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Model City upgrading light poles downtown

September 1st, 2015 9:26 am by Matthew Lane

American Electric Power is replacing the 50-year-old light poles through downtown Kingsport with black aluminum ones that city officials say will be more attractive and aesthetically pleasing for residents and visitors.

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Sullivan committee endorses TIF for two apartment complexes

Sullivan committee endorses TIF for two apartment complexes

September 1st, 2015 11:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

For the incentives to become a reality, the plan will have to gain the majority approval of the full commission - as well as the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Weber City's Holston View Preschool and Daycare hosting series of Hometown Events

Weber City's Holston View Preschool and Daycare hosting series of Hometown Events

September 1st, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

Savanna Huffman is Holston View's Preschool and Daycare program coordinator. The preschool staff and the church congregation are offering a series of events to give back to a community that Huffman says "has been so good to us."

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Warner, Kaine push for companies to open books on political spending

Warner, Kaine push for companies to open books on political spending

September 1st, 2015 7:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The senators say the move would increase transparency in the political process and cited the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision allowing unlimited corporate spending into elections.

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Judge dismisses wrongful arrest lawsuit

Judge dismisses wrongful arrest lawsuit

September 1st, 2015 6:30 pm by Matthew Lane

However, Sullivan County agreed to pay the man a $4,000 settlement in exchange for him not appealing the federal court decision and not filing a similar lawsuit at the state court level.

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Black to keynote Sullivan County GOP event

Black to keynote Sullivan County GOP event

September 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"Congressman Black has represented Tennessee's values well in Nashville and Washington," said Jack Young, Sullivan County Republican Party chairman.

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School crossing guard positions in Kingsport may be privatized

School crossing guard positions in Kingsport may be privatized

September 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The city of Kingsport is looking at privatizing school crossing guards posts, hiring a company to provide the service with employees that it hires instead of having them work as police department employees.

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Hawkins households enjoying new Kingsport water service

Hawkins households enjoying new Kingsport water service

September 1st, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For her entire life Sandy Mendenhall has had to endure low water pressure that trickled well water with heavy mineral content that stained sinks, tubs and clothes.

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Football dad allegedly threatened to break Rogersville Middle coach's windows

Football dad allegedly threatened to break Rogersville Middle coach's windows

September 1st, 2015 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Aug. 25 the HCSO received a separate report from a parent who stated that last year the same suspect threatened to shoot players "one by one" because he felt his son was being hit too hard in practice.

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Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

September 1st, 2015 12:07 pm by Staff Report

A Virginia couple have been arrested in connection with the rape of a child in Kingsport: one for allegedly committing the act at Warriors Path State Park, his wife for failing to tell authorities and trying to cover it up.

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Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

August 31st, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to police, in 2007 William Joseph Padgett, 49, 156 Phipps Road, Rogersville, was convicted of sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics.

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