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Local educators: Religion study does not focus on Islam, Qur'an

September 17th, 2014 11:34 pm by Rick Wagner

Local radio airwaves and the Internet have been abuzz lately with talk about Tennessee's seventh-grade world history curriculum, including a perceived focus on Islam and the Qur'an, the Islamic holy book.

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Kingsport man sentenced for crime spree with son, 14

Kingsport man sentenced for crime spree with son, 14

September 18th, 2014 12:05 am by Nick Shepherd

Paul Tracy Guy previously pleaded guilty to child abuse and neglect, four counts of grand larceny, three counts of conspiracy to commit grand larceny and two counts of selling stolen items.

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Gate City officals excited about growth, events

Gate City officals excited about growth, events

September 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

"We've been very busy," said Greg Jones, the town's manager for 18 months now. "We've got a very active economic development group and we've had a lot of support in the community."

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Hawkins case involved shoplifting, pills and syringes, tattooing, and a sleeping child

Hawkins case involved shoplifting, pills and syringes, tattooing, and a sleeping child

September 17th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A shoplifting investigation last week led Hawkins County deputies to a mobile home where they found syringes, pills, a sleeping child, and one suspect preparing to give another suspect a tattoo.

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Knox men allegedly nabbed in Hawkins with stolen video games in their pants

Knox men allegedly nabbed in Hawkins with stolen video games in their pants

September 17th, 2014 4:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three men from the Knoxville area were arraigned Monday on felony theft charges for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $1,000 worth of video games out of the Rogersville Walmart stuffed in their pants.

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Kingsport movie theater GM charged with felony theft

Kingsport movie theater GM charged with felony theft

September 17th, 2014 3:04 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for the recent general manager of Frank Theatres in the Kingsport Town Center, saying she is wanted for embezzling approximately $6,000 from the business.

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Kingsport man sentenced for fraudulent insurance claim on cattle

Kingsport man sentenced for fraudulent insurance claim on cattle

September 17th, 2014 12:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

The charge stemmed from an incident that began in May of 2013, when Gabriel Lynn Parks told a veterinarian that 17 head of cattle had been struck by lightning in Gate City, Va.

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Northeast State Community College hosts Scholarship Saturday

Northeast State Community College hosts Scholarship Saturday

September 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Area high school seniors will be able to sign up for Tennessee Promise and fill out their college applications. It is part of a statewide Scholarship Saturday event.

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JC trio charged in theft of thousands of pounds of metal

JC trio charged in theft of thousands of pounds of metal

September 17th, 2014 9:29 pm by NET News Service

On Wednesday, Johnson City police arrested Donald Anderson, 50, 308 W. Poplar St.; James Fair, 57, and Josh Fair, 27, both of 1821 E. Fairview Ave., two days after employees of OmniSource, located at 115 Alabama St., first reported the missing metal.

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Yuma man struggles with the loss of his spouse

Yuma man struggles with the loss of his spouse

September 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Losing a spouse is a hard thing to go through. Losing a spouse at a young age and not being able to pay for the funeral makes everything that much harder.

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Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.

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