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Walmart employees, police help Rogersville woman suffering medical issue

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Walmart employees, police help Rogersville woman suffering medical issue

September 2nd, 2015 7:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I just thought that was the nicest thing for them to do. Walmart employees probably don't have a lot of extra money to throw around, but that's how we are in Rogersville. If we can help people we do." -- RPD Officer Travis Fields

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Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

September 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A local man who robbed banks in Kingsport and Johnson City, and the man who helped him plan the heists, have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges.

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Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

September 2nd, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A former assistant manager of a Kingsport gas station has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $9,000 from an ATM at the business.

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Pioneers return to the The Mountain in season-opener at Virginia-Wise

Pioneers return to the The Mountain in season-opener at Virginia-Wise

September 2nd, 2015 11:00 pm by staff reports

The Tusculum and Virginia-Wise college football meet for the first time since 1998 Saturday night in Carl Smith Stadium.

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Showdown looming over Bluff City budget

Showdown looming over Bluff City budget

September 2nd, 2015 10:56 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I would like to say it's very important that we pass our budget," Mayor Irene Wells said. "We're having to run off of the last fiscal year and really we've run out of funds."

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Game day almost here for ETSU, Kennesaw State

Game day almost here for ETSU, Kennesaw State

September 2nd, 2015 9:42 pm by JOE AVENTO, NET News Service

A sold out crowd of about 8,000 is expected at Kermit Tipton Stadium for Thursday night's game, ETSU's first appearance on a football field in 12 years.

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SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs

SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs

September 2nd, 2015 8:09 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, Associated Press

The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college football world, that seems like an eternity.

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Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

September 2nd, 2015 7:45 pm by Associated Press

While Republican Gov. Bill Haslam often states his goal of bringing "high-quality jobs" to Tennessee, a document produced by his administration suggests he may be less interested in making them high-paying positions.

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Busy agenda for Wise School Board

Busy agenda for Wise School Board

September 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board will tackle a fairly busy agenda during Tuesday's regularly scheduled monthly session, including deliberations over the merits of a potential rental agreement to deal with an aging fleet of vehicles.

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Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

September 2nd, 2015 6:58 pm by staff reports

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, U.S. Representative Phil Roe and other federal, state, local officials, community members and private partners celebrated the preservation of the largest stretch of unbroken forestland in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

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SFMO releases latest update on Cherokee Reservoir low voltage

SFMO releases latest update on Cherokee Reservoir low voltage

September 2nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

While the low voltage may be perceptible to some as a "tingling" sensation, the electricity in the lake is believed by experts to be part of a normal neutral-to-ground phenomenon common in home electrical connections. No injuries have been reported.

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