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Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

August 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff reports

It's been a long time coming and represents a lot of answered prayers, according to a Bridge Home No-Kill Animal Rescue official who said the organization will finally break ground on a permanent home.

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Special state senate election is Tuesday

Special state senate election is Tuesday

August 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Vying for the senate seat are state Del. A. Benton 'Ben' Chafin Jr., R-Lebanon, Democrat Mike Hymes, a member of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors, and independent Rick A. Mullins, director of a Clintwood funeral home.

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Facilities study about to get underway

Facilities study about to get underway

August 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The timeline is for the final report and recommendations, shaped by separate steering committees and community input sessions for each system, are to be done and presented to the Kingsport and Sullivan County Boards of Education in early March.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 16th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This weeks stories include a robbery victim recognizing the robber as her grandson's friend, a Kingsport man being charged with child abuse, a DUI driver triggering a head-on collision and a woman thwarting an abduction attempt, among others

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Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

August 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County attorney John Anderson is facing complaints of misconduct which included allegations of lying to a judge, lying to his clients, ignoring clients, and filing paperwork for clients which was "replete with errors."

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Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

August 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Christi Copeland Stapleton was just 16 when, after an argument with a boyfriend, she decided she wanted to end her life. "I went and got a bottle of sleeping pills and swallowed 15 of them," she said.

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SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

August 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Traffic will be delayed around Blountville Saturday morning as the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office hosts their third annual Hot pursuit 5k and two mile walk.

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Johnson City man pleads guilty to child porn charges in federal court

Johnson City man pleads guilty to child porn charges in federal court

August 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 67-year-old Johnson City man has agreed to plead guilty to distributing child pornography after federal agents caught him sending unsolicited emails with a link to child porn and erotica photos.

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NET, SW Va. have higher suicide rates than state averages

NET, SW Va. have higher suicide rates than state averages

August 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In 2011, more people died from suicide than murder and drunk driving combined. During that year, there were 938 suicides, 375 murders and 257 drunk driving fatalities

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Daycares should support breastfeeding moms

Daycares should support breastfeeding moms

August 15th, 2014 3:52 pm by Becky Flora-Waterman

The Centers for Disease Control recognizes breast milk as a food, not a body fluid, so special handling precautions are not necessary.

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