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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

April 17th, 2014 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year. The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

April 17th, 2014 9:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested last year for cooking meth in the presence of his four children was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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Economic leaders rebrand Sullivan County to better sell its benefits to business

Economic leaders rebrand Sullivan County to better sell its benefits to business

April 17th, 2014 10:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County has a new economic development branding message. It is Sullivan County — Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day.

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Cora Cox students remember classmate Logan Rose

Cora Cox students remember classmate Logan Rose

April 17th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nick Shepherd

Purple balloons could be seen in the skies over Kingsport on Thursday as students and faculty from Cora Cox Academy gathered to honor the memory of classmate Logan Rose, who died last week.

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Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

April 17th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple wanted for questioning in a burglary and theft from the man's grandfather last week was arrested Tuesday in a Rogersville parking lot allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia and stolen property.

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Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

April 17th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The sister of a Hawkins County man who died in 1999 was sentenced to eight years Wednesday for stealing more than $74,000 from his estate over the course of 14 years.

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Lane of Stone Drive closed until Friday evening

Lane of Stone Drive closed until Friday evening

April 17th, 2014 2:52 pm by Staff Report

The closure is to allow emergency road repairs required by the opening of a sink hole just east of Netherland Inn Road, in the vicinity of Gold Star Fitness.

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Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:33 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former Daniel Boone High School basketball coach who resigned earlier this year is now the subject of a state criminal investigation about a possible inappropriate relationship with a student.

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Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

April 17th, 2014 1:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dwight R. Walton II was accused of sexually penetrating a young girl on four occasions, along with possessing more than 50 images of child pornography.

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Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 SCSO officers

Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 SCSO officers

April 17th, 2014 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A reportedly pregnant Kingsport woman faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing police and assaulting seven officers, spurring a referral to the Department of Children's Services.

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