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Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

August 26th, 2014 8:24 am by Matthew Lane

Another month, another change for the motorists in downtown Kingsport. This latest change — dubbed a "green wave" by the city's traffic division — calls for the signal lights through the heart of downtown to be staggered depending on the time of day.

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North prevails in border battle with Wise Central

North prevails in border battle with Wise Central

August 25th, 2014 10:15 pm by Pat Kenney

In a highly spirited and competitive interstate volleyball match Monday night, Sullivan North came away with a hard-earned 27-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-14 victory over Wise Central.

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Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

August 25th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

With a property tax increase expected to be on the agenda for next month's Hawkins County Commission meeting, a separate proposal that would give commissioners a 50 percent pay increase was not met with enthusiasm.

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Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

August 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Tennessee man managed to escape troopers in Virginia — while handcuffed — on Friday afternoon, and has yet to be found.

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Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

August 25th, 2014 7:24 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

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UPDATE: Vehicle crashes into Fort Patrick Henry Lake; one dead

UPDATE: Vehicle crashes into Fort Patrick Henry Lake; one dead

August 25th, 2014 6:24 pm by Rain Smith

An elderly woman has been killed after crashing through the carport of her Kingsport home, sending her vehicle over a retaining wall and into Fort Patrick Henry Lake.

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Scott County teen's Tebow wish comes true

Scott County teen's Tebow wish comes true

August 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

Haley Burke battles a rare genetic disease that impacts her life every day. But recently this 18-year-old Gate City High School graduate was able to forget all about being sick, doctor's appointments and surgeries.

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Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

August 25th, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said seatbelt use could have made a difference in a rollover accident last week in which a Kingsport teen was ejected and killed.

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Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

August 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges including attempted arson and aggravated assault for allegedly splashing gasoline on his ex-girlfriend Saturday evening and threatening to set her and her friend on fire.

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$1.5 M grant to support Eastman infrastructure

$1.5 M grant to support Eastman infrastructure

August 25th, 2014 1:54 pm by Hank Hayes

The federal grant coming from the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration will create an estimated 120 jobs in the area and generate $640 million in private investment, according to a release.

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