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AAA: Fewer driver's ed classes = more teen traffic accidents, convictions

AAA: Fewer driver's ed classes = more teen traffic accidents, convictions

September 13th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rick Wagner

In Tennessee, driver's ed is not required, and budget constraints led the Sullivan County Board of Education a few years ago to cease the driver's ed program in its four high schools.

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Old D-B scoreboard set to tally points for Tri-Cities Christian

Old D-B scoreboard set to tally points for Tri-Cities Christian

September 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by George Thwaites

The sweeping renovations at J. Fred Johnson Stadium marked the end of an era for Dobyns-Bennett High School's familiar football scoreboard. But the Indians' gridiron artifact will enjoy an afterlife in another end zone.

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Gate City man to serve 10 years for robbery

Gate City man to serve 10 years for robbery

September 13th, 2014 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Gate City man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a robbery — which his mother later tried to cover up by falsely reporting that she was stabbed at her residence.

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INK seeks correspondents, columnists for school year

INK seeks correspondents, columnists for school year

September 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by Carmen Musick

INK offers Times-News readers an opportunity to hear directly from young writers — in their own words — through weekly teen columns, stories and photo galleries.

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Gray museum to study preacher's dead snakes

Gray museum to study preacher's dead snakes

September 13th, 2014 5:38 pm by Associated Press

GRAY — The remains of dozens of poisonous snakes confiscated from a Tennessee preacher have been sent to a museum for research.

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Photo gallery: Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale

Photo gallery: Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale

September 13th, 2014 2:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

The event typically draws hundreds of vendors and thousands of shoppers, with Saturday's festivities proving the same.

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Police: Driving error leads to Kingsport man's pot, pills

Police: Driving error leads to Kingsport man's pot, pills

September 13th, 2014 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who drove the wrong way on a Johnson City Street now faces felony charges, according to police, as a subsequent traffic stop located 12 ounces of marijuana and multiple prescription drugs.

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Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after crash

Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after crash

September 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

One pilot ejected safely after Friday's crash but the other was missing and the subject of a search off the U.S. territory, the Navy said.

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Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

September 12th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"Listen, you complain about having too much to do now when you don't know how you can do it," Wells told Dulaney. "You're trying to take this away from me like you did the last time."

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Woman held without bail after 3 dead babies found

Woman held without bail after 3 dead babies found

September 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press; DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A woman who lived at a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found this week was arraigned Friday on charges including fetal death concealment and ordered held without bail

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