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Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

April 11th, 2014 1:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested two young adult males Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs, syringes, and paraphernalia, living in a recreational vehicle with 16-year-old runaway female.

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Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

April 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Information about a contraband drop-off at the Sullivan County Jail led to a woman being arrested on multiple charges, according to a press release.

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Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

April 11th, 2014 12:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

In just five weeks, Richard Venable received more than twice the amount of campaign contributions as Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey received during a 10-week period, public records on file with the Sullivan County Election Commission show.

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Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

April 11th, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

When one woman "got sick" after a night at the bar — and a female friend assisted her by "holding her hair" — their male acquaintance started "calling them names" and "thrusting his pelvis."

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Region hopping with Easter fun

Region hopping with Easter fun

April 11th, 2014 9:50 am by Entertainment staff

From egg hunts and an Easter basket sale to an original musical about the last week of Jesus' life, the region is hopping with Easter fun. Check out some of these "egg-citing" events.

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North Prom Promise delivers message about drinking and driving

North Prom Promise delivers message about drinking and driving

April 11th, 2014 1:04 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan North High School student Tori Kiser paid the ultimate price for another student's drinking and driving on prom night. But she and the drunk driver who caused the wreck will have a chance for Saturday night's prom to have a much happier ending.

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Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

April 11th, 2014 12:31 am by Jeff Bobo

In a written statement, Dr. William Royal told the Times-News that some members of the Hawkins County Board of Education are more interested in "tag lines" during their campaigning and tenure than providing students with the best education possible.

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BMA meets  two finalists  for Kingsport city manager

BMA meets two finalists for Kingsport city manager

April 11th, 2014 12:13 am by Matthew Lane

Thursday afternoon the entire BMA held hourlong interview sessions with two city manager finalists — Sue McLaughlin (the interim city administrator of Lincoln, Ill.) and Russell Hawes (the former city administrator of Simpsonville, S.C.).

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Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

April 11th, 2014 12:07 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Middle School Principal Jim Ailshie was added to the list along with Charles Carter who is principal at Union Heights Elementary School in Hamblen County.

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Wise supervisors seeking to close projected budget gap

Wise supervisors seeking to close projected budget gap

April 10th, 2014 11:58 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Board of Supervisors on Thursday were poised to make incremental increases in the real estate and personal property tax base.

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