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Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

April 12th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County E-911 Director Janice "Tutti" Jennings said the outage only affected central dispatch's main emergency line, as well as the automatic rerouting of those calls to Washington County, Va., E-911.

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Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

April 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Charles Krauthammer, who often speaks on "The O'Reilly Factor," tackled this broad topic when he spoke at East Tennessee State University's Millennium Centre on Friday morning to businessmen and business students, as well as members of the public.

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GOP highway commissioner rivals spending big in Sullivan

GOP highway commissioner rivals spending big in Sullivan

April 11th, 2014 11:25 pm by J. H. Osborne

Interim Sullivan County Highway Commissioner Bobbie Manning spent more campaigning for the Republican party primary during the first reporting period than either of his competitors — but no one appears to be going it on the cheap.

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Kingsport BMA interviews familiar face in wrap-up of city manager search

Kingsport BMA interviews familiar face in wrap-up of city manager search

April 11th, 2014 7:23 pm by Matthew Lane

Members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen sat down for an hour with longtime Kingsport employee and current Assistant City Manager for Development Jeff Fleming.

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Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

April 11th, 2014 4:29 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

April 11th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to remove permit requirements to carry guns openly in Tennessee wants to bypass committees and hold a full floor vote on the measure.

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Update: I-26 clear, traffic flow back to normal

April 11th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

I-26 shut down between Boones Creek and Gray.

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Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee

Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee - VIDEO

April 11th, 2014 2:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for the Hawkins County trustee seat currently held by Patsy Courtney, who is retiring after serving two full terms and one partial term.

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Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

April 11th, 2014 1:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested two young adult males Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs, syringes, and paraphernalia, living in a recreational vehicle with 16-year-old runaway female.

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Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

April 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Information about a contraband drop-off at the Sullivan County Jail led to a woman being arrested on multiple charges, according to a press release.

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