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Scrapbook Showcase: The Great Smoky Mountains

July 16th, 2013 6:22 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Tamra Wellman Franklin of Church Hill. A collection of the photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on July 14.

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Virginia State Police release identity of man killed in ATV wreck

Virginia State Police release identity of man killed in ATV wreck

July 16th, 2013 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

DAMASCUS — Virginia State Police released the name Monday of a Bristol, Va., man who was killed this past weekend in an ATV crash in Washington County.

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Lee man arrested after VSP helicopter finds marijuana plants

Lee man arrested after VSP helicopter finds marijuana plants

July 16th, 2013 5:48 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Jasper man is facing felony charges after marijuna eradication efforts in Lee County reportedly led to marijuana plants being located Monday on his property.

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Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

July 16th, 2013 5:43 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown on Tuesday, clearing the way for confirmation of several of President Barack Obama’s nominees long blocked by Republicans.

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Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

July 16th, 2013 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

As part of a plea agreement Monday one count of felony dog fighting was dismissed against a Knoxville man whose 21 dogs and 30 chickens were discovered near a suspected training pit during a forest fire in rural Hawkins County this past November.

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Wellmont, MSHA battle over Unicoi Memorial hospital

Wellmont, MSHA battle over Unicoi Memorial hospital

July 16th, 2013 4:19 pm by Staff reports

KINGSPORT — As a result of an internal legal analysis, Wellmont officials consider both its proposal and the proposal of Mountain States Health Alliance to be null and void.

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Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

July 16th, 2013 4:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Nickelsville man who was indicted alongside his mother for selling prescription drugs pleaded guilty last week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Update: Surgoinsville bridge to close Thursday morning

Update: Surgoinsville bridge to close Thursday morning

July 16th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Highway Superintendent Lowell Bean said Wednesday that barricade equipment has now been received and the Longs Bend Road bridge will be closed beginning Thursday.

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Barter, Symphony of the Mountains team up to bring ‘Les Mis’ to Kingsport

Barter, Symphony of the Mountains team up to bring ‘Les Mis’ to Kingsport

July 16th, 2013 2:18 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

After successfully collaborating two years ago on “Cabaret,” Barter Theatre and Symphony of the Mountains will be joining forces again, this time bringing “Les Misérables” to Kingsport for two performances in August.

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Doctors: Singer Randy Travis awake after stroke

Doctors: Singer Randy Travis awake after stroke

July 16th, 2013 1:36 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT,AP Music Writer

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and interacting with his family and friends Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

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