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Kingsport sets annual Clean-up, Pick-up and Recycle event

Kingsport sets annual Clean-up, Pick-up and Recycle event

March 24th, 2015 11:58 pm by Matthew Lane

For more than 25 years, Kingsport has offered a two-week service to help residents with spring cleaning, allowing people to place extra items on the curb for trash and garbage crews to pick up and take away.

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Henley leads Lady Falcons lineup with bunts and a blast

Henley leads Lady Falcons lineup with bunts and a blast

March 24th, 2015 10:38 pm by George Thwaites

Cynthia Henley went 3-for-3 with a pair of bunt singles and jolted a two-run homer in the Lady Falcons' 6-0 Big 7 win over visiting Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday.

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Mount Carmel mayor unmoved by pleas for reversal of senior center takeover

Mount Carmel mayor unmoved by pleas for reversal of senior center takeover - VIDEO

March 24th, 2015 10:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost didn't give senior citizens much hope Tuesday that he will heed their wishes and reverse a city takeover of the Senior Center which was approved last month.

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Regional & National
Firearms in parks bill headed for Tennessee House floor vote

Firearms in parks bill headed for Tennessee House floor vote

March 24th, 2015 9:58 pm by Associated Press

A bill that would strip local governments of the power to ban guns in public parks advanced in the Legislature on Tuesday despite concerns from the governor. The measure, sponsored by GOP Rep. Mike Harrison of Rogersville, was approved 15-5.

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Regional & National Education
Seven Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

Seven Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

March 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Associated Press

The suit alleged the state has "breached its duty under the Tennessee Constitution to provide a system of free public education for the children of this state."

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Tri-Cities retail sales surge

Tri-Cities retail sales surge

March 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Compared to 2013's fourth quarter, an ETSU report said Bristol sales increased 7.5 percent to $279 million, while Kingsport sales rose 7.4 percent to $438 million and Johnson City sales were up 4.8 percent to $556 million.

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Photo Gallery: Dobyns-Bennett vs Volunteer, Softball

March 24th, 2015 8:07 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the action at Church Hill as the high flying Lady Falcons take on the Lady Indians. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

March 24th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - At the moment that a Hawkins County man was passing four oncoming sheriff's deputy patrol cars early Saturday morning, he allegedly drove off the road.

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TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by Hank Hayes

The city of Kingsport last September got a $752,000 slice of TDOT funds to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about one mile.

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Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

March 24th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after allegedly handling a .357 Magnum while distraught and intoxicated, firing one round through her apartment wall and nearly shooting a neighbor.

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