Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Hawkins schools make good use of $2,000 'solar panel' bonus

Hawkins schools make good use of $2,000 'solar panel' bonus

July 17th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County school system's solar panels generate $43,750 annually, which is a fixed amount and won't fluctuate during the 20-year life of the contract.

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Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

July 17th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A former Grundy County Sheriff's Department captain has surrendered to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after being on charges of stealing handguns from the department's evidence room.

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Christian bows out of Hawkins trustee race to focus on BOE, health

Christian bows out of Hawkins trustee race to focus on BOE, health

July 17th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Although Chris Christian will be on the ballot as the Democratic candidate for trustee in the Aug. 7 Hawkins County general election, on Wednesday he said he is withdrawing from the race.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

July 17th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville's historic zoning district will be growing to include the old Lyons property on Main Street, which contains buildings that date back to the early 1800s.

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15th RAM gets set to go in Wise

15th RAM gets set to go in Wise

July 17th, 2014 12:00 am by Staff report

The hum of activity at the fairgrounds on Wednesday is nothing compared to what will occur Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the largest such event in the nation, providing free medical, vision and dental health services to all comers, takes place.

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Innovation Academy sets shuttle bus schedule

Innovation Academy sets shuttle bus schedule

July 16th, 2014 11:59 pm by Rick Wagner

The pickup and drop-off points are parking lots of Kmart in Kingsport, Ingle's in Colonial Heights, Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol and Food City in the Bristol section of Blountville.

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Efficiency upgrades on track in Scott  schools

Efficiency upgrades on track in Scott schools

July 16th, 2014 11:57 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County Schools Superintendent John Ferguson said the Performance Contract Project work being done by Comfort Services USA is expected to extend into the early months of the coming school year.

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Idol Finals 2014

July 16th, 2014 10:35 pm by Ned Jilton

Great weather and great singers made for a great Fun Fest event. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

Second Kingsport man pleads guilty in counterfeiting scheme

July 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A Kingsport man who posted pictures of himself on Facebook with a stack of counterfeit money, has agreed to plead guilty for his involvement in a five-person counterfeiting scheme.

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Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

Virginia man charged in April traffic death in Johnson City

July 16th, 2014 7:36 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

In a press release, police said Nathan G. Fullen had a blood alcohol content of .14 at the time of the crash. The legal limit for driving drunk is .08. He is charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.

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