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Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

May 18th, 2015 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two female Hawkins County Jail inmates found out last week that scratching love notes into the recreation yard tables is not an acceptable mode of communicating with their incarcerated significant others.

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Driver in deer versus motorcycle wreck remains in critical condition

Driver in deer versus motorcycle wreck remains in critical condition

May 18th, 2015 6:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shannon J. Barrett, 45, of Church Hill was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on Bradley Creek Road when a deer ran into the roadway and struck the bike.

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Graduation 2015: Share your photos with us!

Graduation 2015: Share your photos with us!

May 18th, 2015 6:00 pm by Carmen Musick

The school year is winding down and the calendar is filling up with end-of-year banquets, field days, class trips, awards programs and graduations - and we want you to share your photos with us.

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Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

May 18th, 2015 4:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville teen and a 33-year-old man have been charged with felony reckless endangerment in connection with the alleged sniper style pellet gun shooting of an off duty Hawkins County detective last week in a Surgoinsville park.

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Video: New wolf pups at Bays Mountain

Video: New wolf pups at Bays Mountain

May 18th, 2015 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Late last Friday, park officials arrived in Kingsport with three gray wolf pups, the newest addition to the park's wolf habitat.

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KPD: Armed man claims to be cop in road rage incident

KPD: Armed man claims to be cop in road rage incident

May 18th, 2015 2:56 pm by Rain Smith

A Sunday afternoon road rage incident allegedly included a man pulling a gun and falsely claiming to be law enforcement, according to Kingsport police, then threatening to shoot the occupants of a car before they fled in fear.

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Police investigate suspicious camper fire at South Holston Lake

Police investigate suspicious camper fire at South Holston Lake

May 18th, 2015 1:41 pm by Staff Report

The Virginia State Police said video shows a male and female walking through the campground at around the time of the fire.

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Toddler drowns in Scott County pool

Toddler drowns in Scott County pool

May 18th, 2015 12:27 pm by Marci Gore

At about 8:20 a.m. Monday, the Scott County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a possible drowning of a 2-year-old in a swimming pool in Yuma. When emergency personnel arrived CPR was already being performed on the boy.

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Homeless man finds hope at Hunger First

Homeless man finds hope at Hunger First

May 18th, 2015 9:36 am by Nick Shepherd

"I think this is a great place for people who are really down on their luck," he said. "It doesn't matter if people are homeless or going through what I'm going through. He'll (Hunger First Director Michael Gillis) help people out how he can."

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Let's begin moving forward with Kingsport Landing

Let's begin moving forward with Kingsport Landing

May 18th, 2015 9:35 am by Editorial Board

Several years ago, we reported on an exciting new venture, a multiyear plan to redevelop Kingsport's riverfront area from Rotherwood Bridge to Industry Drive. Because of various factors not one parcel has been purchased, not one dollar designated for it.

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