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Attorney: Rogersville BMA has no authority to restrict liquor  by the drink sales

Attorney: Rogersville BMA has no authority to restrict liquor by the drink sales

November 12th, 2013 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Cocktails and narcotics being sold legally dominated Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. Last month the BMA was asked to reduce or eliminate a 250-foot setback restriction for alcohol sales from schools, parks and churches.

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Local News Education
Grand openings set for new Wise schools

Grand openings set for new Wise schools

November 12th, 2013 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The ceremony formally opening the doors to students and staff for the first time at Union High School in Big Stone Gap will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6. The ceremony for Central High School in Wise will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 8.

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Sports Sports Live
Gate City smashes its way into regional semis

Gate City smashes its way into regional semis

November 12th, 2013 10:01 pm by Pat Kenney

Relentless from start to finish, Gate City swept visiting Grayson County 25-14, 25-17, 25-15 in the VHSL Region 2A West volleyball quarterfinals on Tuesday.

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Crime Local News
Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

November 12th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville police and the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the quality Inn motel on Highway 11-W in Rogersville around 2 a.m. Monday on a complaint of possible drug activity.

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Business & Technology
Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

November 12th, 2013 9:18 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department announced it reached an agreement to allow the two entities to become the world’s largest airline after agreeing to scale back its presence at Reagan National in Washington and in other big cities.

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Sports
Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

November 12th, 2013 6:42 pm by Associated Press

On the day Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver announced his retirement effective at the end of the year, he received a rather sweet retirement gift courtesy of one of the Hokies’ teams: a men's basketball victory over West Virginia.

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News Crime Local News
Text and prescription records help nab two for drug trafficking

Text and prescription records help nab two for drug trafficking

November 12th, 2013 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police used cell phone texts and prescription records to charge two Hawkins County men parked at the Stanley Valley Market with drug trafficking Saturday afternoon.

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Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

November 12th, 2013 3:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Commissioner Danny Alvis has filed an ethics complaint against Martha Wallace, who is County Mayor Melville Bailey’s executive secretary and greets all visitors to his office.

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News Crime Regional & National
Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

November 12th, 2013 3:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man accused in a solicitation of a minor case and a murder-for-hire plot has a mental disease, and his competency to stand trial is in question, according to a state prosecutor’s comments to a judge Tuesday.

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Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

November 12th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.

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