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Fatigue cited in I-81 fatal

Fatigue cited in I-81 fatal

November 19th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

The Virginia State Police have identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal crash near mile-marker one of Interstate 81, saying that driver fatigue appears to have been a factor in wreck.

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Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter works to support homeless vets

November 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Collin Brooks

The group takes monetary donations, as well as unused T-shirts, underwear, socks, toothpastes, brushes and combs, towels, or anything that will help any of the approximately 40 percent of homeless men that are veterans.

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Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

November 19th, 2014 9:48 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are continuing to investigate felony thefts that occurred last week at Tractor Supply Company, with newly released photos now implicating two men in the crime.

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Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision

Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision

November 19th, 2014 9:00 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Answering the bell: Salvation Army in desperate need of volunteers for Christmas

Answering the bell: Salvation Army in desperate need of volunteers for Christmas

November 19th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

This year, the Salvation Army will have 20 Red Kettle Campaign donation points in Kingsport. The agency helps feed and shelter those it serves 365 days a year.

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Tenn. farmers ready to grow hemp, unused to rules

Tenn. farmers ready to grow hemp, unused to rules

November 19th, 2014 7:58 am by Associated Press

With a decades-long ban on hemp production in Tennessee finally lifted, some farmers say they want to grow the crop but aren't used to the government oversight that comes with it.

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Speakers say Common Core contains spiritual set-up

Speakers say Common Core contains spiritual set-up

November 19th, 2014 12:36 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

On Tuesday evening at Fountain of Life Bible Church, more than 100 people were in attendance as community and religious leaders denounced the standards as harmful and seditious to the American way of life.

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Patriots Grubb a win over Cougars

Patriots Grubb a win over Cougars

November 19th, 2014 12:01 am by Dave Ongie

Sullivan East used a 12-0 run in the fourth quarter to come from behind to earn a 57-49 victory over much-improved Sullivan Central in Tuesday's St. Jude green-out game.

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Paranoia-fueled poison claim earns JC woman sentence of time served

Paranoia-fueled poison claim earns JC woman sentence of time served

November 18th, 2014 11:28 pm by Matthew Lane

Elizabeth Ann Carrier was indicted in July 2013 on one count of falsely communicating reports of consumer tampering. She pleaded guilty to the charge in July of this year and appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville Monday for sentencing.

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United Way of Greater Kingsport surpasses fundraising goal of $4 million

United Way of Greater Kingsport surpasses fundraising goal of $4 million

November 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Matthew Lane

"This is fantastic and fabulous," said Danelle Glasscock, executive director of United Way. "This money will be put to such good use throughout our community."

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