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Southwest Virginia digging out

Southwest Virginia digging out

February 23rd, 2015 3:53 pm by Stephen Igo

Total snow accumulations from the entire week's shebang averaged close to 2 feet across much of the region. Water issues remain troublesome for some communities like Pound, which is on a boil water notice due to a main line break.

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Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

February 23rd, 2015 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

A "hysterical" 911 caller reported her dogs were stolen, and she was currently a passenger in a vehicle that was chasing the suspect. Despite instructions from dispatch, the driver refused to cease the pursuit, then failed to stop for responding officers.

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Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

February 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by Marci Gore

Prior to their 55th year class reunion last summer, Fred Gibson and Dr. Ron Ely did a little research and learned Lee County has the least wealth per capita of any county in Virginia, so they have very limited taxation ability in support of schools.

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Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

February 23rd, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

As if the past week's wintry blast and icy roadways haven't kept police busy enough, some "extremely intoxicated" non-emergency 911 calls prompted three visits and arrests at a Kingsport motel.

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Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

February 23rd, 2015 12:09 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to undertake a project to improve the connectivity of the seven traffic signals along Lynn Garden Drive, from roughly Tranbarger Drive to Carters Valley.

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Hawkins County Humane Society - New adoptable animals.

February 23rd, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Beautiful dogs available for adoption. Hawkins County Humane Society is in located at 5180 Highway 11W in Rogersville,TN and is open 12-5 Tuesday through Saturday. You can stop in to meet the dogs during those hours or call (423)272-6538 for more informat

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Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

February 23rd, 2015 10:25 am by Rick Wagner

There are 296 students currently enrolled in full-time day classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton, compared to 334 the previous trimester.

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Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

February 23rd, 2015 10:12 am by Rick Wagner

More than 20 local school teams and 150 students, including groups from Kingsport, Sullivan County and Johnson City, are scheduled to participate in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament in Greene County.

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Domtar paper mill is approaching its centennial celebration

Domtar paper mill is approaching its centennial celebration

February 23rd, 2015 9:13 am by Hank Hayes

Since 2000, about $600 million has been invested in the Kingsport location, and Domtar says $12 million in capital funds supported the facility last year.

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Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

February 23rd, 2015 8:39 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

After a weeklong holiday break, lawmakers return to Washington on Monday and start work on Obama's request. Some Republicans say Obama's proposal is too restrictive for the mission to succeed.

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