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Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 8:37 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County mother allegedly bolted out the back door of a house, leaving two children behind, when police came to investigate a single vehicle accident near Rogersville earlier this month.

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Gunman holds up Gate City ABC store

Gunman holds up Gate City ABC store

December 15th, 2014 10:23 pm by Staff report

The man is believed to be between 5'8" and 5'10" in height and weigh approximately 210 to 215 lbs. He was dressed in blue jeans and a sweatshirt with a Fox Racing logo on the back and lettering down the right sleeve.

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Surgoinsville dentist  facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

Surgoinsville dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

December 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville dentist known for placing a massive array of Christmas lights in front of his home every holiday season found himself on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's naughty list Monday.

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Former THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Former THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 6:27 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — The domestic violence charge that cost a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper his job earlier this year was dismissed on Monday in Washington County General Sessions Court at the victim's request

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Team effort: New approach to health care melds all types of medical professionals

Team effort: New approach to health care melds all types of medical professionals

December 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A team-based approach to health care is being advocated by doctors and physicians around the state. This new approach will add value and reduce the costs of health care for everybody.

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Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies allegedly found a large quantity of pills and marijuana at the residence of a man accused of shooting at two neighbors Saturday with whom he's had an ongoing property dispute.

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Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed Tuesday to maintain the streets at the Park Place residential development, even though that's technically the homeowners' responsibility.

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Weber City fire destroys mobile home

December 15th, 2014 3:10 pm by David Grace

Upon arrival, Lane said the mobile home, located at Lot 116 in Winston Peters Trailer Park, was engulfed in flames. Lane says no one was home at the time of the fire.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

December 15th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Two-year review has high praise for IA and ETSU hub. (This has bonus information not in Monday's print edition story.)

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