Kingsport Times News Saturday, November 22, 2014
News Regional & National
Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

Comments
Community Photos Videos TriCityMom Furry Friends

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.20.14 - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Myrtle, Timothy, Duncan, and Dez. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

Comments
Local News Education
Energy efficiency discussions put spotlight on stadium's daytime lighting

Energy efficiency discussions put spotlight on stadium's daytime lighting

November 20th, 2014 8:20 am by Rick Wagner

A move to hire an energy efficiency company for the city school system has brought to the forefront lighting systems that are on during the day at D-B's football stadium. According to Mayor Dennis Phillips, "Nobody knows how to turn them off."

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology TriCityMom
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

November 20th, 2014 8:00 am by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013.

Comments
News Regional & National
Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

November 20th, 2014 7:47 am by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

Comments
Local News Business & Technology
NETWORKing: Hawkins  seeks partnership with Sullivan group for industrial recruitment

NETWORKing: Hawkins seeks partnership with Sullivan group for industrial recruitment

November 20th, 2014 12:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's industrial developer of eight years retired last month, leaving his $50,000 per year job vacant. Most industrial developers in the region make twice that salary.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
Boone's Barnard signs to run track and cross country at Georgetown University

Boone's Barnard signs to run track and cross country at Georgetown University

November 19th, 2014 11:32 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett's Caleb Cook will play baseball at ETSU and Sullivan South outside hitter Haley Price will play volleyball at Virginia Tech.

Comments
Local News Regional & National
He said, he said: Kaine, Warner talk Keystone votes

He said, he said: Kaine, Warner talk Keystone votes

November 19th, 2014 11:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine issued statements late Tuesday explaining their votes on opposite sides of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.

Comments
News Local News
No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 19th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, a man called 911 and stated that he'd just planted a bomb at the McDonald's restaurant on Route 66 that would go off in 45 minutes. Tuesday night, the same man went hunting for bigger game.

Comments
Sports
Virginia Tech pulls away from Liberty, wins 73-63

Virginia Tech pulls away from Liberty, wins 73-63

November 19th, 2014 9:51 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Joey van Zegeren scored 17 points, and Virginia Tech used efficient offense in the second half to pull away to a 73-63 victory over Liberty on Wednesday night.

Comments