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Local law enforcement agencies get $300K in grant money

Local law enforcement agencies get $300K in grant money

December 26th, 2013 9:47 pm by Wes Bunch

Three area Southwest Virginia law enforcement agencies were recently awarded more than $300,000 in grants from the Virginia Attorney General’s Office to help purchase new equipment and cover overtime pay and training for employees.

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Fourth-quarter funk costs Dobyns-Bennett in Arby's opener

Fourth-quarter funk costs Dobyns-Bennett in Arby's opener

December 26th, 2013 9:03 pm by Dave Ongie

Murfreesboro Oakland used a 10-0 run in the fourth quarter to knock Dobyns-Bennett into the losers' bracket at the Arby's Classic.

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Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

December 26th, 2013 8:37 pm by Stephen Igo

Efforts in Wise County and Southwest Virginia to build a robust tourism industry took strides forward in 2013 and look to achieve more in 2014.

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Bobby Bowden’s grandson killed in crash

Bobby Bowden’s grandson killed in crash

December 26th, 2013 7:38 pm by Associated Press

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden’s grandson was one of two men killed when their car flipped into a small ditch off a central Florida road, officials said Thursday.

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Scottish Rite Masons help Hawkins students put best foot forward with shoe donation

Scottish Rite Masons help Hawkins students put best foot forward with shoe donation

December 26th, 2013 7:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Scottish Rite Masons of Knoxville made a pre-Christmas delivery of 287 pairs of athletic shoes for elementary and middle school students in Hawkins County.

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Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

December 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — According to police, Jennifer Celeste Harris completed several loan applications using someone else's personal information. She also allegedly forged and passed several of the victim's personal checks throughout the Johnson City area.

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Sullivan South comes up just short in Arby's opener

Sullivan South comes up just short in Arby's opener

December 26th, 2013 5:02 pm by Dave Ongie

The Rebels led most of the way, but came up one play short against United Faith Christian Academy out of Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday.

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Rock Springs students make wishes come true

Rock Springs students make wishes come true

December 26th, 2013 4:29 pm by Katina Rose

No matter your age or size, anyone can a difference when they put their minds to it. This is certainly the case for the compassionate second-graders at Rock Springs Elementary School, and their Christmas mission to help the Kingsport Animal Shelter.

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Best of the blotter: Family Feuds

Best of the blotter: Family Feuds

December 26th, 2013 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Through the end of the year we'll be reviewing some of the most unique, disturbing and bizarre blotter entries of 2013. Today's topic includes poisoned food, stolen sex toys and urination on a TV.

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Reversal on ACA cancellations gets mixed response

Reversal on ACA cancellations gets mixed response

December 26th, 2013 1:22 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

A month after President Barack Obama announced people could keep insurance policies slated for cancellation under the federal health overhaul, the reversal has gotten a mixed response from insurers, state regulators and consumers.

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