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Man charged with attempted murder in Blountville shooting

Man charged with attempted murder in Blountville shooting

May 21st, 2014 9:53 am by Rain Smith

Police have made an arrest in a Tuesday night fight at a Blountville residence, where a gun was allegedly pulled, a man was pistol whipped and at least three shots fired.

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Report issued on deadly South Holston Lake copter crash

Report issued on deadly South Holston Lake copter crash

May 21st, 2014 8:05 am by Associated Press

Bill Starnes of Blountville was a pilot for the Food City grocery chain, ferrying people to and from races at BMS. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded a low-altitude departure over the water in the dark and without lights led to the crash.

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Phillips: Kingsport BMA poised to raise taxes, establish trash fee unless public has strong objections

Phillips: Kingsport BMA poised to raise taxes, establish trash fee unless public has strong objections

May 21st, 2014 12:31 am by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips says if anyone in Kingsport has strong opinions about property taxes going up four cents and the creation of a new $5-a-month garbage fee to let the Board of Mayor and Aldermen know.

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Kingsport mayor blasts WJHL as 'tabloid TV'

Kingsport mayor blasts WJHL as 'tabloid TV'

May 21st, 2014 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

According to a WJHL story, the mayor's wife received a parking ticket at Holston Valley Medical Center for parking in a handicapped space and had yet to pay it.

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Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

Random surveillance operation nabs drug suspect in Hawkins

May 21st, 2014 12:06 am by Jeff Bobo

People who publicly conduct illegal drug business in Hawkins County should know there's a possibility that police officers are watching.

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Sullivan commissioners hope to avoid passing 'continuing resolution'

Sullivan commissioners hope to avoid passing 'continuing resolution'

May 20th, 2014 11:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

Two of the commission's three primary committees have held some budget hearings, and more are scheduled after the first of the month.

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Despite Sammy's slammin', Houston tops Tribe 5-4 in TSSAA Class AAA baseball tourney

Despite Sammy's slammin', Houston tops Tribe 5-4 in TSSAA Class AAA baseball tourney

May 20th, 2014 11:54 pm by staff reports

On Wednesday the Indians (33-5-1) embark on a battle to ascend from the losers' bracket when they face Brentwood at Oakland at 11 a.m.

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Kingsport report cards may not include TCAP scores

Kingsport report cards may not include TCAP scores

May 20th, 2014 11:45 pm by Rick Wagner

The TCAP scores, which by Kingsport Board of Education policy are supposed to account for 20 percent of the second semester grade in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies, were supposed to be released already.

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Bluff City BMA discusses tough budget decisions

Bluff City BMA discusses tough budget decisions

May 20th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nick Shepherd

BLUFF CITY — Bluff City residents could take a real punch to the wallet and possibly lose the services of a police officer. Members of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen gathered to discuss how to fix the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Cutting torch  sparks  fire at Phipps Bend

Cutting torch sparks fire at Phipps Bend

May 20th, 2014 10:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A fire at the former Aladdin Plastics plant in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park Tuesday morning resulted in minor damage, and evacuation of the facility, but there were no injuries reported.

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