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Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

July 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The discovery of two marijuana plants behind a Hawkins County mobile home last week resulted in multiple charges being filed against a mother and son, and charges pending against a father who remains at large.

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Attorney chastises Bluff City BMA for suspension of Dulaney

Attorney chastises Bluff City BMA for suspension of Dulaney

July 21st, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The attorney for former Bluff City City Manager Judy Dulaney calls her recent suspension without pay by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen an embarrassment. Before the suspension, Dulaney was serving as the city recorder but was on sick leave.

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KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

July 21st, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Gunfire through the floor of a Kingsport apartment - and into the bedroom of a neighbor below, who was sleeping with her children - has spurred the arrest of a man on felony charges.

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Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

July 21st, 2015 1:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cost of being convicted of a crime in Hawkins County will be a bit higher if the County Commission approves a proposal adding a new fee to a defendant's court costs which would generate revenue for the Public Defender's office.

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Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

July 21st, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

The DUI and child neglect charges stem from an incident in which Jennifer Tate allegedly drove her SUV, that contained her young daughter, into a guardrail and a school bus transporting cheerleaders.

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Bristol man charged with child rape

Bristol man charged with child rape

July 21st, 2015 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

Three weeks after being arrested for alleged "graphic images" he sent to an 11-year-old Sullivan County girl, a Virginia man has now been indicted on multiple counts of rape of a child.

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Sullivan delays vote on 'Airport Parkway South'

Sullivan delays vote on 'Airport Parkway South'

July 21st, 2015 10:05 am by J. H. Osborne

The potential new road - to create a new route to the TCRA from the Highway 19-E/Highway 11-E intersection - drew heavy public opposition when initially discussed, in part due to its possible taking of homes and crossing of Boone Lake.

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Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

July 21st, 2015 8:19 am by Associated Press

A new report says more than one-fourth of Tennessee children are living in poverty, up from a few years ago when the country was in a recession.

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Scott County animal control rescues 23 abandoned dogs

Scott County animal control rescues 23 abandoned dogs

July 21st, 2015 8:00 am by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The dogs' owner is allegedly the one who dumped them and could face charges if located.

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Duncan front-runner for Kingsport alderman position

Duncan front-runner for Kingsport alderman position

July 20th, 2015 9:44 pm by Matthew Lane

The elevation of John Clark from alderman to mayor in the May 19 city election meant the remaining two years of his seat would need to be filled within the next 30 days.

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