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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

November 24th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

A weekend car crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

November 24th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe that you use every year? Is there a favorite traditional cookie that your family eats every holiday season? We would love for you to share your cookie recipe with our readers - and you could win prizes!

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Downed tree closes Kingsport road

Downed tree closes Kingsport road

November 24th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

As of 2:50 p.m. emergency personnel were at the scene and closing the road, where the tree also pulled down power lines.

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Almost 200 children are awaiting adoption in NET

Almost 200 children are awaiting adoption in NET

November 24th, 2014 2:09 pm by Editorial Board

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and for those looking to make a difference in the lives of children, becoming a foster parent can be a rewarding first step in the adoption process.

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High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

November 24th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The problem, which has been attributed to high winds in the area, caused Holston Electric Cooperative to lose its feed from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

November 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Rick Wagner

The school was recognized for participating in the Artsonia Program and for being designated a Rewards School by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

November 24th, 2014 10:09 am by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The move is aimed at opening the way for a new leadership structure to deal with changing national security challenges in the final two years of President Barack Obama's term, the official said.

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Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

November 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Seeing someone have a seizure is a scary experience. Seeing your son go from laughing to full-body convulsions a month before his first birthday is terrifying.

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Tenn. AG stays out of GOP letter on Obama

Tenn. AG stays out of GOP letter on Obama

November 24th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

New Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery isn't joining a group of Republican colleagues from other states in issuing a statement vowing "appropriate action" on President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.

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