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Sentencing hearing underway in Scott County murder

Sentencing hearing underway in Scott County murder

August 6th, 2014 8:15 am by Nick Shepherd

GATE CITY — Melissa Napier went to her daughter, Savannah, and told her to go hug her dad. A few minutes before, the three had done some target shooting behind their home on Possum Creek Road in Yuma.

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Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 12:38 am by Matthew Lane

Rep. Tony Shipley believes the status of our private property is the fundamental right of its owner and not some "greedy" city government. Shipley, facing challenger Bud Hulsey in the GOP primary, made this statement in a mailer.

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Mountain Empire Older Citizens Transit receives award

Mountain Empire Older Citizens Transit receives award

August 5th, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

MEOC began Saturday transit service in 2012 in response to an unmet need within the planning district identified by a regional transportation development plan.

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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

August 5th, 2014 9:00 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

If the appeals courts continue the unbroken eight-month streak of rulings in favor of gay marriage, that could make it easier for the nation's highest court to come down on the side of supporters.

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Pair appear in Greeneville on charges of illegal reentry to U.S.

Pair appear in Greeneville on charges of illegal reentry to U.S.

August 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - Two Mexican citizens appeared in U.S. District Court on Monday to answer to federal charges of being in the United States after being deported. One is previously convicted of sexual battery, the other of child abuse.

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Kingsport Chamber event focuses on bringing new auto technologies to market

Kingsport Chamber event focuses on bringing new auto technologies to market

August 5th, 2014 6:30 pm by Hank Hayes

The next big startup ideas in 21st Century auto technology got a test drive during a recent event held at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

August 5th, 2014 5:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Richard Parker is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, who were killed after a package bomb exploded at their house in February. Prosecutors say the motive in the death is Parker owed the Setzers about $40,000.

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UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

August 5th, 2014 3:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ashley N. Lawson, 18, of Mooresburg, was killed Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer reportedly turned into her vehicle's path on Highway 11-W. A male occupant and an infant passenger were rescued from the wreckage.

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Opinion: Can big bucks and preposterous claims decide this election?

August 5th, 2014 2:51 pm by D. Bruce Shine

Flyers bestow upon Sheena Ramsey Tinsley the title of "conservative small businesswoman" for a lady who answers the phone and greets visitors in her daddy's Blountville office.

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Bus snafu leaves Kingsport IA students without a ride

Bus snafu leaves Kingsport IA students without a ride

August 5th, 2014 2:08 pm by Rick Wagner

The would-be Kingsport shuttle driver had "4 million safe miles on a tractor trailer" but no school bus endorsement, and didn't realize he needed one until going to get the bus Monday morning, Assistant Director of Schools Gene Johnson said Monday.

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