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Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors

Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors - VIDEO

December 15th, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

McPheeters Bend Elementary and Mount Carmel Elementary will host celebrations Monday at their respective school for each being named SCORE top three finalists for academic growth in the elementary school category.

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VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE

VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE - VIDEO

December 6th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee High School Choir under the direction of Justin Nelson performed a 20 minute concert of Christmas Carols for the Hawkins County Board of Education at the beginning Thursday's meeting.

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Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

December 5th, 2013 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Charlotte Britton's retirement comes on the heels of a banner year as far as student achievement, but a troubled year with regard to some personnel and financial issues within the district.

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Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, cemetery’s manager facing  numerous complaints, lawsuits

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, cemetery’s manager facing numerous complaints, lawsuits

December 3rd, 2013 11:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — On May 15, 2012, Ron Fleenor paid $1,249 to the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens in Surgoinsville to have a bronze marker, which was already provided for free by the military, placed over the grave of his brother Ken.

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Updated with firsthand account: Fight breaks out during Black Friday at Johnson City Walmart

Updated with firsthand account: Fight breaks out during Black Friday at Johnson City Walmart

November 29th, 2013 10:52 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

"They overran that display, and didn't have any regard for people," he said of the incident where four people were knocked to the ground in the surging crowd and two women were trampled. "There was no sense for it."

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Santa Train makes annual trip through Southwest Virginia - VIDEO

November 23rd, 2013 7:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

On Saturday the 71st annual Santa Train made the 110-mile trek from Shelby, Ky., to downtown Kingsport, as Santa and his helpers distributed nearly 20 tons of food, toys and other gifts to crowds at 14 stops.

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400-pound high school RB a sight to behold

400-pound high school RB a sight to behold

November 19th, 2013 8:46 pm by Associated Press

A tiny Washington high school is home to perhaps the largest running back anywhere in the country — amateur or professional. At 400 pounds, Tony Picard racked up 576 yards rushing and seven touchdowns this year at White Swan High School.

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Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion

Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 10:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Some Hawkins County leaders are on board with a plan to purchase and transform the former Kingsport National Guard Armory into a small business incubator focused on manufacturing.

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Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary

Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 9:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A complaint filed against the Hawkins County mayor’s executive secretary by a county commissioner was dismissed following a hearing Monday morning by the Ethics Committee of the Hawkins County Commission.

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Photo Gallery: 2013 Scouting for Food

November 18th, 2013 9:54 am by Sunday Scrapbook

The Sequoyah Council of Boy Scouts of America just wrapped up its 26th annual Scouting for Food drive. In the past 25 years, Boy Scouts in the Sequoyah Council have collected 5 million cans of food.

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