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Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

July 21st, 2014 3:55 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend after a Kingsport woman said he abducted her, beat her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle.

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Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

July 21st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

Following eight additional reports of fake money over the weekend, Kingsport police are now offering several tips for revealing phony bills, while noting that detector pens won't alert to some counterfeiting techniques being deployed.

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The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

July 21st, 2014 2:17 pm by Rick Wagner

In the only contested county BOE race of three this year, incumbent Robyn Ivester of Piney Flats and challengers Michael Hughes of the Bluff City area and Bruce Reed of the Blountville area are seeking the District 4 BOE seat in the Aug. 7 election.

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Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

July 21st, 2014 12:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Alicia (Mrs. Jason) Mumpower is getting big bucks to fund her campaign to unseat Sullivan County Trustee Frances Harrell in the Aug. 7 county general election.

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Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

July 21st, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to steal a home theater, air compressor and two pairs of blue jeans is what reportedly led to the serious injury of a Rogersville man, who fell from an approximately 50-foot-high cliff while fleeing a Kingsport Walmart.

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UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

July 21st, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

City and school leaders hope to come up with appointees for two vacant school board seats Monday. Failing that, they at least hope to narrow the list of prospects so that appointments can be voted on by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Aug. 5.

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Hawkins man killed in Stone Drive collision

Hawkins man killed in Stone Drive collision

July 21st, 2014 9:04 am by Wes Bunch

Kingsport police say speed, alcohol may have been factors in head-on crash

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Helping hand: Hawkins EMA honors former Rogersville Walmart manager

Helping hand: Hawkins EMA honors former Rogersville Walmart manager

July 20th, 2014 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

Contributions from Walmart to the Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency have exceeded $10,000 over the past seven years, and those funds were used to purchase equipment and supplies that county rescuers otherwise would have to do without.

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Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

July 20th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A neighbor allegedly observed a Hawkins County mom throw her 11-year-old daughter to the ground late Tuesday night, resulting in the mother's arrest and a Department of Children's Services referral.

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Girl makes big impression, difference at local shelter

Girl makes big impression, difference at local shelter

July 20th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Chloe Cook has been volunteering at the Bridge Home No-Kill Animal Rescue since the first of the year, coming a couple of times a week, walking the dogs, making bandanas and sewing beds for the cats when they're adopted.

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