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Trio charged in Kingsport, JC bank robberies

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Trio charged in Kingsport, JC bank robberies

May 29th, 2015 12:09 am by Matthew Lane

Cameron Horne, Robin Culp and Shannon Long were arrested last month and charged in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. The U.S. Attorney's office did not release the addresses of the defendants.

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Eleven cents and counting: Sullivan property tax rate could rise

Eleven cents and counting: Sullivan property tax rate could rise

May 29th, 2015 12:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County property owners could be looking at an 11-cent-or-more property tax increase. But that's a significant drop from the 35-cent to 40-cent increase Commissioner Eddie Williams initially warned it could take to fund all requested increases.

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Tri-Cities employment up slightly in first quarter

Tri-Cities employment up slightly in first quarter

May 29th, 2015 12:13 am by Hank Hayes

Still, the ETSU report noted about 14,500 people are without jobs, but the overall jobless rate for the Tri-Cities metro area was 6.4 percent compared to 6.9 percent in 2014 and 8.1 percent in 2013.

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KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

May 28th, 2015 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces five felonies after a fit of rage, according to police, as he intentionally slammed his car into a vehicle that contained his young son and stepchildren.

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Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

May 28th, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith

During an incident on Beech Creek Road, an alleged 100 mph motorist had to fight off a man who was in his truck bed - and kicking him in the head - while additional vehicles gave chase and rammed him multiple times.

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National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second year in a row

National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second year in a row

May 29th, 2015 12:53 am by Associated Press

They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Clinch Coalition to celebrate National Trails Day with hike

Clinch Coalition to celebrate National Trails Day with hike

May 29th, 2015 12:36 am by Marci Gore

The Clinch Coalition's hike on the Chief Benge Scout Trail will take place over two days and traverse 19.5 miles of mountain terrain with beautiful views of water and wildlife.

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Sincerely, Susan: A hot air balloon glow, lots of red hats and my first taste of 'Hee Haw'

Sincerely, Susan: A hot air balloon glow, lots of red hats and my first taste of 'Hee Haw'

May 28th, 2015 7:30 pm by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

The Red Hat Blountville Bonnett Belles hosted 22 other chapters with a Barn Dance & BBQ shindig at the Allandale Mansion Picnic Pavilion. What a hoot!

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Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

May 28th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a man who allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend off her front porch in Kingsport, then held her against her will for several hours before she could escape from a vehicle in Scott County, Va.

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SORBA Tri-Cities invites riders to 'Bike at Bays'

SORBA Tri-Cities invites riders to 'Bike at Bays'

May 28th, 2015 10:30 am by Collin Brooks

Riders of all skill levels and ages are invited to come and join the fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 30, on some of the trails SORBA members have helped to build and maintain through the years.

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Gray hay field sports crop circle

Gray hay field sports crop circle

May 28th, 2015 9:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

What created the circular pattern in the hayfield is reportedly unknown, but a long-time crop circle researcher in Massachusetts hopes to determine if it was produced by an energy force or if it's man-made.

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