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Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

August 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Marci Gore

A local pastor will be one of 15 people tasked with creating a utopian society on a new FOX TV reality show. "Utopia," will premiere with a special two-hour event at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7.

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O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

August 20th, 2014 1:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

If he were still driving in one of NASCAR's upper echelon divisions, the 2006 Nationwide Rookie of the Year from Coeburn would be in the prime of his career. Unlike other professional sports, however, talent and longevity don't always walk hand in hand.

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Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

August 20th, 2014 11:45 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Following a plea agreement by the child's mother, the law enforcement team that worked the case of 2-year-old Emma Baldwin's death have decided to raise funds to provide a headstone for Emma's grave.

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Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

August 20th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For the fair's opening day, approximately 16,000 people made the decision to weather the elements and attend.

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South's ACT composite bests D-B's  — again

South's ACT composite bests D-B's — again

August 20th, 2014 3:09 am by Rick Wagner

South also continued to lead the Sullivan County system, while Sullivan North High posted the greatest ACT composite score gains in the system, moving its 2013 average of 18.0 to 19.3 for the class of 2014.

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Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

August 19th, 2014 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Tuesday's special election was prompted by the resignation of former state Sen. Phillip Puckett, D-Lebanon, in June, at least temporarily giving Republicans control by a single vote in the state Senate.

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Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

August 19th, 2014 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

The founders of the Rogersville-based Christian organization "Expecting God's Help" are encouraging spectators at Friday's Cherokee High School football home opener to participate in group prayer during the pregame "moment of silence."

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'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

August 19th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jonathan Arnold "Bald Johnny" Fairchild was immediately suspected of stealing two handguns from his stepfather's closet last year. When both guns surfaced this past April, that suspicion was allegedly confirmed.

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Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

August 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly told her father last week there was a man with a handgun in the parking lot of the Bulls Gap pharmacy. That story, which turned out to be bogus, was relayed by the father to pharmacy employees.

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Instead of stretching the rules, Kingsport native Tony Glover now helping NASCAR enforce them

Instead of stretching the rules, Kingsport native Tony Glover now helping NASCAR enforce them

August 19th, 2014 5:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Not many people would be better equipped to keep NASCAR touring series competitors from straying outside the boundaries of the rules than a man who spent 40 years stretching the boundaries of those rules to the limits himself.

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