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Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

January 16th, 2015 9:40 am by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff's Department is one of several local law enforcement agencies involved in discovering the whereabouts of a missing Kingsport couple

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Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

January 16th, 2015 9:05 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner — who oversaw the rocky rollout of the president's health care law — says she's stepping down at the end of February.

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Rogersville panel studying $600K repaving project for Main Street

Rogersville panel studying $600K repaving project for Main Street

January 16th, 2015 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been about a decade since Rogersville's most recent Main Street paving project which landed the town and a local contractor in court over allegations of substandard work.

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Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

January 16th, 2015 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Austin Michael Stallard received the 121-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. The case involved the synthetic drug a-PVP, commonly referred to as "gravel" on the street.

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Sullivan commissioners warming to idea of TIF for Bristol apartment project

Sullivan commissioners warming to idea of TIF for Bristol apartment project

January 16th, 2015 12:19 am by J. H. Osborne

Favorable comments came from both the "upper end" and "lower end" of the county — in other words, from Kingsport-area commissioners as well as from those who represent Bristol. The commission will likely vote on the issue next week.

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Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

January 15th, 2015 11:38 pm by Matthew Lane

Larry Nick Swift Jr., of Weber City, was arrested in June 2014 and charged with one count of aggravated statutory rape for having sex with the female teenager in a family restroom at the aquatic facility.

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KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

January 15th, 2015 6:19 pm by Staff report

On November 16, 2014, a white male and a white female shoplifted more than $500 in merchandise from the Wal-Mart located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive. The pair left the store in a vehicle believed to be a silver Ford Taurus sedan.

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Boone's Barnard named Gatorade Tennessee Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

Boone's Barnard named Gatorade Tennessee Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

January 15th, 2015 6:11 pm by Staff Report

After winning the TSSAA Class AAA state championship in November, Adam Barnard finished fifth at the Nike Cross Nationals Final in a time of 15:25 and earned All-American honors.

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Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

January 15th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He was very remorseful about it. ... He was crying. He cried all the way to jail." -- MCPD Sgt. Ken Lunsford Sr.

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Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

January 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect bought $35 worth of food and drinks from the Church Hill McDonald's with a debit card reported stolen out of Kingsport.

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