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Sullivan County highway post back up in air

Sullivan County highway post back up in air

February 4th, 2014 11:22 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — You might need a road map to try and figure out who is, or has been, or will be commissioner of highways — temporary, interim, or otherwise — and put into or removed from office.

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Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

February 4th, 2014 11:16 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan is similar to Sullivan County’s “Educate and Grow” scholarship that began giving free tuition to students attending Northeast State Community College more than 10 years ago.

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Hawkins grand jury indicts Texas couple on drug, weapons charges

Hawkins grand jury indicts Texas couple on drug, weapons charges

February 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gary Raymond Mirkos, 33, and Suzanne Sibley Hoffman, 56, were renting the world famous Amen Chassis Works motorcycle design and fabrication shops from owner Mike Brown for the purpose of learning the motorcycle design business.

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Champions again: Tribe fends off 'Blazers for first Big 7 title in six years

Champions again: Tribe fends off 'Blazers for first Big 7 title in six years

February 4th, 2014 10:34 pm by Dave Ongie

The Dobyns-Bennett boys got Daniel Boone’s best shot, but two crucial runs propelled the Indians to their first outright Big 7 Conference regular-season basketball championship in six years.

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Parents unhappy with condition of roads at Sullivan schools during bad weather

Parents unhappy with condition of roads at Sullivan schools during bad weather

February 4th, 2014 10:26 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials also are being criticized for a proposal of a new policy for naming facilities that requires the namesake be dead.

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Developer wants to build  upscale housing on Supermarket Row site

Developer wants to build upscale housing on Supermarket Row site

February 4th, 2014 10:15 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Jason Perry, president of the Perry Management Group, said he wants to put together a three-to-four story “urban development property” on the site with parking and multi-family housing with a stone or stucco exterior.

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Hawkins man accused of burning baby with cigarettes served with 2-year-old indictment

Hawkins man accused of burning baby with cigarettes served with 2-year-old indictment

February 4th, 2014 9:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — On Sept. 14, 2010, Rogersville police stopped a vehicle occupied by Joey Mark Waye, his girlfriend and her 14-month-old daughter because the couple were wanted for questioning in connection to some burglaries in Hamblen County.

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Convicted JC sex offender pleads guilty in child porn case

Convicted JC sex offender pleads guilty in child porn case

February 4th, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — Ray Dwight Sluss of Johnson City was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on a four-count indictment charging him with receipt and possession of child pornography and receipt and possession of child pornography cartoons.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Battle at Gate City girls basketball

February 4th, 2014 9:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday night's Mountain District clash between John Battle and Gate City

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Braves reach long-term deals with Freeman, Heyward

Braves reach long-term deals with Freeman, Heyward

February 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

The Braves agreed to an eight-year contract with first baseman Freddie Freeman and a two-year deal with outfielder Jason Heyward on Tuesday, leaving closer Craig Kimbrel as the team's only player still in arbitration.

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