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Man who tried to avoid police checkpoint faces sixth driving on revoked charge

July 31st, 2015 6:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police were conducting a seat belt checkpoint on North Central Avenue when they observed a northbound vehicle pull into a driveway on North Central Avenue just prior to the checkpoint.

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'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

July 31st, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Excerpts from Facebook messages that Derrick Dalton Goins sent a 16-year-old revealed he was allegedly using his fictitious position with the Secret Service - whether it be a delusion, fantasy or just a blatant lie - to coerce and threaten the girl.

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Local realtor indicted for felony theft

Local realtor indicted for felony theft

July 31st, 2015 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City realtor has been charged with theft of more than $60,000 after allegedly pocketing money from a Kingsport client, fraudulently claiming it would be used to pay contractors and submit bids.

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Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

July 31st, 2015 1:58 pm by Rain Smith

Driving on a suspended license has led to much more serious charges following a police pursuit in Southwest Virginia, as the suspect fled to Tennessee and crashed into the Holston River, then swam away to temporarily elude arrest.

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Mejia walk-off hit seals Greeneville 4-3 win over K-Mets in 10th

Mejia walk-off hit seals Greeneville 4-3 win over K-Mets in 10th

July 31st, 2015 11:51 pm by George Thwaites

Kingsport's Nabil Crismatt pitches well enough to win, but a sterling relief effort by Greeneville's Devonte German kept the door open for the Astro's to collect the victory in extras.

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Dobyns-Bennett coach Graham Clark in rare form on football media day

Dobyns-Bennett coach Graham Clark in rare form on football media day

July 31st, 2015 10:07 pm by Pat Kenney

On coaching at D-B for so long: "It's getting to the point where I just get birthday cards from funeral homes, they just love me for my body."

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Kyle Busch, eyeing third straight win, takes pole at Pocono

Kyle Busch, eyeing third straight win, takes pole at Pocono

July 31st, 2015 8:00 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory from a familiar spot: out front and in first.

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Update: WWE Hall of Famer 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

Update: WWE Hall of Famer 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

July 31st, 2015 7:30 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, who trash talked his way to the main event of the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, has died. He was 61.

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Annual Carter Family music festival kicks off

Annual Carter Family music festival kicks off

July 31st, 2015 7:30 pm by Community Contributor

The music begins at 6 p.m. on Friday and lasts until 11 p.m. On Saturday, performances begin at 3 p.m. and run until 6 p.m., with a supper break from till 7 p.m. Saturday evening's performance starts at 7 p.m. and lasts until 11 p.m.

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Aug. 8 fundraiser concert will help send Rogersville seniors on trip to Nashville

Aug. 8 fundraiser concert will help send Rogersville seniors on trip to Nashville

July 31st, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

A concert scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 at Rogersville City Park will help raise money to send local Signature Healthcare residents on a vacation to Nashville.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of July 26

July 31st, 2015 4:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos featured here also appeared in the July 26 edition of Sunday Stories.

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