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On Keplar Elementary, Economies of Scale, and the Hard Sell

As soon as word got out that the district was eyeing two schools for closure, folks from the Keplar community started gearing up for battle. … 2,108 more words

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East Tenn. officer suspended, refused to shoot skunk that bit child

MOUNT CARMEL, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer in east Tennessee was suspended for three days for refusing to shoot a skunk that had bitten a child. 111 more words


Empty beer cans found in Hawkins County teacher’s classroom

MOUNT CARMEL, Tenn. (WATE) – A Hawkins County kindergarten teacher was suspended without pay pending investigation into empty beer cans found in her classroom. 162 more words


Empty beer cans found in east Tenn. teacher’s classroom

MOUNT CARMEL, Tenn. (WATE) – A Hawkins County teacher has been suspended after two empty beer cans were found in a classroom closet. 96 more words


Firefighters charged with burning 2 Tennessee barns

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Two firefighters were charged with setting two barns on fire and causing around $100,000 in damage.

Michael Johnson, 21, Robert Johnson, 24, and David Moseley, 26, were charged with arson and vandalism. 135 more words


Police: AMBER Alert teen faces juvenile charges

HAWKINS COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – A Hawkins County teen in the spotlight of a nationwide AMBER Alert is now facing charges.

About two weeks ago, the alert was issued for Hayleigh Wilson, 14, of Surgoinsville. 177 more words


Fugitive Charged with Sex Offender Registry Violations

JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Surgoinsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Morristown man who has been a fugitive for more than two weeks on outstanding warrants for violating the sex offender registry. 206 more words