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Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

March 5th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

A statement recalls Pamela Roe as a devoted mother, grandmother, wife, friend and philanthropist who will be sorely missed.

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Community Scrapbook: Weather Woes

March 5th, 2015 2:40 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

The changing weather is wreaking havoc across the region. Here's a look at what some area folks are seeing today. Share your photos at sundayscrapbook@timesnews.net

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KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

March 5th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport Police Department has rebutted Times-News letters to the editor which asked "where are the police" on the "racetrack called Stone Drive" - providing 1,300 examples of traffic enforcement along the thoroughfare.

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Community Scrapbook: Pinewood Derby

March 5th, 2015 2:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

One of the most popular events in Cub Scouts is the annual Pinewood Derby. Here's a look at a recent event hosted by Cub Scout Pack 84 in Surgoinsville.

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Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

March 5th, 2015 12:12 pm by Stephen Igo

Up to 4 inches of wet, heavy snow that fell in about three hours Thursday morning proved to be one more haymaker from a weather system that caused widespread flooding across the region, particularly Wise County, Wednesday into Thursday.

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Scott County Humane Society Adoptable Dogs

March 5th, 2015 11:59 am by Staff Report

These wonderful dogs are all looking for their perfect forever homes. They are all currently in foster homes and available for adoption through the Scott County Humane Society.

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Police continue year-long search for Kingsport man

Police continue year-long search for Kingsport man

March 5th, 2015 11:19 am by Staff Report

Police are still seeking information on a man who left his Kingsport home in March of last year, disappearing without telling his family where he was heading.

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It's time to step up to honor our veterans

It's time to step up to honor our veterans

March 5th, 2015 9:25 am by Editorial Board

As with many other communities, Kingsport has recognized the sacrifice of those who served, who left behind their blood, or, who never came back. It was long overdue, and now, efforts are underway to finish it.

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TVA says downstream safety prompted Boone Lake draw down

TVA says downstream safety prompted Boone Lake draw down

March 5th, 2015 8:50 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Though a sustained drawdown of the Boone Reservoir means hardships for residents and businesses over the course of the next year, concerns about the pressure a full reservoir could put on a seeping foundation led to the extraordinary measure.

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Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

March 5th, 2015 8:01 am by Stephen Igo

Flooding is widespread across the region since Wednesday, with dozens of road closures due to high water conditions in Wise, Lee, Scott and Dickenson Counties. Residents were advised early Thursday to stay home and off the roads.

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