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UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

July 2nd, 2015 12:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The situation triggered a response from more than a half dozen federal, state and local agencies, according to TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson.

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Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As a condition of her plea agreement, Brytnei Pintze must serve 100 percent of her three year sentence before she is eligible for parole, while George McCoy has 30 percent release eligibility on his eight year sentence.

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Rogersville youth theater group presents 'Cinderella KIDS'

Rogersville youth theater group presents 'Cinderella KIDS'

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Courtesy of Rogersville Arts Council

The Rogersville Playhouse will host performances of "Cinderella KIDS" this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday featuring a newly formed youth theater organization.

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D-B offends Native Americans

D-B offends Native Americans

July 2nd, 2015 11:15 am by Letters to the Editor

In our zeal to atone, honor and eradicate discriminatory objects or names from our schools and events, let's start with clearly the most obvious, the offensive name and symbol in use by the Dobyns-Bennett Indians.

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This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

July 2nd, 2015 10:45 am by Contributed

Music, entertainment, fireworks and 4th of July Parade headline downtown events

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Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

July 2nd, 2015 9:50 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius.

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Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

July 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded $3,925,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists - including nearly $110,000 to recipients in Sullivan County.

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Fees for birth and death certificates to increase In Tennessee

Fees for birth and death certificates to increase In Tennessee

July 2nd, 2015 8:50 am by Tennessee Department of Health

The Tennessee Department of Health's Office of Vital Records is increasing fees charged for providing birth and death certificates.

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7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

July 2nd, 2015 8:15 am by Spencer Parts, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS)

North Carolina experienced its seventh shark attack in a month Wednesday, just as the coast prepared for one of its busiest weekends of the year. At around noon Wednesday a 68-year-old man in waist-deep water on Ocracoke Island.

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KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

July 2nd, 2015 7:09 am by Matthew Lane

Not only can fireworks be potentially dangerous for people, they happen to be illegal to use and possess within the Kingsport city limits. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance could be fined up to $110 for each offense.

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