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Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

June 24th, 2015 10:18 pm by Holly Nelms

Block parties will kick off with First Bank & Trust's block party on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bank is located at 1108 E. Stone Drive. Five block parties will be held on Saturday.

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Flower Power: Sunflowers in bloom at Bloomingdale residence

June 24th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Bees were having a field day Wednesday in a sunflower patch on the far west end of the Bloomingdale community.

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Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

June 24th, 2015 7:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville police believe an early morning fire last week in the apartment of former Hawkins County Sheriff Warren Rimer was intentionally set to destroy evidence of a burglary.

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Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

June 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Tuesday the HCSO Narcotics Unit arrested a Church Hill woman accused of selling her prescribed buprenorphine, also known as Subutex, which is used to treat opiate addiction.

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A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

June 24th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - Following the release of a movie that features a particular breed of dog, it's not uncommon for that breed to experience a surge in popularity. There is even a name for this phenomenon - 101 Dalmatians Syndrome.

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Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

June 24th, 2015 4:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on second reading, giving themselves more time to get a new budget in place. The extension was needed after three new aldermen were elected in May.

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Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

June 24th, 2015 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

In an incident of theft at a grocery store, the suspect was last spotted pedaling a bicycle on John B. Dennis Highway, "pulling the cart with groceries in it."

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McAuliffe works toward removing Confederate emblem from plates

McAuliffe works toward removing Confederate emblem from plates

June 24th, 2015 1:49 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said although Virginia doesn't display the Confederate flag on its capitol grounds, "it has been the subject of considerable controversy, and it divides many of our people."

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Photos: Crews relocate first section of house in Weber City

Photos: Crews relocate first section of house in Weber City

June 24th, 2015 12:52 pm by Staff Report

Crews successfully relocated the first section of the house from the Bray property off of U.S. 23 South in Weber City Tuesday evening. A portion of both north and southbound lanes will be closed again on Thursday night to transport the rest.

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Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

June 24th, 2015 11:59 am by Rick Wagner

Thirteen Sullivan East High School students are enrolled in the inaugural fire science class to begin this fall. And four of them got a sneak peak of the class Tuesday morning.

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