Kingsport Times News Friday, January 30, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

January 29th, 2015 1:44 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.

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Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

January 29th, 2015 1:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man was airlifted to a hospital after attempting to push his disabled vehicle off the Weaver Pike on Wednesday night, igniting a crash with a passing motorist.

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Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville - VIDEO

January 29th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

It appeared that the driver lost control of his pickup and slid sideways into the rear of a flatbed tractor trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.

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Community Photos Videos TriCityMom Furry Friends

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 1.29.15 - VIDEO

January 29th, 2015 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Crimson, Gator, James, Spot, and JC with her kitten. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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First Book aims to put books in the hands of every child

First Book aims to put books in the hands of every child

January 29th, 2015 10:00 am by Debra McCown

First Book Greater Kingsport - one of hundreds of First Book chapters in communities around the country - is striving to make an impact here in the Kingsport area.

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UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

January 29th, 2015 9:58 am by Rain Smith

Though a suspicious package found in Sullivan North High School did not contain explosives, police are still investigating both its origin and the source of a written bomb threat located earlier in the morning.

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Opinion
Opinion: No thanks, Mr. President, we'll keep our Promise

Opinion: No thanks, Mr. President, we'll keep our Promise

January 29th, 2015 9:17 am by Editorial Board

The last thing Sullivan's Educate and Grow and Tennessee's TN Promise programs need is the endorsement, support, or participation of the federal government.

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News Crime Regional & National
Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

January 29th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's current sentencing structure has been in place for more than 20 years, and the state's recidivism rate is averaging around 44 to 45 percent. That's the number of people returning to prison within three years of being released.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Our Family Vacation

January 29th, 2015 8:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features 'Our Family Vacation.' The photos were taken during a fall break trip to Grand Haven, Norton Shores and Holland, Mich. The photos were submitted by Michelle Suddeath.

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Local News Business & Technology
Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on  real estate site

Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on real estate site

January 29th, 2015 12:06 am by Matthew Lane

"It is for sale, but it isn't," said Stan Pace, the owner of Ridgefields. "If someone is willing to buy it for $4.5 million, they can buy it."

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