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Workshops help farmers and chefs connect for new statewide alliance

Workshops help farmers and chefs connect for new statewide alliance

September 13th, 2015 8:30 am by State Contributor

The Tennessee Farm and Restaurant Alliance will serve as a hub for farm-to-food service relationships and for information about issues related to farm and food business.

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Kenseth gives JGR one more win before start of Chase

Kenseth gives JGR one more win before start of Chase

September 13th, 2015 1:20 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Joe Gibbs Racing continued its dominating season with an exhibition from its roster that ended with Matt Kenseth's fourth win of the season, Saturday night in the regular-season finale at Richmond International Raceway.

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Mayfield rallies No. 19 Sooners to 2OT win over No. 23 Vols

Mayfield rallies No. 19 Sooners to 2OT win over No. 23 Vols

September 12th, 2015 11:03 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Baker Mayfield threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in double overtime and No. 19 Oklahoma rallied from a 17-point deficit in a 31-24 victory Saturday over No. 23 Tennessee.

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Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

September 12th, 2015 9:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE -- Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson has again filed a lawsuit against the county in an effort to force the Sullivan County Commission to give his department a bigger piece of the budget pie.

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Motley leads Hokies to 42-3 win over Paladins

Motley leads Hokies to 42-3 win over Paladins

September 12th, 2015 8:10 pm by Associated Press

Brenden Motley, in his first college start, threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Virginia Tech past Furman 42-3 on Saturday.

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Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

September 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Hawkins County man found with 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer has agreed to plead guilty to the charge in federal court.

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Surgoinsville residents celebrate 200 years as a 'Riverfront' town

Surgoinsville residents celebrate 200 years as a 'Riverfront' town - VIDEO

September 12th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Descendants of Surgoinsville founder Major James Surguine were the guests of honor Saturday as the town celebrated its bicentennial beside the Holston River that brought the first European settlers there two centuries ago.

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New scam claims pay or go to jail

New scam claims pay or go to jail

September 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"A number of people have gotten calls from individuals claiming they either represent the court system or they represent the prosecutor's office and they say you have to pay us certain money or you're going to go to jail or you're going to be prosecuted,"

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Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

September 12th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Wayne Basler is expected to be recognized during the first quarter of the UT football game on Saturday, with UT officials presenting him with a plaque of appreciation. Basler is described as a "true Volunteer" for his support of the university's athletic

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Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

September 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

In addition to pencils, books and computers, count a new tool this year at many schools around the country: the heroin-overdose antidote naloxone.

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