Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

November 25th, 2014 10:44 am by Rick Wagner

Pay for new Sullivan County teacher salary scale for 2014-15 will come in a lump sum in January or February checks.

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Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

November 25th, 2014 10:33 am by Matthew Lane

"This is exactly the type of project the redevelopment trust fund is for," said Ralph Perrey, executive director of THDA. "(The partnerships) make it a lot easier to put our funds to work."

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Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

November 25th, 2014 8:46 am by Matthew Lane

Alderman Tom Parham has been planning a run for mayor for months, having campaign cards printed up earlier this year and privately discussing the matter with friends, family and supporters in the community.

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Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins  man convicted of domestic assault

Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins man convicted of domestic assault

November 25th, 2014 12:33 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Sam Wilhoit received a petition for an order of protection against Brandon Leroy McBrayer, 33, 307 E. McKinney Ave., Rogersville.

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Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

November 25th, 2014 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There was substantial support on the commission for awarding the ambulance franchises Monday to Church Hill EMS and Hawkins County EMS. But the majority of commissioners agreed that a little more study is needed before action is taken.

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Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

November 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"(Ramon) texted her a list of all of her Facebook contacts, telling her that if she refused to send the money he would upload several nude photos that she had sent him via text message." -- HCSO Cpl. David Benton

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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Downed tree closes Kingsport road

Downed tree closes Kingsport road

November 24th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

As of 2:50 p.m. emergency personnel were at the scene and closing the road, where the tree also pulled down power lines.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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