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Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

December 16th, 2013 9:07 am by Marci Gore

For nearly a decade now, Regions Bank in downtown Kingsport has given area folks of all ages the opportunity to showcase their baking and decorating skills with its annual Gingerbread House Contest.

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DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

December 16th, 2013 8:53 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee agency first fell under scrutiny more than a year ago over its inconsistent reporting of child deaths. But DCS officials say beginning next year they will immediately report a child's death to the public.

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Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

December 16th, 2013 8:52 am by Collin Brooks

Rogersville isn’t only one of the oldest cities in the state of Tennessee, its people are also some of the most talented.

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Manning honored as SI's Sportsman of the Year

Manning honored as SI's Sportsman of the Year

December 16th, 2013 8:50 am by Associated Press

Peyton Manning has thrown 47 touchdown passes, three shy of Tom Brady's NFL season record.

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Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

December 16th, 2013 8:40 am by Associated Press

Ryan Loskarn will live with his parents in Maryland and be electronically monitored while he awaits trial on charges of possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.

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Contact-Concern ready to help in times of trouble

Contact-Concern ready to help in times of trouble

December 16th, 2013 8:34 am by Nick Shepherd

When 2-1-1 is dialed in a four county area in Northeast Tennessee, a volunteer will be on the other end of the line. Some of the services offered by 2-1-1 include shelter and housing, food programs, financial assistance and support groups.

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Hawkins official’s refusal to comply with drug testing  could cost county $17,541

Hawkins official’s refusal to comply with drug testing could cost county $17,541

December 15th, 2013 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Property Assessor Jeff Thacker said he won’t participate in the county’s “Drug Free Workplace” random drug testing program.

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Titans rally to force OT but fall to Cardinals 37-34

Titans rally to force OT but fall to Cardinals 37-34

December 15th, 2013 9:25 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Arizona Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter.

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Tennessee panel seeks extension of moratorium on annexation

Tennessee panel seeks extension of moratorium on annexation

December 15th, 2013 9:17 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations is recommending a statewide moratorium on city-initiated or “forced” annexations be extended by one year.

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Hawkins County may ban non-law enforcement employees  from carrying firearms

Hawkins County may ban non-law enforcement employees from carrying firearms

December 15th, 2013 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s liability insurance provider wants the county commission to adopt a policy prohibiting non-law enforcement employees from carrying guns on the job.

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