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Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

March 26th, 2015 5:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

The bulk of the growth since the fiscal year began, as well as for the monthly revenue generated during January, came from businesses inside the city of Kingsport.

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Patterson takes best overall in youth bluegrass contest

March 26th, 2015 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hunter Patterson took home best overall honors Saturday in the 12th Annual East Tennessee Young Musicians Bluegrass Contest, improving on an impressive showing in last year's contest.

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Former BVU officials admit to taking kickbacks

Former BVU officials admit to taking kickbacks

March 26th, 2015 3:53 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two former vice presidents of the Bristol Virginia Utilities Board pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks from an unnamed company, whose contract has since been terminated.

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Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

March 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

March 26th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may not be popular, but Mount Carmel City Attorney Chris Raines told the Times-News Wednesday that Mayor Larry Frost's decision to move citizens comments to the end of board meetings doesn't violate city code.

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Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 1:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Program for most students 24 and older will be at Centers of Applied Technology this fall and at community colleges in the fall of 2016.

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KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

March 26th, 2015 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation into September's fatal head-on Stone Drive motorcycle crash has been concluded, with police saying the rider was intoxicated and traveling into oncoming traffic.

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

March 26th, 2015 11:43 am by Rain Smith

Exactly one year to the day since a Kingsport pharmacy was last held up by a man claiming to have a gun, police report narcotics were once again stolen from the same store on Wednesday, and in a nearly identical fashion.

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Historic Places: Netherland Inn boasts rich history

Historic Places: Netherland Inn boasts rich history

March 26th, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

During its grandest days, the Inn hosted many famous persons including Presidents Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson and James K. Polk.

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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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