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Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

July 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man with outstanding arrest warrants in three counties led Hawkins County deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase late Wednesday night before dumping the bike in an open field.

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McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

July 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

Volunteers delivered medical, dental and vision services while the governor and his entourage swirled through the splashy fairgrounds.

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Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

July 19th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

The street value for the marijuana seized is estimated at $48,000, the home contained approximately $20,000 worth of equipment used in the manufacturing process, and deputies also found $5,400 in cash.

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Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

July 18th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Friday July 11, shortly after 11:30 a.m., Church Hill Police Department Officer Derek Shaffer responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 11-W at Pal's restaurant .

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Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

July 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Lynn Garden man, arrested in April of last year by the Kingsport Police Department's SWAT team, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

July 18th, 2014 7:19 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Brenda Gray, 56, of Jonesborough, pleaded guilty in a "best interest" plea to eight counts of aggravated assault by recklessness, one count of felony reckless endangerment and one count of speeding.

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Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

July 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The one-time meeting location change was requested by District 2 board member Chris Christian who represents the Church Hill area where Volunteer is located.

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Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

July 18th, 2014 4:59 pm by Staff Report

According to Fun Fest officials, the weather is continuing to force changes in the schedule and the location of various events.

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Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

July 18th, 2014 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

Abernathy doesn't sound like the stereotypical drug addict. He served four years in the Marine Corps and then spent 16 years working in law enforcement. On the surface, it may have looked like he had everything together, he didn't.

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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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