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Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

February 23rd, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

As if the past week's wintry blast and icy roadways haven't kept police busy enough, some "extremely intoxicated" non-emergency 911 calls prompted three visits and arrests at a Kingsport motel.

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Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

February 23rd, 2015 12:09 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to undertake a project to improve the connectivity of the seven traffic signals along Lynn Garden Drive, from roughly Tranbarger Drive to Carters Valley.

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Hawkins County Humane Society - New adoptable animals.

February 23rd, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Beautiful dogs available for adoption. Hawkins County Humane Society is in located at 5180 Highway 11W in Rogersville,TN and is open 12-5 Tuesday through Saturday. You can stop in to meet the dogs during those hours or call (423)272-6538 for more informat

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Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

February 23rd, 2015 10:25 am by Rick Wagner

There are 296 students currently enrolled in full-time day classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton, compared to 334 the previous trimester.

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Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

February 23rd, 2015 10:12 am by Rick Wagner

More than 20 local school teams and 150 students, including groups from Kingsport, Sullivan County and Johnson City, are scheduled to participate in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament in Greene County.

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Domtar paper mill is approaching its centennial celebration

Domtar paper mill is approaching its centennial celebration

February 23rd, 2015 9:13 am by Hank Hayes

Since 2000, about $600 million has been invested in the Kingsport location, and Domtar says $12 million in capital funds supported the facility last year.

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Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

February 23rd, 2015 8:39 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

After a weeklong holiday break, lawmakers return to Washington on Monday and start work on Obama's request. Some Republicans say Obama's proposal is too restrictive for the mission to succeed.

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Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

February 23rd, 2015 8:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A recent federal court ruling in a case involving a man's death while at the Washington County Detention Center indicates Sheriff Ed Graybeal can't personally be held liable, but the county is still on the hook at this point.

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'Salvageable:' Inspector says he would not condemn historic Rogersville house

'Salvageable:' Inspector says he would not condemn historic Rogersville house

February 23rd, 2015 8:26 am by Jeff Bobo

It may look pretty rough from the outside, but Rogersville building inspector Steve Nelson said the mid-1800s Blue Springs House on Main Street is structurally sound and he couldn't condemn it.

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Sullivan County sales tax revenue ahead of last year's pace

Sullivan County sales tax revenue ahead of last year's pace

February 23rd, 2015 8:03 am by J. H. Osborne

The best monthly showing from the period was this month - an 11.05 percent growth for revenue that came back to the county and cities, compared to February last year.

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