Kingsport Times News Wednesday, May 27, 2015
News Local News Police Blotter
KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

December 31st, 2014 11:30 am by Rain Smith

Take a look back at some of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Kingsport, derived from central dispatch records and incident reports of area law enforcement.

Comments
Community Sunday Stories
Sincerely, Susan: Scottish Roots Entice New Year's Eve Celebration

Sincerely, Susan: Scottish Roots Entice New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

As the new year approaches, it is a wonderful time to reflect upon past holiday celebrations and anticipate new adventures in the coming year.

Comments
News Regional & National
5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

December 31st, 2014 9:44 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015. The biggest health care news probably won't come from Congress or the White House, but the Supreme Court.

Comments
Opinion
Why would anyone oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense?

Why would anyone oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense?

December 31st, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial Board

It remains perplexing to folks who think logically why anyone would oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense. The bad guys will always have access to weapons. What sense does it make to disarm the good guys?

Comments
News Regional & National
3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

December 31st, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

Two deaths occurred in Middle Tennessee and one was reported in East Tennessee "We are expecting a severe flu season" Department of Health spokeswoman Shelley Walker told the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Comments
News Local News
Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

December 31st, 2014 6:30 am by Marci Gore

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a "No Refusal" traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2014 New Year's Eve holiday period, concluding their efforts at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

Comments
Photos Local News

2014 Year in Pictures

December 31st, 2014 6:00 am by David Grace

Each day we try to give our readers a unique view of the community and a look into the lives of people they may never meet, but have a story to tell.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
Champion Chiefs: Bailiff, Cherokee capture NPB title

Champion Chiefs: Bailiff, Cherokee capture NPB title

December 31st, 2014 12:30 am by zack Vance, Times-News Correspondent

Cherokee's Keaton Bailiff made sure there was no doubt who would be crowned champion of the 2014 New Peoples Bank Holiday Classic on Tuesday night. "It feels good to get the trophy and winning it with my team," Bailiff said.

Comments
Crime Local News
HCSO nabs Mount Carmel man accused of dealing painkillers

HCSO nabs Mount Carmel man accused of dealing painkillers

December 30th, 2014 11:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Tuesday that his Narcotics Unit had been conducting a narcotics investigation for the past several weeks involving Johnny Ray Bellamy Jr., 38, 316 Cypress St.

Comments
News Local News
New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

December 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated parts of Sullivan County and Bluff City between the hours of 2 p.m. and midnight. Kingsport and Bristol do not allow fireworks within the city limits.

Comments