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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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New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

January 27th, 2015 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Even with construction moving along, the deadline for completion of Brickyard Park is coming up fast and basically hinges on what type of weather comes out of February.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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