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Two school bus drivers fired for incidents on same Hawkins route

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Two school bus drivers fired for incidents on same Hawkins route

January 28th, 2015 11:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Jan. 13, a bus driver reportedly completed her route and parked her bus at her residence without realizing there was a sleeping child still on board.

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Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on  real estate site

Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on real estate site

January 29th, 2015 12:06 am by Matthew Lane

"It is for sale, but it isn't," said Stan Pace, the owner of Ridgefields. "If someone is willing to buy it for $4.5 million, they can buy it."

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Family offers reward for info on missing woman, boyfriend

Family offers reward for info on missing woman, boyfriend

January 28th, 2015 10:37 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

It has now been three weeks since the Kingsport family of Amber Terrell has heard from her. As the time gets longer and the family's worry grows, members have decided to try to aid the authorities in their search for information.

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Two  former Sullivan highway workers rehired

Two former Sullivan highway workers rehired

January 28th, 2015 10:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

The department's public information officer — himself one of seven workers whose employment was terminated last January — issued a press release Wednesday announcing the latest two re-hires.

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Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class

Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class - VIDEO

January 28th, 2015 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Experience is the best teacher. After a year of hands-on construction, several Volunteer High School students have already experienced everything that building a house from the ground up entails.

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Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

January 28th, 2015 1:40 pm by Marci Gore

Taylor Ray Holbrook is on an impressive run for a young man who, up until about a year ago, said he had never considered a career in music, but now has almost 700,000 followers on social media.

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Revised projections say Insure Tennessee would cover 280K

Revised projections say Insure Tennessee would cover 280K

January 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Projections for enrollment in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to cover low-income Tennesseans have been revised to more than 280,000 people in the first year, up from original estimates of 200,000 or less.

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Mount Carmel to cut, auction timber near sewer plant and railroad

Mount Carmel to cut, auction timber near sewer plant and railroad

January 28th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

City employees will be cutting and selling timber on Mount Carmel property located near the sewer plant this winter, assuming a pending engineering report concludes that it won't create liability for the town.

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Not dead yet: Buried cat crawls from grave

Not dead yet: Buried cat crawls from grave

January 28th, 2015 6:30 pm by Associated Press

Earlier this month, a car hit the 1 -year-old cat. Bart's owner was so distraught, he couldn't stand the thought of burying him, so he asked neighbor to dig a shallow grave.

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Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

January 28th, 2015 4:23 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County corrections officer who was fired for using excessive force now faces criminal charges of assaulting the inmate.

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Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of Jan. 28

Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of Jan. 28

January 28th, 2015 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Our weekly Share-A-Like column features reader-submitted recipes. Look for new recipes every Wednesday and share your favorites with us at food@timesnews.net.

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