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Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

December 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Employees at the West Stone Drive location reported a man "causing a disturbance throughout the store...throwing items off the shelves."

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Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

December 16th, 2014 12:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

The charges were the result of a nearly year-long investigation using informants, according to police, with most of the arrests resulting from direct hand-to-hand drug buys.

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Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

December 16th, 2014 11:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris stood trial Oct. 27-28 accused of shooting his brother-in- law, Jeffery O. Smith, on July 21, 2011 at a residence in the Hawkins County section of Kingsport.

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Start on the right foot: First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel offers healthy break from TV on New Year's Day

Start on the right foot: First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel offers healthy break from TV on New Year's Day

December 16th, 2014 8:50 am by Marci Gore

"Some people like to watch football all day, but, for those who would like a break from the TV, we provide another option," said Megan Krager, Natural Tunnel's education specialist.

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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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