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Three seek GOP nomination for Sullivan highway post

April 23rd, 2014 12:07 am by J. H. Osborne

The Times-News asked Jim Belgeri, Dwight King and Bobbie Manning to answer, in writing, six questions — limiting each answer to 200 words. These are their unedited responses.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty  to counterfeiting

Kingsport man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

April 22nd, 2014 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Jordan Johnson, 20, of Kingsport, appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville Tuesday morning for a change of plea hearing. Judge Leon Jordan accepted the guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for Aug. 19.

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KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

April 22nd, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A woman arrested on driver's license offenses now faces felony charges, with Kingsport police saying she introduced into jail some atypical contraband: a stolen — and loaded — .22-caliber revolver, via a body orifice.

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Bear trap: Wise Central halts Union winning streak at nine games

Bear trap: Wise Central halts Union winning streak at nine games

April 23rd, 2014 12:47 am by George Thwaites

Wise Central hammered out 11 hits and rolled to a 10-6 Mountain District baseball win over visiting Union at Mack Shupe Field Tuesday night.

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Henry formally inaugurated  as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

Henry formally inaugurated as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

April 23rd, 2014 12:35 am by Stephen Igo

The rector of The University of Virginia, George Keith Martin, dubbed Donna P. Henry "Henry the Eighth," a lighthearted yet official proclamation making it so.

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Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated  assault

Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated assault

April 23rd, 2014 12:24 am by Rain Smith

An altercation involving several Kingsport neighbors prompted multiple charges after a man allegedly armed himself with a steak knife and threatened to kill a woman, then kicked in her apartment door when she retreated inside.

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Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

April 22nd, 2014 11:48 pm by Wes Bunch

The park is located at the former Rand Osborne Coal Tipple Yard, which is situated along Straight Creek in the Stone Creek Community between St. Charles and Pennington Gap.

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Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

April 22nd, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The case has attracted widespread attention, with both liberal and conservative groups saying the law tramples on the time-honored, if dubious, tradition of political mudslinging.

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Local K-9 handlers and partners crowned top dogs

Local K-9 handlers and partners crowned top dogs

April 22nd, 2014 9:50 pm by Staff Report

A pair of K-9 handlers from two local police departments and their respective four-legged partners recently took home top honors at certification field trials in Loudon County, Tenn.

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Community Education
Sullivan South,  Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

Sullivan South, Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

April 22nd, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

The winners are South's Luke E. Hiester, D-B's Spencer D. Miller, South's Taylor Pinto and D-B's Sarah Van Dierdonck.

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THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

April 22nd, 2014 8:22 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

"The BAC has not been processed by the TBI as of yet," said THP spokesman Sgt. Bill Miller. "This is not an overnight process. This process does take several weeks to complete."

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