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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

December 19th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase — then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

December 19th, 2014 12:26 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly told police he wasn't going to kill his "guardian" Monday afternoon. Sammy Joe Hicks reportedly admitted he just wanted to "cut her a little."

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Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

December 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

December 19th, 2014 12:56 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.

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A Life Well Lived: Tilden Fleming led by example

A Life Well Lived: Tilden Fleming led by example

December 19th, 2014 12:05 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Tilden Fleming believed it was important to remember "where you came from" and to give back to your community. Those lessons have made a lasting impact on his family and friends.

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Sulphur Bells! Sulphur bells! It's Christmas time at South Holston

Sulphur Bells! Sulphur bells! It's Christmas time at South Holston

December 19th, 2014 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

Yes, it's not the time of year for them. But the sulphur mayflies have been coming off in droves among the BWO that you'd normally expect to encounter.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.19.14 - VIDEO

December 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

This will be the last Furry Friends episode of 2014. We will be back in January. This week we meet: . Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

December 19th, 2014 10:18 am by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell had been wanted since Sunday, when he allegedly forced his way inside an apartment to attack his girlfriend, then fled with his 13-month-old child.

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Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

December 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

According to the U.S. attorney's office in Knoxville, Kevin Scott Thibault represented himself as an attorney, gave the foster parents fake adoption papers and obtained at least $400,000.

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City school facilities panel looks at options

City school facilities panel looks at options

December 19th, 2014 12:32 am by Rick Wagner

Imagine Kingsport City Schools acquiring or building space near Dobyns-Bennett High School for the D-B EXCEL program. Or how about building a new science and technology center or a new freshman academy on or adjacent to the current D-B campus?

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Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

December 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Stephen Igo

A judge has been asked to intervene in who should rightfully serve as an interim commonwealth's attorney in Wise County.

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