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'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

July 29th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville Police Chief James Hammonds said he has identified a" person of interest" who is suspected of damaging several historic graves with a wire brush recently at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

July 29th, 2014 11:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Bristol museum's grand opening event begins Friday and runs throughout the weekend, offering discounted admission, free live concerts, vendors, family activities and a live show at the Paramount.

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Crime Local News
Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

July 29th, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Westley Clark, 28, 181 Cedar Creek Drive, Apt. 8, Gray, is scheduled for arraignment today in Hawkins County Sessions Court on one count of theft over $1,000.

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News Regional & National
House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

July 29th, 2014 11:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

July 29th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's letter to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.

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Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

July 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Sullivan County Elections Administrator Jason Booher confirms his office has verified the minimum required number of petition signatures for the referendum issue to be voted on in both localities.

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In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

July 29th, 2014 6:30 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

The criticism came as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held the first of two days of public hearings on a plan which would force a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.

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Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

July 29th, 2014 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

According to Kingsport police, the driver of a Subaru station wagon briefly passed out in front of Rack Room Shoes.

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News Crime Local News
New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

July 29th, 2014 4:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, allegedly stated that God told her to drive through the front doors of Providence Church, adding that her husband was "worshiping NASCAR" and that the devil put bad ideas in her head.

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Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

July 29th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

ETSU has partnered with Advanced-Online for the official online store of the Bucs, the university announced Tuesday. Fans can purchase items with the new "E" or Bucky logo, ranging from men's and women's apparel to decals and collectibles.

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