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Tennessee unable to slow down rushing attacks

Tennessee unable to slow down rushing attacks

November 15th, 2013 12:09 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Even the maligned 2012 defense that statistically ranked among the worst in school history allowed fewer yards rushing per game (188.9) and yards per carry (4.8).

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Area Scouts will be back out 'Scouting for Food' on Saturday

Area Scouts will be back out 'Scouting for Food' on Saturday

November 15th, 2013 9:21 am by Amanda Marsh

In 25 years, the Boy Scouts have collected 5 million cans of food. And there’s an added bonus – all of the food collected stays local. Each troop ensures that the goods it collects goes back into the same community that provided it.

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Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

November 15th, 2013 9:21 am by Rain Smith

A former Sullivan County Sheriff's Office corrections sergeant and local Boy Scout leader will serve five years in prison for sex crimes against children, followed by 15 years of probation.

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ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

November 15th, 2013 7:45 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University announced it will officially return to the world of college football on Sept. 3, 2015 with a game against Kennesaw State’s fledgling program.

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Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

November 15th, 2013 7:35 am by By David Smiley and Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald (MCT)

The pilot’s emergency call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from 2,000 feet in the air set off a frantic, hours-long search for someone who either fell or jumped into ocean east of Key Biscayne.

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No. 4 Tennessee women beat Chattanooga

No. 4 Tennessee women beat Chattanooga

November 15th, 2013 12:23 am by Associated Press

Chattanooga coach Jim Foster warned his team about getting too comfortable against No. 4 Tennessee after a strong first half. “We weren’t aggressive in the second half at all. We didn’t step up and meet that challenge."

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Education
Hawkins County’s state report card scores are among its best ever

Hawkins County’s state report card scores are among its best ever

November 15th, 2013 12:18 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Although its leaders know there is still room for improvement, Hawkins County Schools will be celebrating one of its best state report cards ever, scoring straight B’s in academic achievement for grades 3-8.

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Lady Blue Devils qualify for Final Four

Lady Blue Devils qualify for Final Four

November 15th, 2013 12:18 am by staff reports

Lindsey Harper hammered out 24 kills as Gate City held out for a 25-19, 21-25, 25-20, 20-25, 15-12 victory over James River in Thursday’s 2A West Regional semifinals.

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State report card gives straight A’s across the board to Rogersville City School

State report card gives straight A’s across the board to Rogersville City School

November 15th, 2013 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Principal Rhonda Winstead said RCS administrators and faculty are pleased with their academic achievement and value added growth scores from the 2013 school year. “Academic achievement scores allow RCS students to show what they know.”

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Drivers can now renew licenses at county clerk's office in Blountville

Drivers can now renew licenses at county clerk's office in Blountville

November 14th, 2013 10:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Clerk Jeanie Gammon and her staff launched the service in mid-September with little fanfare, an intentional move aimed at getting any problems worked out before widely promoting the new service.

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