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Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

December 5th, 2014 10:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Last month school board chairman Chris Christian presented the board with sample policies from other school systems that conduct random drug testing on students who participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities.

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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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Community Local News
Give what you can, eat what you like, help those in need

Give what you can, eat what you like, help those in need

December 5th, 2014 12:32 am by Nick Shepherd

Seven years ago, a group of friends wanted to do something to help the less fortunate during the holiday season. So they decided to host a benefit dinner.

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Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

December 5th, 2014 12:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Ordering a prostitute online is as easy as ordering pizza. And chances are law enforcement will not bother you for either one.

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Cougars knock wind out of Trailblazers

Cougars knock wind out of Trailblazers

December 5th, 2014 12:18 am by Pat Kenney

Boone tip-in at buzzer waved off by refs, Central prevails 57-56 in Big 7 thriller. Lady 'Blazers blast Lady Cougars 57-39.

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Crime Local News
Teen who crashed, left  grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

Teen who crashed, left grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

December 4th, 2014 11:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Nov. 25, Nicholas Dru Dempsey, 18, 346 Edgewood St., Church Hill, was accused of fleeing on foot following a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Stone Drive in the Kingsport section of Hawkins County.

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Allandale bids you  welcome for the holidays

Allandale bids you welcome for the holidays

December 4th, 2014 10:43 pm by Staff report

The "Christmas at Allandale Mansion" tours will be on Dec. 6 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Dec. 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 7 to 12 and children 6 and under are free.

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ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

December 4th, 2014 9:59 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The statement from the Office of University Relations states that interviews with witnesses indicated ETSU students present at the gathering provided "ongoing support and assistance from the time the assault was reported."

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It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

December 4th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe that you use every year? The deadline to enter it in our Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest is Friday at noon. Simply email the recipe to contests@timesnews.net.

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Local News Business & Technology
Eastman raises dividend to 40 cents per share

Eastman raises dividend to 40 cents per share

December 4th, 2014 6:39 pm by Staff report

"This increase marks the fifth consecutive year that we have increased the dividend," said Curt Espeland, Eastman's executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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