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UPDATE: Police name inmate found hanged in cell

UPDATE: Police name inmate found hanged in cell

July 14th, 2015 12:42 pm by Staff Report

A man who had been held on drug charges at the Sullivan County jail was found dead in his cell Monday night.

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Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

July 14th, 2015 12:30 pm by MaryBeth McLain, Community Contributor

Ceremony to be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at Meadowview. The 2015 Induction Ceremony will be held 11 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 22, at the MeadowView Marriott Conference, Resort and Convention Center. The ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited. Ticke

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ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

July 14th, 2015 11:46 am by Hank Hayes

The faith-based clinic was established in Kingsport in 2010 to serve the medical needs of the uninsured, and has recorded more than 4,100 patient encounters, according to an ECU release.

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Drainage problem can be fixed without breaking law

Drainage problem can be fixed without breaking law

July 14th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

Sullivan County Commissioners will entertain a resolution which would "authorize" Highway Commissioner Jim Belgeri to cause work to take place on private property, which would violate state law.

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Shooting investigation underway in Kingsport

Shooting investigation underway in Kingsport

July 14th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a Monday evening incident in which a man allegedly fired "several" shots towards a residence while people were standing outside of the home.

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Historic Places: A Little Town with a Lot of History

Historic Places: A Little Town with a Lot of History

July 14th, 2015 10:30 am by Debra McCown

The historic 1890 house, named for a lead character in "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" outdoor drama, represents the time period of the play, which is set at the dawn of the 20th century and the start of development in Southwest Virginia's coalfields.

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Photo gallery: Rhythm in Riverview

July 14th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

The Riverview community held its annual "Rhythm in Riverview" event on Tuesday featuring music from "Liquid Pleasure" - a Chapel Hill, N.C.-based band specializing in Motown, Top 40 and Rock cover songs.

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Man passes through Kingsport on walk to D.C. for vets

Man passes through Kingsport on walk to D.C. for vets

July 14th, 2015 9:18 am by Nick Shepherd

Melvin McCoy started his 600-mile journey on July 3, at the World War I monument in downtown Knoxville. Having a brother that served in Vietnam has made the walk a little more personal for him.

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Fun Fest event changes due to weather

Fun Fest event changes due to weather

July 14th, 2015 8:29 am by Staff Report

Outdoor activities at Fun Fest's Kids Central are cancelled for the day due to inclement weather, but the Funshops and Haydini Magic Show will still be on schedule inside at Andrew Johnson Elementary School.

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Storms lead to power outages across region

Storms lead to power outages across region

July 14th, 2015 8:10 am by Hank Hayes

About 150 Appalachian Power customers in Hawkins County were without electricity around 7:30 a.m. as a result of ongoing storms, while more than 5,700 power company customers were without electricity in Southwest Virginia.

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