Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

March 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Rain Smith

Following the alleged "numerous complaints" of unsafe driving in a busy Kingsport construction zone, police will be increasing traffic enforcement on a prominent city thoroughfare.

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JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

March 17th, 2015 5:15 pm by Matthew Lane

A 54-year-old Johnson City man was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for his involvement in a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy within the Tri-Cities region.

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Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

March 17th, 2015 4:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

People who acquire prescription narcotics legally can't sell them, can't trade them, and can't give them away - as a Hawkins County woman found out Monday.

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Sullivan will save millions through bond refinancing

Sullivan will save millions through bond refinancing

March 17th, 2015 3:35 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County taxpayers will save $4.6 million thanks to a bond refinancing process completed last week, Accounts and Budgets Director Larry Bailey told the Sullivan County Commission on Monday.

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Secret 'pre-meetings' become commonplace in Tennessee House

Secret 'pre-meetings' become commonplace in Tennessee House

March 17th, 2015 2:21 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - House members scheduled to debate and vote on key bills later in the week are increasingly holding secret "pre-meetings" to discuss pending legislation.

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Following bedbug scare, Rogersville Senior Center will reopen tomorrow

Following bedbug scare, Rogersville Senior Center will reopen tomorrow

March 17th, 2015 2:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Exterminators began working Friday in the building shared by the Rogersville Senior Center and the H.B. Stamps Public Library after a bedbug infestation discovered Thursday prompted an evacuation.

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Closures expected on I-26 beginning Thursday

Closures expected on I-26 beginning Thursday

March 17th, 2015 1:17 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports that beginning Thursday, motorists can expect nightly lane closures and rolling roadblocks at the Gray exit of Interstate 26.

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Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

March 17th, 2015 12:12 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for masked men who allegedly burst through the door of a Sullivan County apartment, then pistol whipped a woman in front of her young children.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

March 17th, 2015 10:27 am by Marci Gore

This is the second drug round up in as many years that has taken place on St. Patrick's Day. Drugs purchased in the investigation were prescription drugs that are developed to help opiate addicts, but are now the leading illegally sold narcotics.

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Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

March 17th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

A third round of roadway improvements is coming to Rock Springs Road, including widening a portion to three lanes and adding an eight-foot mobility path along the entire stretch.

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