Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

June 30th, 2014 6:50 pm by Staff Report

In 2015, Jeff Marion, an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech and a U.S. Geological Survey researcher, will lead a team to create the most comprehensive data set about trail and campsite conditions in the Appalachian Trail's more than 90-year history.

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Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

June 30th, 2014 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County fugitive wanted on drug charges was taken into custody in Kentucky on Sunday, the Wise County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Community Scrapbook: YMCA HYPE Camp

June 30th, 2014 4:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Recently, campers in the YMCA's HYPE Camp volunteered at the Harvest of Hope (HOH) Community Garden in Kingsport.

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Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

June 30th, 2014 3:42 pm by Rain Smith

When asked for identification the woman handed over a fishing license, and was unable to tell officers how she had arrived to the Sheriff's Office.

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Unsung Heroes: Gate City Civitan works to make a difference in the community

Unsung Heroes: Gate City Civitan works to make a difference in the community

June 30th, 2014 2:30 pm by Whitney H. Parker

The club is guided by the Civitan motto: Builders of Good Citizenship. And this is exactly what they do.

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Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

June 30th, 2014 12:27 pm by Nick Shepherd

A traffic stop to tell people they were trespassing on private property quickly turned into a wrestling match and led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on charges of disorderly conduct and a number of drug violations, according to a police report.

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Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

June 30th, 2014 8:39 am by By Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from Utah, disappeared in June 2004 from a military camp near Fallujah, Iraq, and turned up the next month with relatives in Lebanon.

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2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

June 30th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

CHILHOWIE, Va. (AP) — A man and a girl were hit by a train and killed Sunday while fishing from a railroad bridge, and a boy who was with them survived by dropping roughly 30 feet to the ground below, officials said.

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Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

June 30th, 2014 8:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law limiting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine is among those taking effect Tuesday, as are statutes that require more disclosure from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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Sports Sports Live
Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

June 29th, 2014 10:50 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City racked up 14 hits for a 12-6 Appalachian League victory over the Kingsport Mets on Sunday at Cardinal Park in the completion of a game suspended Saturday night.

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