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CHSAA donates $870 for RMS locker room upgrades

CHSAA donates $870 for RMS locker room upgrades

August 26th, 2014 11:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

The third annual Hawkins County Alumni Football game is more than three weeks away, but one area school is already benefiting from the funds that the game generates.

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Sullivan commission will  hear potential settlement with highway employees

Sullivan commission will hear potential settlement with highway employees

August 26th, 2014 11:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Three of the seven former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who are suing to get their jobs back might be back on the county payroll come next Tuesday.

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Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

Sullivan school officials: Employees, system would save money with gap health insurance

August 26th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The approved 2014-15 budget already banks on $350,000 in savings for the half of the fiscal year starting Jan. 1, but that will depend on how many employees opt for a limited PPO combined with gap coverage during the month of open enrollment.

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Roe discusses Veterans Administration reform with local veterans group

Roe discusses Veterans Administration reform with local veterans group

August 26th, 2014 10:05 pm by Hank Hayes

Roe, a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, was critical of the Department of Defense being unable to transfer a soldier's medical records to the VA.

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Coalfield Water Development Fund to consider SW Virginia projects

Coalfield Water Development Fund to consider SW Virginia projects

August 26th, 2014 9:57 pm by Staff report

Recommended grant awards selected on Aug. 14 by the executive committee for further consideration by the board in November include two Buchanan County projects and one each in Scott and Dickenson.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Middle takes revenge on Bluff City 51-24

August 26th, 2014 9:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Middle School Warriors football team took its revenge Tuesday evening on the only team it couldn't defeat in 2013.

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ETSU confirms meningitis treatment for two students

ETSU confirms meningitis treatment for two students

August 26th, 2014 7:34 pm by NET News Service

ETSU health officials say the risk of transmission is minimal to other members of the ETSU community. The university has a protocol for suspected cases of meningitis, and all protocols are being followed.

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Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 26th, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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