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Kingsport bust totals $90K in cash and drugs

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Kingsport bust totals $90K in cash and drugs

April 1st, 2015 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

Reports of illegal activity at a Kingsport hotel have netted three arrests at two separate locations, according to police, along with the seizure of more than 2,600 pills and $60,000 in drug proceeds.

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Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959

Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959 - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout the 1950s Rogersville High School's football team dressed in the poorly ventilated gym locker room, until the smell caused a visiting parent to literally faint.

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Wellmont memo adds details on merger with Mountain States

Wellmont memo adds details on merger with Mountain States

April 1st, 2015 4:04 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System has pledged an open communication process with its "family" on the eve of announcing a merger with rival health care provider Mountain States Health Alliance.

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Arson suspected at Hawkins County campground

Arson suspected at Hawkins County campground - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Investigators are trying to determine who set three campers and a cabin on fire at a small campground near Church Hill early Wednesday morning, and then fled down the Holston River in a stolen kayak.

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KPD sorting through details of Friday shooting

KPD sorting through details of Friday shooting

April 1st, 2015 9:44 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police continue to investigate a weekend shooting in which the victim sought refuge at an Allandale McDonald's, adding that the alleged gunman is cooperating with detectives as they sort through a "complex" situation between the pair.

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Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

April 1st, 2015 11:59 pm by Marci Gore

Lori Mellons has spearheaded much of the effort to get folks to band together to try to save the bridge. During Wednesday's meeting, Mellons presented the board with a petition, signed by more than 1,600 people who want to see the bridge rebuilt.

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Mount Carmel BMA changes library policy

Mount Carmel BMA changes library policy

April 1st, 2015 11:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Mount Carmel public library was closed 11 days in February thanks to a policy implemented in November which called for the library to be closed when Hawkins County Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

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Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

April 1st, 2015 11:21 pm by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Morgan Marshall was bringing the heat on Wednesday afternoon. The Volunteer junior was bringing plenty of effective off-speed pitches, too, in the Lady Falcons' Big 7 Conference 4-1 win over Science Hill at Metro-Kiwanis Park.

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Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

April 1st, 2015 8:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A former Virginia State Trooper, Ronnie Oakes, a Republican, was first elected in 1995, and handily won reelection to subsequent terms.

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Photo Gallery: Stage Road brush fire burn 6.5 acres

April 1st, 2015 7:21 pm by Ned Jilton

Brush fires kept area fire departments jumping Wednesday. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Photos: Easter Egg Roll at Allandale - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 7:00 pm by David Grace

The Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department hosted the "Easter Egg Roll" at Allandale Mansion on Wednesday, with more than 100 youngsters and adults participating in the free event.

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