Kingsport Times News Monday, August 31, 2015
Sports Vols Sports
Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

March 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has allowed each of its last two opponents to shoot at least 57 percent and has dropped five straight games, the Vols' longest losing streak since 2000-01. They hope to stop the slide Wednesday night at LSU.

Comments
Community Local News Business & Technology
Kingsport businessman and leader Wallace Alley Sr. passes away

Kingsport businessman and leader Wallace Alley Sr. passes away

March 3rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Hank Hayes

Best known for running a car dealership offering multiple brands, Alley was also a former director of Holston Valley Hospital, Holston Mental Health Center, ETSU/UT University Center Foundation and Advisory Board and the ETSU Foundation.

Comments
News Crime Local News
'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

March 3rd, 2015 8:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

A day later Rogersville police were still scratching their heads in disbelief over a Kentucky woman who allegedly set her jacket and hair on fire in the "Eternal Flame" war memorial, then climbed a tree on the courthouse lawn.

Comments
Opinion
Some food for thought: Experts wrong yet again

Some food for thought: Experts wrong yet again

March 3rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Editorial Board

Some things are known as unshakable truths, i.e., the sky is blue, there's no escaping taxes, and saturated fats will kill you. A shock, then, when what we've believed for decades turns out to be wrong.

Comments
News Regional & National
Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

March 3rd, 2015 6:10 pm by ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department's spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

March 3rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. remains in an acquisition mindset after buying four companies during 2014, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa advised more than 200 business people and elected officials at a Regional Leaders Breakfast on Tuesday.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Hawkins woman allegedly assaults probation officer

Hawkins woman allegedly assaults probation officer

March 3rd, 2015 3:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A woman accused by her probation officer of falsifying a urine test allegedly elbowed the probation company owner in the head while trying to flee before police arrived.

Comments
News Local News Education
East roof work gets green light

East roof work gets green light

March 3rd, 2015 2:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County school budget for 2015-16 isn't even in draft form yet, but roofing needs at a high school could take almost $300,000 from $800,000 in 2015-16 renovation funds.

Comments
News Local News Education
Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

March 3rd, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ralph Buck, 54, occasionally stumbled over words. Sometimes he would skip words or mispronounce them. The students remained patient because they understood why he got tripped up. He only began reading seven years ago.

Comments
Opinion
Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

March 3rd, 2015 9:46 am by Letters to the Editor

Most cars are going 50 to 60 miles per hour. Where are the police? I have seen two cops on my way to work in the last two years. We would not have a budget problem if the police were out doing their job.

Comments