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Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

August 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly told her father last week there was a man with a handgun in the parking lot of the Bulls Gap pharmacy. That story, which turned out to be bogus, was relayed by the father to pharmacy employees.

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South's ACT composite bests D-B's  — again

South's ACT composite bests D-B's — again

August 20th, 2014 3:09 am by Rick Wagner

South also continued to lead the Sullivan County system, while Sullivan North High posted the greatest ACT composite score gains in the system, moving its 2013 average of 18.0 to 19.3 for the class of 2014.

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Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

August 19th, 2014 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Tuesday's special election was prompted by the resignation of former state Sen. Phillip Puckett, D-Lebanon, in June, at least temporarily giving Republicans control by a single vote in the state Senate.

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Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

August 20th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For the fair's opening day, approximately 16,000 people made the decision to weather the elements and attend.

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Video purports to show killing of US journalist by Islamic State

Video purports to show killing of US journalist by Islamic State

August 20th, 2014 7:28 am by By Alana Semuels and Raja Abdulrahim, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The executioner then displays a second man, identified as another missing American journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff, and threatens to kill him if President Barack Obama does not act, presumably to halt U.S. bombing of Islamic State fighters in Iraq.

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Lady Rebels trip up Tribe in volleyball season opener

Lady Rebels trip up Tribe in volleyball season opener

August 20th, 2014 12:12 am by George Thwaites

Haley Price hammered out 17 kills and the defending TSSAA Class AA champion Lady Rebels opened with a 25-18, 22-25, 25-18, 25-17 win over Dobyns-Bennett Tuesday night.

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Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

August 19th, 2014 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

The founders of the Rogersville-based Christian organization "Expecting God's Help" are encouraging spectators at Friday's Cherokee High School football home opener to participate in group prayer during the pregame "moment of silence."

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TBI launches human trafficking initiative

TBI launches human trafficking initiative

August 19th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The campaign is called "It Has To Stop" and features a website with links for visitors to join nonprofits and other groups in the effort to curb trafficking in Tennessee and abroad.

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'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

August 19th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jonathan Arnold "Bald Johnny" Fairchild was immediately suspected of stealing two handguns from his stepfather's closet last year. When both guns surfaced this past April, that suspicion was allegedly confirmed.

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Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

August 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

"They were making a huge, a huge plan of a school massacre," South Pasadena Police Chief Arthur Miller said. "They just wanted to kill as many people as possible."

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Photo Gallery: Dobyns-Bennett at Sullivan South volleyball

August 19th, 2014 9:04 pm by Ned Jilton

High school sports are up and running as the Lady Indians take on the Lady Rebels. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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