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Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

May 22nd, 2014 7:02 am by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man who fatally shot his brother this past December at a property in the Bloomingdale community, claiming that he pulled the trigger in self-defense, will face no charges in the killing.

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House poised to pass curbs on NSA surveillance

House poised to pass curbs on NSA surveillance

May 22nd, 2014 6:47 am by KEN DILANIAN, Associated Press

The House is poised to take the first significant step to change the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, a compromise bill that is displeasing many civil liberties activists.

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Editorial: Property tax increase is best option for Kingsport

Editorial: Property tax increase is best option for Kingsport

May 22nd, 2014 6:00 am by Staff Report

The debate on whether a governmental entity needs to raise taxes is unending and depends entirely upon a set of assumptions about the role of government and the appropriate services it should provide.

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Former Gate City coach facing felony hit-and-run charge

Former Gate City coach facing felony hit-and-run charge

May 22nd, 2014 1:04 am by Wes Bunch

Shannon Mark Carter, 37, Hazlewood Avenue, Kingsport, had a single count of felony hit and run with failure to report damage greater than $1,000 bound over to a grand jury Monday during an appearance in Scott County General District Court.

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Reynolds roars in Conference 40 track and field meet

Reynolds roars in Conference 40 track and field meet

May 22nd, 2014 12:21 am by George Thwaites

Talented Wise Central dilettante wins three events. Depth carries Virginia High to girls team title despite convincing bid by Gate City trackstresses

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Event to give Kingsport residents firsthand look at public works department equipment

Event to give Kingsport residents firsthand look at public works department equipment

May 22nd, 2014 12:18 am by Matthew Lane

Ever wanted to operate an automated garbage truck? Learn more about how sewage is treated? What about the equipment used to pave city streets? Then come to the Kingsport Farmers Market this afternoon.

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Local News
How to weigh in on BMA's plan to hike property tax, create trash fee

How to weigh in on BMA's plan to hike property tax, create trash fee

May 22nd, 2014 12:08 am by Staff Report

Mayor Dennis Phillips said this week if any member of the public has strong opinions about a proposed four- cent property tax hike and the creation of a $5 garbage collection fee to contact the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

May 21st, 2014 11:53 pm by Rick Wagner

D-B Principal Chris Hampton said the draft proposal, still being reviewed by the activities committee, proposes to raise the season ticket price in the lower grandstand area of the existing stadium from $35 for five home games to $40.

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Education
Following lottery, 17 eighth-grade spots open at Innovation Academy

Following lottery, 17 eighth-grade spots open at Innovation Academy

May 21st, 2014 11:06 pm by Rick Wagner

Parents will have until June 13 to confirm their student chosen in the lottery still plans to attend, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie wrote in a letter to parents.

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Choctaws stop Tribe's TSSAA tourney run

Choctaws stop Tribe's TSSAA tourney run

May 21st, 2014 11:02 pm by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett's baseball team got the win it had been trying for since 1996, but the Indians weren't able to carry that momentum into their second game of the day at the TSSAA Class AAA tournament.

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