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Update: Bristol man, 19, charged in triple homicide

August 30th, 2015 4:15 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has named a 19-year-old as the gunman in Saturday's murder of three people at a home in Bristol, Tenn., with the identities of the victims expected to be released on Monday.

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K-Mets edge Braves 2-1 for sixth straight win

K-Mets edge Braves 2-1 for sixth straight win

August 30th, 2015 9:20 pm by Staff Report

Two runs in the bottom of the second inning were all the offense the Kingsport Mets needed to earn their sixth straight Appalachian League win.

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Gray, Gatlin win LM features at LPR

Gray, Gatlin win LM features at LPR

August 30th, 2015 7:30 pm by Staff Report

Adam Gray and Lance Gatlin found victory lane Saturday night in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action at Lonesome Pine Raceway.

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Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

August 30th, 2015 5:59 pm by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

August 30th, 2015 5:47 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

HOUSTON - The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

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Dollywood's DreamMore Resort: upscale, but not stuffy; perfect for group get-togethers

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort: upscale, but not stuffy; perfect for group get-togethers

August 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

It's large and somewhat sprawling - yet instantly welcoming and with ample opportunities for a cozy get together, whether for a couple or a small group. Its public spaces, as promised from the project's conceptual and construction phases, invite you and y

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'Awakenings' author, neurologist Sacks dies at 82

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Sacks dies at 82

August 30th, 2015 1:45 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. The man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those stories and many more came from the pen of Dr. Oliver Sacks.

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Community Education
Tusculum's Andrew Starnes named as assistant director of admissions

Tusculum's Andrew Starnes named as assistant director of admissions

August 30th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Starnes will recruit and market Tusculum College to prospective students through travel, telecounseling and personal counselor communication; attend college fairs/nights and make individual visits to high schools in targeted geographical areas. He will be

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Crime
Wrong way: Hawkins man charged with drug trafficking after making an illegal turn

Wrong way: Hawkins man charged with drug trafficking after making an illegal turn

August 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A wrong turn Tuesday afternoon in Rogersville resulted in a Hawkins County man being pulled over and allegedly caught missing 45 Valium pills from a prescription he'd filled only hours earlier.

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Flying Pig Gallery & Studios changing its name

Flying Pig Gallery & Studios changing its name

August 30th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

Kingsport's Office of Cultural Arts announced this week the studio will now be known as the "Art in the Heart Gallery."

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Hawkins composite ACT scores improve for second straight year

Hawkins composite ACT scores improve for second straight year

August 30th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Although they remain slightly below the state average in most ACT score categories, Hawkins County's high schools are moving in the right direction, showing substantial ACT test improvement for the second consecutive year in 2015.

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