Kingsport Times News Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Rogersville panel studying $600K repaving project for Main Street

Rogersville panel studying $600K repaving project for Main Street

January 16th, 2015 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been about a decade since Rogersville's most recent Main Street paving project which landed the town and a local contractor in court over allegations of substandard work.

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Lenowisco offers free flu vaccinations

Lenowisco offers free flu vaccinations

January 16th, 2015 6:05 am by Staff report

Lenowisco Health District Director Dr. Eleanor Sue Cantrell said many cases of flu are being reported this year across the three-county area, and a vaccination is recommended each year for everyone six months of age and older.

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Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

January 16th, 2015 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Austin Michael Stallard received the 121-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. The case involved the synthetic drug a-PVP, commonly referred to as "gravel" on the street.

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Sullivan commissioners warming to idea of TIF for Bristol apartment project

Sullivan commissioners warming to idea of TIF for Bristol apartment project

January 16th, 2015 12:19 am by J. H. Osborne

Favorable comments came from both the "upper end" and "lower end" of the county — in other words, from Kingsport-area commissioners as well as from those who represent Bristol. The commission will likely vote on the issue next week.

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Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

January 15th, 2015 11:38 pm by Matthew Lane

Larry Nick Swift Jr., of Weber City, was arrested in June 2014 and charged with one count of aggravated statutory rape for having sex with the female teenager in a family restroom at the aquatic facility.

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Abingdon man dies in house fire

Abingdon man dies in house fire

January 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff report

Officials have identified the victim as Jimbo Wright, 51, who lived in the 22,000 block of Pickett Lane.

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Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

January 15th, 2015 8:59 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Murder defendant Marcus Gergish's former wife testified that she and Gergish had been together during a trip to purchase drugs, ate at a Johnson City restaurant afterward and were at a motel when they learned of the shooting of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

January 15th, 2015 6:19 pm by Staff report

On November 16, 2014, a white male and a white female shoplifted more than $500 in merchandise from the Wal-Mart located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive. The pair left the store in a vehicle believed to be a silver Ford Taurus sedan.

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Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

January 15th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He was very remorseful about it. ... He was crying. He cried all the way to jail." -- MCPD Sgt. Ken Lunsford Sr.

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Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

January 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect bought $35 worth of food and drinks from the Church Hill McDonald's with a debit card reported stolen out of Kingsport.

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