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Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

January 24th, 2014 8:09 am by Associated Press

Billy Wilson has refused to step down from his post, despite the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voting to relieve him of most of his duties.

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Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 24th, 2014 12:49 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “All but one special interest group is happy with that bill, and I don’t know whether we’ll ever make them happy,” Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told The Associated Press, referring to the association representing liquor store owners.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

January 24th, 2014 12:42 am by KRISTEN SWING, NET News Service

Hannah Saults admits singing in front of the likes of Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez was a bit overwhelming as she auditioned late last year to be a contestant on “American Idol.”

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One teen critical,  one facing charges in Hawkins crash

One teen critical, one facing charges in Hawkins crash

January 24th, 2014 12:19 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Brogan Jennings, 18, of Mount Carmel, was driving a 2006 BMW 330xi at a “very high rate of speed” eastbound on the narrow and curvy Country Lane.

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King quits Sullivan Commission to run for highway chief

King quits Sullivan Commission to run for highway chief

January 24th, 2014 12:08 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — King is one of 10 men, so far, who have indicated some level of interest in having the $101,000 per year job. King has picked up, but not filed, the paperwork to seek the Republican party’s nomination to run for highway commissioner.

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Business & Technology
Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

January 24th, 2014 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — On Thursday the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board approved a contract with Birdseye Renewable Energy based in Charlotte, N.C., to place solar panels on a three-acre tract at Phipps Bend.

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Crime Local News
FTA warrant leads HCSO to large stash of marijuana, cash and ‘gravel’

FTA warrant leads HCSO to large stash of marijuana, cash and ‘gravel’

January 23rd, 2014 11:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — Sunday afternoon Hawkins County deputies responded to 206 Ramey Town Road to serve a Sullivan County FTA (failure to appear) warrant on Brandon Lee Haga, 24, of that address, who has pending drug and weapon charges in Kingsport.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

Photo Gallery: Volunteer Senior Night and Girls Game vs Cloudland.

January 23rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights by Ned Jilton II of Senior Night at Volunteer High School followed by the girls game vs Cloudland in Church Hill.

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Cemetery manager charged with forgery as probe into fraud complaints continues

Cemetery manager charged with forgery as probe into fraud complaints continues

January 23rd, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Memorial Gardens manager Vickie Ringley was arrested Thursday afternoon on a lone count of felony forgery, but police say that may be just the tip of the iceberg.

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Business & Technology
Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

January 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer.

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