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Scott Co. Animal Shelter awarded emergency grant after fire

Scott Co. Animal Shelter awarded emergency grant after fire

December 30th, 2014 2:41 pm by Staff Report

The Humane Society of the United States was alerted to the situation by the Scott County Humane Society, which partners with the county to arrange support and raise funds for the animals' care and a new shelter building.

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Sullivan Co. blotter oddities: Shrouded woman prompts check with Homeland Security, nude sunbathing ignites brawl

Sullivan Co. blotter oddities: Shrouded woman prompts check with Homeland Security, nude sunbathing ignites brawl

December 30th, 2014 1:30 pm by Rain Smith

Take a look back at some of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Sullivan County, derived from central dispatch records and incident reports.

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Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

December 30th, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly bursting into his grandmother's apartment while wielding a handgun, threatening that he "had a bullet" for whoever called animal control about his dog.

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Top news stories for 2014

Top news stories for 2014

December 30th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff reports

Take a look back at the most popular and top viewed stories from 2014 on Timesnews.net.

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After guilty plea to tax evasion, congressman says he'll resign

After guilty plea to tax evasion, congressman says he'll resign

December 30th, 2014 8:03 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The new Congress is scheduled to open Jan. 6, and Republican Rep. Michael Grimm's presence would have been a distraction for Republicans who will control both the House and the Senate.

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Low gas prices to stay put in new year

Low gas prices to stay put in new year

December 30th, 2014 7:51 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

The Volunteer state saw 88 consecutive days of decline in its average gas prices, better than 86 straight in Florida and 87 in Georgia.

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2 men open fire on Los Angeles police patrol car

2 men open fire on Los Angeles police patrol car

December 30th, 2014 7:41 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

The shooting occurred amid heightened tensions over attacks on police elsewhere in the country after grand juries declined to indict white officers in the killings of unarmed black men.

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U.S. Nitrogen offers $10K for info on cofferdam vandalism

U.S. Nitrogen offers $10K for info on cofferdam vandalism

December 29th, 2014 11:16 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

More than three weeks after sheriff's deputies began investigating the suspected vandalism of a controversial construction project, the companies behind that project have asked for the public's help in finding those responsible.

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School starts new year with new principal

School starts new year with new principal

December 29th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and Supervisor of Human Resources Lib Sells announced Monday that Mitchell Cox has been appointed principal of Indian Springs Elementary.

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Bumper cars: Marital spat ends with damaged vehicles, felony charges

Bumper cars: Marital spat ends with damaged vehicles, felony charges

December 29th, 2014 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman allegedly told police she rammed her husband's Mustang with her SUV on Highway 11-W early Saturday morning because she wants him "out of her house and out of her life."

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