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Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

March 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Currently, school divisions determine, locally, the criteria used to identify 4-year-olds who would benefit from enrollment in local Virginia Preschool Initiative programs. The proposed amendment will restrict student eligibility.

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Teen who boasted he 'smoked' KPD busted in another 100 mph chase

Teen who boasted he 'smoked' KPD busted in another 100 mph chase

March 23rd, 2015 5:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gregory Alan Fletcher allegedly "smoked" more than police Saturday night shortly before getting busted for the second time in two months fleeing police in excess of 100 mph in a 2004 Pontiac GTO.

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Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

March 23rd, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

At 5:40 p.m., police were alerted to an intoxicated man at a McDonald's, allegedly sitting in a car and "inhaling glue." When an officer arrived, the suspect was "staggering around" in the parking lot.

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KPD searches for felony theft suspects

KPD searches for felony theft suspects

March 23rd, 2015 3:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are seeking tips on a pair of felony theft suspects: one who allegedly walked out of Walmart with $1,500 in merchandise, another who reportedly scammed a woman with "roofing repairs."

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Elderly Rogersville man injured in collision with tractor-trailer

Elderly Rogersville man injured in collision with tractor-trailer

March 23rd, 2015 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He's lucky it didn't kill him," said Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson. "He was wearing his seatbelt. The front of the Subaru looks pretty bad, but the passenger compartment held up good."

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Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

March 23rd, 2015 12:01 pm by Rick Wagner

Indian Springs and Sullivan Central High teachers receive social studies award.

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Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

March 23rd, 2015 10:49 am by Rick Wagner

The almost 25-year-old Johnson Elementary School "castle" playground is slated to be replaced with a new structure remaining true to the iconic original. The cost is estimated at $250,000 compared to $100,000 for renovating the existing one.

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General Assembly should investigate THP quota claims

General Assembly should investigate THP quota claims

March 23rd, 2015 9:55 am by Editorial Board

Someone's not telling the truth. Either there are quotas by whatever name, process or procedure required for them, or there are not. The General Assembly should act forthwith to ascertain the truth.

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CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

March 23rd, 2015 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

"The committee members were positive about the bill so I am hopeful it will pass just as easy with the other committees," said Ellen McCall, a Greeneville mother advocating for the passage of the bill to help her seizure-stricken daughter, Penelope.

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Keep reporting those potholes

Keep reporting those potholes

March 23rd, 2015 8:23 am by Matthew Lane

The snow may be gone and done for the year, but the potholes still remain. And though city officials have been hearing about potholes from residents and motorists for weeks, they still want to hear about them.

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