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'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

October 15th, 2014 8:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's no shortage of spooky Halloween activities this month in Hawkins County, with the grand finale occurring Halloween Day when pint-sized ghouls and goblins take over downtown Rogersville on a relentless pursuit of free candy.

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Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

October 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

What is happening at The Pinnacle development in Bristol, Tenn., and what isn't happening at the Kingsport Town Center is apparently weighing on the minds of some city leaders.

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Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

October 15th, 2014 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

A birthday party in Kingsport has led to criminal charges against nine juveniles, with police saying the revelers raided a nearby home to steal weapons and ammunition, along with inflicting $10,000 worth of damages with rampant vandalism.

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Bank heist hindered by holiday

Bank heist hindered by holiday

October 15th, 2014 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported a bank robbery in Wise, Va., noting that the lights were on but no one would come to the door — therefore it must be a hostage situation.

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Sullivan school enrollment to drop 16%

Sullivan school enrollment to drop 16%

October 15th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County public schools will see an enrollment decline of 16 percent over the next 10 years according to the facilitator of a school facilities study.

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Police: Man steals ride to give ride, gets trip to jail

Police: Man steals ride to give ride, gets trip to jail

October 15th, 2014 11:52 am by Rain Smith

A thief's hold on a vehicle lasted mere minutes on Wednesday, according to Kingsport police, as he obliged a woman's request for a ride by stealing a pickup, then drove it to where her boyfriend was being arrested one block away.

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Tennessee localities will vote Nov. 4 on wine sales in retail food stores

Tennessee localities will vote Nov. 4 on wine sales in retail food stores

October 15th, 2014 9:24 am by Hank Hayes

On Nov. 4, nearly 80 localities will vote on the so-called "wine in grocery stores" referendum, including all three Tri-Cities and a number of smaller Northeast Tennessee towns like Church Hill and Rogersville.

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Road work ahead: TDOT gives area officials update on large projects

Road work ahead: TDOT gives area officials update on large projects

October 15th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey noted that the state's gasoline tax has not been increased since the late 1980s, and said funding concerns for TDOT have left the state's approach to roads as one primarily of maintenance, not improvement.

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Rural Health shuts down clinics at both Hawkins high schools

Rural Health shuts down clinics at both Hawkins high schools

October 15th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Prior to the beginning of the 2014-15 school year the Rural Health Services Consortium Inc. notified Hawkins County Schools that the School based Health Clinics at Cherokee and Volunteer high schools would not be staffed.

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Sewer system a central issue in Surgoinsville mayoral election

Sewer system a central issue in Surgoinsville mayoral election

October 15th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Of the three candidates running for Surgoinsville mayor in the Nov. 4 election, two intend to continue moving the sewer project forward, while a third candidate has vowed that the sewer will advance no farther.

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