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Hawkins ministry meets demand for Christmas programs thanks to 11th-hour donations

Hawkins ministry meets demand for Christmas programs thanks to 11th-hour donations - VIDEO

December 18th, 2014 7:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Frozen turkeys will be flying out of the Shepherd Center in downtown Rogersville Friday morning, along with all the trimmings, as the Of One Accord ministry hands out more than 1,100 Christmas food boxes.

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Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

December 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Such bans are unenforceable, according to a 1961 Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously in a Maryland case that states cannot have a "religious test" for public office.

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Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

December 18th, 2014 6:10 pm by NET News Service

According to the affidavit of complaint, Sheri Traylor told the receptionist she would be willing to "take care of it" if someone came in the door.

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Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

December 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Looking for a person wanted on an arrest warrant led Pennington Gap police to arrest two different people on drug charges, according to press release.

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Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

December 18th, 2014 2:14 pm by Rain Smith

A car crossed the center line of a residential Kingsport street, striking two parked vehicles on the other side of the road. The driver, 18, had an odor of marijuana when police arrived, and "first stated his steering went out."

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KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

December 18th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple Kingsport streets — striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive — then side-swiping another motorist while fleeing an attempted traffic stop.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.18.14 - VIDEO

December 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

This will be the last Furry Friends episode of 2014. We will be back in January. This week we meet: Cassie, Cindy Lou Who, Flash, Rasputin, and Wilson. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

December 18th, 2014 10:28 am by Nick Shepherd

The idea to bring back some of the talent has been kicked around for a couple of years but really got off the ground this year, William Stephanos said. Previous winners and acts were contacted about performing and were excited to return

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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

December 18th, 2014 9:03 am by Marci Gore

With only a week left until Christmas, no one has time to be sick. But, chances are, if you're not sick yourself, you know someone else who is.

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14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

December 18th, 2014 8:31 am by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

More than 750 people in 20 states were sickened, and 64 died after they contracted fungal meningitis and other illnesses in 2012 from tainted steroids made by the Framingham, Mass., company.

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