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Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

July 14th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man from Coeburn had a question for dispatch: If he drinks beer, will police come and take him to jail in Duffield?

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KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

July 14th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport women, who reportedly went to fight a man over drug money, have been arrested for allegedly leaving a pair of young children unsupervised while they settled their grudge at a city motel.

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Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

July 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old Kingsport boy is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading Hawkins County police on a high speed chase that ended with him rolling a stolen van at a Mount Carmel cemetery.

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Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

July 14th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man was killed Saturday evening after the Caterpillar Bobcat he was using apparently rolled down a steep embankment.

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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14th, 2014 3:14 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

July 14th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate has been charged with drunk driving after police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 2:49 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years.

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'An Evening of Wine and Roses' to honor lives lost by cancer

'An Evening of Wine and Roses' to honor lives lost by cancer

July 14th, 2014 2:00 pm by Amanda Marsh

Valda Jones and Caroline Scharfstein will chair the 2014 American Cancer Society Hope Gala of the Tri-Cities, "An Evening of Wine and Roses," set for Sept. 20.

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Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

Hawkins County BOE revises fighting policy to permit self defense

July 14th, 2014 1:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County principals will have the option of not punishing students who defend themselves in a fight, but that option still won't exist for 'third party' students who come to the aid of another.

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Mafair UMC to present 'Jesus Christ Superstar' as its annual Fun Fest musical

July 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Janet Lyon, Community Contributor

Mafair United Methodist Church will present 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at 7 p.m., July 14-16, as part of Kingsport's Fun Fest. The event is the church's gift to the community. No tickets are required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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