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New Mount Carmel library policy will kick in when winter weather hits

New Mount Carmel library policy will kick in when winter weather hits

December 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With the winter months upon us, the Mount Carmel Public Library will be enforcing a new policy which calls for the library to be closed when Hawkins County schools are closed due to inclement weather.

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Presidential honor roll: E&H lauded for service, engagement

Presidential honor roll: E&H lauded for service, engagement

December 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Emory & Henry is the only college or university in Virginia to ever win the President's Award and one of only a few institutions nationwide to win the award or be named a finalist in two consecutive years.

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Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

December 26th, 2014 11:23 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill plumber is charged with felony theft for allegedly reconnecting his disconnected water service a second time after having already been warned not to by the utility district.

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Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

December 26th, 2014 8:27 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Opponents of abortion had a huge victory in November. By changing the state constitution, they overturned a court ruling that fourteen years ago had nullified mandatory counselling and waiting periods and strict clinic regulations.

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Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

December 26th, 2014 8:22 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.

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Northeast State tops Regents schools in performance outcomes

Northeast State tops Regents schools in performance outcomes

December 26th, 2014 8:13 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College did the best of all Tennessee Board of Regents schools in meeting the state's outcomes-based metrics. That improvement could get the school more than $1 million in additional funding next school year.

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Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

December 25th, 2014 11:38 pm by Associated Press

"Truly there are so many tears this Christmas," said Francis, looking solemn and smiling little, in contrast to his often jocular demeanor when addressing crowds.

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Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

December 25th, 2014 4:30 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible.

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Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

December 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was initially facing a failure to appear warrant Sunday was additionally charged with meth possession, felony evading arrest, and felony escape, after allegedly running from police while handcuffed.

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Historic residential child care facility faces shut down after 72 years

Historic residential child care facility faces shut down after 72 years

December 25th, 2014 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

BEAN STATION — By providing shelter, education and a Christian upbringing to neglected and abused children, Kingswood School not only saves that child's life, but the lives of that child's future children, and countless generations to come.

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