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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 20th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The week's most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff include embezzlement from a movie theater, a woman setting her home on fire and a Peeping Tom.

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Scotland native in Big Stone disappointed with result of independence vote

Scotland native in Big Stone disappointed with result of independence vote

September 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Jack Beck owns Tales of the Lonesome Pine Used Bookstore in Big Stone Gap, an eclectic establishment on Clinton Avenue that is as much a Celtic flavored cultural center as it is a haven for book lovers.

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$1M loan approved for Dickenson Co. hydroelectric project

$1M loan approved for Dickenson Co. hydroelectric project

September 19th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The loan will help fund development of a 1.8 megawatt hydroelectric station at the John Flannagan Dam, delivering power to over 800 homes and reducing annual carbon dioxide emissions by over 8,500 tons.

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Update: Norton man charged in fatal shooting of Appalachia woman

Update: Norton man charged in fatal shooting of Appalachia woman

September 19th, 2014 4:28 pm by Stephen Igo

According to the WPD, officers located and took into custody Matthew Wesley Tate, 27, at his mother's residence on Pole Bridge Road, located several miles south of Wise. Tate's own residence was listed as Highland Avenue in Norton.

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KPD disputes company's 'most dangerous' cities claim

KPD disputes company's 'most dangerous' cities claim

September 19th, 2014 4:20 pm by Rain Smith

A purported safety ranking circulating on social media — and generated by a home security company — has labeled Kingsport as one of Tennessee's "most dangerous" cities, prompting local police to issue a rebuttal on the "shameless sales pitch."

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Bays Mountain planetarium's fall show features search for elusive neutrino

Bays Mountain planetarium's fall show features search for elusive neutrino

September 19th, 2014 1:58 pm by Matthew Lane

Bays Mountain Park has officially kicked off its fall planetarium show schedule with the main program running through the end of the year and alternative program running for the next two months.

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Loud truck triggers Sullivan County brawl

Loud truck triggers Sullivan County brawl

September 19th, 2014 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

An argument over a loud pickup and reckless driving led to a Wednesday brawl on a Kingsport roadway, spurring the arrest of a man who allegedly pulled a knife in the altercation.

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'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

September 19th, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who was hired to complete mechanical work on a Kingsport woman's car but instead drove it from her home and dumped it in Virginia, stealing $500 worth of items that were contained inside.

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Sullivan County school employees offered free 'gap' insurance

Sullivan County school employees offered free 'gap' insurance

September 19th, 2014 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

It is promoted as saving them and the county school system money, although employees with chronic conditions who take a lot of medications or have a lot of tests done might not benefit.

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Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

September 19th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County men who were reported for buying meth lab ingredients and components in Kingsport Tuesday were arrested Wednesday after allegedly being found in possession of an active lab and finished product.

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