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Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

July 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The one-time meeting location change was requested by District 2 board member Chris Christian who represents the Church Hill area where Volunteer is located.

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Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

July 18th, 2014 4:59 pm by Staff Report

According to Fun Fest officials, the weather is continuing to force changes in the schedule and the location of various events.

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Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

July 18th, 2014 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

Abernathy doesn't sound like the stereotypical drug addict. He served four years in the Marine Corps and then spent 16 years working in law enforcement. On the surface, it may have looked like he had everything together, he didn't.

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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

July 18th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

At 1:30 a.m., central dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man near an apartment complex on Highway 75 in Blountville. According to a 911 caller, the individual was talking to himself.

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Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

July 18th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are alerting shoppers and businesses alike to counterfeit money that's flowing throughout the city — with approximately a dozen reports in the past week — saying that some of the phony cash is even received from bank tellers and ATMs.

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Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

July 18th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Report

The two suspects recently caught on a home security camera could be connected to a rash of burglaries in the area, according to police.

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Wise RAM open for free health care

Wise RAM open for free health care

July 18th, 2014 12:15 am by Stephen Igo

The 15th annual Remote Area Medical (RAM) Health Expedition opens gates to process patients for free medical, dental and vision services at 6 a.m. today, but as usual early arrivals were already arriving at the Wise County Fairgrounds on Thursday.

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Milligan student battling life-threatening anorexia

Milligan student battling life-threatening anorexia

July 17th, 2014 11:00 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Jenny Rhoden's family and friends have joined together to raise funds to help with the cost of her treatment and to raise awareness that eating disorders can be fatal, treatment is necessary and expensive, and insurance coverage is woefully lacking.

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Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

July 17th, 2014 10:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote Monday to authorize the sheriff's office to cash a $35,000 check from Electus, as payment for SCSO being featured in seven episodes of "Southern Justice."

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