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Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

July 29th, 2014 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

According to Kingsport police, the driver of a Subaru station wagon briefly passed out in front of Rack Room Shoes.

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Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

July 30th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect refused to lower his window more than two inches during a traffic stop, but the odor of marijuana still wafted from the car. A subsequent search located dryer sheets throughout the vehicle, along with a hidden compartment.

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Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

July 30th, 2014 10:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man was allegedly caught while burglarizing the home of his former boss on Tuesday, then waited for police to arrive and admitted to three prior thefts from the residence.

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'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

July 29th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville Police Chief James Hammonds said he has identified a" person of interest" who is suspected of damaging several historic graves with a wire brush recently at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville.

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Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

July 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Sullivan County Elections Administrator Jason Booher confirms his office has verified the minimum required number of petition signatures for the referendum issue to be voted on in both localities.

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New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

July 29th, 2014 4:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, allegedly stated that God told her to drive through the front doors of Providence Church, adding that her husband was "worshiping NASCAR" and that the devil put bad ideas in her head.

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SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

July 30th, 2014 7:48 am by Wes Bunch

Richard Allen Brooks was ordered by 30th Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea to serve a total of 21 years and four months of a 40-year prison sentence.

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Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

July 29th, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Westley Clark, 28, 181 Cedar Creek Drive, Apt. 8, Gray, is scheduled for arraignment today in Hawkins County Sessions Court on one count of theft over $1,000.

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Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

July 29th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

ETSU has partnered with Advanced-Online for the official online store of the Bucs, the university announced Tuesday. Fans can purchase items with the new "E" or Bucky logo, ranging from men's and women's apparel to decals and collectibles.

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Speaker praises Common Core during Kingsport visit, says schools get bad rap

Speaker praises Common Core during Kingsport visit, says schools get bad rap

July 29th, 2014 1:03 pm by Rick Wagner

Common Core standards are "common sense," but U.S. public education is not the broken, under-performing system some portray it to be. That was part of the message from consultant John Draper at the 2014 Kingsport City Schools teachers' convocation.

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One dead in Kingsport shooting, second victim critical

One dead in Kingsport shooting, second victim critical

July 29th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

A Monday night shooting in Kingsport has left one man dead and another in critical condition, with police saying a suspect has been identified but not yet located.

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