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Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

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Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

July 29th, 2015 12:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The suspect was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville after local authorities found approximately 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer.

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Public meeting on Boone Dam, lake levels set for Thursday

Public meeting on Boone Dam, lake levels set for Thursday

July 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Tennessee Valley Authority officials have promised to reveal at the meeting some sort of long-range repair plan for seepage through the earthen portion of Boone Dam.

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Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

July 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The Hawkins County Commission voted 16-3 Monday in favor of allowing a new $12.50 fee to be attached to all criminal cases for the purpose of generating revenue to keep the county's public defender office open.

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Christmas in July golf tournament this Friday in Big Stone Gap

Christmas in July golf tournament this Friday in Big Stone Gap

July 29th, 2015 6:30 pm by Community contributor

All proceeds benefit foster children at the City of Norton Department of Social Services, Wise County Department of Social Services, and Commonwealth Catholic Charities, by sponsoring them at Christmas.

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Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

July 29th, 2015 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

Economic conditions and bad weather - including a washed out Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway - negatively impacted Speedway Motorsports' (SMI) bottom line in this year's first half.

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Tennessee launches new faith based drug recovery effort

Tennessee launches new faith based drug recovery effort

July 29th, 2015 5:30 pm by Sheldon Livesay

Monty Burks from Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services identifies that who already sponsor drug recovery programs, and encourages other churches to sponsor those programs.

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Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

July 29th, 2015 5:15 pm by Stephen Igo

Currently, if the background check for a buyer lasts longer than 72 hours, gun dealers can complete the sale even though there is a heightened risk the purchaser is in fact barred from buying a firearm.

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Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of July 29

Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of July 29

July 29th, 2015 4:30 pm by Staff Report

We've got a great variety of summer recipes this week! Try Salsa Fresca, Zucchini Cheesy Onion Corn Bread or Baked Zucchini Fries! Send in your favorite recipes to food@timesnews.net.

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Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

July 29th, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Police say they have arrested the man who cut through a fence at the home of the Kingsport Mets nearly two months ago, then made away with nearly $3,000 in lawn equipment.

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Black Lives Matter rally set for Johnson City

Black Lives Matter rally set for Johnson City

July 29th, 2015 1:48 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Organizers hope a Tri-Cities march in less than two weeks will have an impact both locally and as an effective part of a national movement, aiming to show opposition to alleged "police terror" against people of color.

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"Breakfast for Supper" Friday

"Breakfast for Supper" Friday

July 29th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

$8 for an all-you-can-eat meal of scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, cooked apples, bacon, sausage, tenderloin, potatoes, ham and drinks.

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