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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender

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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender - VIDEO

June 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"If she had any idea that she was talking to a pedophile she would not have went." -- Ed Wilson

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Man tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

Man tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

June 29th, 2015 8:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly told police to take him to jail Sunday night or his girlfriend would be dead by morning was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail for domestic assault.

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Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

June 29th, 2015 10:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn't have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program.

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TDHA helps single mom achieve home ownership

TDHA helps single mom achieve home ownership

June 29th, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - A single mom who had been receiving rental housing assistance achieved the American Dream of home ownership on Monday. She obtained a zero-interest THDA "Fresh Start" loan toward buying the house, now appraised at more than $140,000.

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New Mount Carmel Senior Center opens Wednesday

New Mount Carmel Senior Center opens Wednesday

June 29th, 2015 8:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

The new Mount Carmel municipal Senior Citizens Center being operated under city control will open its doors to the public Wednesday, July 1 at 8 a.m.

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Woman loses dog while partying at church

Woman loses dog while partying at church

June 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

At 12:20 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious woman "dancing around in the parking lot" of a church in Bristol, then throwing a bottle of vodka onto the lawn.

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KCS announces administrative appointments for upcoming school year

KCS announces administrative appointments for upcoming school year

June 29th, 2015 6:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools will mark the new school with five new administrative appointments, four with familiar faces and one coming from outside the system.

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Bike Virginia Tour brings hundreds of cyclists to the area

Bike Virginia Tour brings hundreds of cyclists to the area

June 29th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

With headquarters in Abingdon and also at Allandale Mansion in Kingsport, the 2015 Bike Virginia Tour began on Friday and will continue through Wednesday. Bikers from all across the country are traveling several mapped-out routes.

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Update: Police locate stolen church van

Update: Police locate stolen church van

June 29th, 2015 3:36 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle was reportedly taken from Double Springs Baptist Church on Rock Springs Road in Kingsport Saturday.

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12-year-old boy dies after Nashville fireworks accident

12-year-old boy dies after Nashville fireworks accident

June 29th, 2015 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Multiple media outlets report that the boy was playing with mortar-style fireworks on Sunday night, when one of the shells exploded in his hand, hitting him in the chest.

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Good things are happening at Kingsport Senior Center

Good things are happening at Kingsport Senior Center

June 29th, 2015 12:29 pm by Editorial Board

Many people in the Model City may not know too much about the KSC, especially if they've not hit the magic number 50. For those who don't know, the KSC is more than just a place where oldtimers go to play shuffleboard or a game of bridge.

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