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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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KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

March 24th, 2015 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

An anonymous tip has led to the recovery of a toy, replica police cruiser that was recently stolen from the son of a Kingsport officer, then ditched along a local roadway with minor damage.

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Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

March 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Hank Hayes

Longtime real estate developer Andy Brooks died unexpectedly Monday night from an apparent heart attack. Brooks, 65, owned Town and Country Realty, with his firm serving both commercial and residential clients.

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Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

March 24th, 2015 10:06 am by Nick Shepherd

When the anniversary, or angel-versery, of Weston's passing was approaching, the Keeton family wanted to do something to honor their son's memory. They decided to show the fire departments how much Weston loved them by bringing them food

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Opinion
'Religious zealots' editorial inaccurate

'Religious zealots' editorial inaccurate

March 24th, 2015 9:39 am by Letters to the Editor

You are promoting erroneous understanding of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and the history of religious practices in the colonies. Calling Rep. Sexton and Rep. Van Huss "religious zealots" does not advance civil discussion.

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AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

March 24th, 2015 9:13 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - AAA motor club wants to put the brakes on proposed legislation that would allow many motorcyclists to ride without a helmet.

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