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'It had a punch to it': Rogersville recovering from brief, hard storm

'It had a punch to it': Rogersville recovering from brief, hard storm

July 14th, 2015 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

The brunt of a thunderstorm that passed through Hawkins County Monday evening hit Rogersville, downing trees and power lines, and knocking out electricity for about 5,400 Holston Electric customers.

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Kingsport Girl Scout Earns Highest National Honor

Kingsport Girl Scout Earns Highest National Honor

July 14th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

A Kingsport teen has earned Girl Scouts' highest national honor - the Gold Award.

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Court visitor climbs woman, jumps seats to flee arrest

Court visitor climbs woman, jumps seats to flee arrest

July 14th, 2015 3:15 pm by Staff Report

In the lobby he was tackled by an officer, but managed to break free and continue his flight out of the building, into the parking lot.

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Southern Culture to host charity dinner with Barter Youth Academy on July 24

Southern Culture to host charity dinner with Barter Youth Academy on July 24

July 14th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

For those not familiar with the Southern Culture Cuisine series, each of our events is a unique celebration of local food, art, and music that benefits a charitable organization in our region.

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Bays Mountain show takes a look at Pluto New Horizons mission

Bays Mountain show takes a look at Pluto New Horizons mission

July 14th, 2015 1:37 pm by Matthew Lane

Pluto is getting a visitor from planet Earth today, and to coincide with this historic event, Bays Mountain Park officials have recently released their latest planetarium show, "Exploring New Horizons."

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UPDATE: Police name inmate found hanged in cell

UPDATE: Police name inmate found hanged in cell

July 14th, 2015 12:42 pm by Staff Report

A man who had been held on drug charges at the Sullivan County jail was found dead in his cell Monday night.

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Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

July 14th, 2015 12:30 pm by MaryBeth McLain, Community Contributor

Ceremony to be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at Meadowview. The 2015 Induction Ceremony will be held 11 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 22, at the MeadowView Marriott Conference, Resort and Convention Center. The ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited. Ticke

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ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

July 14th, 2015 11:46 am by Hank Hayes

The faith-based clinic was established in Kingsport in 2010 to serve the medical needs of the uninsured, and has recorded more than 4,100 patient encounters, according to an ECU release.

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Drainage problem can be fixed without breaking law

Drainage problem can be fixed without breaking law

July 14th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

Sullivan County Commissioners will entertain a resolution which would "authorize" Highway Commissioner Jim Belgeri to cause work to take place on private property, which would violate state law.

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Shooting investigation underway in Kingsport

Shooting investigation underway in Kingsport

July 14th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a Monday evening incident in which a man allegedly fired "several" shots towards a residence while people were standing outside of the home.

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