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The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

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Sullivan  residents: Build two high schools

Sullivan residents: Build two high schools

January 28th, 2015 12:21 am by Rick Wagner

Colonial Heights residents expressed support for deannexation-enabling legislation by the General Assembly and a study to look at the economics of consolidating the Kingsport, Sullivan County and Bristol, Tenn., school systems.

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Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

January 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County inmates were arraigned Monday on assault charges for allegedly beating a man they claimed was a "snitch" into unconsciousness.

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Lady Warriors beat Lady Blue Devils in regulation for C40 sweep

Lady Warriors beat Lady Blue Devils in regulation for C40 sweep

January 28th, 2015 12:23 am by George Thwaites

Logan Reynolds scored 22 points and Central collected a 41-29 Conference 40 win over Gate City that cleared a major obstacle to the Lady Warriors' regional tournament aspirations. Wise won the previous meeting after triple overtime, 41-35.

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Portis, Qualls lead Arkansas past Tennessee

Portis, Qualls lead Arkansas past Tennessee

January 27th, 2015 11:48 pm by Associated Press

The loss was the first on the road in conference play for the Volunteers, who were trying to improve to 4-0 away from home in the SEC for the first time since 1982.

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Water tanker truck crash kills Clintwood man

Water tanker truck crash kills Clintwood man

January 27th, 2015 11:41 pm by Staff report

Police said the vehicle's driver, Michael E. Mayo, 26, of Clintwood, died at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

Erwin man facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

January 27th, 2015 10:39 pm by NET News Service

On Jan. 22, Washington County sheriff's deputies arrested Eric L. Foster, 33, 4125 Highway 81 S., on allegations he stabbed a friend with a pocketknife over an unpaid debt.

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Smith's 3 lifts Hokies over Panthers in OT

Smith's 3 lifts Hokies over Panthers in OT

January 27th, 2015 10:35 pm by JIMMY ROBERTSON, Associated Press

Adam Smith's 3-pointer with four seconds left lifted Virginia Tech to a 70-67 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, the Hokies' first ACC victory in seven tries this season.

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Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

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Surgoinsville, Mount Carmel receive ISO fire ratings of 4

Surgoinsville, Mount Carmel receive ISO fire ratings of 4

January 27th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville's new ISO rating takes effect April 1, improving on the previous rating of "6." ISO inspections rate the effectiveness of fire departments on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the worst possible score.

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Indian Springs' third-graders donate locks to support classmate battling cancer

Indian Springs' third-graders donate locks to support classmate battling cancer

January 27th, 2015 9:00 pm by Tanja Moody

Three Indian Springs Elementary School students have bonded in atypical fashion following a whirlwind cancer diagnosis for one of them.

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