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SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

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SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

August 2nd, 2015 6:37 pm by Staff report

The incident began on Saturday when the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a request to check the welfare of a female at a home on Devault Bridge Road.

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Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

August 2nd, 2015 2:35 pm by Matthew Lane

Every year the Kingsport Police Department confiscates and collects thousands of pounds of illegal drugs, prescription medications, weapons and other evidence from arrests and crime scenes. But what does the department do with it?

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McIlraith, K-Mets top mistake-prone Astros 6-1

McIlraith, K-Mets top mistake-prone Astros 6-1

August 2nd, 2015 10:40 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets salvaged the finale of their three-game Appalachian League set with Greeneville, beating the Astros 6-1 on Sunday.

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Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

August 2nd, 2015 7:47 pm by Staff report

Officer Dustin Folk observed the suspect, who appeared to be drunk, apparently using a box cutter to make a mask.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kenseth stretches his fuel, steals a win at Pocono

Kenseth stretches his fuel, steals a win at Pocono

August 2nd, 2015 6:30 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Matt Kenseth stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.

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Canine flu spreads in surrounding states

Canine flu spreads in surrounding states

August 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm by Holly Nelms

KINGSPORT - Dog owners in Tennessee should be on the lookout for symptoms of a contagious illness that could affect their dogs.

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Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

August 2nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Community Contributor

Information on a variety of subjects such as tobacco cessation, breastfeeding, WIC, immunizations, the TennCare Kids Program, Family Planning, and dental care will be available from local community health partners.

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Sports
Norris shines in debut with Tigers, who win 6-1 over O's

Norris shines in debut with Tigers, who win 6-1 over O's

August 2nd, 2015 5:02 pm by DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer

Johnson City native Daniel Norris took a three-hitter into the eighth inning in his Detroit debut, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday to earn a split of the four-game series.

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Community Sunday Stories
Sincerely, Susan: Outdoor adventures highlight first leg of summer journey

Sincerely, Susan: Outdoor adventures highlight first leg of summer journey

August 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

Since I last wrote, I've had quite an adventure, including being locked out of my sister's home and soliciting a skinny neighbor kid to crawl through the doggie door.

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Police: Person of interest in custody in Memphis officer killing

Police: Person of interest in custody in Memphis officer killing

August 2nd, 2015 3:25 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.

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Kingsport Farmer's Market patrons benefiting from a bountiful harvest - VIDEO

August 2nd, 2015 3:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County farmer who has more than 200 plants out on W. Carters Valley Road near Rogersville was selling Tommy Toes for $1 per container...both red and yellow varieties.

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