Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Hawkins commission approves budget with 12 cent property tax hike

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Hawkins commission approves budget with 12 cent property tax hike

September 30th, 2014 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The final vote was 12-6 thanks to three commissioners who changed their position from earlier in the meeting.

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Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

September 29th, 2014 1:33 pm by Stephen Igo

Pound Police Department Capt. Richard Thacker said the identity of the victim could not be released Monday pending notification of all next of kin, and the juvenile was a "person of interest in custody right now" and would not be identified.

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Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

September 30th, 2014 8:28 am by Associated Press

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the move comes following a spending year in which revenues fell more than $300 million short of projections, leading the governor to cancel planned raises for state workers and teachers.

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Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

September 30th, 2014 8:26 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.

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Wise County mom awaits extradition from West Virginia in abduction case

Wise County mom awaits extradition from West Virginia in abduction case

September 30th, 2014 12:26 am by From staff reports

Extradition proceedings are being pursued in West Virginia involving a Wise County woman awaiting potential child abduction-related charges in Wise County.

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Kingsport sends out property tax notices

Kingsport sends out property tax notices

September 29th, 2014 11:03 pm by From staff reports

Sullivan County residents of Kingsport will be assessed at a rate of $2.07 per $100 of assessed value. In Tennessee, property owners do not pay taxes on the full appraised value of residential, commercial or industrial property.

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Norton hospital expanding to former Magic Mart site, upgrading main facility

Norton hospital expanding to former Magic Mart site, upgrading main facility

September 29th, 2014 8:04 pm by Stephen Igo

MSHA and hospital officials announced plans to broaden and enhance key services at NCH including a renovated and expanded emergency room and a new medical complex to house key outpatient services and a new wellness center.

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White House intruder gets far past front door

White House intruder gets far past front door

September 29th, 2014 7:23 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday.

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Cashier allegedly gave accomplices $1,244 worth of tobacco, drinks to pay off  debt

Cashier allegedly gave accomplices $1,244 worth of tobacco, drinks to pay off debt

September 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Monday RPD Detective Charlie Gibson charged store clerk Alecia Jean Graham with on one count of theft over $1,000 in connection with the incident.

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Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

September 29th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jerame Adam Nerren also reportedly tried to cut a "grim reaper" tattoo from his arm because "he does not like his tattoo."

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KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

September 29th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport couple allegedly plotted to rob the female's former boyfriend at gunpoint on Saturday, sending a series of texts that alluded to a "romantic rendezvous" but ended with the victim stripped of his clothing and iPhone.

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