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Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

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Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

January 28th, 2015 1:40 pm by Marci Gore

Taylor Ray Holbrook is on an impressive run for a young man who, up until about a year ago, said he had never considered a career in music, but now has almost 700,000 followers on social media.

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Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

January 28th, 2015 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A registered nurse with a history of stealing drugs from Tennessee hospitals now faces 61 counts of obtaining narcotics by fraud, stemming from his employment at Indian Path Medical Center.

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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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Sugar cookie recipe a sweet family heirloom

Sugar cookie recipe a sweet family heirloom

January 28th, 2015 10:30 am by Lucas Hobbs, Community Columnist

Each family has their favorite foods, which they enjoy on holidays or special occasions, and my family is no different. Today, I and other family members treasure our family sugar cookie recipe, and the memories that accompany it.

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Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

January 28th, 2015 9:48 am by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County men who were doing yard work for a Rogersville woman allegedly stole the woman's generator from a storage building Saturday while the victim's brother kept her distracted inside her residence.

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Deflategate penalty needs official inflation

Deflategate penalty needs official inflation

January 28th, 2015 9:21 am by Editorial Board

The NFL needs to perform its due diligence, learn the truth about deflategate and impose severe sanctions against the Patriots. The integrity of the sport demands it.

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Dental product company may be Washington County's secret $1M benefactor

Dental product company may be Washington County's secret $1M benefactor

January 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Citing a confidentiality agreement with the company, two officials referenced the company that would reap the benefits of the taxpayer funding as "Project X," despite protests from the dissenting commissioners and speakers from the public.

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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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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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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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