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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars — followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment — after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

September 10th, 2014 2:27 pm by Staff Report

Virginia State Police on Wednesday reported responding to an emergency landing of a small, single engine aircraft on I-77 near the 5-mile marker in Carroll County.

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Students invited to test their creativity in Kingsport Cardboard Challenge

Students invited to test their creativity in Kingsport Cardboard Challenge

September 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Carmen Musick

The second Kingsport Cardboard Challenge "Show and Share" day will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Oct. 4, at the Kingsport Farmer's Market.

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Local riders set to deliver donation to St. Jude in Memphis

Local riders set to deliver donation to St. Jude in Memphis

September 10th, 2014 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

Later this week, the Goldwing Road Riders Association, Chapter C, in Kingsport will make its annual trip to Memphis to hand-deliver this year's donation — approximately $30,000 — to the children's hospital.

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KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

September 10th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

A man who borrowed a gas can from a Kingsport Gas 'N Go is now sought by police, as he allegedly stole a pressure washer when he returned the canister.

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VH1 awards Sullivan County school $10K in musical instruments, equipment

VH1 awards Sullivan County school $10K in musical instruments, equipment

September 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Rick Wagner

Holston Valley Middle School has a band program, but the items will be used in the general music classes and chorus.

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Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

September 10th, 2014 8:28 am by JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.

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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

September 10th, 2014 8:19 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines.

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18 students from region named  National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

18 students from region named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 10th, 2014 7:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are among less than 1 percent of the top academic students in the United States, as measured by National Merit testing.

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Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

September 10th, 2014 12:22 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Using the tenets of her fundamentalist Christian upbringing, on Tuesday evening, Ruth Taylor Read spoke out against Amendment One, an addendum to the Tennessee Constitution.

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