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Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

December 5th, 2013 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Charlotte Britton's retirement comes on the heels of a banner year as far as student achievement, but a troubled year with regard to some personnel and financial issues within the district.

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Public, potential buyers can tour Cedar Grove, Valley Pike Saturday

Public, potential buyers can tour Cedar Grove, Valley Pike Saturday

December 5th, 2013 10:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Earlier this week Administrator of County Buildings Claude Smith said he and other county officials have fielded calls from several potential buyers who have shown interest in one or the other of the properties.

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Freshman Owen Devine makes big splash on Senior Night in Dobyns-Bennett pool

Freshman Owen Devine makes big splash on Senior Night in Dobyns-Bennett pool

December 5th, 2013 10:03 pm by Pat Kenney

Owen Devine cruised to a school record time of 2:17.53 in the 200 meter individual medley on Thursday. His winning time in the event broke the 2009 record of 2:17.71 set by Stuart Owens.

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PHOTO GALLERY: D-B swimming senior night

December 5th, 2013 9:29 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Thursday night's swim meet at the Dobyns-Bennett natatorium.

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17-year-old Lynn Garden Drive crash victim  dies

17-year-old Lynn Garden Drive crash victim dies

December 5th, 2013 8:02 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton said investigators also uncovered new information that a third vehicle was involved. The investigation remained open, Patton said, because several factors "did not add up."

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VDOT keeps close watch on storm front

VDOT keeps close watch on storm front

December 5th, 2013 7:22 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The latest weather maker draping itself across the nation’s midsection on Thursday includes expectations of major ice storm conditions bringing with it the potential of power outages.

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Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

December 5th, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, saying “we’ve lost our greatest son.” His death closed the final chapter in South Africa’s struggle to cast off apartheid.

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Caller boasts about  'country boy ingenuity' to dispatcher

Caller boasts about 'country boy ingenuity' to dispatcher

December 5th, 2013 3:23 pm by Rain Smith

A man in Wise called 911 to find out who was knocking on his door, asking a dispatcher if it's the police.

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Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

December 5th, 2013 3:13 pm by Associated Press

With a new execution protocol in place, Tennessee officials have asked the state Supreme Court to set death dates for 10 condemned killers.

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No charges against Seminoles QB Winston in sex assault case

No charges against Seminoles QB Winston in sex assault case

December 5th, 2013 2:17 pm by GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press

Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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