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Hawkins 2006 elections more costly than expected

February 21st, 2007 9:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Last year's August and November elections in Hawkins County cost the county over $14,000 more than anticipated due to an unexpected increase in service charges and office supplies needed to handle voting machine glitches.

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Lee prosecutor drops carnal knowledge charge against parolee

February 21st, 2007 8:54 pm by WALTER LITTRELL

JONESVILLE - A Ewing man charged last year with carnal knowledge for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl last spring is free after prosecutors asked that the charge be dismissed Tuesday.

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Tip leads to seizure of cocaine, cash in Hawkins

February 21st, 2007 8:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office seized a large quantity of cocaine, cash and a 1993 Lexus Wednesday as a result of a traffic stop on Route 66 south of Rogersville.

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Washington County BOE settles $6-million discrimination suit, details a secret

February 21st, 2007 7:18 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - A $6 million racial discrimination lawsuit against the Washington County Board of Education and Director of Schools Grant Rowland has been settled.

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Lee supervisors seek grants to fund water, building projects

February 21st, 2007 7:18 pm by WALTER LITTRELL

JONESVILLE - Following a pair of public hearings Tuesday, the Lee County Board of Supervisors voted to apply to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for Community Development Block Grant funding for two projects.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center schedules Saturday hours

February 21st, 2007 6:51 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT - In an effort to boost blood supplies, the Marsh Regional Blood Center is offering donors the opportunity to give blood at the Julia Davis Collection Center in Kingsport this Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Dentists protest expansion of health department clinic

February 20th, 2007 11:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT - Citing encroachment complaints from a private dental practice, Sullivan County officials are backing off - at least temporarily - on plans to offer a children's dental clinic at the Sullivan County Regional Health Department's office near d

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Alexander lauds local effort to improve math, science education

February 20th, 2007 11:27 pm by SAM WATSON

JOHNSON CITY - East Tennessee State University's new initiatives in pharmacy and math and science education are examples of how ETSU has become nationally recognized by serving this region, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Tuesday during a campus visit.

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Local news in brief

February 20th, 2007 11:15 pm by Staff Report

Lee County woman killed in crash

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Sullivan commission OKs courthouse repairs

February 20th, 2007 10:57 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Commission voted Tuesday to move ahead with repairs to the historic county courthouse.

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