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Man who tried to avoid police checkpoint faces sixth driving on revoked charge

July 31st, 2015 6:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police were conducting a seat belt checkpoint on North Central Avenue when they observed a northbound vehicle pull into a driveway on North Central Avenue just prior to the checkpoint.

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'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

July 31st, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Excerpts from Facebook messages that Derrick Dalton Goins sent a 16-year-old revealed he was allegedly using his fictitious position with the Secret Service - whether it be a delusion, fantasy or just a blatant lie - to coerce and threaten the girl.

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Local realtor indicted for felony theft

Local realtor indicted for felony theft

July 31st, 2015 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City realtor has been charged with theft of more than $60,000 after allegedly pocketing money from a Kingsport client, fraudulently claiming it would be used to pay contractors and submit bids.

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Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

July 31st, 2015 1:58 pm by Rain Smith

Driving on a suspended license has led to much more serious charges following a police pursuit in Southwest Virginia, as the suspect fled to Tennessee and crashed into the Holston River, then swam away to temporarily elude arrest.

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Ride for Memories returns to Kingsport

Ride for Memories returns to Kingsport

August 1st, 2015 2:00 pm by Holly Nelms

All proceeds from the ride will benefit the Preston Place Alzheimer's Resource Center, Inc., which provides resources, training and support to Alzheimer's patients and their families.

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Local officials offer back-to-school safety tips

Local officials offer back-to-school safety tips

August 1st, 2015 1:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

School is back in session on Monday and while that may elicit groans or cheers from students, it has local officials talking safety and sharing the road.

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Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

August 1st, 2015 11:30 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Kingsport Animal Shelter. In this week's video, we meet: Baron, Digger, Chinook, and Lunar! You can reach the Kingsport Animal Shelter at 423-247-1671 or go visit all of the animals at: 2141 Idle Hour Rd,

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Kingsport native putting his Southern charm to work in California and beyond

Kingsport native putting his Southern charm to work in California and beyond

August 1st, 2015 10:30 am by Collin Brooks

Alec Strickland, a 2004 graduate of Sullivan South, is in Chicago this weekend for one of the biggest rock festivals in the world, Lollapalooza, as part of The New Pacific.

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Farm and Garden photo gallery

August 1st, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

The response we got to our call out for garden photos was phenomenal! We will feature more of the photos on the Farm and Garden page over the next few weeks as well as posting the photos in web galleries at timesnews.net.

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Mejia walk-off hit seals Greeneville 4-3 win over K-Mets in 10th

Mejia walk-off hit seals Greeneville 4-3 win over K-Mets in 10th

July 31st, 2015 11:51 pm by George Thwaites

Kingsport's Nabil Crismatt pitches well enough to win, but a sterling relief effort by Greeneville's Devonte German kept the door open for the Astro's to collect the victory in extras.

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Dobyns-Bennett coach Graham Clark in rare form on football media day

Dobyns-Bennett coach Graham Clark in rare form on football media day

July 31st, 2015 10:07 pm by Pat Kenney

On coaching at D-B for so long: "It's getting to the point where I just get birthday cards from funeral homes, they just love me for my body."

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