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TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

TCRA's short-term parking lot headed for demolition

June 26th, 2015 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

Airport officials indicated the lot will be closed in August and then demolished to develop a new short-term lot with all those parking spaces brought down to ground level as part of TCRA's $2.6 million terminal improvements effort.

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Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

June 26th, 2015 1:03 am by Matthew Lane

Adam Scott Mitchell, 31, of Appalachia, Va., received the 300-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Thursday. He was previously convicted of child sex crimes in Wise County.

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Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

Sullivan officials discuss use of rebel flag at South High

June 26th, 2015 12:54 am by Rick Wagner

Despite rebel flag flaps nationwide now and locally five years ago, the Southern Cross flag remains an unofficial flag at Sullivan South High School in Sullivan County.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of NE Tenn. receives $50K from Walmart

Second Harvest Food Bank of NE Tenn. receives $50K from Walmart

June 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Holly Nelms

The grant, which was given to the nonprofit organization through the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program, will be teamed with other grants to provide nutrition assistance to children in Northeast Tennessee.

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Wellmont 'excited' by Supreme Court ruling, but GOP lawmakers weren't

Wellmont 'excited' by Supreme Court ruling, but GOP lawmakers weren't

June 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Wellmont Health System on Thursday said it was "excited" by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding tax subsidies in Obamacare, otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act.

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Scott County Community Garden schedules open house Friday

Scott County Community Garden schedules open house Friday

June 25th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

Earlier this year, an arrangement was made with First Presbyterian Church and the Scott County Master Gardeners to set up a community garden on a piece of land adjacent to the church, just off of Jones Street in Gate City.

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Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

June 25th, 2015 5:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly raping a child in 2012, at which time the victim was less than 10 years old.

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Police seek info on alleged grocery thief

Police seek info on alleged grocery thief

June 25th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

According to a press release from the Weber City Police Department, the suspect put the items in a cart, rolled the cart out the door and left without paying for the merchandise.

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Woman attacked in Greenbelt robbery

Woman attacked in Greenbelt robbery

June 25th, 2015 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating the alleged robbery of a woman in broad daylight along Kingsport's 9-mile, public access fitness trail, where an unknown man punched her face and possibly broke her nose.

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Take-A-Stand: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office camp shows students how to stop bullies

Take-A-Stand: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office camp shows students how to stop bullies

June 25th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"We're teaching kids how to recognize bullying," said Lisa Christian, Chief Deputy of the SCSO. "We have bystanders, we have bullies and we actually have victims. So we have all three here."

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