Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 17, 2014
'Drugged driver' in wreck that killed elderly Hawkins woman sentenced to eight years

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'Drugged driver' in wreck that killed elderly Hawkins woman sentenced to eight years

April 16th, 2014 6:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who was high on methadone, oxycodone and other drugs when she caused a head-on collision that claimed the life of an 80-year-old woman last year was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood  student volunteering at school 70 years later

PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood student volunteering at school 70 years later

April 17th, 2014 6:01 am by Jeff Bobo

BEAN STATION — Currently, the campus is licensed by DCS to house 40 children, and has switched its focus from serving alternative school students back to the original mission of reaching out to neglected children.

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House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

April 17th, 2014 7:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The bill would keep lethal injection as the preferred method for executions, but would allow the electric chair if the state were unable to obtain the necessary drugs or if lethal injections were found unconstitutional.

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Homesick felon reportedly robs bank for return to prison

Homesick felon reportedly robs bank for return to prison

April 17th, 2014 7:35 am by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Living alone and feeling unhappy, the 74-year-old decided to change his situation by robbing a bank. He then allegedly waited on police in a nearby parking lot, raising his hands and startling officers by his apparent joy at getting nabbed.

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Dobyns-Bennett clips Science Hill to capture Big Seven title

Dobyns-Bennett clips Science Hill to capture Big Seven title

April 17th, 2014 12:00 am by Trey Williams, NET News Service

Logan Gentry shut down Science Hill for the second time this season as Dobyns-Bennett clinched the Big Seven Conference title with a 2-1 victory at Cardinal Park on Wednesday.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

April 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

A new monthly "work session" for the Sullivan County Commission Thursday evening will include a "budget workshop," during which some county departments' annual funding requests will be presented.

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Golden Raiders baseball gets golden win

Golden Raiders baseball gets golden win

April 16th, 2014 10:17 pm by George Thwaites

Seth Maxwell scores the winning run and Sullivan North sees a ray of hope with a heartening 5-4 Three Rivers Conference win over visiting Johnson County on Wednesday.

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Tennessee House OKs report to delay Common Core testing

Tennessee House OKs report to delay Common Core testing

April 16th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The state House has voted to adopt the report of a special committee that recommends the testing component of Tennessee's Common Core education standards be delayed a year.

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Mobile market reels in seafood lovers

Mobile market reels in seafood lovers

April 16th, 2014 8:53 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Brookman's Fresh Catch Seafood bills itself as "East Tennessee's First Mobile Seafood Market" and can be accessed locally at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday.

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Volunteers still needed for Day of Service jobs

Volunteers still needed for Day of Service jobs

April 16th, 2014 8:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Volunteers from all walks of life will gather at areas around Kingsport to conduct service projects for the sixth annual Day of Service.

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