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Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

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Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

September 2nd, 2014 1:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Some farms, Bartholomew said, have multiple mazes with different designs, or some may have a large maze showcasing one design. A separate maze may be on the farm for smaller children to go through in a shorter amount of time.

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BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA  to weigh impact of loss of local control

BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA to weigh impact of loss of local control

September 2nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Matthew Lane

"My concern is if they sell to an out-of-state outfit ... they'll do whatever is necessary to make a profit. ... I don't want to see eventually $150 to $200 million leave the area," Mayor Dennis Phillips said.

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 6:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Allegedly the child, as a form of punishment, was forced to drink grape drinks, as well as a great deal of water, to the point that her body became water intoxicated." -- Former Attorney General Berkeley Bell

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Suspect in box cutter double slashing named in Hawkins sealed indictment

Suspect in box cutter double slashing named in Hawkins sealed indictment

September 2nd, 2014 6:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took more than two hours for witnesses to call 911 following the double stabbing on the night of Feb. 1, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to sew up a serious cut with a needle and thread.

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SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In his attempt to get away, authorities say Brian Hawkins crossed the double yellow lines several different times, into oncoming traffic. Hawkins then pulled onto Lynn Road and allegedly refused to pull over for the officer.

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Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

September 2nd, 2014 4:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD Detectives developed Ross as a suspect during the course of their investigation. They obtained a warrant for his arrest and since that time he was indicted by a grand jury for those charges.

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Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

September 2nd, 2014 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

During this time, parents were driving through the school zone with children in their cars. Police said Davis stepped from his vehicle in the middle of Stone Drive wearing only underwear.

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Kingsport school system a finalist for SCORE Prize for second year in a row

Kingsport school system a finalist for SCORE Prize for second year in a row

September 2nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Rick Wagner

The system will compete with two other districts, one of which has won the prize in the past and both of which competed in the past.

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Sheriff: Unicoi County High School student made death threats with social media app

Sheriff: Unicoi County High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 9:13 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

Rafael Diaz Saldana, 18, 101 Engineer Lane, Erwin, was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

September 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gary Ledgar later told police he went to his mother's to retrieve a pack of cigarettes and was told of the earlier incident with police, with the mother alleging she was struck by the neighbor and her pinkie toe was bleeding.

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Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

September 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sheets said he takes pride in knowing that under his direction, and with the help of a hardworking staff and a great group of volunteers, the department received four state and three national awards.

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