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Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

Sullivan County Commission accepts bid for Cedar Grove site

December 16th, 2013 9:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission voted Monday to accept a bid of $97,000 for the former Cedar Grove Elementary School in the Bloomingdale community near Kingsport.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Happy Valley at Sullivan North basketball

December 16th, 2013 9:08 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday night's Happy Valley at Sullivan North girls basketball matchup:

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Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

December 16th, 2013 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A heated argument involving a gun allegedly sprang up between two Kingsport neighbors Sunday after one of the men admitted to shooting the other one’s dog, police said.

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New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on  vintage items, decorating

New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on vintage items, decorating

December 16th, 2013 7:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most people have a passion for something and oftentimes they want to share that passion with the world. Melissa Baskette has a passion for finding and collecting vintage items and then using those items for decorating.

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Stores have lots of leeway to recoup shoplifting losses

Stores have lots of leeway to recoup shoplifting losses

December 16th, 2013 7:20 pm by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Outside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for hours.

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

December 16th, 2013 7:05 pm by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Mega Millions jackpot inched toward a U.S. lottery record Monday as it soared to $586 million amid a frenzy of ticket purchases.

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Relationship strained between Republican leaders, hard-right groups

Relationship strained between Republican leaders, hard-right groups

December 16th, 2013 6:56 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.

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AD Hart more confident than ever in Jones

AD Hart more confident than ever in Jones

December 16th, 2013 6:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart has even more confidence in Butch Jones now than when he hired the Volunteers’ football coach a year ago. Not even a losing record in Jones’ debut season has changed that.

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HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

December 16th, 2013 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating separate burglary complaints reported last week which total nearly $50,000 in lost property.

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Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

December 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said the Dec. 1 burglary of the Blue Springs Gun Shop was committed by two teenagers.

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