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VSP: Fired Gate City police chief under investigation

VSP: Fired Gate City police chief under investigation

January 31st, 2014 11:30 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said the probe began late last year when special agents in the VSP’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations Wytheville Division were first made aware of accusations of possible insurance fraud.

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South boys, girls pick up crucial — and controversial — wins over Unicoi

South boys, girls pick up crucial — and controversial — wins over Unicoi

January 31st, 2014 11:17 pm by Dave Ongie

When Unicoi County's players thought they heard a whistle in the final seconds of Friday’s crucial Three Rivers Conference boys game at Sullivan South, they stopped in their tracks. But the Rebels played on, and they were rewarded with a 55-54 victory.

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Felon flees Lee court between verdict and sentencing

Felon flees Lee court between verdict and sentencing

January 31st, 2014 9:45 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Despite going missing, Jeremy Lynn Mitchell, 37, of Big Stone Gap, was still sentenced to 21 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty in Lee County Circuit Court of malicious wounding and unlawful wounding.

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Wise  board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

Wise board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

January 31st, 2014 9:41 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Maxim Engineering of Coeburn and Chilhowie-based W-L Construction & Paving Inc. gets first pass at contract negotiations with Wise County Public Schools for a traffic improvement project at the division’s three-school complex in Big Stone Gap.

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Norton Community Hospital unveils ICU upgrades

Norton Community Hospital unveils ICU upgrades

January 31st, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff report

NORTON — The Intensive Care Unit now boasts a $3 million renovation that Mountain States Health Alliance says will make treatment and recovery optimal for patients, and will make things easier for visitors as well as hospital staff.

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Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

January 31st, 2014 7:21 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Jackie Wexler, 27, 176 Highway 93, Fall Branch, was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic assault and two counts of reckless endangerment after the incident was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

January 31st, 2014 4:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Shanna Hensley to move from principal of Kennedy to Cora Cox principal; Christy Free to move from Kennedy associate principal to principal.

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Five Kingsport residents indicted in counterfeiting conspiracy

Five Kingsport residents indicted in counterfeiting conspiracy

January 31st, 2014 4:45 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE —A grand jury returned an indictment against Jordan Johnson, 20; Shannon Hawkins, 21; Tyler Monroe, 18, Ruben Suarez, 20 and Kayla White, 21, on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and possessing counterfeited obligations.

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Jimmy Kimmel's missed Craigslist connections

Jimmy Kimmel's missed Craigslist connections

January 31st, 2014 4:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The "missed connections" section on Craigslist is filled with messages from people who met or saw someone they were attracted to, but for whatever reason didn't get their contact info.

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Church Hill man charged with attempted first-degree murder in stabbing of friend

Church Hill man charged with attempted first-degree murder in stabbing of friend

January 31st, 2014 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Daniel Franklin Dalton, 53, 2182 Steadman St., Kingsport and 4174 Carters Valley Road, Church Hill, allegedly told police he felt the urge to stab his friend, who was asleep at the time.

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