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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Elderly man attacked outside of store

Elderly man attacked outside of store

July 24th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Kingsport grocery store, along with a pair of customers, reported an elderly man had been pushed to the ground in the parking lot, then Tasered by his assailant.

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Murder attempts on husband net Sullivan woman 15 years

Murder attempts on husband net Sullivan woman 15 years

July 24th, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City woman who poisoned her husband for three years, then shot him in the back and left him in the woods to go on vacation with their children, has pleaded guilty in Sullivan County court.

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KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

July 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport businessman was allegedly blowing smoke up his customers' chimneys when agreeing to install gas logs and fireplaces, as he's now jailed and accused of collecting more than $5,000 for work he never began.

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Distant cousin: NASA's Kepler discovers planet similar to Earth

Distant cousin: NASA's Kepler discovers planet similar to Earth

July 24th, 2015 10:06 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Jason Dorfman, planetarium program administrator at Bays Mountain Park, said Kepler has the ability to find much smaller planets than previously discovered.

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Logging in for the new school year

Logging in for the new school year

July 24th, 2015 8:21 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Kingsport City Schools is starting the new school year with new websites, for the district as a whole as well as each school.

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Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

July 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Tennessee is getting an additional four years of flexibility and three years of flexibility for Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey and Oregon.

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Children's Services joins in Crockett football hazing investigation; two students suspended

Children's Services joins in Crockett football hazing investigation; two students suspended

July 23rd, 2015 8:37 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

"Our preliminary investigation showed some hazing probably did occur," Washington County Director of Schools Tommy Dykes said.

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Free Ride - Kingsport to celebrate National Carousel Day

Free Ride - Kingsport to celebrate National Carousel Day

July 23rd, 2015 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport are celebrating National Carousel Day on Saturday by letting everyone ride the city's new carousel for free all day long.

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Scott County Telephone Co-Operative receives $2.1 million grant

Scott County Telephone Co-Operative receives $2.1 million grant

July 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

Virginia's Scott County Telephone Co-Operative will receive $2.1 million to build a broadband network with one gigabyte of bandwidth for 540 locations in Dickenson County.

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