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Hawkins Commission approves $25,000 salary study

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June 25th, 2013 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Commission approved funding Monday for its first employee salary scale study since 2000, although some commissioners questioned whether the $25,000 price tag is worth what the county gets in return.

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K-Mets drop series finale to Bristol

K-Mets drop series finale to Bristol

June 25th, 2013 9:55 pm by Staff Report

Bristol averaged just under 1½ runs and was hitting an Appalachian League-worst .169 coming into Tuesday's series finale with Kingsport. But the White Sox put nine runs on the board against the Mets and prevented a sweep.

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Former Church Hill officer faces 'private prosecution' assault charge

Former Church Hill officer faces 'private prosecution' assault charge

June 25th, 2013 8:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Brian Pellegrino, who resigned from the CHPD in April, is accused of grabbing his neighbor's neck on June 13.

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Search under way after inmate escapes at Wise County courthouse

Search under way after inmate escapes at Wise County courthouse

June 25th, 2013 7:36 pm by Wes Bunch

A search is under way in Southwest Virginia for an inmate who reportedly escaped police custody Tuesday afternoon at the Wise County courthouse.

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For Rochelle Snead, running Crazy 8s 8K will bring her that much closer to her husband

For Rochelle Snead, running Crazy 8s 8K will bring her that much closer to her husband

June 25th, 2013 7:25 pm by Greg Peters

When Rochelle Snead laces up her sneakers for the Crazy 8s 8K on July 13, her reason for running will be straightforward: crossing that finish line puts her almost 5 miles closer to reuniting with her husband.

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Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

June 25th, 2013 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who believed that jail inmates with serious injuries get released from custody was ordered last week to pay the $24,726 medical bill she ran up for the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after she had a fellow inmate break her arm intentionally.

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Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

June 25th, 2013 3:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two teenage girls from Bristol, Va., told police “they were told if they wanted to make some money ... they could do so by being tricked out,” according to a police report.

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Is Paula Deen toast in N-word controversy?

Is Paula Deen toast in N-word controversy?

June 25th, 2013 3:32 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Will Paula Deen go the way of Michael Richards or Charlie Sheen? One unleashed a bigoted tirade and is no longer a lovable, easily employable clown. The other carved out a brand out of crazy.

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Kingsport denies records request in alderman's arrest

Kingsport denies records request in alderman's arrest

June 25th, 2013 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

The Times-News filed a request with the city for any audio and video records that exist of the June 2 incident. A denial letter states the records are "deemed confidential" while citing Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure.

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Eastman receives DOD award for support of citizen soldiers

Eastman receives DOD award for support of citizen soldiers

June 25th, 2013 2:33 pm by Hank Hayes

A review board comprised of military and civilian leaders selected 30 finalists from almost 3,000 nominations, and a national selection board of senior Department of Defense officials, business leaders and prior awardees selected winning employers.

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