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Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day features "Small Trains"

Carter Railroad Museum's Heritage Day features "Small Trains"

August 25th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The small and medium-sized operations coupled the entire rail system to the nation's farthest reaches. Many featured a "mixed train" or a smaller scheduled train that combined freight and passenger service in a single unit.

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Crime
Sheriff: Police intervention hopefully ends suspected stalking

Sheriff: Police intervention hopefully ends suspected stalking

August 25th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"After you've been told no again and again, and then you start leaving gifts, texts, voice mail and following a person - that's crossing the line." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson

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Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

August 25th, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

Dispatch was alerted to a man in a Kingsport car dealership "threatening the employees with a knife." Upon police arrival, a distressed sales employee motioned that the suspect was behind him, with the man then ordered to remove his hands from his pockets

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Second traffic signal coming to Highway 394 interchange at Blountville Historic District

Second traffic signal coming to Highway 394 interchange at Blountville Historic District

August 25th, 2015 9:21 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 394 and the exit ramp for southbound traffic from Interstate 81 at Exit 69.

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Community Business & Technology
Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

August 25th, 2015 8:30 am by By State and Community Contributors

Tourism-generated jobs for Tennesseans reached 152,900, an increase of 2.8 percent. State and local sales tax revenue for the industry topped $1.5 billion, up 7 percent over 2013, and the ninth consecutive year tourism topped $1 billion.

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Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

August 25th, 2015 8:21 am by Jessica Fuller, NET News Service

It's Country Nights and Carnival Lights at the Appalachian Fair this year and Monday brought in crowds enjoying shows, riding rides and indulging in fair food.

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Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

August 25th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

David Lawrence Helm was accused of sexually assaulting a girl between the ages of 12 and 16 at several locations in 2013 and 2014, including at southern Illinois' Scott Air Force Base and in Tennessee.

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Sports Sports Live
Harol Gonzalez gives up 3 homers in K-Mets' nightcap loss to Pirates

Harol Gonzalez gives up 3 homers in K-Mets' nightcap loss to Pirates

August 25th, 2015 12:26 am by George Thwaites

Kingsport starting pitcher Harol Gonzalez gave up three home runs and the Bristol Pirates secured a split in Monday's doubleheader with a 6-4 victory in the nightcap at Devault Stadium

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Gate City opens volleyball season with sweep of Volunteer

Gate City opens volleyball season with sweep of Volunteer

August 24th, 2015 9:59 pm by Pat Kenney

Cori Baker led the two-time defending state champion Lady Blue Devils with 11 kills and two blocks in the victory over the Lady Falcons.

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News
Police: Cheating website hack might have led to suicides

Police: Cheating website hack might have led to suicides

August 24th, 2015 9:10 pm by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

TORONTO - The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.

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