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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 9:35 am by Rain Smith

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility — then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air — has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

November 21st, 2014 12:38 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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Rebels agitate to overthrow mighty Fulton

Rebels agitate to overthrow mighty Fulton

November 21st, 2014 12:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Sullivan South travels to face the defending Class 4A state champions in tonight's TSSAA football playoffs. The unbeaten Falcons are the 17th ranked team in the nation, according to USA Today.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.21.14 - VIDEO

November 21st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Tyson, Beth, Lily, Tywin, and Emma. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of new adoptable shelter animals that have come in this week.

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Unseasonable cold won't put much of a dent in the hot bass fishing

Unseasonable cold won't put much of a dent in the hot bass fishing

November 21st, 2014 8:00 am by George Thwaites

The recent bone-chilling weather may have put a crimp in the area fishing for a day or so. But area angling experts are confident that fishing conditions on Tri-Cities TVA reservoirs should be primo by this weekend.

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Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

November 21st, 2014 7:04 am by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Thirty major building collapses were reported overnight, with the latest two deaths being residents of a nursing home that was evacuated.

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Prep Roundup: 'Toppers outrun Trailblazers, Good triple-doubles against Falcons

Prep Roundup: 'Toppers outrun Trailblazers, Good triple-doubles against Falcons

November 21st, 2014 1:32 am by staff reports

David Crockett's Patrick Good scored 29 points, distributed 12 assists and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Pioneers' 89-56 rout of visiting Volunteer. Details of other Thursday night boys and girls basketball action rounded up.

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Reader has a good question for Kingsport school system

Reader has a good question for Kingsport school system

November 20th, 2014 11:00 pm by Editorial Board

A company estimates that they can save city taxpayers an estimated $336,000 in power costs the first year. Of that, the company collects $229,000, and over five years pockets around $1 million.

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Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars,  15 tons of gifts and ...

Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars, 15 tons of gifts and ...

November 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train is scheduled to roll into Kingsport Saturday after spreading Christmas cheer along a 110-mile route that begins in eastern Kentucky, passes through Southwest Virginia and Tennessee before ending in the Model City.

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'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago

'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Reminiscent of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," the Volunteer High School Marching Band is packing a lot of excitement into a short period of time while in Chicago to perform in the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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