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Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

April 24th, 2015 11:52 pm by Matthew Lane

The forum kicked off with a question also asked of the alderman candidates last week - what is the proper role of city government in economic development?

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Vols WR Pearson named as rape suspect

Vols WR Pearson named as rape suspect

April 24th, 2015 6:05 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani The Tennessean

Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson has been named as a suspect in a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in an off-campus apartment in the early hours of Friday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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UPDATE: Speeding car slams into deputy, triggering four-vehicle crash

April 24th, 2015 12:41 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating why a car plowed through a Kingsport intersection and slammed into a Sullivan County deputy, collecting two additional vehicles and sending five people - including an infant - to the hospital.

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KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

April 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

The search of a Kingsport home has led to more than 100 oxycodone pills, drug money and bartered food stamps, according to police, along with the arrest of a senior citizen who defrauded the state's health care system to obtain her goods.

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Local Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

Local Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

April 24th, 2015 11:11 am by Marci Gore

Despite living 400 miles away from Scott County, an Indiana family has stepped up and donated a defibrillator to Gate City Little League. The move was motivated by a near-fatal accident on the local diamond and their own son's death in a similar incident.

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Forecast prompts postponement of Greenbelt Cleanup

Forecast prompts postponement of Greenbelt Cleanup

April 24th, 2015 11:47 pm by Staff report

Keep Kingsport Beautiful has rescheduled the Greenbelt Cleanup scheduled for Saturday April 25, 9-11 a.m., to Saturday, May 2, 9-11 a.m.

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Kings of the Wild Frontier bushwhack Rebels in lopsided rout

Kings of the Wild Frontier bushwhack Rebels in lopsided rout

April 24th, 2015 11:22 pm by George Thwaites

An explosive five-run rally in the fifth inning was all the offensive fireworks Sullivan South could muster and David Crockett rolled to a 13-5 non-conference baseball win at Pactolus on Friday night.

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Update: 3 crew members injured in pit road fire at RIR

Update: 3 crew members injured in pit road fire at RIR

April 24th, 2015 9:28 pm by Associated Press

Three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road during an Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night, NASCAR said.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan South vs David Crockett, baseball

April 24th, 2015 9:02 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Rebels vs Pioneers baseball game at Sullivan South. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Double murder suspect appears in court

Double murder suspect appears in court

April 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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Faith in Action: Hope's medical equipment ministry helps those in need

Faith in Action: Hope's medical equipment ministry helps those in need

April 24th, 2015 4:00 pm by Chelsey Bishop

Hope Community Church offers a ministry providing medical equipment for people who can't afford to pay for it themselves - either due to a lack of insurance or because their insurance won't pay for it.

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