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Tip leads Church Hill police to Florida kidnapping suspect

February 5th, 2007 11:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - An anonymous tipster led Hawkins County authorities Thursday evening to a Church Hill residence where they found a Florida man and the 13-year-old girl he is accused of kidnapping.

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Assault charge against Hawkins 911 director dismissed

February 5th, 2007 11:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - An assault charge filed last week against Hawkins County 911 Director Gay Murrell was dismissed Monday by Sessions Judge David Brand at the request of the alleged victim.

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Tennessee ranks No. 1 in prescription drug use, 47th for health of citizens

February 5th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff report

The Volunteer State is again No. 1 in its use of prescription drugs, according to a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee health care industry report released Monday.

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Surgoinsville raid shows crack cocaine may be replacing Meth on local drug scene

February 4th, 2007 11:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Meth lab seizures in Hawkins County last year were cut to one third the level of the previous several years as scores of traffickers and manufacturers have gone to prison and state laws make it harder to obtain meth ingredients.

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Big Stone Gap cheers on Jones in Super Bowl

February 4th, 2007 11:45 pm by STEPHEN IGO

BIG STONE GAP - Just about the best place to be to keep up with the Joneses in Big Stone Gap on Sunday was at a party at Mountain Empire Community College's Goodloe Center.

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Market Street Services CEO says med tech report somewhat pliable

February 4th, 2007 11:36 pm by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - When consultants set out several months ago to perform a new Med Tech Corridor study for Johnson City, one thing became clear fairly quickly - there wasn't actually a corridor to study.

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Kingsport Alliance for Continued Learning offers variety of classes

February 4th, 2007 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Imagine college classes with little or no homework.

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Study concludes concept of Med Tech Corridor has failed in Johnson City

February 4th, 2007 11:36 pm by JEFF KEELING

JOHNSON CITY - Johnson City's highly touted Med Tech Corridor concept has failed, and if a new direction isn't pursued soon the area is likely to miss out on making the most of its economic potential.

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Former Eastman farm may become energy incubator

February 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - A 200-acre farm near the interchange of Interstates 26 and 81 will become a regional energy and transportation incubator if an East Tennessee nonprofit group's plans go forward.

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Lee pair indicted in theft of catalytic converters

February 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by WALTER LITTRELL

JONESVILLE - Two Lee County men were indicted Friday by a Lee County grand jury in connection with the theft of two of three catalytic converters in the St. Charles area in December.

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