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Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

February 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Though area roadways continued to improve throughout the day, low temperatures overnight could creating icing hazards into Wednesday - followed by dangerous wind chills and more precipitation in the days to come.

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Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

February 17th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two Scott County fire departments' ratings recently saw a decrease. But that's good news, and it could result in some businesses and residents seeing savings.

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Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Knox County Sheriff's Office said former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson turned himself in Tuesday on a charge of aggravated rape. He was released on $40,000 bond.

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Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Becoming an Eagle Scout takes a lot of hard work. Becoming an Eagle Scout while also being autistic is nearly impossible. But one Kingsport teenager does not let impossible define him.

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Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple city streets - striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive, then later fleeing police - is now jailed after being wanted for approximately two months.

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

February 17th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who burglarized a Sullivan County wrecker service earlier this month, making away with thousands of dollars worth of tools.

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All but one Northeast Tennessee superintendents and directors support Tennessee State Standards, i.e. Common Core

All but one Northeast Tennessee superintendents and directors support Tennessee State Standards, i.e. Common Core

February 17th, 2015 10:51 am by Rick Wagner

Johnson City's Richard Bales did not sign letter of support presented recently in Nashville.

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Extreme cold creates problems for buses, school buildings

Extreme cold creates problems for buses, school buildings

February 17th, 2015 10:42 am by Rick Wagner

Hard-starting diesel motors and frozen pipes among effects of extreme cold.

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Live blog for updates about the winter storm

Live blog for updates about the winter storm

February 17th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

This live blog will be periodically updated throughout the day giving all the latest news for the winter storm hitting our area.

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City should step up and support shelter

City should step up and support shelter

February 17th, 2015 9:23 am by Letters to the Editor

For years Kingsport has been avoiding one expenditure that any model city should offer its residents as a basic need, the establishment and support of its own animal shelter. This service is important to our public health

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