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KPD arrest couple after puppy found locked in hot car

July 31st, 2014 10:17 am by Rain Smith

Two people have been arrested after a puppy was found dehydrated and unresponsive on Wednesday at the Kingsport Town Center, locked inside a car without water as they shopped inside the mall.

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Sullivan County schools met 5 of 11 test outcome goals; Kingsport 8 of 11

Sullivan County schools met 5 of 11 test outcome goals; Kingsport 8 of 11

July 31st, 2014 6:53 am by Rick Wagner

Tennessee achievement scores and attendance results released Wednesday show Sullivan County schools met five of 11 annual measurable outcomes (AMOs), while Kingsport schools met eight of 11 AMOs.

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Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

July 30th, 2014 10:21 pm by Hank Hayes

The Wellmont Health System Board of Directors has narrowed the list of potential health system partners from six to three, including a regional system and two significant health systems beyond the region.

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Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

July 30th, 2014 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has taken no action against a motorist involved in a fatal March motorcycle crash, when the victim was riding at more than 100 mph just seconds before colliding with the side of her car on Fort Henry Drive.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.31.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.31.14 - VIDEO

July 31st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Bandit, Charlie, Chelsea, and Smokey.

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Erwin woman allegedly urinates on tombstone, assaults police

Erwin woman allegedly urinates on tombstone, assaults police

July 31st, 2014 8:01 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — An Erwin woman who was arrested earlier this week for alleged unruly conduct in a local cemetery, which includes the desecration of a tombstone, is set to appear in court today.

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E&H's Newsome: 'I couldn't be happier. It's where I want to be'

E&H's Newsome: 'I couldn't be happier. It's where I want to be'

July 30th, 2014 10:26 pm by George Thwaites

New Emory & Henry football coach Curt Newsome, other Wasps head coaches, visit with Kingsport area alumni at Coaches Caravan event.

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Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

July 30th, 2014 9:39 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two more people arrested as part of this spring's "Shamrock Shakedown" narcotics roundup were sentenced during appearances Monday in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

July 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

From Friday through Sunday, tax-free items will include clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school and school art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item and computers with a price of $1,500 or less

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Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

July 30th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Steven Hamman told the Times-News on Wednesday he doesn't understand why his wife is now being charged with aggravated assault, more than four months after she allegedly stabbed him in the chest.

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

July 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

"Well, you should hear the whacko wing of the GOP," replied the person, whose name was blacked out by Camp's office. "The US is through; too many foreigners sucking the teat; time to hunker down, buy ammo and food, and prepare for the end."

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