Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

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Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

September 16th, 2014 9:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Several commissioners spoke to say they didn't agree entirely with the idea of settlement, but would vote "yes" just to get the issue behind the highway department, the county and county taxpayers.

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Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

September 16th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

The jealous woman approached in a vehicle, exited and proceeded to assault the female pedestrian. She then got back into her car and abruptly accelerated. The other woman was then struck and flipped over the hood of the car

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

September 16th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Freedom isn't free, but the airport's 'Let Freedom Ring' event certainly is. There is no admission charge, it's all free, so pack up the kids and grandmas and grandpaws and let 'em loose on the Lonesome Pine tarmac.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 16th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News service

In the arrest report, police said that, after waking the driver — who was later identified as Emery — she told officers she was just tired. When officers returned to her car after checking her driver's license, police said, Emery had fallen asleep again.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Stewart

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Stewart

September 16th, 2014 3:16 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

September 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Matthew Lane

A 44-yearold Morristown man will spend the next 16-plus years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

September 16th, 2014 9:36 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

The new U.S. muscle comes after appeals from the region and from aid organizations for a heightened U.S. role in combatting the outbreak blamed for more than 2,200 deaths.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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