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Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

September 11th, 2014 9:40 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who reportedly admitted to leaving a Kingsport roadway on Wednesday night — so that he could drive his Jeep on a grass embankment along the sluice of the Holston River — had his vehicle towed from the waters approximately 12 hours later.

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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

September 11th, 2014 7:33 am by Nick Shepherd

While she was at the memorial, Kingsport native Melissa Sneed Wilson met people from around the world who mourned with the United States on that fateful day 13 years ago, and had the opportunity to listen to their stories.

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Several downtown Kingsport streets to be closed for weekend events

Several downtown Kingsport streets to be closed for weekend events

September 11th, 2014 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Downtown Kingsport is going to be rather busy this weekend, with a 5K run, the annual Oktoberfest event and the American Diabetes Walk all scheduled to take place.

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Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

Four facing federal wire fraud, conspiracy charges

September 10th, 2014 10:55 pm by Matthew Lane

The offenses allegedly took place in Johnson City, with a North Carolina couple and two others receiving millions of dollars in federal contracts for which they were not eligible.

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Three groups pitch in to spruce up Pioneer Center in Duffield

Three groups pitch in to spruce up Pioneer Center in Duffield

September 10th, 2014 10:47 pm by Marci Gore

Family Preservation Services Inc. (FPS), Home Depot in Kingsport and the staff, parents and students from Scott County Head Start will join forces this week for community service projects in Duffield.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

September 10th, 2014 9:48 pm by Associated Press

"We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," Obama declared in a prime-time address to the nation from the White House. "This is a core principle of my presidency: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven."

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Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

September 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon traffic collision on Highway 11-W in Church Hill sent four people to the hospital, with two remaining hospitalized on Wednesday evening.

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Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

September 10th, 2014 4:56 pm by Matthew Lane

Roger Leonard, chairman of Wellmont Health System's board of directors, issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon: "It is not unusual during these times of transition that there be a change in leadership."

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Fire reported at Kingsport residence

Fire reported at Kingsport residence

September 10th, 2014 4:27 pm by David Grace

At approximately 2:15 p.m. units from the Kingsport Fire Department responded to a call smoke coming out of the eaves of the house.

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