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Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

June 26th, 2015 4:15 pm by Rain Smith

A Hawkins County man accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend in the leg now faces a murder charge, as police say they have confirmed that he also fatally shot her mother in the face.

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Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

June 26th, 2015 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Bloomingdale Road after a report of "a woman being thrown from a vehicle." While searching the area they were alerted to a female who had been "ran over and found in a ditch," then taken to a nearby home.

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Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

June 26th, 2015 2:04 pm by Stephen Igo

COEBURN - What took nature untold millennia to create will be feted with a 25th anniversary on Saturday near Coeburn. It was 25 years ago the Guest River Gorge Trail opened to hikers and bikers after decades of use as a railroad spur.

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Central Baptist to hold memorial service for Charleston victims

Central Baptist to hold memorial service for Charleston victims

June 26th, 2015 12:45 pm by Matthew Lane

"We're going to pray for the nine lives lost, their families and the church, which lost a pastor," Russaw said. "That would impact your church, any way you look at it. It would leave a hole."

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DAs across Tenn. introduce new training for prosecutors

DAs across Tenn. introduce new training for prosecutors

June 26th, 2015 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Constitutional discovery and public records are among the topics of the new training materials. Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus said the training should help bolster public confidence in the criminal justice system.

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TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

June 26th, 2015 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

Airport officials indicated the lot will be closed in August and then demolished to develop a new short-term lot with all those parking spaces brought down to ground level as part of TCRA's $2.6 million terminal improvements effort.

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Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

June 26th, 2015 1:03 am by Matthew Lane

Adam Scott Mitchell, 31, of Appalachia, Va., received the 300-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Thursday. He was previously convicted of child sex crimes in Wise County.

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Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

June 26th, 2015 12:54 am by Rick Wagner

Despite rebel flag flaps nationwide now and locally five years ago, the Southern Cross flag remains an unofficial flag at Sullivan South High School in Sullivan County.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of NE Tenn. receives $50K from Walmart

Second Harvest Food Bank of NE Tenn. receives $50K from Walmart

June 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Holly Nelms

The grant, which was given to the nonprofit organization through the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program, will be teamed with other grants to provide nutrition assistance to children in Northeast Tennessee.

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Wellmont 'excited' by Supreme Court ruling, but GOP lawmakers weren't

Wellmont 'excited' by Supreme Court ruling, but GOP lawmakers weren't

June 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Wellmont Health System on Thursday said it was "excited" by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding tax subsidies in Obamacare, otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act.

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