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Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

October 24th, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — No one appreciates a laser shining in their eyes, much less a uniformed cop investigating a crime. And when that laser happens to be mounted to a hunting rifle, the gunman has set his sights squarely on jail.

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$12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

$12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Rain Smith

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was free on bond accused of a drunken road rage incident against a detective in August is back in jail for allegedly accosting a motorist Wednesday night while carrying a pistol in his waistband.

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Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Stephen Igo

At issue is a video posted on YouTube — but since taken down — portraying teachers engaged in a skit during the rally. Many Facebook commenters who saw the video were appalled at what they felt was a de facto lap dance by teachers in front of students.

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Wise Central looks for signature football win at Lee High

Wise Central looks for signature football win at Lee High

October 24th, 2014 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

The Generals look to avoid a third straight week of heartbreak when the Warriors come to Five Star Stadium tonight in a huge Mountain District showdown.

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ETSU hoping new scholarships lure new students

ETSU hoping new scholarships lure new students

October 24th, 2014 12:15 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

New scholarship offerings may help East Tennessee State University shed its reputation as a commuter school and draw increased enrollment from both in-state and outside students.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.24.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.24.14 - VIDEO

October 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Ally, Bam Bam, Bella, Doodle Bug, Pebble, and Merlin.

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Sullivan employees could see switch in healthcare administrators

Sullivan employees could see switch in healthcare administrators

October 24th, 2014 11:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission's Insurance Committee voted Thursday to recommend switching from MCA, which has been the county's third-party administrator since January, to Cigna Healthcare.

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Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

October 24th, 2014 9:17 am by Rain Smith

The suspect in a recent string of thefts stole his second vehicle in a week on Thursday night, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and is a "danger to the public" due to his reckless behavior and driving under the influence of drugs.

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D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

October 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Homecoming is still more than a week away, but that didn't stop a few ETSU football players from returning to their roots The Bucs held a scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium on Thursday, and a couple of D-B players stole the show.

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Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

October 24th, 2014 8:10 am by Nick Shepherd

Just in time for Halloween, "Zombeo and Juliet" — a unique take on the timeless Shakespeare love story — will be presented by the Kingsport Theatre Guild during the next two weekends at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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