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Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

July 6th, 2014 7:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Recently appointed Hawkins County director of schools Steve Starnes filled two vacancies in the central office this past week, but those appointments will leave holes to fill at a couple of Church Hill schools.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration

July 6th, 2014 6:04 am by Jeff Bobo

The weather was perfect for Saturday's annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Rogersville City Park.

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Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

July 6th, 2014 5:30 am by MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.

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Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

July 6th, 2014 5:00 am by Associated Press

A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off Southern California's Manhattan Beach Pier, officials said.

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UPDATE: Kingsport alderman charged with DUI, violation of implied consent

UPDATE: Kingsport alderman charged with DUI, violation of implied consent

July 5th, 2014 6:07 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport alderman was arrested in Sullivan County on Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence.

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Officials scramble to solve elevator issue at J. Fred Johnson expansion project

Officials scramble to solve elevator issue at J. Fred Johnson expansion project

July 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The elevator doesn't go all the way to the top. Literally. Kingsport and construction officials have been scrambling this week to solve an issue with the elevator and its backup generator.

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Judge OKs McDonnell subpoenas of three Kilgores

Judge OKs McDonnell subpoenas of three Kilgores

July 5th, 2014 5:44 pm by Andrew Cain, Richmond Times-Dispatch

A federal judge has granted former Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to subpoena former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore and others.

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Only road onto N.C. island reopening after Arthur

Only road onto N.C. island reopening after Arthur

July 5th, 2014 4:00 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

North Carolina's popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday after Arthur lashed the state's coast with forceful winds and heavy rain before churning northward toward Canada.

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Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs

Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs

July 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.

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Wise County native scales literary heights: Kimberly Elkins' historic novel has been selected for publication by pre-eminent publishing house

Wise County native scales literary heights: Kimberly Elkins' historic novel has been selected for publication by pre-eminent publishing house

July 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County native who explored a mountain-fed stream as a child has followed her lifelong curiosity to new heights atop the loftier realms of the literary world.

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