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Gray woman sentenced to life in prison for Scott County murder

August 4th, 2015 10:08 pm by Marci Gore

Natasha Gross' partial skeletal remains were found by Scott County Sheriff's Office deputies on June 9, 2010, in a small creek located about 1,000 feet behind Valerie Gail Arnold's house in the East Carters Valley section of Scott County.

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Sullivan votes for  do-over on budget

Sullivan votes for do-over on budget

August 4th, 2015 10:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

It might sound contradictory, but the Sullivan County Commission appeared to move its budget process simultaneously forward and backward with a couple of quick moves Tuesday.

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Vols open preseason facing higher expectations

Vols open preseason facing higher expectations

August 4th, 2015 10:50 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee ended a string of four straight losing seasons last year and enters training camp trying to live up to expectations that it can compete for a Southeastern Conference East Division title.

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D-B QB Club, Vibe 5 to hold Stars & Strides 5K Glow Run

D-B QB Club, Vibe 5 to hold Stars & Strides 5K Glow Run

August 4th, 2015 10:45 pm by community contributor

The Dobyns-Bennett Quarterback Club has teamed with the East Tennessee-based Vibe 5 Race Management to bring the Stars & Strides 5K Glow Run to the Model City.

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Young prodigy EmiSunshine coming to Carter Fold Saturday

Young prodigy EmiSunshine coming to Carter Fold Saturday

August 4th, 2015 9:45 pm by Staff report

Often described as "an old soul," EmiSunshine has been compared to Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton and Alison Krauss, as well as members of the Carter Family.

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Kingsport to add $1 million ladder truck to its fleet

Kingsport to add $1 million ladder truck to its fleet

August 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport attempted to secure a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant in 2012 and 2013 to cover the cost of the ladder truck, but both times were denied. Last year, the BMA allocated money to purchase the vehicle.

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Scott County Rotary Club provides clothes, supplies to students

Scott County Rotary Club provides clothes, supplies to students

August 4th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

For the past 15 years, Rotarians, through the Back-to-School Project, have provided clothes, shoes and school supplies to underprivileged students in Scott County.

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Sycamore Hollow at Country Cabin II this Saturday

Sycamore Hollow at Country Cabin II this Saturday

August 4th, 2015 6:30 pm by Community contributor

Sycamore Hollow will be the featured band performing at the Country Cabin II in Norton on Saturday. Admission price is $5 for ages 12 and up, and $1 for children ages 2-11. Hours are 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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Hawkins Schools among 12 Tenn. districts named 'Exemplary'

Hawkins Schools among 12 Tenn. districts named 'Exemplary'

August 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County director of schools Steve Starnes said these three requirements show that districts are raising proficiency levels, narrowing achievement gaps and guaranteeing growth for all students.

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Several Hawkins schools hosting 'back-to-school' events

Several Hawkins schools hosting 'back-to-school' events

August 4th, 2015 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

There are several "back to school" events scheduled within the Hawkins County School System this week.

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Kaine announces support for Iran nuclear deal

Kaine announces support for Iran nuclear deal

August 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Democrat senator from Virginia says deal sufficient to verify Iran "is meeting its commitments."

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