eight rebounds for the No. 3 Tennessee women, who needed another second-half run to beat Texas 75-61 on Sunday.

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NFL teams play snowball on Sunday

December 8th, 2013 3:54 pm by Associated Press

The NFL often promotes football as a bad weather sport. It got its share early Sunday in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Pittsburgh.

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Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

December 8th, 2013 3:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The original industrial washing machines at Hawkins County’s two main high schools survived 33 years, but their replacements didn’t make it through the fall season, forcing sports teams to hit the laundromats after games.

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Business & Technology
Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs, chicken

Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs, chicken

December 8th, 2013 3:22 pm by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press

Research chefs from startup Hampton Creek Foods bake cookies and cakes, whip up batches of flavored mayonnaise and pan-fry omelets and French toast — all without eggs.

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TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

December 8th, 2013 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday evening TSBA president Carolyn Holt-Clawson attended the Hawkins County Board of Education meeting to present the award to the full board, recognizing the “Bringing Energy into Education” energy efficiency program.

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Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

December 8th, 2013 2:27 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in staunchly Republican Cobb County.

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