Kingsport Times News Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

September 16th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission will consider a proposal to reduce the minimum distance that packaged beer can be sold from a school, church, park, or other public place from 1,400 feet to 400 feet.

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Medalist Karst leads Tribe to district title

Medalist Karst leads Tribe to district title

September 15th, 2014 10:01 pm by George Thwaites

Eddie Karst shot 33 after the turn Monday on his way to a District 1-AAA golf tournament-record 68, leading Dobyns-Bennett to its third consecutive district championship on the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center course.

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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

September 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies are still investigating a residential fire that occurred last week when a woman reportedly set her son's girlfriend's clothes on fire on the porch of her own home, resulting in a total loss of the residence.

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HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

September 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery owner/operator Vicki Ringley admittedly witnessed the wreck in her cemetery Saturday night, but didn't tell police about until a deputy sought her out to ask about it Sunday evening.

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UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

September 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Clean Water Network says it is prepared to sue a Kingsport ammunition plant over its continued pollution of local drinking water.

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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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