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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming  to sanctuary in Hawkins

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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming to sanctuary in Hawkins

November 27th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

Free roaming mustangs may be "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" — but they're also being rounded up and auctioned to foreign slaughterhouses to make room for more cattle grazing.

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Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

November 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills, then passed the money at various retail businesses.

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State moves to take over Hawkins  cemetery

State moves to take over Hawkins cemetery

November 28th, 2014 1:49 am by Jeff Bobo

A temporary restraining order was also filed Monday against cemetery owner Vickie L. Ringley, whose state license to operate the cemetery has been suspended since February.

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School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

November 28th, 2014 12:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson said the 2000 Buick Century driven by Tammie Darla Marshall, 41, of Johnson City, was in line to pick up her son around 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 when the parking lot collision occurred.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

November 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Rick Wagner

About 10 percent of the Sullivan County school system employees enrolled in the Limited PPO health insurance offering from Tennessee for the coming year.

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Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

November 27th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's Christmas parade season kicks gets underway Saturday in Surgoinsville, but it really kicks into full gear the first weekend in December.

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Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

November 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An old vehicle which had been jump started a short time earlier and allowed to run for a while is being blamed for sparking a massive barn fire last Saturday afternoon which destroyed several vehicles and a large amount of hay and equipment.

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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

November 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

On Sunday, following two years of investigation and study, leaders of the Holston Conference's Kingsport and Johnson City Districts met and voted to relocate Buffalo Mountain Camp to a location in Kingsport.

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Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

November 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

To honor Cindy Risk, her children are preparing a Thanksgiving meal for the people. "My brother and sister, since Mom wasn't going to be here, we agreed to do dinner for the people," said Michael Gillis, Director of Hunger First.

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