Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 1, 2015
SNEAK PEEK: Take a first look at our new site and tell us what you think. »
News Crime Local News
String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

April 14th, 2015 2:52 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested after swiping a combined 30 pairs of eyeglasses from Kingsport opticians, according to police, then leading a foot chase across Fort Henry Drive before he was tackled by an officer.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National Business & Technology
Video: Demo at TCRA covers proper firearm packing

Video: Demo at TCRA covers proper firearm packing

April 14th, 2015 1:21 pm by Hank Hayes

With more people flying, more of them are also packing firearms and doing the wrong thing by trying to get them through airport security checkpoints. Four guns were confiscated last year at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, with two already taken this year.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National
Families praise passage of cannabis oil bill

Families praise passage of cannabis oil bill

April 14th, 2015 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

For the first time, medical marijuana will be available in Tennessee after a bill allowing cannabis oil as an alternative medicine for seizure patients passed the Tennessee House and Senate with unanimous yes votes Monday night.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

April 14th, 2015 11:17 am by Rain Smith

Police warn that a scammer is going door-to-door in Kingsport, soliciting donations with what is apparently a bogus story about a child's surgery.

Comments
Community INK
Little Miss Lifestyle: Is There a Cure for Senioritis?

Little Miss Lifestyle: Is There a Cure for Senioritis?

April 14th, 2015 11:00 am by Kara White, Community Columnist

Most people believe "senioritis" is a made-up term, coined to describe high school students who act lazy as graduation approaches. However, senioritis is much more. It is real.

Comments
Community Sunday Stories
Friends for the Fight: Groups unite to host benefit dinner for local cancer patients

Friends for the Fight: Groups unite to host benefit dinner for local cancer patients

April 14th, 2015 10:00 am by Chelsey Bishop

Preaching Christ Church is partnering with Wellmont's Cancer Institute to raise money for their Wellmont Patient's Assistance Fund by hosting a benefit dinner at 5 p.m., May 9, at MeadowView Convention Center.

Comments
Opinion
The real reason Obama is unpopular

The real reason Obama is unpopular

April 14th, 2015 9:26 am by Letters to the Editor

He is a black man "who wasn't born in the U.S.!" Oh well, when he comes to my home to forcibly take my guns, I sincerely hope he will take the time to sit and chat for a bit.

Comments
Photos Local News Education INK
Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

April 14th, 2015 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The annual Senior Picnic for the scholars was held at the Eastman Recreation Area at the foot of Bays Mountain. College advice they received included don't buy a bicycle with your college student loan money, get to know the faculty and join clubs.

Comments
News Regional & National
Tenn. House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

Tenn. House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

April 14th, 2015 8:16 am by Associated Press

The chamber voted 90-3 on Monday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. John Holsclaw Jr. of Elizabethton. Under the bill, people with lifetime permits would still have to undergo background checks every five years.

Comments
Sports Sports Live Photos Videos Local News NASCAR/Racing
Kingsport Speedway video: Harrell, Helton each make late race winning passes

Kingsport Speedway video: Harrell, Helton each make late race winning passes - VIDEO

April 14th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

John Harrell and Keith Helton each started at the rear in their respective support division races Friday at Kingsport Speedway on their way to narrow late-race passes for the win.

Comments