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Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

November 15th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rachael Barnett, community contributor

“It's important to give to a food drive so people who don't have enough to eat will have enough. ” -- Eden Wimer, eighth grade

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House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

November 15th, 2013 1:58 pm by Associated Press

The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare."

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Stolen vehicle returned to Kingsport dealership

Stolen vehicle returned to Kingsport dealership

November 15th, 2013 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department sought the public's help in identifying a suspected car thief Friday. Shortly after her photo and surveillance video were released, police received multiple calls revealing her identity.

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Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

November 15th, 2013 9:21 am by Rain Smith

A former Sullivan County Sheriff's Office corrections sergeant and local Boy Scout leader will serve five years in prison for sex crimes against children, followed by 15 years of probation.

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A look at the health overhaul proposals

A look at the health overhaul proposals

November 15th, 2013 7:51 am by Associated Press

Insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law, roiling the administration and reverberating in Congress. Various proposals are intended to provide some relief:

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ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

November 15th, 2013 7:45 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University announced it will officially return to the world of college football on Sept. 3, 2015 with a game against Kennesaw State’s fledgling program.

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Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

November 15th, 2013 7:35 am by By David Smiley and Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald (MCT)

The pilot’s emergency call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from 2,000 feet in the air set off a frantic, hours-long search for someone who either fell or jumped into ocean east of Key Biscayne.

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Attacks, deaths rampant at wild cat sanctuaries

Attacks, deaths rampant at wild cat sanctuaries

November 15th, 2013 12:38 am by Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — “It’s a risky business when you’re dealing with dangerous wild animals. You can’t leave any room for error,” said Vernon Weir, director of the Nevada-based American Sanctuary Association which certifies sanctuaries.

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Hawkins woman’s cow slaughtered on Butchers Valley Road

Hawkins woman’s cow slaughtered on Butchers Valley Road

November 14th, 2013 4:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman is hoping someone can help police find the culprits who slit the throat of one of her cows Wednesday, and then cut a large tenderloin out of the cow’s back.

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D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

November 14th, 2013 3:53 pm by Rick Wagner

The Dobyns-Bennett High School marching band will be in Indiana Friday competing for the Grand National Champion title in the Bands of America.

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