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THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

August 18th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Russel "Rusty" D. Holtsclaw, 28, was arrested Aug. 10 — his birthday — after the argument and physical assault on Laura Holtsclaw at the couple's Johnson City home.

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UPDATE: Bogus bomb threat puts Cherokee on lockdown for second time in two weeks

UPDATE: Bogus bomb threat puts Cherokee on lockdown for second time in two weeks

August 18th, 2014 2:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Cherokee High School was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon after another "graffiti" bomb threat was reportedly found inside the school.

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Kingsport revving up code enforcement efforts

Kingsport revving up code enforcement efforts

August 18th, 2014 2:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport is starting to take a more coordinated and proactive approach to code enforcement, specifically with building violations, high grass and junk vehicles.

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Man faces felony charges after Kingsport pursuit

Man faces felony charges after Kingsport pursuit

August 18th, 2014 12:53 pm by Rain Smith

A report of a man asleep in his vehicle in the middle of a Kingsport street led responding officers on a pursuit this past weekend, as the suspect allegedly drove through multiple stop signs, traffic signals and a "wooded area" before bailing from his SUV

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Kingsport doctor set to retire

Kingsport doctor set to retire

August 18th, 2014 9:00 am by Marci Gore

"I'm treating the grandkids now. I've seen so many patients. I honestly have no idea how many I've seen through the years," he said.

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Governor orders National Guard to Ferguson

Governor orders National Guard to Ferguson

August 18th, 2014 8:29 am by NIGEL DUARA and JIM SUHR, Associated Press

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

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Public forum today on Wellmont's future

Public forum today on Wellmont's future

August 18th, 2014 8:21 am by Staff Report

Wellmont announced in January it was undertaking a strategic planning initiative to better secure its future, including the possibility of aligning with another health system. Timesnews.net will carry a live video stream from tonight's forum at 5 p.m.

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Hawkins BOE bans using 'vapors' at sporting events

Hawkins BOE bans using 'vapors' at sporting events

August 18th, 2014 8:18 am by Jeff Bobo

With Hawkins County high school football starting this week, spectators should be aware that using "vapors" — a nicotine substitute for people trying to kick smoking — will not be permitted in public seating areas.

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Volunteers sought to pack meals, 20 could meet Jeff Gordon

Volunteers sought to pack meals, 20 could meet Jeff Gordon

August 18th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

The volunteers will work a one hour shift between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. During the one hour shift, 50 volunteers will work on an assembly line making the meals.

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Tower ribbon cutting set for Friday

Tower ribbon cutting set for Friday

August 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Formal ribbon cutting and dedication ceremonies are set for 11:30 a.m. Friday for the official grand opening of the High Knob Observation Tower, located above Norton at the tippy top of all else in Wise County.

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