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1 hr ago | The Greenville Sun

Man Pulled Over While Driving Car Reported Stolen In Sullivan County

A man who was pulled over Wednesday while driving a car allegedly stolen in Sullivan County remained in custody today in the Greene County Detention Center.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WCYB

Early voting underway in Tennessee

Early voting for the May primary kicked off today in Tennessee. There was a lot of activity at the Election Commission in Blountville Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Blountville, TN

WMC-TV Memphis

MPD officer hit by car in parking garage

Memphis Fire Department is responding to a report that a Memphis police officer was hit by a car in a parking garage downtown.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Greene County, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WCYB

Packed house listens as Godsey, Venable discuss county issues

A packed auditorium at BMS listened closely as the two Republican candidates for Sullivan County Mayor debated in an open forum.

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WCYB

Local places added to National Register of Historic Places

Driving along Interstate 81 it's not hard to spot the Grand Guitar sitting near exit 74 in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Kingsport, TN

WMC-TV Memphis

U of M could reduce out of state tuition

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.

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Related Topix: University of Memphis, Marijuana, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WMC-TV Memphis

Governor's proposal to create school voucher program fails

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed this session.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Nat Geo to Preview New Series Southern Justice, 4/15

National Geographic Channel invites viewers to explore a dangerous WORLD where upholding the law requires a mix of bravery, grit, and readiness to spring into action at a moment's notice.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WCYB

More jail time possible for those convicted of abusing the elderly

Prosecutors tell us elder abuse is a growing problem in our area, but a new bill in the Tennessee legislature could mean stiffer penalties for those who harm our older community members.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WCYB

Sullivan County hosts voter seminar days before early voting begins

On Wednesday, citizens got a chance to learn the ends and outs of going into voting booth at the Slater Center in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Bristol, TN

WMC-TV Memphis

Men rescue huge alligator snapping turtle stuck in drainage culvert

Tennesseans could soon be allowed to openly carry guns without a state-issued permit.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Shelby County, TN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WCYB

Deputies suspect meth lab caused fire injuries

David Holt suffered burns on over 40 percent of his body after a fire Saturday morning on Forest View Drive in Kingsport.

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Related Topix: Kingsport, TN

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WCYB

Case against Quality Denture Care almost ready for grand jury

Forms continue to roll in from former patients of Quality Denture Care in Bristol, Tennessee, claiming they paid for services they never received.

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Related Topix: Bristol, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WCYB

Election signs bother some residents

The grass in front of Simply Delicious Deli is filled with signs advertising candidates for the upcoming May primaries Owner Larry Slipek says his front lawn has always been a popular spot before elections, "I've been here 22 years and my policy is anyone can put up a sign."

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Tomahawk Online

Prescribed burn in Sullivan County is source of smoke here last Friday evening

The smoky haze and smell of burning hardwood over the majority of Johnson County on the evening of Friday, March 21 left many wondering the source.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Pursuit ends in crash, then hospital visit and jail time

What started as a routine traffic stop in Bluff City quickly escalated to a high-speed police pursuit, follow by a crash and then a hospital visit and jail time for an Elizabethton man.

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Related Topix: Bluff City, TN, Elizabethton, TN

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WCYB

Woman accused of making false rape claim

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office tells us they received a report of a rape Wednesday on Poplar Grove road in Kingsport.

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Related Topix: Kingsport, TN

WCYB

Arson investigation underway after two fires

An arson investigation is underway in Sullivan County, Tennessee after two fires.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

WCYB

Sullivan County students to ride new buses in the fall

The County decided to contract out three local companies to provide those buses.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Tomahawk Online

Prescribed burn in Sullivan County is source of smoke here last Friday evening

The smoky haze and smell of burning hardwood over the majority of Johnson County on the evening of Friday, March 21 left many wondering the source.

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Related Topix: Fire

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