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Update: Kingsport man dies from injuries sustained in Friday crash

August 30th, 2014 8:06 am by Staff Report

A Friday night crash at the intersection of Eastman Road and East Center Street has claimed the life of a Kingsport man, while sending the other driver to the hospital.

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SCSO: Five arrested after drugs found in home near school

SCSO: Five arrested after drugs found in home near school

August 30th, 2014 8:07 pm by Staff Report

Four Kingsport residents and a Church Hill woman were arrested Saturday morning after authorities allegedly found "gravel" during a search of a Sullivan Gardens home that is within 1,000 feet of a school.

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Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

August 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

One of the original Berlin Airlift 'Candy Bombers' will return to Lonesome Pine Airport for this year's Let Freedom Ring vintage combat aircraft show and educational event, along with a classic WW II P-51 Mustang fighter plane.

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Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

August 30th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

BAE, which runs the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, had been ruled out of compliance by TDEC with its discharge permit related to RDX explosives production at the site.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man pulling a gun in a restaurant, a $1,000 reward for a gun pointed at an officer, a wanted Blountville man escaping police and a woman suspected of TennCare fraud, among others

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City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

August 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

A listing of all the offices and public areas which will be closed or partially opened during the Labor Day holiday.

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Sullivan officials sworn in for new terms

Sullivan officials sworn in for new terms

August 29th, 2014 11:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

It was standing room only in the second-floor commission room, as Judge John S. McLellan III began administering oaths at just after 1:30 p.m.

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Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

August 29th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

August 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

In team building among eight statements, the lowest response was on "Each member of our school board promotes teamwork on the board," a 2.3 compared to a 5.5 on how important it is.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The class not only learned about the men, but the rigid criteria used to determine whether an act of heroism was high enough to qualify for the award.

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Telford man charged with assaulting minor after Crockett SRO notices bruises

Telford man charged with assaulting minor after Crockett SRO notices bruises

August 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by NET News Service

Graybeal said Whitson's arrest came after an SRO at David Crockett High School encountered the student. The child had signs of bruising around the neck and on the face consistent with an assault.

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