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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:50 am by Wes Bunch

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

August 1st, 2014 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The stolen merchandise mostly consisted of men's clothing, but also included Coleman fuel and drain cleaner, substances known for their use in the manufacture of meth.

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Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

August 1st, 2014 6:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The estimated street value of this marijuana, once completely matured and harvested, would have been approximately $28,000.

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Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

August 1st, 2014 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

A burglary suspect, identified by his tattoos, was apprehended by Kingsport police on Thursday after a brief high speed chase through Kingsport, according to a press release.

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Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold will celebrate four decades of preserving old-time country music this weekend with a two-day festival honoring the influence of the First Family of Country Music.

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Goodwill stores well-prepared  for back-to-school

Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

August 2nd, 2014 12:16 am by Marci Gore

According to the National Retail Federation's 2014 Back to School Survey, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend about $670 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics, up five percent from last year.

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George suffers gruesome leg injury in U.S. exhibition

George suffers gruesome leg injury in U.S. exhibition

August 1st, 2014 11:44 pm by W.G. RAMIREZ, Associated Press

Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national basketball team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.

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Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

August 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Two more Kingsport residents involved in a five-person counterfeiting scheme have agreed to plead guilty to the crime in federal court. However, one of the members has filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea

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Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

August 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Gunslinger flavored Wild West street shootouts, a sham bank robbery, a parade, a model train layout to die for, inflatables for kids, a talent show, all that and more will be on display in downtown Appalachia on Saturday.

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Tennessee lacks experience on both sides of line

Tennessee lacks experience on both sides of line

August 1st, 2014 5:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Volunteers begin preseason camp Friday night without any offensive or defensive linemen who started more than three games last season.

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Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

August 1st, 2014 5:40 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010. Just a few weeks ago, drivers were paying the highest gasoline July Fourth gasoline price in six years.

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