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Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

June 27th, 2015 5:28 pm by Associated Press

"It looks like the ground under First Street is slightly tilted to the left," said Carrie Severino, a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative commentator, referring to the court's address.

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Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

June 27th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Adopted on a unanimous vote, the budget leaves rates at $.69 per $100 of value for real estate property taxes, while personal property will be taxed at $1.40 per $100.

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Benefit to honor memory of Scott County toddler

Benefit to honor memory of Scott County toddler

June 27th, 2015 12:01 pm by Marci Gore

The family of Nolan Williams, the toddler who drowned last month in Yuma, will hold a benefit "birthday" celebration for him on Sunday in Gate City. All donations of toys, clothing and money will be given to local charities and the Shriners Hospital.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

June 27th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include a woman being attacked on the Greenbelt, a toddler found wondering an apartment complex, a DUI destroying a parked car and a gravel bust in Bluff City, among others.

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Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

June 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The last of three individuals responsible for a 2013 home invasion on Purchase Ridge Road in Duffield has been sentenced for her role in the wounding and robbery of the 57-year-old resident and victim.

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Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

June 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said same-sex couples will have their relationships treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Meanwhile, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey called the ruling an unfortunate and fundamentally wrong opinion.

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Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

Jailed man hit with new murder charge in Hawkins

June 26th, 2015 4:15 pm by Rain Smith

A Hawkins County man accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend in the leg now faces a murder charge, as police say they have confirmed that he also fatally shot her mother in the face.

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Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

June 26th, 2015 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Bloomingdale Road after a report of "a woman being thrown from a vehicle." While searching the area they were alerted to a female who had been "ran over and found in a ditch," then taken to a nearby home.

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Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

Guest River Gorge bash set for Saturday

June 26th, 2015 2:04 pm by Stephen Igo

COEBURN - What took nature untold millennia to create will be feted with a 25th anniversary on Saturday near Coeburn. It was 25 years ago the Guest River Gorge Trail opened to hikers and bikers after decades of use as a railroad spur.

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Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen states

Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen states

June 26th, 2015 2:00 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings.

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