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Committee dismisses ethics complaints against six Hawkins commissioners

Committee dismisses ethics complaints against six Hawkins commissioners - VIDEO

June 16th, 2015 7:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Ethics Committee Chairman Joe McLain told three commissioners accused of Sunshine Law violations Tuesday to be careful about their conversation while eating out together because "the public is watching."

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Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

Appalachian Community Action Agency receives Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

June 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

The grant has two major components to target assistance to high school seniors and at-risk preschoolers in Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson counties and the city of Norton.

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'This is going to happen': Church gives 83-year-old Hawkins woman badly needed home repairs

'This is going to happen': Church gives 83-year-old Hawkins woman badly needed home repairs

June 16th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

"When they saw this house, and they saw the need, they were just brokenhearted for this lady, and they said, 'This is going to happen'." -- Tammy Helton

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Sullivan County Health Department hosts point of dispensing drill - VIDEO

June 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Events that could call for a point of dispensing to be used would include a bio-terrorism attack or a disease outbreak in Sullivan County. The drill on Tuesday was an anthrax attack.

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Despite funding shortfall, no cuts to Rogersville 'Fourth' celebration

Despite funding shortfall, no cuts to Rogersville 'Fourth' celebration

June 16th, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two local health service providers have stepped up with additional sponsorship dollars to make sure none of the fun has to be cut from this year's Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration.

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KPD: Armed man attacks ER patient

KPD: Armed man attacks ER patient

June 16th, 2015 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have arrested a man after he reportedly strangled a female patient - who has "serious medical issues" - inside the emergency room of Holston Valley Medical Center.

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Oak Island beachgoers warned against swimming after shark attacks

Oak Island beachgoers warned against swimming after shark attacks

June 16th, 2015 1:32 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO and EMILY MASTERS, Associated Press

A North Carolina beach town is advising against ocean swimming after two youths were mauled by at least one shark over the weekend - but the beaches remain open.

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TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

June 16th, 2015 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A permit submitted this month asks for approval to extend boat ramps at Devault Bridge, Pickens Bridge and TVA-owned property off Minga Road in Sullivan County, and to build a temporary public beach at the latter site.

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Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

June 16th, 2015 11:13 am by J. H. Osborne

The center is projected to open within a year off Spurgeon Lane along Highway 75, north of Tri-Cities Regional Airport. Supporters say will provide much-needed meeting space and also contribute to tourism and economic development efforts in the county.

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Federal appeals court asked to throw out TennCare case

Federal appeals court asked to throw out TennCare case

June 16th, 2015 10:15 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to throw out a class-action lawsuit that claims the state left thousands of TennCare applicants in indefinite limbo, with their applications neither approved nor rejected.

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