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Mount Carmel Senior Center turns to beans and bids

Mount Carmel Senior Center turns to beans and bids

November 18th, 2014 10:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Beans and cornbread probably won't solve the Mount Carmel Senior Center's money problems, but a bean supper and silent auction scheduled for Friday night should take a bite out of an existing $7,000 budget deficit.

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Photos: Roosevelt students collect food for neighborhood church

November 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by David Grace

Students help pack up more than 1,200 pounds of food collected by the school's students for the West View Baptist Church food pantry.

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DOA: Franchise proposal would kill third ambulance provider in Hawkins

DOA: Franchise proposal would kill third ambulance provider in Hawkins

November 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

One resolution grants an exclusive county franchise to Hawkins County EMS for territory west of Surgoinsville. The other resolution grants an exclusive county franchise to Church Hill EMS for everything east of Surgoinsville.

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Taxing times: Deadline for Scott residents to pay up is Thursday

Taxing times: Deadline for Scott residents to pay up is Thursday

November 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Payments can be made by cash, check, credit or debit cards. However, a convenience fee is charged for any payment made with a credit or debit card.

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Season's Beatings:  Man allegedly becomes violent when asked to share his eggnog

Season's Beatings: Man allegedly becomes violent when asked to share his eggnog

November 18th, 2014 5:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say there was no indication that anyone in the Mount Carmel household was under the influence at the time of the alleged assaults, nor was the incident preceded by any other arguments or altercations.

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Times-News offers free newspaper access to military personnel

Times-News offers free newspaper access to military personnel

November 18th, 2014 3:35 pm by Staff Report

"News From Home" gives Tri-Cities soldiers access to the full electronic edition of the Kingsport Times-News at absolutely no cost to them.

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Police: Jonesborough man tries to bomb home

Police: Jonesborough man tries to bomb home

November 18th, 2014 3:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A long-standing feud between two families boiled after a man threw a homemade explosive device into an occupied residence, according to court records. Attempts to toss the device into the trailer backfired, because the fuse went out both times.

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K9 extracts convicts from under Bristol home

K9 extracts convicts from under Bristol home

November 18th, 2014 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

Two people wanted for probation violations on previous drug convictions have been arrested in Sullivan County, where a welfare check on a stopped vehicle led to a brief pursuit, then a K9 flushing the suspects out from beneath a mobile home.

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Sideline tablets run for daylight

Sideline tablets run for daylight

November 18th, 2014 12:48 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

The NFL took a major step this season by authorizing the use of tablets on the sidelines and in coaches' booths. Most everyone from coaches to players to video directors to league executives say it has been a step in the right direction.

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Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

November 18th, 2014 12:16 pm by Marci Gore

Each year, the association awards $2,000 to a graduating high school senior at each of county's three high schools — Gate City, Rye Cove and Twin Springs.

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