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Deadline has passed for the Great Golden Gathering

Deadline has passed for the Great Golden Gathering

August 25th, 2015 2:49 pm by Staff Report

Day of registrations will not be taken.

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Principals, superintendent say $5,800 retreat in Gatlinburg well worth it

Principals, superintendent say $5,800 retreat in Gatlinburg well worth it

August 25th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

All of Kingsport City Schools principals and selected Administrative Support Center officials attended the more than two-and-a-half-day retreat.

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Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

August 25th, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

Dispatch was alerted to a man in a Kingsport car dealership "threatening the employees with a knife." Upon police arrival, a distressed sales employee motioned that the suspect was behind him, with the man then ordered to remove his hands from his pockets

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Second traffic signal coming to Highway 394 interchange at Blountville Historic District

Second traffic signal coming to Highway 394 interchange at Blountville Historic District

August 25th, 2015 9:21 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 394 and the exit ramp for southbound traffic from Interstate 81 at Exit 69.

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Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

August 25th, 2015 8:21 am by Jessica Fuller, NET News Service

It's Country Nights and Carnival Lights at the Appalachian Fair this year and Monday brought in crowds enjoying shows, riding rides and indulging in fair food.

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Hawkins commission awards $20K to relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center

Hawkins commission awards $20K to relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center

August 24th, 2015 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a heated discussion Monday the Hawkins County Commission approved a $20,000 contribution for the newly relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center Inc.

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Man's conversation with married ex prompts violence from husband, friend

Man's conversation with married ex prompts violence from husband, friend

August 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - A man who wanted to speak to his married ex-girlfriend Sunday night was allegedly beaten by her husband and another man at a Church Hill park after they apparently didn't like the way the conversation was going.

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Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

August 24th, 2015 7:00 pm by Community Contributor

Information on a variety of subjects such as tobacco cessation, breastfeeding, WIC, immunizations, the TennCare Kids Program, Family Planning, and dental care will be available from local community health partners.

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State police looking for marijuana in Southwest Virginia

State police looking for marijuana in Southwest Virginia

August 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Recently, some folks in Scott County contacted the Times-News for information about the low-flying helicopters that have been seen across the county. The helicopters have been spotted from Yuma to Dungannon.

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UPDATE: Scott County school bus crash seriously injures four

UPDATE: Scott County school bus crash seriously injures four

August 24th, 2015 5:44 pm by Staff Report

Twelve student passengers suffered injuries, with six transported from the scene by ambulance. Four were still being treated at Holston Valley Medical Center for serious injuries.

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