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Lawsuit over alleged secret meetings dropped

Lawsuit over alleged secret meetings dropped

February 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by Matthew Lane

Angie Stanley and Monica Comsa filed the lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court on April 19, naming Kingsport, Sullivan County, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and both the city and county boards of education as the defendants.

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Community Scrapbook: It's More Snow Fun!

February 14th, 2014 5:46 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features "More Snow Fun," a collection of reader-submitted photos. We asked for snow photos and readers responded with dozens - and they're still rolling in.

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King University President Greg Jordan resigns, Richard Ray named as interim

King University President Greg Jordan resigns, Richard Ray named as interim

February 14th, 2014 5:08 pm by Rick Wagner

A nationwide search will be conducted to select the university's next president. In recent months, Jordan has faced criticism from students, faculty and alumni unhappy about his direction for the university.

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Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player Sharper may have been involved in 5 more rapes

Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player Sharper may have been involved in 5 more rapes

February 14th, 2014 4:38 pm by LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent

Prosecutors charged former NFL safety Darren Sharper on Friday with raping and drugging two women in California and disclosed he is under investigation in connection with five more drug-related rapes in three other states.

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State suspends  cemetery owner/operator in Hawkins

State suspends cemetery owner/operator in Hawkins

February 14th, 2014 4:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak entered an order of summary suspension against Vickie L. Ringley, 52, 536 Carters Valley Loop, Rogersville - owner and operator of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.

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Woman killed in single vehicle wreck after driver loses control while coughing

Woman killed in single vehicle wreck after driver loses control while coughing

February 14th, 2014 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The passenger in a pickup was killed in a single vehicle accident Thursday evening near Rogersville after the driver reportedly suffered a coughing fit and lost control.

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Cell phone records connect suspects in arson, insurance fraud scheme

Cell phone records connect suspects in arson, insurance fraud scheme

February 14th, 2014 1:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Surgoinsville men have been charged with arson and insurance fraud in connection with a 2012 scheme to get rid of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe which later resulted in a $28,054 insurance settlement

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Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

February 14th, 2014 12:40 pm by Hank Hayes

The proclamation was read by Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips as he was backed by his Tri-Cities colleagues in the floral section at the Food City on Eastman Road.

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Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

February 14th, 2014 12:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Southern Railroad engineer thought he'd struck a man late Thursday night in Surgoinsville who was flashing his middle finger at the approaching train and then tried to jump off the tracks at the last second.

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Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

February 14th, 2014 11:28 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Tennessee lawmakers are taking up a bill that would let cake makers, florists and other vendors refuse service to same-sex couples who wish to marry, even if the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage were struck down.

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