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Scooter rider fatally struck on Sullivan County road

November 25th, 2014 12:46 pm by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the victim was riding south on Hickory Tree Road on what is described as an unregistered and "homemade scooter."

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Bad Apples: KPD seeks info on device thieves

Bad Apples: KPD seeks info on device thieves

November 25th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are searching for a pair of apparently opportunistic thieves, with one accused of swiping an unattended iPhone from a store clerk, the other of lifting an iPad from a waiting room.

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Photos: 'Thankful Meal' at Palmer Center serves 350

Photos: 'Thankful Meal' at Palmer Center serves 350

November 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The event is an opportunity to provide a meal for families of the Kingsport students, volunteers and others in the community. It's provided almost entirely from donated food served by volunteer workers.

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Scrapbook Showcase: A Waterfall Walk

November 25th, 2014 3:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos taken during a fall hike in Southwest Virginia.

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It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

November 25th, 2014 11:53 am by EDITORIAL BOARD

The president of the United States swore an oath to uphold the nation's laws; it doesn't matter whether he agrees with them. In suspending deportations by executive order in direct contradiction to existing law, he is violating that oath.

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Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

November 25th, 2014 10:44 am by Rick Wagner

Pay for new Sullivan County teacher salary scale for 2014-15 will come in a lump sum in January or February checks.

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Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

November 25th, 2014 10:33 am by Matthew Lane

"This is exactly the type of project the redevelopment trust fund is for," said Ralph Perrey, executive director of THDA. "(The partnerships) make it a lot easier to put our funds to work."

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Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

November 25th, 2014 8:46 am by Matthew Lane

Alderman Tom Parham has been planning a run for mayor for months, having campaign cards printed up earlier this year and privately discussing the matter with friends, family and supporters in the community.

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Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

November 25th, 2014 8:10 am by JIM SUHR and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and buildings, several of which were later looted and set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds.

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Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins  man convicted of domestic assault

Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins man convicted of domestic assault

November 25th, 2014 12:33 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Sam Wilhoit received a petition for an order of protection against Brandon Leroy McBrayer, 33, 307 E. McKinney Ave., Rogersville.

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Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

November 25th, 2014 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There was substantial support on the commission for awarding the ambulance franchises Monday to Church Hill EMS and Hawkins County EMS. But the majority of commissioners agreed that a little more study is needed before action is taken.

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