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Washington County administrators investigating Crockett football hazing claim

Washington County administrators investigating Crockett football hazing claim

July 21st, 2015 6:03 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

An anonymous email claims that a group of players "held the younger boys to the ground and rubbed their bare penises on their faces" at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp this month at Tennessee Technological University.

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Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

July 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Yet another environmental advocacy group is attempting to turn up the scrutiny on waste treatment at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant run by operating contractor BAE Systems.

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Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

Pot plants behind home result in charges against family

July 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The discovery of two marijuana plants behind a Hawkins County mobile home last week resulted in multiple charges being filed against a mother and son, and charges pending against a father who remains at large.

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Attorney chastises Bluff City BMA for suspension of Dulaney

Attorney chastises Bluff City BMA for suspension of Dulaney

July 21st, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The attorney for former Bluff City City Manager Judy Dulaney calls her recent suspension without pay by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen an embarrassment. Before the suspension, Dulaney was serving as the city recorder but was on sick leave.

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KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

KPD: Reckless gunfire in apartment prompts arrest

July 21st, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Gunfire through the floor of a Kingsport apartment - and into the bedroom of a neighbor below, who was sleeping with her children - has spurred the arrest of a man on felony charges.

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Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

Hawkins considers new court cost to generate funds for public defender

July 21st, 2015 1:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cost of being convicted of a crime in Hawkins County will be a bit higher if the County Commission approves a proposal adding a new fee to a defendant's court costs which would generate revenue for the Public Defender's office.

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Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

Former Gate City High School teacher waives indictment

July 21st, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

The DUI and child neglect charges stem from an incident in which Jennifer Tate allegedly drove her SUV, that contained her young daughter, into a guardrail and a school bus transporting cheerleaders.

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Bristol man charged with child rape

Bristol man charged with child rape

July 21st, 2015 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

Three weeks after being arrested for alleged "graphic images" he sent to an 11-year-old Sullivan County girl, a Virginia man has now been indicted on multiple counts of rape of a child.

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Sullivan delays vote on 'Airport Parkway South'

Sullivan delays vote on 'Airport Parkway South'

July 21st, 2015 10:05 am by J. H. Osborne

The potential new road - to create a new route to the TCRA from the Highway 19-E/Highway 11-E intersection - drew heavy public opposition when initially discussed, in part due to its possible taking of homes and crossing of Boone Lake.

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Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

July 21st, 2015 8:19 am by Associated Press

A new report says more than one-fourth of Tennessee children are living in poverty, up from a few years ago when the country was in a recession.

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