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Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach investigated for alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:33 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former Daniel Boone High School basketball coach who resigned earlier this year is now the subject of a state criminal investigation about a possible inappropriate relationship with a student.

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Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

Man convicted of sex crimes against children in Sullivan County

April 17th, 2014 1:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dwight R. Walton II was accused of sexually penetrating a young girl on four occasions, along with possessing more than 50 images of child pornography.

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Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 SCSO officers

Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 SCSO officers

April 17th, 2014 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A reportedly pregnant Kingsport woman faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing police and assaulting seven officers, spurring a referral to the Department of Children's Services.

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Her quest: Dying husband's remark leads woman onto new life track to fight disorder that killed him

Her quest: Dying husband's remark leads woman onto new life track to fight disorder that killed him

April 17th, 2014 10:23 am by Nick Shepherd

When they did meet, it was the classic love-at-first-sight story. The pair would marry a year and a half after meeting and would be happily married for seven years until a medical disorder known as lymphedema tore them apart.

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House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

April 17th, 2014 7:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The bill would keep lethal injection as the preferred method for executions, but would allow the electric chair if the state were unable to obtain the necessary drugs or if lethal injections were found unconstitutional.

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Homesick felon reportedly robs bank for return to prison

Homesick felon reportedly robs bank for return to prison

April 17th, 2014 7:35 am by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Living alone and feeling unhappy, the 74-year-old decided to change his situation by robbing a bank. He then allegedly waited on police in a nearby parking lot, raising his hands and startling officers by his apparent joy at getting nabbed.

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Surgoinsville community center renovations nearly complete

Surgoinsville community center renovations nearly complete

April 17th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The former Surgoinsville Ruritan Club building has a new roof and is almost ready to be used as a municipal community center and senior center.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood  student volunteering at school 70 years later

PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood student volunteering at school 70 years later

April 17th, 2014 6:01 am by Jeff Bobo

BEAN STATION — Currently, the campus is licensed by DCS to house 40 children, and has switched its focus from serving alternative school students back to the original mission of reaching out to neglected children.

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Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

April 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

A new monthly "work session" for the Sullivan County Commission Thursday evening will include a "budget workshop," during which some county departments' annual funding requests will be presented.

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UPDATE: House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

UPDATE: House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

April 16th, 2014 2:49 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The House has refused to go along with the Senate version of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to set tighter annual limits on the amount of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth that can be bought without a prescription.

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