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Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

April 21st, 2015 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are suggesting that some residents of Sullivan County review their bank statements if they mail checks to pay bills, as recent thefts from mailboxes have compromised accounts and led to fraudulent charges.

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KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

April 21st, 2015 12:13 pm by Rain Smith

Blood found in a Kingsport pharmacy has led to the arrest of a burglary suspect, more than 14 months after she allegedly made away from the store with bottles of oxycodone and Xanax.

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Yennie school plan would phase out city students

Yennie school plan would phase out city students

April 20th, 2015 11:45 pm by Rick Wagner

The recommendation would send all Kingsport students attending Sullivan County Schools to the city school system, affecting a group that numbers about 800 this school year, but the decision will fall to the school board.

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Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

April 21st, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man at a Bristol mobile home park, with the suspect allegedly "waving a hammer in the air and yelling aliens were coming to get him."

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City, YMCA make right move in addressing safety, behavior

City, YMCA make right move in addressing safety, behavior

April 21st, 2015 9:54 am by Editorial Board

The Times-News fully supports the city and Y working more closely together on this wellness endeavor and believes both facilities should have been doing so all along.

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Exchange Place welcomes lambs

Exchange Place welcomes lambs - VIDEO

April 21st, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - The spring lambs have arrived at Exchange Place, and visitors to the living history farm's Spring Garden Fair this weekend will have an opportunity to see the new babies for themselves.

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'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

April 21st, 2015 8:25 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would help homeowner associations or neighborhood watch groups keep repeat offenders out of their communities is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

Harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case allegedly included sexual threats

April 21st, 2015 7:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man accused of threatening a woman he thought served on an acquaintances murder trial jury was arraigned on multiple charges Monday, including extortion and retaliation for past acts.

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Kingsport officials hear update on centennial birthday bash

Kingsport officials hear update on centennial birthday bash

April 20th, 2015 11:38 pm by Matthew Lane

For Kingsport's 100th birthday, not only does the city want events held throughout the year to celebrate the history of the Model City, but the volunteer committee spearheading the event is proposing a "legacy" element as well.

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RB Kamara eager to provide boost to Vols' ground game

RB Kamara eager to provide boost to Vols' ground game

April 20th, 2015 10:15 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

While so many of Tennessee's top returning players have been sidelined or limited by injuries during spring practice, Alvin Kamara has received plenty of attention as a junior-college transfer making a positive first impression.

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Sullivan OKs    leasing  45 new vehicles for sheriff's department

Sullivan OKs leasing 45 new vehicles for sheriff's department

April 20th, 2015 9:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Commission said yes Monday to 45 new vehicles for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department. Most of the new rides will go into service for patrol deputies.

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