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Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

December 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

December 19th, 2014 12:26 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly told police he wasn't going to kill his "guardian" Monday afternoon. Sammy Joe Hicks reportedly admitted he just wanted to "cut her a little."

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Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

December 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

According to the U.S. attorney's office in Knoxville, Kevin Scott Thibault represented himself as an attorney, gave the foster parents fake adoption papers and obtained at least $400,000.

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City school facilities panel looks at options

City school facilities panel looks at options

December 19th, 2014 12:32 am by Rick Wagner

Imagine Kingsport City Schools acquiring or building space near Dobyns-Bennett High School for the D-B EXCEL program. Or how about building a new science and technology center or a new freshman academy on or adjacent to the current D-B campus?

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Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

December 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Stephen Igo

A judge has been asked to intervene in who should rightfully serve as an interim commonwealth's attorney in Wise County.

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D-B grad to perform at White House concert

D-B grad to perform at White House concert

December 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON — Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Catherine Anderson-Juana Quiones is among college students who will play in Christmas Concerts at the White House Saturday, Dec. 20.

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ETSU releases 2015 football schedule

ETSU releases 2015 football schedule

December 18th, 2014 9:01 pm by Staff Report

The Buccaneer's 2015 football schedule will feature six homes games and four road matchups, and includes contests against NCAA Division I FCS opponents, Charleston Southern, Mercer and Gardner-Webb.

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Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

December 18th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

"This contraband has been heavily trafficked into our state," Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said at a news conference in Lincoln. "While Colorado reaps millions from the sale of pot, Nebraska taxpayers have to bear the cost."

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Hawkins ministry meets demand for Christmas programs thanks to 11th-hour donations

Hawkins ministry meets demand for Christmas programs thanks to 11th-hour donations - VIDEO

December 18th, 2014 7:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Frozen turkeys will be flying out of the Shepherd Center in downtown Rogersville Friday morning, along with all the trimmings, as the Of One Accord ministry hands out more than 1,100 Christmas food boxes.

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Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

December 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Such bans are unenforceable, according to a 1961 Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously in a Maryland case that states cannot have a "religious test" for public office.

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Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

December 18th, 2014 6:10 pm by NET News Service

According to the affidavit of complaint, Sheri Traylor told the receptionist she would be willing to "take care of it" if someone came in the door.

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