Kingsport Times News Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Sullivan BOE votes to cut number of high schools

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Sullivan BOE votes to cut number of high schools

August 4th, 2015 12:04 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - One of former Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie's lasting legacies may be the system's move from four high schools to two.

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Sullivan BOE offers Rafalowski position as director of schools

Sullivan BOE offers Rafalowski position as director of schools

August 4th, 2015 12:33 am by Rick Wagner

When Evelyn Rafalowski attended her first Sullivan County school board meeting in July as interim director of schools, she didn't realize her new name plate didn't have the word "interim" in her title until after the meeting.

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Titans' Mariota just fine after colliding with scout during practice

Titans' Mariota just fine after colliding with scout during practice

August 3rd, 2015 11:15 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Marcus Mariota gave the Tennessee Titans a momentary scare Monday night when he scrambled and ran to the sideline where he crashed into a scout.

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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood federal funds

Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood federal funds

August 3rd, 2015 8:26 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes.

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Crime Regional & National
UPDATE: Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns himself in

UPDATE: Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns himself in

August 3rd, 2015 8:10 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

MEMPHIS - An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said.

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Haslam says guns-in-parks bill worth reviewing for clarity

Haslam says guns-in-parks bill worth reviewing for clarity

August 3rd, 2015 8:03 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers should consider reviewing a new law that allows handgun carry permit holders to bring firearms to parks and other areas following a key opinion from the state's attorney general, Gov. Bill Haslam said.

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'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

August 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport woman was able to track down two stolen cell phones and locate the alleged thief Saturday using the Apple app Find My iPhone'.

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Fox's Cougars feeling positive about new league, new season

Fox's Cougars feeling positive about new league, new season

August 3rd, 2015 7:40 pm by Holly Nelms

With a new league classification, fresh paint on the stands and 17 seniors on the football roster, things appear to be looking up for Sullivan Central.

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In Jeopardy: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration organizers resign

In Jeopardy: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration organizers resign

August 3rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Is the event in jeopardy? You could say that. Without somebody stepping forward and taking it, it's not going to happen." -- Mark DeWitte

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Community
Trail Drama sets this week's pre-show lineups

Trail Drama sets this week's pre-show lineups

August 3rd, 2015 6:30 pm by Community contributor

This week's pre-show performances at the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama in Big Stone Gap will feature Jack Beck and Wendy Welch of Big Stone Gap on Thursday

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Gate City graduate awarded Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

Gate City graduate awarded Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

August 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Lindsey Thacker graduated from Gate City High School this year with a 3.9 GPA. She held the position of a class officer throughout her years in high school, and also worked at the Holston View Preschool and Daycare.

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