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Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

April 14th, 2014 7:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The May 6 Hawkins County Mayor Republican primary will be a three-way rematch from the 2010 primary, with a couple of big differences.

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TWRA removing bear trap from JC site because of inactivity

TWRA removing bear trap from JC site because of inactivity

April 14th, 2014 7:02 pm by Staff Report

For several days, TWRA officials have been trying to trap a black bear that's been causing problems in Johnson City. Because of inactivity at the trap site, however, they've chosen to remove the trap and reevaluate the situation if new sightings occur.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Historic Ebbing Flowing Springs United Methodist Church renovated in time for Easter service

April 14th, 2014 5:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The present church was built about 1899, but the site was used about the time of the founding of Rogersville for revivals done by the famous Bishop Francis Ashbury who stayed at the Thomas Amis Stagecoach Inn.

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Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

April 14th, 2014 4:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Surgoinsville woman told police she had invited a man to her home, but then, "decided she didn't want him there....pretended to fall asleep so he would leave."

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TV show filmed at SCSO premieres Tuesday night

TV show filmed at SCSO premieres Tuesday night

April 14th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

A preview episode of "Southern Justice" will air at 10 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. The show chronicles the efforts at both the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in Blountville and the Ashe County, N.C., Sheriff's Office.

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Man charged with attempted murder of KPD officer

Man charged with attempted murder of KPD officer

April 14th, 2014 12:46 pm by Rain Smith

A report of a suspicious man along a Kingsport street led to the deployment of Tasers and bean bag shotgun blasts by police, as the suspect allegedly brandished a knife while fighting officers and threw cinder blocks in their direction.

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VSP probes crash death of S.C. man

VSP probes crash death of S.C. man

April 14th, 2014 9:21 am by Stephen Igo

The cause of a single vehicle crash Friday in Dickenson County that claimed the life of a South Carolina man remains under investigation by the Virginia State Police.

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For 40 years, Judy Murray has helped protect the Highlands

For 40 years, Judy Murray has helped protect the Highlands

April 14th, 2014 9:14 am by Marci Gore

Judy Murray has always had a passion for the environment. And for the past 40 years, this outdoors enthusiast has served as the Highlands of Roan stewardship director.

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Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports gravel found in motel room; four facing charges

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports gravel found in motel room; four facing charges

April 13th, 2014 10:49 pm by Wes Bunch

Four people were taken into custody on multiple drug charges over the weekend in connection with 20 grams of Alpha-PVP, or gravel, that was discovered in a Kingsport motel room.

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PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

April 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A Parent Teacher Organization, the Sullivan County school system's head and the school board all seem headed in different directions when it comes to Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee.

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