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New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

December 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated parts of Sullivan County and Bluff City between the hours of 2 p.m. and midnight. Kingsport and Bristol do not allow fireworks within the city limits.

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Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

December 30th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The woman, whose identity was not released, had a concealed weapons permit. Police said the young boy was left in a shopping cart, reached into the victim's purse and grabbed a small-caliber handgun, which discharged one time.

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E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

December 30th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 p.m.Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Funk was dispatched to the emergency room of the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital — for the second time — due to Willis Danny Gunno causing a disturbance.

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Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

December 30th, 2014 3:57 pm by By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Reports have surfaced that House majority whip Steve Scalise spoke at a 2002 convention of the European American Unity and Rights Organization, when he was a Louisiana state lawmaker. The group was founded by David Duke.

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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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