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Former Duffield jailer gets probation on drug charges

Former Duffield jailer gets probation on drug charges

October 31st, 2013 9:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A former guard at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield pleaded no contest earlier this month to drug possession charges that stemmed from an investigation into allegations he was supplying inmates with contraband.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Trunk-or-Treat in Blountville.

October 31st, 2013 8:48 pm by Ned Jilton

Trunk or treaters of all types showed up for the annual Trunk-or-Treat event at the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Dept.

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Halloween safety education effort leads to drug bust at Kingsport apartment complex

Halloween safety education effort leads to drug bust at Kingsport apartment complex

October 31st, 2013 7:29 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — According to a KPD news release, the officer was handing out educational materials to residents at Allandale Falls Apartments Tuesday when he noticed a strong odor of marijuana originating from Apartment A-10.

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High speed chase beginning in Hawkins ends with arrest of drug suspect in Greene

High speed chase beginning in Hawkins ends with arrest of drug suspect in Greene

October 31st, 2013 6:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — William Claude Evans, 42, 2336 Middle Creek Road, Afton, allegedly fled an attempted traffic stop near Rogersville, and made it into Greene County, stopping only when the 1990 BMW he was driving overheated.

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Video game binge leads to breakfast run, missing husband

Video game binge leads to breakfast run, missing husband

October 31st, 2013 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

After playing video games "all night" a man left his Kingsport home to get breakfast at Hardee's. He later called his wife to relay "a problem," and eventually ended up passed out in Gate City.

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2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

2nd Confederate flag stolen from historic Johnson City cemetery

October 31st, 2013 1:20 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The Confederate flag, which usually flies in a Confederate soldiers’ grave section, was provided by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

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Cities in red states push federal health plan

Cities in red states push federal health plan

October 31st, 2013 1:09 pm by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press

Republican governors and legislatures in about two dozen states are refusing cooperation with the roll-out of the health overhaul, but some local governments are trying to fill the gap.

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Students win awards in Halloween Art Contest

October 31st, 2013 12:38 pm by Staff Report

Each student was allowed to draw one Halloween picture on a 8- by 11-inch piece of paper, using color or black-and-white media. All artwork had to be original.

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Car stolen after Kingsport shopper leaves keys in ignition

Car stolen after Kingsport shopper leaves keys in ignition

October 31st, 2013 11:19 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a suspected car thief, saying the victim left their keys in the ignition of an unlocked, unoccupied vehicle as they shopped in a Kingsport grocery store.

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Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

October 31st, 2013 11:10 am by Dave Clark

Growth has become our false god. Through it, we’ll be saved! Our mantra was, “When we reach 50,000 population, all will be well. Retailers will beat a path to our door. Government grant money will freely flow.” It didn’t happen.

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