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Clean books: Kingsport gets good report from audit

Clean books: Kingsport gets good report from audit

January 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport wrapped up its 2014 fiscal year with steady growth in property and sales tax collections, a slight increase in its rainy day fund while total debt ticked up 6 percent, from $209 million to $222 million.

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Woman who crashed car, abandoned kids sentenced to jail, rehab

Woman who crashed car, abandoned kids sentenced to jail, rehab

January 12th, 2015 8:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Monday, Ashley Brooke Mabe, 29, 124 Holston Terrace Drive, Rogersville, pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment, driving on a revoked license, evading arrest, registration violation, no insurance, and failure to make immediate notice of an accident.

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Changes afoot: Organizational chart for county school system revealed

Changes afoot: Organizational chart for county school system revealed

January 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

With a second Sullivan County school system central office employee gone this school year, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie has announced more changes in Blountville, including a new position.

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Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

January 12th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

A prosecutor says the juveniles pictured were less than 12 years old, describing the images as "sickening, not only because of the age of the children, but also because of the sexual situations they were shown in."

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KPD identifies couple killed in fiery I-81 crash

KPD identifies couple killed in fiery I-81 crash

January 12th, 2015 4:25 pm by Rain Smith

While moderate to heavy rains had wet Interstate 81 at the time of the incident, and may have contributed to the crash, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause.

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

January 12th, 2015 3:54 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

The officers were charged with murder Monday in the killing of a homeless man, a shooting that led to sometimes violent protests and a federal investigation into the city's police force.

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Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

January 12th, 2015 2:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposed tax-based incentive for private development of an "upscale" apartment complex in Bristol has not met with unbridled support from Sullivan County commissioners.

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Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

January 12th, 2015 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The school's page is not going to be a free-for-all to exchange opinions and gripes. The information will only be flowing in one direction, with only four people posting for the system.

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Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

January 12th, 2015 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly trying to run over an officer with his pickup truck, twice, and then plowing his vehicle into another deputy's squad car.

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Reader Poll: Ducks or Bucks? Who will be the first true national champ? Vote now!

Reader Poll: Ducks or Bucks? Who will be the first true national champ? Vote now!

January 12th, 2015 12:05 pm by Staff Report

Tonight, the Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks will meet in North Texas for the truest championship in the history of major college football. Before they kick off, cast your vote to tell us who you think will walk away with the title.

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