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Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

September 16th, 2014 9:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Several commissioners spoke to say they didn't agree entirely with the idea of settlement, but would vote "yes" just to get the issue behind the highway department, the county and county taxpayers.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

September 16th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission will consider a proposal to reduce the minimum distance that packaged beer can be sold from a school, church, park, or other public place from 1,400 feet to 400 feet.

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UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

September 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Clean Water Network says it is prepared to sue a Kingsport ammunition plant over its continued pollution of local drinking water.

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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

September 15th, 2014 4:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state Supreme Court on Monday named Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general.

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House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

September 15th, 2014 4:21 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The authorization under consideration will likely be included as an amendment to a spending bill Congress must pass to keep the government open until mid-December. That would give lawmakers the opportunity to hold a separate debate and vote on the matter

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Police: Intoxicated man  fights sister after being asked to sober up

Police: Intoxicated man fights sister after being asked to sober up

September 15th, 2014 3:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

The sister reportedly told McGuire she would release him if he would agree to calm down. Once she let go of him, McGuire allegedly turned around and punched his sister in the head. The two tussled and ended up on the ground

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