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Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

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Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

September 2nd, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A former assistant manager of a Kingsport gas station has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $9,000 from an ATM at the business.

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Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

September 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A local man who robbed banks in Kingsport and Johnson City, and the man who helped him plan the heists, have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges.

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Sullivan committee endorses TIF for two apartment complexes

Sullivan committee endorses TIF for two apartment complexes

September 1st, 2015 11:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

For the incentives to become a reality, the plan will have to gain the majority approval of the full commission - as well as the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee

September 2nd, 2015 7:45 pm by Associated Press

While Republican Gov. Bill Haslam often states his goal of bringing "high-quality jobs" to Tennessee, a document produced by his administration suggests he may be less interested in making them high-paying positions.

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Busy agenda for Wise School Board

Busy agenda for Wise School Board

September 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board will tackle a fairly busy agenda during Tuesday's regularly scheduled monthly session, including deliberations over the merits of a potential rental agreement to deal with an aging fleet of vehicles.

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Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

Last piece of Rocky Fork State Park falls in place, officials praise NET wilderness gem

September 2nd, 2015 6:58 pm by staff reports

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, U.S. Representative Phil Roe and other federal, state, local officials, community members and private partners celebrated the preservation of the largest stretch of unbroken forestland in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

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SFMO releases latest update on Cherokee Reservoir low voltage

SFMO releases latest update on Cherokee Reservoir low voltage

September 2nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

While the low voltage may be perceptible to some as a "tingling" sensation, the electricity in the lake is believed by experts to be part of a normal neutral-to-ground phenomenon common in home electrical connections. No injuries have been reported.

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This Week in Sports: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

September 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Staff Report

"This Week in Sports" features reader-submitted photos from various sporting events throughout the region and beyond. To share your photos, email them to sportslive@timesnews.net.

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Barter Theatre's Project REAL win Virginians for the Arts Dominion Artstars award

Barter Theatre's Project REAL win Virginians for the Arts Dominion Artstars award

September 2nd, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

Project REAL Reinforcing Education through Artistic Learning uses theatre techniques to bring core subject matter such as math, science, technology and literature to life for students

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Weber City Elementary ranked No. 9 in Va. by OnlyInYourState.com

Weber City Elementary ranked No. 9 in Va. by OnlyInYourState.com

September 2nd, 2015 1:14 pm by Marci Gore

A website that compiles information on all 50 states - such as the best schools, the best places to eat, live or visit - has ranked Weber City Elementary ninth in the state of Virginia.

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VIDEO Northeast State hosts Keeping Our Promise event Friday, Sept. 4

September 2nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributors

The event will give Tennessee Promise students the opportunity to meet and fellowship with the mentors who will be guiding them through their first year of college life.

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