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Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

May 22nd, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

The theft of a golf cart from a South Holston Lake marina has spurred a drug arrest, according to police, as the suspect bailed from the vehicle while being chased by the owner, but left behind pot and thousands of dollars.

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Petulant Obama wants to control media messenger

Petulant Obama wants to control media messenger

May 22nd, 2015 9:42 am by Editorial Board

During an event focusing on poverty, the president ripped Fox News, accusing the network of spreading stereotypes about the poor, including "suggesting the poor are unwilling to work,"

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Catch of the Week Gallery (Week 9)

May 22nd, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

Big fish, little fish, whatever size fish - we want to see them all. Share your catch of the week with us at outdoors@timesnews.net for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Watson's Marine & Tackle.

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Kingsport pastor charged with felony theft from church

Kingsport pastor charged with felony theft from church

May 22nd, 2015 8:09 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport pastor has been arrested for allegedly siphoning more than $60,000 from his church's bank account, then putting the funds to his own personal use.

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Hale Springs Inn wins 'People's Choice' at Taste of Rogersville

May 22nd, 2015 7:10 am by Jeff Bobo

"It was a really close contest. Everybody really brought their A-game. I think the real winners were the judges because they got to sample everything for free." -- Nancy Barker

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Tennessee unemployment drops to lowest rate in 7 years

Tennessee unemployment drops to lowest rate in 7 years

May 22nd, 2015 6:36 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's unemployment rate dropped from 6.5 percent to 6 percent in the past year, while the national rate declined from 6.2 percent to 5.4 percent. Nonfarm employment increased by 47,000 jobs in Tennessee in the past year.

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What GOP candidates on the debate bubble can do to make the cut

What GOP candidates on the debate bubble can do to make the cut

May 22nd, 2015 6:12 am by By Kendall Breitman, Bloomberg News (TNS)

Fox News and Facebook announced Wednesday that because of the large pool of White House prospects, they'll include only those who rank in the top 10 in an average of the five most recent national polls in the first sanctioned debate on Aug. 6.

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Tribe relay squad, Lady Falcons jumper shine at state meet

Tribe relay squad, Lady Falcons jumper shine at state meet

May 22nd, 2015 12:26 am by Jeff Birchfield, NET News Service

Dobyns-Bennett had a pair of All-State performances Thursday at the TSSAA girls' state track and field meet at Middle Tennessee State University and Volunteer had another.

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Sullivan school board plans to choose interim director June 1, following interviews that day

Sullivan school board plans to choose interim director June 1, following interviews that day

May 21st, 2015 11:22 pm by Rick Wagner

The Board of Education agreed Thursday to a proposed schedule from board Chairman Dan Wells to interview all applicants 3:30 p.m. Monday with the plan to appoint one at the 6:30 p.m. meeting.

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Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

Yennie plan would close North, reuse South and Central for other grade levels

May 21st, 2015 11:19 pm by Rick Wagner

The director of schools said he and the board will seek public input on his recommendations, which he predicted would be tweaked and changed by the board as folks "throw rocks" at it before a final capital plan emerges.

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