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This week in crime

This week in crime

June 27th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include a woman being attacked on the Greenbelt, a toddler found wondering an apartment complex, a DUI destroying a parked car and a gravel bust in Bluff City, among others.

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Flea Market to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital at Blountville Farmer's Market Saturday

June 26th, 2015 8:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - A flea market to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital will be held Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Blountville Farmer's Market (behind the historic Sullivan County Courthouse) off Highway 394.

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Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

June 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The last of three individuals responsible for a 2013 home invasion on Purchase Ridge Road in Duffield has been sentenced for her role in the wounding and robbery of the 57-year-old resident and victim.

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Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

June 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said same-sex couples will have their relationships treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Meanwhile, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey called the ruling an unfortunate and fundamentally wrong opinion.

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Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

June 26th, 2015 4:15 pm by Rain Smith

A Hawkins County man accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend in the leg now faces a murder charge, as police say they have confirmed that he also fatally shot her mother in the face.

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Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

June 26th, 2015 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Bloomingdale Road after a report of "a woman being thrown from a vehicle." While searching the area they were alerted to a female who had been "ran over and found in a ditch," then taken to a nearby home.

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Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

June 26th, 2015 2:04 pm by Stephen Igo

COEBURN - What took nature untold millennia to create will be feted with a 25th anniversary on Saturday near Coeburn. It was 25 years ago the Guest River Gorge Trail opened to hikers and bikers after decades of use as a railroad spur.

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Central Baptist to hold memorial service for Charleston victims

Central Baptist to hold memorial service for Charleston victims

June 26th, 2015 12:45 pm by Matthew Lane

"We're going to pray for the nine lives lost, their families and the church, which lost a pastor," Russaw said. "That would impact your church, any way you look at it. It would leave a hole."

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DAs across Tenn. introduce new training for prosecutors

DAs across Tenn. introduce new training for prosecutors

June 26th, 2015 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Constitutional discovery and public records are among the topics of the new training materials. Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus said the training should help bolster public confidence in the criminal justice system.

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TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

June 26th, 2015 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

Airport officials indicated the lot will be closed in August and then demolished to develop a new short-term lot with all those parking spaces brought down to ground level as part of TCRA's $2.6 million terminal improvements effort.

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