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Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

May 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

Air and ground search teams commenced looking for the missing plane Monday afternoon and the search continued into Monday night with a specially equipped VSP helicopter and night rescue search squads.

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'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residents of a small rural community in far western Hawkins County were shocked Tuesday over the brutal murder of a woman described as a kind, elderly retired teacher who was beloved by everyone who knew her.

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Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

May 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a pair of men who are suspected of stealing $17,000 in electronics from Kingsport Walmarts.

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Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

May 19th, 2015 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police after her daughter, 31, hit her with a purse as they argued over car keys. When the suspect walked outside the complainant "heard a crash" - then looked out to see "a concrete squirrel lawn ornament through her windshield.

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Murder of retired Hawkins County teacher under investigation

Murder of retired Hawkins County teacher under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County detectives spent Tuesday trying to make sense of the senseless brutal murder of 79-year-old retired teacher and church organist Margaret Jack Sliger.

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Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

May 19th, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

On Saturday Cherokee High School's new graduates will take with them a variety of individual achievements, but as a group the class of 2015 will always share an accomplishment of national significance.

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Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

May 19th, 2015 6:35 am by Hank Hayes

U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith of Southwest Virginia and Phil Roe of Northeast Tennessee voiced their fierce opposition against the plan before a MeadowView Marriott audience of embattled coal operators.

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Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

May 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

On the morning of May 2, Paul and Kathy Babb's clothes dryer caught on fire and, in a matter of minutes, their East Carters Valley home and all of its contents were destroyed.

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Area chess team brings home national trophies

Area chess team brings home national trophies

May 18th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A local chess club won its first national trophy and two players took home first place in a separate tournament.

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Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

May 18th, 2015 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two female Hawkins County Jail inmates found out last week that scratching love notes into the recreation yard tables is not an acceptable mode of communicating with their incarcerated significant others.

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