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Hawkins commission barely approves budget, avoids state funding freeze

Hawkins commission barely approves budget, avoids state funding freeze

October 3rd, 2013 2:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County was one vote from failing to approve its 2013-14 budget Thursday, the consequences of which would have been dire for the county government and county school system.

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Woman steals jailed son's sex toys, movies

Woman steals jailed son's sex toys, movies

October 3rd, 2013 1:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Rogersville woman allegedly entered her son's residence while he was incarcerated, stealing an estimated $4,000 in property.

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Prostitution complaints lead to Pennington Gap arrests

Prostitution complaints lead to Pennington Gap arrests

October 3rd, 2013 12:55 pm by Rain Smith

For approximately a month police had received reports of women standing along the streets, with witnesses spotting them being picked up by passing motorists.

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Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

October 3rd, 2013 12:06 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

President Barack Obama laid the blame for the government's partial shutdown at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner, escalating a government-shutdown confrontation that was leading headlong into a potentially more damaging clash

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Kingsport restaurants face fines in beer sting

Kingsport restaurants face fines in beer sting

October 3rd, 2013 8:22 am by Rain Smith

A dozen people have appeared in Kingsport court during the past week for allegedly selling alcohol to underage customers, while the businesses where they work face fines and potential loss of beer permits.

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Victims in bus crash belonged to tightknit group

Victims in bus crash belonged to tightknit group

October 3rd, 2013 8:10 am by Associated Press

It was a tradition for members of the Young at Heart Ministry to attend the annual Fall Jubilee in Gatlinburg, Tenn., an event featuring gospel singers and speakers.

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Pay discussion irks some Sullivan County commissioners

Pay discussion irks some Sullivan County commissioners

October 2nd, 2013 11:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan County commissioners wish their colleagues would just stop talking publicly about their self-imposed automatic pay increases.

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Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

October 2nd, 2013 11:02 pm by Tiffany Holland, Roanoke Times

Three men were killed Wednesday afternoon after a fiery crash on Interstate 81 in Smyth County. Virginia State Police responded to a multivehicle wreck a few minutes before 3:30 p.m. near mile marker 54 on I-81 south.

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Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

October 2nd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — One local organization is asking the community for donations to help feed and clothe low-income families in the area.

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Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

October 2nd, 2013 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County men accused in the March 16 beating death of a Rogersville disabled veteran were indicted Tuesday on numerous charges, including felony first-degree murder.

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