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The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

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Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

January 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most recently, Rev. Jeff Wadley was the pastor of Sycamore Tree United Methodist Church in Maryville. He established the church in 2001 and said his previous experience in growing that church will help him develop the new youth camp.

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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

January 27th, 2015 7:01 pm by Associated Press

The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to the behavior of others.

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'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

January 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is for basic taxes. We don't do farm income, business income with losses, depreciations or things like that. But anything else that's considered basic taxes, we can take care of here for free," said Karen Davidson.

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Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

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Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

January 27th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Anonymous complaints from Westside Inn alleged that a woman, "dropped her young child on the ground while outside her room."

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Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

January 27th, 2015 12:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

EMA Director Gary Murrell opted to use an $8,400 grant from Walmart to purchase the UTV — also known as a Utility Task Vehicle or a Utility Terrain Vehicle — with the remainder of the $15,901 cost being paid from within the EMA budget.

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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

January 27th, 2015 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

Community support is high for construction of a new home for the Dobyns-Bennett High School EXCEL program, while the group also was in overall agreement with building one new elementary school to replace Roosevelt and Kennedy.

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