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NWS to survey damage, assess reports of 3 tornadoes touching down

July 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary storm report issued by the NWS, there is "possible tornado damage" from roughly Exit 56 of Interstate 81 to Exit 10 of I-26. There were also reports of a possible touchdown in the area of Church Hill and Carters Valley.

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Wanted man crashes outside Sheriff's Office while fleeing police

Wanted man crashes outside Sheriff's Office while fleeing police

July 28th, 2014 11:25 am by Rain Smith

A wanted man who reportedly visited the Sullivan County jail to pick up a released inmate is now behind bars himself, as police say he attempted to drive from the parking lot when approached by police, but crashed into a ditch just outside the entrance.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Storm Damage

July 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by David Grace

The area of Sullivan County near Rock Springs Road and Cox Hollow was hit by "touchdown" of storms moving through the region early Sunday evening.

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UPDATED: Reader submitted storm photos, July 27

July 27th, 2014 8:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Times-News readers submitted photos after storms moved through the Tri-Cities region on Sunday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Storms slam Rock Springs area

UPDATE: Storms slam Rock Springs area

July 27th, 2014 8:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

The area of Sullivan County near Rock Springs Road and Eastern Star Road was hardest hit by "touchdown" of storms moving through the region early Sunday evening.

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Ramsey's daughter running for register of deeds against longtime deputy register

Ramsey's daughter running for register of deeds against longtime deputy register

July 28th, 2014 12:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

One candidate has campaigned largely on being the daughter of Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, while the other has been working in the Register of Deeds office for 35 years.

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Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

July 28th, 2014 10:11 am by Associated Press

Police say 45-year-old Ronald Carden died Sunday morning after suddenly attacking Officer David Gerlach, who had stopped to help him and another man change a flat tire along Interstate 40.

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014 8:13 am by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

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KATS eyeing new home

KATS eyeing new home

July 28th, 2014 8:00 am by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Area Transit Service has run out of space and is in need of a new facility, one specifically tailored for transit to meet the current needs and the needs for the next 10 to 15 years.

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K-Mets hammer Royals 11-3 in series finale

K-Mets hammer Royals 11-3 in series finale

July 27th, 2014 11:04 pm by Staff Report

Seven Kingsport batters had two hits each, Blake Taylor pitched six strong innings and the Mets rolled 11-3 to salvage the finale of their Appalachian League series with Burlington on Sunday.

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Hawkins school prayer walk scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3

Hawkins school prayer walk scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3

July 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The public is invited to attend the second annual HawkinsCounty School Prayer Walk scheduled for afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 3 —the day before the 2014-15 school year starts.

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