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Deadline approaches for Tennessee Promise

Deadline approaches for Tennessee Promise

October 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

By getting their first two years free, the cost of a four-year degree for students is reduced in half. Northeast State will host four sign-up days Oct. 27 to Oct. 30, from 3-6 p.m. at the main campus in Blountville.

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Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

After performing poorly on field sobriety tests Emily Hutson allegedly admitted that just prior to driving she'd taken Subutex, Xanax, Phentermine and Valium on top of cough medicine.

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Purse snatcher sought by police

Purse snatcher sought by police

October 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who allegedly walked out of a Kingsport store with $500 worth of merchandise is now implicated in a separate theft from a city club, and police are seeking information on her alleged accomplice in that incident.

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Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

October 23rd, 2014 4:14 pm by Rick Wagner

According to a Thursday afternoon news release from Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, children in the affected classrooms were relocated Thursday to give maintenance personnel the opportunity to investigate and remediate the affected areas.

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Police: Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees

Police: Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees

October 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

An attempt to swipe $72 in Walmart merchandise escalated to felony charges, according to Kingsport police, as the suspect pulled a knife on store employees and was Tasered by a responding officer, then briefly escaped across a parking lot while handcuffed

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Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

October 23rd, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County farmer Edwin Cope believes the ideal location for a county fair would be about 100 acres on a hill at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park which isn't suitable for any other development.

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This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"Thirty years ago we were acting, trying to save the farm, and now it's becoming a true story." -- Shane Bailey

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High beam: Eastman 'tops out' new Corporate Business Center

High beam: Eastman 'tops out' new Corporate Business Center

October 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by Hank Hayes

A white metal beam covered with signatures was lifted in the sky and placed on the highest floor to mark a "topping out" ceremony for Eastman Chemical Co.'s new five-story Corporate Business Center on Wednesday.

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Gate City graduate awarded first Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

Gate City graduate awarded first Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

October 22nd, 2014 7:54 pm by Marci Gore

Gate City High School graduate Angel Collier was recently awarded the first-ever Scott County Democratic Party scholarship.

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KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

October 22nd, 2014 5:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Colt Looney agreed last week to plead guilty to one count of "knowingly making destructive devices (pipe bombs)" in exchange for a recommended 46 month sentence

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