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Blountville man sentenced for soliciting child online for sex - A Blountville man will spend ten years in prison after pleading guilty to using the internet to lure a child into sexual activity. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home - BLOUNTVILLE — On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart said the move was made to save money and manpower at the overcrowded Blountville facility."Prior to video visitation, inmates had ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Blountville man gets prison time for soliciting sex with child over Internet - Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:05 pm | Updated: 5:28 pm, Thu Apr 17, 2014. GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — A Sullivan County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to solicit a 13-year-old child into sexual activity by using the Internet, a court report said. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy - BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year, becoming a grades 6-8 school within a school at Holston Middle.The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.In a called meeting Thursday night, the Sullivan County Board of Education voted to relocate the award-winning STEM ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Sullivan County Highway Commissioner candidates file financial disclosure forms - BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The three Republican candidates trying to become the next Sullivan County highway commissioner made significant personal loans to their own campaigns. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

More law enforcement agencies turning to electronic monitoring - BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson admits that he bucked the trend of electronic monitoring of inmates or parolees with ankle bracelets because he thought the technology had not been perfected. - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Delph pleads not guilty - BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A man charged last summer in the shooting death of his wife inside a Bristol, Tenn., public housing complex pleaded not guilty during a court hearing. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Sullivan County mayoral candidates discuss top priorities - BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News submitted five questions to Steve Godsey and Richard Venable, the two candidates for Sullivan County mayor.Below are each candidate's unedited answers, which the Times-News asked be limited to 200 words each.Godsey and Venable are expected to square off in a public forum Tuesday night in Bristol, and plans to live stream that event online ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Veterans commissioner wants more jobs, education - BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Commissioner for Veterans Affairs says the department is widening its focus to address needs like unemployment, education and suicide prevention. The Kingsport Times-News reports ( the remarks from Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder came Friday during a veterans job fair in Blountville. Grinder said ... - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

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ATV racing series making stop in Blountville - WCYB - The Mountain Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series is making a stop at Muddy Creek Raceway in Blountville, Tenn. Saturday April 5 and Sunday April 6. Hundreds of riders from across the country will converge on the Tri-Cities for two days of ...Wienen mixes experience, aggression to take pro title at Muddy Creek - TriCities.comRed Bull Tennessee National Returns to Muddy Creek June 28 - TricitiesSports.comChad Wienen Emerges Victorious at Muddy Creek to Open 2014 Season with ... - Side x Side News - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies - Kingsport Times News - Weston Keeton — the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent heart, heart valve, and lung transplants in the last four months — died Sunday afternoon. The news came around 6 p.m. via Weston's Facebook support page — Weston's Warriors — which is ... - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Log falls on worker's back in Blountville - WNCT - News Channel 11 has learned a logger is in stable condition after a log fell on him on Deck Valley Road in Blountville, TN. Coworkers say Charlie Johnson was working when a log fell on his back. Emergency personnel used ATVs to bring the injured worker ... - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Branscomb leads Tennessee to FCA victory - - BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. –Most high school basketball players end their prep careers with losses, but Chase Branscomb had a better idea for the annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star game Saturday night at Sullivan Central High School. “Not too ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Visit a reunion to re-connect with family and friends - - CARIS HEALTHCARE HOSPICE: Hospice volunteers are needed in the Bristol area, 276-494-0465 or, and Kingsport area. 423-929-2044 or CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER: Blountville, Tenn. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Three seek Sullivan County attorney position - Kingsport Times News - BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News asked the three candidates for Sullivan County attorney in the Republican party primary to answer five questions. The county general election is not until August, but the race for county attorney — a job that ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation - Johnson City Press (subscription) - BLOUNTVILLE — On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative. Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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