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Donations sought to give Hawkins County girl headstone
Knoxville and Remote Area Medical made a national cable TV appearance Thursday night as "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" lampooned the state of the American health care system.
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Donations Sought To Give Girl Headstone
Family and friends of an East Tennessee girl who died after police said she was forced to drink grape soda are collecting donations to purchase a headstone for her.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Five Hawkins County schools receive technology grants
Five schools in Hawkins County will be putting down the pencils, paper, and books, all thanks to a 'mini grant.'
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Primary ballot set
Proving that no elected seat can ever be considered safe, when the deadline for submitting a petition for the May 6 primary ended Thursday, Monroe County Mayor Tim Yates saw he will face three competitors in the May Republican Primary.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Dozens of animals rescued from Hawkins County home
Hawkins County deputies say they found dozens of animals in unsafe conditions at a Hawkins County home during a routine call.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Around 40 animals found in unsanitary conditions at Hawkins Co. home
West Jackson Avenue between Gay and Henley streets is scheduled to reopen to vehicular traffic Thursday afternoon for the first time since the February 1 fire at the McClung Warehouses site.
Bond set for Hawkins County man accused of attempted murder
During court, Rodney Allen Bailey had his bond set at $750,000. Bailey was charged Sunday with attempted first degree murder, especially aggravated burglary, felony reckless endangerment and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Man who spurred Scotty Trexler Law released
The Kingsport Times News reports 48-year-old Kerry Phillip Bowers was released from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Friday after serving more than 26 years of a 36-year sentence.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Hawkins County man charged with breaking into home, shooting ex-girfriend
A Hawkins County man is facing attempted murder charges. He's accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend, while her children were present.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Hawkins County officials expects warm weather to remove snow
It's been a bitterly cold and snowy winter for the Tri-cities, but the communities in the mountains and foothills have taken the brunt of Mother Nature's winter wrath.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Tenn girl, 5, dies from being forced to drink soda
An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
East Tennessee road crews preparing for light snow Friday night
A Hawkins County man was arrested early Friday morning on drug charges after attempting to play a game of chicken with a train.
Kindergartner Dies After Being Forced To Drink Soda
A two year investigation from the Hawkins county sheriff's department and the District Attorney's office is now over and now the father of Alexa Linboon and his wife are in jail.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Prescription drugs part of investigation
A Hawkins County woman is facing fraud charges after investigators say she was selling prescription drugs paid for by a Tennessee medical program.
Several traveling to Atlanta stuck in East Tennessee for night
Grocery stores in the area have prepared for a surge in shoppers because of the winter storm.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Rough winter has some counties running low on resources
With this winter storm just hours away, one county in northeast Tennessee is running short on supplies to keep the roads clear.
Hawkins' "Operation Be Mine" nets 35 arrests for drugs
More than 30 arrests were made Tuesday afternoon by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, after a year-long investigation into Authorities call it "Operation Be Mine", but there's nothing romatic about a massive drug raid Tuesday morning in Hawkins County.
Dozens of arrests made in 'Operation Be Mine'
Hawkins County authorities are making dozens of arrests in a drug roundup they're calling 'Operation Be Mine' Tuesday morning.
The Girl Who Died From Drinking Too Much Soda
Alexa Linboom was five years old when she arrived at the hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Community remembers 11 lives taken in one school district
Monday night the Hawkins County community came together to heal and reflect after 10 students and a teacher died following a series of unfortunate events over the past 9 months.