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And around we go! Kingsport cuts ribbon on 'glorious' carousel

July 7th, 2015 9:22 am by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport held a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony Monday afternoon for the city's new carousel, located next to the Kingsport Farmers Market.

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Update: Teen uninjured, sex offender faces charges in 3 states

Update: Teen uninjured, sex offender faces charges in 3 states

July 7th, 2015 6:49 am by Jeff Bobo

Authorities said the pair had stopped at a residence in Atkins, Va. at 5:30 a.m. and asked to take a shower. The homeowner recognized the pair and called 911.

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Flag rally draws hundreds of supporters, some protesters - VIDEO

July 6th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Confederate flags were everywhere. Hanging out of trucks. Draped on the trunks of cars. Stuck out of sunroofs. Women wore Confederate flag bikinis and men wore Confederate flag shirts. Some donned hats or had flags flying off the back of their shirts.

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Roe criticizes Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare, same sex marriage

Roe criticizes Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare, same sex marriage - VIDEO

July 7th, 2015 8:32 am by Hank Hayes

Roe held up a small copy of the U.S. Constitution and insisted the high court is fundamentally destroying it.

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Penny not what it used to be for Sullivan property tax revenue

Penny not what it used to be for Sullivan property tax revenue

July 7th, 2015 8:15 am by J. H. Osborne

The latest figures available from the county property assessor's office indicate each penny of the county's tax rate will generate nearly $2,000 less than a penny generated last year.

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Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone

Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone

July 7th, 2015 7:14 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

It wasn't just some random stranger who police have fingered as the bomber, but a business competitor. Christopher Wayne Alexander, who is part of Alexander Prosthetics & Orthotics in Kingsport, was arrested shortly after the bomb was tossed.

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Sullivan BOE seeking up to $1.5 million for East roof replacement

Sullivan BOE seeking up to $1.5 million for East roof replacement

July 6th, 2015 11:17 pm by Rick Wagner

Money would come from 10-year loan of up to $1.5 million but requires County Commission approval.

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Nine to vie for Miss Kingsport and Miss Sullvan County in single pageant July 12

Nine to vie for Miss Kingsport and Miss Sullvan County in single pageant July 12

July 6th, 2015 9:00 pm by Community Contributor

This will be the 62nd annual run for the "Miss Kinsport Scholarship Pageant," the longest consecutively-running pageant in the "Miss Tennessee" system, show emcee Whitney Allen-Carr said.

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Motel auto burglary suspect nabbed with stolen items, pills

Motel auto burglary suspect nabbed with stolen items, pills

July 6th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video surveillance was used to identify a Hawkins County couple who allegedly stole items from two vehicles parked at the Church Hill motel where they stayed overnight Thursday.

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Public Housing Block Parties Scheduled

Public Housing Block Parties Scheduled

July 6th, 2015 6:30 pm by Contributed

The resident associations at the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority have scheduled summer block parties for each of the public housing communities.

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Lynn View Community Center receives new exercise equipment

Lynn View Community Center receives new exercise equipment

July 6th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Seniors now have additional opportunities to stretch, limber up and do some cardio thanks to a donation from a local fitness center.

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