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Science Hill races past Elizabethton

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Science Hill races past Elizabethton

August 30th, 2014 12:04 am by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers dumped 35 points on Elizabethton in the blink of an eye, and eventually surfed that mammoth wave to a 56-34 win Friday night at Rider Field in a game that lasted 3 1-2 hours thanks in part to a 30-minute lightning delay.

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High in fiber: State OKs Erwin Utilities for fiber-optic expansion

High in fiber: State OKs Erwin Utilities for fiber-optic expansion

August 29th, 2014 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

The state has given Erwin Utilities the go-ahead to proceed with its planned Fiber-to-the-Premise pilot project.

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Stand Down event looks to stand up for homeless vets

Stand Down event looks to stand up for homeless vets

August 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home and 50 community, state and federal resource agencies will provide a stand down for veterans in the hospital's three-state service area Friday at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in downtown John

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Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

August 29th, 2014 4:31 pm by Staff Report

The incident happened at the state probation office.

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Update: Deputies say man assaulted niece after dispute over cellphone

Update: Deputies say man assaulted niece after dispute over cellphone

August 29th, 2014 3:00 pm by Max Hrenda

Deputies said a Telford man was arrested after his niece told them he choked and beat her because of a disagreement involving a cellphone.

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Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

August 29th, 2014 6:58 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Ethan J. Tate allegedly had at least 13 sexual encounters with the girl.

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Statewide scores

August 30th, 2014 12:10 am by Staff Report

Scores from Friday night's high school football games from accross the state

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Crockett rides trick play before half to victory

August 30th, 2014 12:04 am by Curtis Carden

David Crockett used a hook-and-lateral to break up a 14-14 tie heading into halftime and went on to a 37-14 win over Unicoi County (0-2) on Friday night in Jonesborough.

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Boone, Ratliff use Wildcat to beat Chiefs

August 30th, 2014 12:02 am by Trey Williams

Daniel Boone's variation of the Wildcat formation is called the Elephant, but Caleb Ratliff was light on his feet running in it Friday night at Ken Green Field.

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Birchfield, Whitehead carry 'Landers

Birchfield, Whitehead carry 'Landers

August 30th, 2014 12:02 am by Jeff Birchfield

Colby Birchfield and Austin Whitehead combined for 340 rushing yards to lead the Highlanders to a 46-14 win over the Warriors on Friday night at Orr Field.

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Patriots have little difficulty with Rangers

August 30th, 2014 12:01 am by Gene Renfro

It didn't take Sullivan East long to take the lead and from there the homestanding Patriots cruised to a 54-0 victory over Unaka Friday.

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