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Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

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Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

October 21st, 2014 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County trial jury may be voting on Surgoinsville alderman candidate Jerry Edward "J.E." Stoker's guilt or innocence five days before the votes cast by local residents are tallied in the Nov. 4 election.

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City schools prep for providing laptop to every student

City schools prep for providing laptop to every student

October 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Rick Wagner

For 2014-15, the plan is to buy 630 computers for the sixth grade and 630 computers for the seventh grade at a cost of $381,667 per grade, or $763,334 total.

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Hawkins sex offender spent the night with 16-year-old girlfriend

Hawkins sex offender spent the night with 16-year-old girlfriend

October 21st, 2014 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old girl told police that 20-year-old convicted sex offender Corey Cinnamon had been coming to her home "almost every day" and "stays overnight about half the time."

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Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

October 21st, 2014 5:46 pm by Rain Smith

The colors of autumn could be a contributing, distracting factor in a Kingsport motorist rolling her SUV on a residential street, as she was allegedly admiring the leaves just prior to striking a tree and being partially ejected from her SUV.

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Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

October 22nd, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

The boy's grandmother says she received a text message and looked away from the toddler for a moment, then heard a "bang" and saw the boy inside the claw crane.

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TDEC program might help cover the cost of Cherokee's new sewer plant

TDEC program might help cover the cost of Cherokee's new sewer plant

October 22nd, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation program offers a low interest loan, as well as the possibility of "loan forgiveness."

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Disk Drive: Hawkins committee approves fundraiser for disk golf at Laurel Run

Disk Drive: Hawkins committee approves fundraiser for disk golf at Laurel Run

October 22nd, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A group of Tri-Cities disk golf enthusiasts didn't sink a hole-in-one during Thursday's Parks Committee meeting at Laurel Run Park, but they might salvage par if they raise $4,000 in sponsorship money.

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Pretty In Pink: Lady Titans upend Lady Eagles

Pretty In Pink: Lady Titans upend Lady Eagles

October 22nd, 2014 12:47 am by George Thwaites

Hubbard hammers 14 kills in five-game victory that marks first Twin Springs volleyball win over Rye Cove since 1989

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D-B ousts South-Doyle, clinches sectional soccer berth

D-B ousts South-Doyle, clinches sectional soccer berth

October 21st, 2014 9:17 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett claimed a hard-earned 3-1 win over South-Doyle in a Region 1-AAA semifinal at Indian Highland Park on Tuesday.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk set for Sunday

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk set for Sunday

October 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by Katina Rose

Kaye Gonel is a beautiful woman who shares her story of cancer with faith, poise and a good sense of humor. You can support patients like Kaye by participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Tri-Cities on Oct. 26.

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Official says firearms confiscated at airports on the rise

Official says firearms confiscated at airports on the rise

October 21st, 2014 8:10 pm by Hank Hayes

The trend is being seen at Tri-Cities Regional Airport as one firearm was confiscated last year compared to four this year.

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