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Man harassing Arby's customers had 107 used syringes

Man harassing Arby's customers had 107 used syringes

September 3rd, 2015 8:11 am by Jeff Bobo

"He was trying to sell individual cigarettes to customers to get enough money to use a pay phone," said RPD Officer Travis Fields. "He wasn't very cooperative, and never did say how or why he came to Rogersville."

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Van Huss opposes proposed legislation banning guns at sports, music events

Van Huss opposes proposed legislation banning guns at sports, music events

September 3rd, 2015 6:42 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

Two Tennessee Democrats plan to introduce legislation that would ban all firearms at major sports and music venues. State Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-Jonesborough, said Wednesday he absolutely would not support the legislation.

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Sports Sports Live
Pioneers return to the The Mountain in season-opener at Virginia-Wise

Pioneers return to the The Mountain in season-opener at Virginia-Wise

September 2nd, 2015 11:00 pm by Staff Report

The Tusculum and Virginia-Wise college football teams will meet for the first time since 1998 on Saturday night in Carl Smith Stadium.

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Local News
Showdown looming over Bluff City budget

Showdown looming over Bluff City budget

September 2nd, 2015 10:56 pm by Nick Shepherd

Mayor Irene Well told the board the city had approximately $10,000 left from fiscal year 2015 and she is stretching that money to pay their current bills.

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Sports
Game day almost here for ETSU, Kennesaw State

Game day almost here for ETSU, Kennesaw State

September 2nd, 2015 9:42 pm by JOE AVENTO, NET News Service

A sold out crowd of about 8,000 is expected at Kermit Tipton Stadium for Thursday night's game, ETSU's first appearance on a football field in 12 years.

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Sports
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs

SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs

September 2nd, 2015 8:09 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, Associated Press

The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college football world, that seems like an eternity.

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Community Local News
Walmart employees, police help Rogersville woman suffering medical issue

Walmart employees, police help Rogersville woman suffering medical issue

September 2nd, 2015 7:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I just thought that was the nicest thing for them to do. Walmart employees probably don't have a lot of extra money to throw around, but that's how we are in Rogersville. If we can help people we do." -- RPD Officer Travis Fields

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Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

September 2nd, 2015 7:45 pm by Associated Press

While Republican Gov. Bill Haslam often states his goal of bringing "high-quality jobs" to Tennessee, a document produced by his administration suggests he may be less interested in making them high-paying positions.

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Busy agenda for Wise School Board

Busy agenda for Wise School Board

September 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board will tackle a fairly busy agenda during Tuesday's regularly scheduled monthly session, including deliberations over the merits of a potential rental agreement to deal with an aging fleet of vehicles.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

September 2nd, 2015 6:58 pm by staff reports

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, U.S. Representative Phil Roe and other federal, state, local officials, community members and private partners celebrated the preservation of the largest stretch of unbroken forestland in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

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