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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

March 26th, 2015 8:33 am by Heather Cook, community news contributor

Healthy Kingsport is a coalition of community partners whose mission is to create a community culture of healthy living by promoting awareness, influencing policy, and enhancing infrastructure.

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Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

March 26th, 2015 7:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A former special education teacher charged with assaulting three students in his classroom at Jonesborough Middle School in 2013 pleaded no contest to two of the charges Wednesday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

March 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

The initiative was made possible through Food City's partnership with the "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" program, a special campaign sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association.

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Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

March 25th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tonya Lynn Roller was arrested on drug related charges Saturday and Monday, and had a new theft charge pending Wednesday. It would be the 42nd time Roller has been booked into the Hawkins County Jail since 2001.

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Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

March 25th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Production at the site will cease in April, and site closure is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015, Eastman said in a prepared release.

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Kingsport man wanted for LSD, pot trafficking busted a year later

Kingsport man wanted for LSD, pot trafficking busted a year later

March 25th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Chad Allen Jones was supposed to have been picked up on LSD and marijuana trafficking charges 13 months ago during the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Be Mine" drug suspect roundup.

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ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

March 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University scored its first major public donation toward the school's football stadium project Wednesday, receiving a larger-than-lifesize check for "One Million Bucs" from Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.

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Thousand of dollars in drugs seized at Kingsport apartment

Thousand of dollars in drugs seized at Kingsport apartment

March 25th, 2015 5:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

Police seized thousands of dollars worth of narcotics from a Kingsport couple and opened a new investigation after an individual handed an undercover officer - who was holding some of the drugs at the time -$20 and asked to buy the drugs from him

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Mom allegedly stashes drugs within reach of toddler

Mom allegedly stashes drugs within reach of toddler

March 25th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill mom was recently arrested after police allegedly found eight different types of narcotics in her home including "Ecstasy" - all of which was located within reach of her 20 month old child.

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